As part of the AmeriSpeak Spotlight on Health survey series from the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, researchers polled a nationally representative sample of 1,020 people across the country about their participation with medical-related crowdfunding projects. Though there have been plenty of news articles about such crowdfunding campaigns on sites such as GoFundMe, Susan Cahn, senior research scientist at NORC, says that there hasn’t yet been a national survey asking how many people have created or contributed to these kinds of campaigns. … [Read more...] about 50 million Americans have helped crowdfund someone’s medical bills
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Enter AI Theoretically, this is where artificial intelligence can step in. Lots of startups and large tech companies are working on software that will make sense of all the various data inputs. The idea is that AI will analyze patient data and offer suggestions for diagnosis or treatment. But Madara warned that healthcare providers should be sure to understand what artificial intelligence can and cannot do before employing it, because so often the technology is a black box. He described an algorithm designed to look at x-rays showing lung disease and determine which patients needed more care. It was able to make the distinction, but it wasn’t always making determinations based on the health data itself. A review of the algorithm found it was also analyzing whether the x-ray was taken on a portable x-ray or one in a radiology suite. “All it had to know is that the patient was sick enough that they couldn’t be transported,” Madara said. … [Read more...] about Can high-tech capitalism fix the healthcare industry?
According to Elara, not only APAT but the entire electric resistance welded (ERW) pipe industry will grow as the government is expected to spend around Rs 1 lakh crore towards numerous projects such as metro, airport, urban development, irrigation and water sanitation and rising demand of prefabricated structures, followed by steady demand from traditional applications, like water transportation and sewage and oil & gas. … [Read more...] about After a 435% return in 5 yrs, has APL Apollo Tubes run out of steam?
Nonetheless, the announcement has not rendered into actual selling from FPIs as they remained net buyers in the next three sessions post-budget, before turning into net sellers on July 11.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about FPIs pumped in Rs 2,596 crore in June – here’s a look at their shopping list
Williams was known for designing homes for the silver screen’s biggest stars, such as Frank Sinatra and Lucille Ball. The hourlong documentary, written, directed, and produced by Royal Kennedy Rodgers and Kathy McCampbell Vance, features several of the architect’s private properties peppered around greater Los Angeles. “He tapped into the desire of his clients to live lavishly and elegantly, in a way they never had,” says Vance. “His strength was that he designed for the client, [whereas] some architects have a design style and the clients adapt.” Known for a suave personal style and natural eloquence, Williams convinced clients that he was capable of designing a residence fit for their uniquely luxurious lifestyle—beyond the obvious talent he possessed, which many tried to ignore because of his race. … [Read more...] about Why Paul Williams, Hollywood’s most prolific black architect, drew upside down