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12
Apr

How Predictive Modeling, Big Data Analytics Curb Health Costs in China

By combining techniques from traditional health actuarial risk-prediction modeling and big data machine learning, HealthKonnect, a managed care subsidiary company under Chinese insurer Ping An Insurance Group, has developed a personal health-risk prediction model that can predict future healthcare risks measured by total medical costs for individual patients. Zheng Yi Established in 1988, Ping An,

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11
Apr

WHO experts call for universal health coverage

A function to mark the World Health Day was organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) country office in India in collaboration with Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Monday. The World Health Day programme was organised as part of the 22nd annual conference of the North Zone Indian Association of Preventive and Social

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9
Apr

World Health Day 2018: Achieving Universal Health Coverage

 Universal health coverage is about ensuring that everyone everywhere can benefit from quality health services without falling into poverty when using them. Photo captured from video by WHO. The World Health Organization (WHO) celebrated their 70th World Health Day on 7 April 2018, dedicating 2018 as a year to promote universal healthcare as a basic

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22
Mar

How technology can change the future of health in America

The U.S. spends nearly twice asc muh on medical care compared to other high-income countries, yet does not yield better health outcomes. By 2020, fully one-fifth of U.S. gross domestic product will be spent on health, but there’s little confidence that the increase in cost will be matched with patient outcomes. Can we break this cycle of

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14
Mar

Australia’s dysfunctional health system

The AMA, colleges, representative bodies of other health practitioners, politicians and media are not interested in the dysfunctionality of the health regulatory system. These bodies have shown a distinct disinterest in the workings of the regulator of health practitioners. Why is this so? The AMA, colleges and other health practitioner bodies placed ethical and professional

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