Telehealth shows signs of promise

Telehealth and mobile health services are  refocusing the efforts of nurses, doctors and technicians in the delivery of patient care. The initiatives combine artificial intelligence and learning software with traditional consultations by doctors and nurses. These are...

Healthcare leaders see emerging market payoff

As emerging markets in Asia and Latin America mature, one investment opportunity is in healthcare services. The areas of growth include preventative and public health, expanding health insurance in the workplace and a broader supply of surgical procedures. A good...

Healthcare leaders boost AI, robot holdings

The healthcare sector continues to expand its use of artificial intelligence software, robotics and the Internet of Things, to explore the intersection of these technologies in surgeries and treatments. Here are a few examples in the news: UnitedHealth Group Inc.,...

UPS sees opportunity in healthcare logistics

The U.S. healthcare system is in the spotlight as the election campaign gears up because of the growing sense that the cost of drugs, hospital visits, and treatments by doctors is spiraling out of control. The dilemma is putting pressure on all aspects of the system...

Microsoft, Adaptive Biotech use AI to decode immune system

Microsoft Corp. has joined forces with a Seattle biotechnology firm to use Artificial Intelligence software to help diagnose and treat immune system diseases using a simple blood test. The partnership combines Adaptive Biotechnologies Inc.’s sequencing...