A new initiative called Healthcare NExT will combine work from existing industry players and Microsoft's Research and AI units to help doctors reduce data entry tasks, triage sick patients more efficiently and ease outpatient care.
The Pittsburgh-based artificial intelligence company Argo AI will develop the brains -- specifically, a virtual driver system -- for the fully autonomous vehicles Ford has promised to bring to market in 2021.
Glassdoor has released its annual look at the best jobs in America, based on hiring demand and pay potential. Once again, data scientist tops the list, with 18 of the top 50 jobs in the tech and data fields.
Ethereum is a new database technology similar to the blockchain that underpins the digital currency bitcoin. Its essentially a shared, secured ledger of transactions, and its advantage is that it cant be easily modified.
Data exchange is particularly difficult when receiving providers are not on the same electronic health record as the sender, according to results of a survey conducted in January by Black Book Research.