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Here’s how Google is leveraging AI for its healthcare endeavors

Here’s how Google is leveraging AI for its healthcare endeavors

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  • Google and other tech giants like Apple are tackling the myriad problem of our healthcare system because they have the resources to do so and so much the better for us. Any advancements made will likely be first of their kind and applicable on a global scale, making it highly profitable for the company

    Google and other tech giants like Apple are tackling the myriad problem of our healthcare system because they have the resources to do so and so much the better for us. Any advancements made will likely be first of their kind and applicable on a global scale, making it highly profitable for the company in any way they actually succeed. There are so few advancements in the way healthcare is delivered because there are very few incentives to change it and even less political will. So good for google (and probably for all of us) for using its vast resources to approach problems others in the actual healthcare industry wouldn’t touch.

  • Google is not playing it alone, when it has come to acquisitions in the AI space. Companies such as Intel, IBM, and Microsoft have acquired numerous AI start-ups and are putting their technologies and business models to work for Enterprise accounts.

    Google's unique value proposition, Google Ventures

    Google is not playing it alone, when it has come to acquisitions in the AI space. Companies such as Intel, IBM, and Microsoft have acquired numerous AI start-ups and are putting their technologies and business models to work for Enterprise accounts.

    Google's unique value proposition, Google Ventures, is unique in that investments consist of practical short-term value adds and long-term moonshots. Not every acquisition or product needs to become a Verily, DeepMind, or Calico. For every 1 out of 10 acquisitions that turns into a 10 figure business, however, that's considered a success in the books of large conglomerates.

    Large financial companies such as JP Morgan, as well, only create products if they can be billion dollar companies.

  • medicine is a science, we forget it is also an art. life is a gift, stewardship of this gift requires the whole bell curve of healthcare. technology has made & will continue to make a real difference, as has civil engineering, as has blood,sweat ,& tears.

  • I worked at Apigee, now Google Cloud and unfortunately the people in the organization had an opportunity to build and fix Obamacare. I created a national health infrastructure plan, with the then Director of Business intelligence at Stanford and NYeC and the UT Health System.

    While our CEO at the time

    I worked at Apigee, now Google Cloud and unfortunately the people in the organization had an opportunity to build and fix Obamacare. I created a national health infrastructure plan, with the then Director of Business intelligence at Stanford and NYeC and the UT Health System.

    While our CEO at the time Chet Kapoor was taking selfies with Obama in the White House, and we had all the hospital systems excited and on board, Apigee mysteriously dropped the project, which would have saved hundreds of billions of dollars and revolutionized our healthcare system.

    It truly is insanity when you go out of your way to terrorize your own country by not leveraging your technology to improve the lives of humans around you.

    I also know of several other brilliant minds (employees) that were on board and working hard, they and I were mysteriously fired under suspect circumstances.

    Instead of solving the tough problem, executives succumbed to greed, and the incumbents bribe and attack innovation.

    I have no reason to trust google in this Endeavor. HealthCare MUST be open source.

    I would rather have tea with OBL than these people who have the power, money, and stand by and market nothing. #FullFaith&Credit

    Www.startupbus.com will be hacking healthcare in 72 hours! Watch us make it happen for pennies on the dollar. Enough is Enough AI4All

  • I'm all for telemedicine where it can be implemented. But AI in medicine is a bit too close to the movie Idiocracy for my comfort. I want a doctor who knows me and utilizes his or her own knowledge, instincts, and judgment in providing treatment. I do not believe AI - which is just algorithms written

    I'm all for telemedicine where it can be implemented. But AI in medicine is a bit too close to the movie Idiocracy for my comfort. I want a doctor who knows me and utilizes his or her own knowledge, instincts, and judgment in providing treatment. I do not believe AI - which is just algorithms written by a human being- can ever replace this important patient/doctor relationship.

    But I'm very glad to read the reporting as it reminds me to thank my doctor and let him know I appreciate the 15-20 mins, three or four times a year, that we spend together.