"We hold significant land in some of our hospitals, we thought that we will liquidate some of that, especially in Kochi, Kozhikode and Perinthalmanna. These (land parcels) were bought with the expectation of doing some projects. With those projects not materializing, we are planning to liquidate those assets, and use if for reducing debt and for capital expansion plans so there are no additional loans," said Dr Azad Moopen, Chairman of Aster, told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Aster looking at possible sale of land parcels in Kerala to pare debt
A smart card is a pocket-sized plastic card embedded with integrated circuits, also called microchips. These are used for security purposes such as authentication, recognition, data storage, and processing applications. Smart cards are widely adopted in industries such as BFSI, government, transportation, and healthcare. … [Read more...] about Smart Card market to boom in next five years
First, when a company has market power in an industry, it can set prices on its own terms, higher than it would otherwise be able to in a more competitive environment. This transfers wealth from customers who pay the higher prices to the dominant company. Because the managers and the owners of these powerful businesses tend to be wealthier than their consumers, this wealth transfer is regressive and therefore promotes economic inequality. … [Read more...] about The T-Mobile/Sprint merger will increase inequality in the U.S.
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Manjunath was working with a research group to create artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions ranging from transportation to healthcare for customers. The group also had budget for innovation from emerging markets. A part of this research meant working with doctors and hospitals. It was during this time in her career that she would receive some news that would change the course of her life.“My cousin sister got detected with breast cancer. That was my first introduction to the disease at close quarters and I saw the kind of pain this disease can bring to the family, and this when I was trying to read up on the disease,” she said.Soon after, Manjunath’s another relative was detected with the disease. … [Read more...] about How Niramai is using artificial intelligence to change the face of breast cancer detection