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Solving Complex Problems
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The world is fast evolving, with Artificial intelligence (AI) at the forefront in changing the world and our lives. It can no longer be considered a technology of the future as it is already shaping the ecosystem that...
Happiness is Homemade
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The last three months have cast a dark shadow across the world. With each passing day, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has only grown, pervading the lives of billions of people. Despite the severe humanitarian and social costs, humanity...
Current Pandemic
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May 26, 2020

Current Pandemic: Digital technologies to the rescue for Pharma

Aditi Chakraborty Senior Manager - Life Sciences & Healthcare

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are striving to ensure business continuity while ensuring the safety of their employees. However, the life sciences and healthcare (LSH) industry needs to ensure maximum business continuity as well...
COVID-19 pandemic
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COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly around the world. The coronavirus outbreak has imposed massive crisis situation, affecting hundreds of thousands of people across the globe. It is also having a growing impact on the global economy, affecting all...
Hospital Strengthens Systems
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May 05, 2020

Hospital Strengthens Systems and Processes During Crisis

Lisa Sass Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager

How one hospital was able to quickly make technology changes during the pandemic response that enabled secure remote work, automated provisioning of IT, medical devices and accessories, and streamlined access to applications the hospital depends on...
Darkest Nights
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As 2019 came to a close, I was enjoying the New Year festivities with my friends and family in the brisk California winter. Halfway around the world, in the wet markets of Wuhan City, Hubei province, China, a new and insidious virus was taking roots...
Alternative Imagined Order
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As the outbreak of the deadly COVID-19 continues across countries, only an alternative strategy of collaboration can accelerate the rattled productivity and efficiency of the global workforce.
SDOH
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With continuous increase in the healthcare expenditure and the massive shift to value based care. Healthcare organizations are now focused on finding ways to deliver care while factoring in and addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). World...
Healthcare
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comes to breaking such a triangle by disrupting the status quo. Industries such as commercial aviation and computing went through disruptions which made services affordable, accessible, and better over time. The same is possible for the healthcare...
Solving Complex Problems
1,087
The world is fast evolving, with Artificial intelligence (AI) at the forefront in changing the world and our lives. It can no longer be considered a technology of the future as it is already shaping the ecosystem that...
Virtual Clinical Trials
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As with most walks of life, the COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions have acted as a major roadblock toward conducting clinical trials. As with most workarounds, virtualization and digitization of operations will be the way forward to...
Data science & AI for healthcare
90

Jul 09, 2020

Data science & AI for healthcare

Sheetal Sharma Group Manager, Digital & Analytics

The potential that data science and artificial intelligence (AI) hold to revolutionize the delivery of healthcare is undeniable. The healthcare sector is well positioned to take advantage of what these technologies have to offer since they store and...
Reimagining Clinical Trial
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Increasing the rate of clinical productivity and bringing the products to market faster remain the key focal points for the Pharma industry. This is especially true in these times of pricing pressures, hyper-competition from generics, and outcomes-...
Digitql Age Biomakers
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Jun 08, 2016

Digital Age Biomarkers: Applicability across Therapeutic Areas

Aditi Chakraborty Senior Manager - Life Sciences & Healthcare

This blog focuses on the enhanced applicability of Digital Biomarkers (real time, continuous, data-driven signals) in some of the top therapeutic areas/conditions. Patient-facing devices have been the progenitors of digital biomarkers.
Blockchain
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Data hack, theft, or infringement are major issues which cannot be ignored when it comes to drug development. Trained professionals or hackers determine and manipulate vulnerabilities in a computer system and/or network to gain unauthorized access...
IoT Hardware Platform for Medical Devices
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Sep 07, 2015

IoT in Medical Devices

Neha Thakur Manager

While the Internet has historically been an important communication channel for traditional computing devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones, the much hyped concept of ‘Internet of Things’ refers to a network of non-traditional computer devi
Happiness is Homemade
122
The last three months have cast a dark shadow across the world. With each passing day, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has only grown, pervading the lives of billions of people. Despite the severe humanitarian and social costs, humanity...
Platform Economy
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If the COVID-19 pandemic had any clear telling on our civilization, then it must be the digital manifestation of everyday life. From groceries to classrooms and music concerts, everything that we can experience is being enabled by a digital platform...

Leveraging Digital Technologies to Tackle Global Pandemics
Divya Jagannathan - Senior Manager, Digital & Analytics | June 22, 2020
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The pandemic has highlighted just how far we have come digitally. After transforming how we interact with each other, health technology is showing great potential in quickly transitioning offline activities to online ones. It has improved the convenience, efficiency through which healthcare practitioners can maintain 'medical distancing'. We have used our technology to resolve so much already, but now we can harness it to help doctors and patients deal with COVID-19 symptoms and facilitate the spread of information on it. Health tech companies are now realizing the silver lining in all this. They're updating the tools they manufacture and building new ones as we speak.


Virtual Clinical Trials: The New Normal for Stakeholder’s Experience Transformation
Nidhi Bajpai - GROUP MANAGER | June 22, 2020
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As with most walks of life, the COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions have acted as a major roadblock toward conducting clinical trials. As with most workarounds, virtualization and digitization of operations will be the way forward to sustain a secure future for the clinical trials to continue. The US FDA has already laid down a series of guidelines with respect to the virtualization of clinical trials to ensure that the social distancing protocols can stay intact without hampering the progress of the scientific procedures. However, successful virtual clinical trials require a digital platform that can overcome the current maturity level of regulations and other impediments through the adoption of a wider array of technological innovations. In this article, we shall discuss the requirements for a successful digital platform along with a few use cases. 


Break the chain of COVID-19 with Pandemic Management Platform
Jayachandran Kizhakootramachandran - Associate Vice President | June 16, 2020
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HCL has envisioned a COVID-19 Pandemic Management Platform intended to manage the pandemic in an effective way for governments, healthcare agencies, smart cities and enterprises. The platform has the capabilities to perform contact tracing (HCL OmniTrace app), location history management, individual, societal and enterprise risk assessment, bots for contact center automation, health assessments, knowledge mining and dissemination, quarantine enforcement, helpdesk data analysis, mass surveillance over the edge (from CCTV and drone feeds) for mask compliance, social distancing, temperature check and diagnostic decision support for medical imaging (DDSM).