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?
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"The acquisition of Apollo Tricoat has an attractive payback period of less than 3-4 years. It is the first company to introduce global Galvant technology in India. Tricoat's current capacity is around 75,000-tonne pa and enjoys high margin, which is almost 2x of APL," the report said. … [Read more...] about After a 435% return in 5 yrs, has APL Apollo Tubes run out of steam?
Now, Sitharaman has proposed to increase the surcharge to 25 percent for those with taxable income from Rs 2-5 crore and to 37 percent for those earning more than Rs 5 crore. Hence, the taxable income for the two classes will be 39 percent and 42.74 percent, respectively. … [Read more...] about FPIs pumped in Rs 2,596 crore in June – here’s a look at their shopping list
For risk-averse investors who want fixed returns, there are two options: bank fixed deposits and debt funds. While both offer fixed returns and are relatively risk-free, especially when compared to equity investments, there are significant differences between the two. Let’s look at the differences between debt funds and fixed deposits so that you can figure out for yourself which one’s best for you:Debt Funds vs FD: Differences between Debt Funds and Fixed DepositsVariety: When it comes to fixed deposits there’s not all that much of variety. You can invest in fixed deposits at the post office or at your bank. There are differences in the interest rates banks offer – while a small cooperative bank may offer higher rates, a large bank won’t pay out so much. Of course, deposits at smaller banks involve much more risk. Debt funds offer much more variety – there are funds that invest in government bonds, PSUs, money market, corporate debentures, a mix of … [Read more...] about Debt Funds vs FD: Know Which is the Best Investment Option
Reaching nonvoters is a difficult, important task, and one that lots of seemingly well-meaning groups tend to botch on a regular basis. Whether it’s the star-studded Funny or Die efforts or the comedic stylings of the Pod Save America folks, most voting advocacy videos address the viewer as someone who has never considered voting before and might not even know what it is. Who exactly is the audience supposed to be here? Probably not the leagues of disenfranchised potential voters who feel that nobody speaks for them. Instead, they seem positioned to make people who spend 15 hours a day on Twitter feel good about “doing the work” as they RT a video starring Andy Richter to influence their plebe followers. … [Read more...] about This hilarious video skewers everything we hate about get-out-the-vote ads