Blockchain technology to transform healthcare in India – ET HealthWorld

Blockchain technology to transform healthcare in India – ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: In response to India’s urgent healthcare challenges, IIT Bombay and Blockchain for Impact (BFI) have established a strategic partnership to catalyse transformative projects and revolutionise the public health landscape in the country. Given India’s large population and complex public health issues, challenges to India’s burdened healthcare system are mounting. The collaboration is expected to … Read more

UnitedHealth CEO to testify before US House panel on cyberattack at tech unit – ET HealthWorld

UnitedHealth CEO to testify before US House panel on cyberattack at tech unit – ET HealthWorld

London: UnitedHealth CEO Andrew Witty will testify before a U.S. House subcommittee on May 1 about a recent cyberattack at the company’s technology unit and its impact on patients and providers, the Energy and Commerce Committee said on Friday. The hack at Change Healthcare, a provider of healthcare billing and data systems, on Feb. 21 … Read more

WHO’s new AI-powered chatbot SARAH is giving wrong medical answers – ET HealthWorld

WHO’s new AI-powered chatbot SARAH is giving wrong medical answers – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation is wading into the world of AI to provide basic health information through a human-like avatar. But while the bot responds sympathetically to users’ facial expressions, it doesn’t always know what it’s talking about. SARAH, short for Smart AI Resource Assistant for Health, is a virtual health worker that’s … Read more