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This Moment Matters: How to Think About the Nursing Shortage for Patients and Policymakers

January 18th, 2022 |
This Moment Matters: How to Think About the Nursing Shortage for Patients and Policymakers

There was a shortage of health care workers before COVID. Now that the dwindling labor pool is a top news headline, the realization has set in – which medical professionals were trying to communicate from the beginning of the pandemic [See the full post…]

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What We Know About Long Covid

December 3rd, 2021 |
What We Know About Long Covid

For people recovering from COVID-19, the journey back to health and well-being can be a long and winding road. Some suffer from crippling fatigue; others experience brain fog; and still others can’t seem to catch their breath. How do we [See the full post…]

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Centering our Conversation about Quality Through a Health Equity Lens

November 25th, 2021 |
Centering our Conversation about Quality Through a Health Equity Lens

Over 20 years ago the Institute of Medicine included “equitable” as one of six domains of quality, but when we talk about equity and quality today, we don’t often discuss them in tandem. To reach health improvement goals, that must [See the full post…]

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How to Make Work and Family Work: An Economist Weighs In

November 5th, 2021 |
How to Make Work and Family Work: An Economist Weighs In

Parenting is a deeply personal journey with profound professional implications. And never has it been more important for employers to acknowledge and adopt strategies to help employees and their families navigate pregnancy, the baby years, and beyond. In this episode [See the full post…]

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Equality, Inclusion and Belonging for LGBTQ Employees: Insights from Accenture

October 8th, 2021 |
Equality, Inclusion and Belonging for LGBTQ Employees: Insights from Accenture

How can workplaces create equality, inclusion and belonging for LGBTQ+ employees? That’s the topic of this episode of the Business Group on Health Podcast, in which we speak with Beck Bailey, Managing Director of Inclusion & Diversity at Accenture. A [See the full post…]

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Pandemic Update with Award Winning Science Writer Apoorva Mandavilli

September 20th, 2021 |
Pandemic Update with Award Winning Science Writer Apoorva Mandavilli

The day the WHO declared a global pandemic. The roll-out of the first vaccines. The rise of the Delta variant. The announcement of vaccine mandates. For all these moments and everything in between, Apoorva Mandavilli has been tirelessly reporting on [See the full post…]

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Creating a Constituency for Efficiency in Health Care

September 2nd, 2021 |
Creating a Constituency for Efficiency in Health Care

While most of us would agree that the U.S. health care system isn’t efficient, the path forward to decreasing costs while maintaining quality often seems overwhelming. So where do we begin? And how can we create a “constituency for efficiency” [See the full post…]

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Moving Forward with Empathy: Messaging to the Unvaccinated

August 20th, 2021 |
Moving Forward with Empathy: Messaging to the Unvaccinated

For decades, the Ad Council has brought together the advertising industry to serve the social good through public service engagement; today, they’re providing critical information to Americans across the country about the COVID-19 pandemic, with a specific focus on building [See the full post…]

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The Verdict is In: The Pandemic Has Accelerated the Future

July 30th, 2021 |
The Verdict is In: The Pandemic Has Accelerated the Future

In July 2020, we spoke with Professor Mauro Guillén, author of 2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything, on the global factors influencing the next decade and the role of COVID-19 as an accelerant [See the full post…]

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SciVis Unveils a Billion Cells, Covid-19 & Invisible Monsters

SciVis Unveils a Billion Cells, Covid-19 & Invisible Monsters

Scientific visualization (SciVis) is providing new insights in health care and many other research areas in ways that we couldn’t imagine a decade ago. It’s an evolving field where extracting visualizations from very large data sets can improve analysis, diagnosis [See the full post…]

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Where Do We Go From Here? Reflections on the COVID-19 Response from a White House Insider

Where Do We Go From Here? Reflections on the COVID-19 Response from a White House Insider

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. has downgraded the coronavirus pandemic from an existential threat to a manageable challenge, according to Andy Slavitt, former Senior Advisor for COVID Response in the Biden Administration. But despite the great strides [See the full post…]

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How Natural Language Processing is Used in Health Care – Conversations in the Cloud – Episode 249

How Natural Language Processing is Used in Health Care – Conversations in the Cloud – Episode 249

David Talby, CTO of John Snow Labs, joins host Jake Smith to talk about how natural language processing (NLP) is used in health care. David discusses how NLP is used for clinical decision support and trial acceleration. David goes into [See the full post…]

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The Power of Purpose-Driven Companies

June 18th, 2021 |
The Power of Purpose-Driven Companies

Purpose-driven companies aren’t just important, they’re also a growing trend, says Bill Novelli, author of Good Business: The Talk, Fight, Win Way to Change the World. And in order to compete for talent and succeed in the world today, [See the full post…]

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An Inside Look at Lincoln Financial Group’s Commitment to Equity and Engagement

An Inside Look at Lincoln Financial Group’s Commitment to Equity and Engagement

Already a best employer for women, diversity and disability inclusion, Lincoln Financial Group has doubled down on its commitment to racial equity and engagement over the past year. Using a combination of employee feedback, Board and leadership-driven action items, and [See the full post…]

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Integrating AI into Hospital Infrastructure – Conversations in the Cloud – Episode 243

Integrating AI into Hospital Infrastructure – Conversations in the Cloud – Episode 243

In this Intel Conversations in the Cloud audio podcast: Subtle Medical’s Ajit Shankaranarayanan joins host Jake Smith to talk about using deep learning to improve positron emission tomography (PET) scans. Ajit explains how the company’s SubtlePET software allows hospitals [See the full post…]

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Machine Vision Around the World – Conversations in the Cloud – Episode 242

Machine Vision Around the World – Conversations in the Cloud – Episode 242

In this Intel Conversations in the Cloud audio podcast: Accubits’s Shameer Thaha joins host Jake Smith to talk about machine vision and predictive analytics. Shameer explains the use cases for the company’s Emotyx platform, such as real-time crowd analytics, [See the full post…]

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Your Workforce is Interviewing Your Building

Your Workforce is Interviewing Your Building

According to Dr. Joe Allen, even though we spend 90% of our lives indoors, we often overlook the role that buildings play in our health and well-being. But for employers thinking about bringing employees back to the office this summer [See the full post…]

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Mental Health Check-In: How We’re Doing and Ways Employers Can Help

Mental Health Check-In: How We’re Doing and Ways Employers Can Help

It’s no secret that the pandemic has been detrimental to our mental health. The American Psychological Association’s report, Stress in America 2021: Pandemic Stress One Year On, quantifies the toll it’s taken, illuminating the profound effect of prolonged stress on [See the full post…]

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How AI is Helping Physicians Make Better Decisions – Conversation in the Cloud – Episode 236

How AI is Helping Physicians Make Better Decisions – Conversation in the Cloud – Episode 236

In this Intel Conversations in the Cloud audio podcast: MaxQ AI’s Chris Schnee joins host Jake Smith to talk about how deep learning and machine vision is used in intelligent diagnostic decision solutions that enable quicker and more accurate [See the full post…]

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Overcoming FONO – Fear of Normal

April 18th, 2021 |
Overcoming FONO – Fear of Normal

For more than a year we’ve upended our daily lives and altered our behavior to avoid contracting the coronavirus. Post-vaccination, why are we uncertain and even anxious about taking off masks around other vaccinated people, sending our kids back to [See the full post…]

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Enhancing Privacy with Homomorphic Encryption – Conversations in the Cloud – Episode 232

Enhancing Privacy with Homomorphic Encryption – Conversations in the Cloud – Episode 232

In this Intel Conversations in the Cloud audio podcast: Dr. Kurt Rohloff, CTO and co-founder of Duality Technologies, joins host Jake Smith to talk about homomorphic encryption, which allows organizations to run analytics on sensitive data without having full [See the full post…]

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Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: Its Perils (Bias) and Potential

Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: Its Perils (Bias) and Potential

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform the future of health care, but according to Dr. Ziad Obermeyer, it can also harm as much as it can help. That’s because bias and errors are built into the very algorithms [See the full post…]

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Burnout: Is Your Organization on Fire?

Burnout: Is Your Organization on Fire?

For years, experts have been sounding the alarm that burnout is endangering the health and well-being of employees across the globe. Then the pandemic happened, and according to burnout expert Jennifer Moss, the stress of the last year “has been [See the full post…]

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Business Group on Health: Roots of Obesity: The Many Factors that Affect Our Weight and Global Efforts to Influence Them for Good

February 27th, 2021 |
Business Group on Health: Roots of Obesity: The Many Factors that Affect Our Weight and Global Efforts to Influence Them for Good

The data on worldwide obesity are stunning: obesity has tripled in the last 50 years and overweight and obesity kill more people than underweight. How can we come together as a global community to halt this devastating disease? According to [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Griffin Weber – Bringing Clinical Sense & Sensibility to Healthcare Data

February 22nd, 2021 |
Tech Tonics: Griffin Weber – Bringing Clinical Sense & Sensibility to Healthcare Data

Inspired by health technology from the age of five, Griffin Weber has pursued this passion both doggedly and joyfully. Now an associate professor of medicine and bioinformaticist at Harvard, Griffin spends his days doing what he loves, leveraging technology to [See the full post…]

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