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B2B Virtual Cards will Expand Global Online Payments

B2B Virtual Cards will Expand Global Online Payments

According to Juniper Research, the annual value of virtual cards (e.g. temporary card numbers only available for a single transaction or limited time) used by businesses will grow by 90 percent over the next four years — exceeding $1 trillion by 2022.

via Digital Lifescapes

Facial Recognition: 16 Industries Ready for Transformation

Facial Recognition: 16 Industries Ready for Transformation

From screening patients for clinical trials to assessing the emotional state of drivers, CB Insights outlines how facial recognition technology is shaping the future of commerce.

via CB Insights

Exploring Healthcare Apps with Artificial Intelligence

Exploring Healthcare Apps with Artificial Intelligence

A future where personal digital healthcare assistants monitor every aspect of our health and well-being, and screening for and treating disease is tailored to our DNA, isn’t science-fiction. It’s getting closer every day.

via World Economic Forum

Digital Healthcare Advances via Remote Monitoring Apps

Digital Healthcare Advances via Remote Monitoring Apps

New findings from Juniper Research reveal that wearables, including health trackers and remote patient monitoring devices, are set to become ‘must haves’ in delivering healthcare, with $20 billion forecast to be spent annually on these devices by 2023.

via Digital Lifescapes

AI and Machine Learning Use Cases in Healthcare

AI and Machine Learning Use Cases in Healthcare

Cigna Corp. is using artificial intelligence to predict whether patients might abuse and or overdose on prescription opioids as part of the company’s commitment to reducing the substance’s use. Cigna has hired more than 1,000 data scientists, software engineers and analytics experts.

via WSJ

Blockchain will Advance New Drug Development

Blockchain will Advance New Drug Development

By reducing inefficiencies in the nearly $2 billion drug development process, the implementation of blockchain technologies would culminate in a significant decrease in trial duration and overall cost of drug development.

via World Economic Forum

Healthcare AI Investment will Quadruple by 2020

Healthcare AI Investment will Quadruple by 2020

Healthcare organizations are pouring billions into embedded artificial intelligence (AI) across the value chain, driving an estimated quadrupling of AI investments. Healthcare AI investments will grow from $1.5 billion in 2017 to exceed $6 billion by 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate of 34 percent.

via Everest Group