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Science 2019-11-12T01:57:00Z
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Google is working with a massive health system to gather data on millions of patients — here's an inside look at the tools they're developing

"Project Nightingale" is a plan to move Ascension data onto Google's Cloud services, then to build an EHR search tool, internal documents say.
BI Intelligence 2019-11-11T23:02:00Z
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TELEMENTAL HEALTH REPORT: How telehealth can help US hospitals and health systems manage the $238 billion mental health crisis

This report outlines how the US' mental health crisis falls on health systems, and how they can navigate the costly dilemma with telemental health.
Science 2019-11-11T21:00:00Z
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THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare

Business Insider Intelligence explores the healthcare ecosystem, industry trends driving digital transformation, and where the industry is headed.
Science 2019-11-11T20:01:00Z

Hurricanes on the scale of Katrina and Harvey are now 3 times more likely than a century ago: 'We cannot hope to combat storms'

A new study reveals that extremely damaging hurricanes are becoming more frequent relative to moderate storms, likely due to climate change.
Science 2019-11-11T19:36:00Z

Google and a massive hospital system are reportedly collecting private health data on millions of Americans in secret

Google teamed up with the health system Ascension to collect millions of Americans' health data without their knowledge, The Wall Street Journal said.
Enterprise 2019-11-11T18:37:00Z

The CEO of $67 billion Intuit has a plan to stop AI from killing jobs: Use the machines to make better use of humans

Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi says people will need to develop new skill sets for new jobs created by AI.
Science 2019-11-11T16:48:00Z

Disturbing before-and-after images show what major US cities could look like in the year 2100

Here's what the US might look like if the worst climate-change predictions come true.
Science 2019-11-11T16:46:00Z

CVS and Walmart are beefing up their healthcare strategies as they take on Amazon. Here’s what that means for the rest of the healthcare industry.

Retailers like Walmart and CVS are pushing deep into healthcare, betting they can offer more convenient care. That could impact health systems.
Science 2019-11-11T16:41:00Z

Mercury is traveling across the sun for the last time until 2032. Here's how to watch the rare transit.

The Mercury transit won't appear in space again until 2032. But if you want to watch the event, don't look at the sun without protection.
Science 2019-11-11T16:14:00Z

Investors just poured more than $1 billion into startups using AI to tackle every part of healthcare. Here are the 5 healthcare AI startups raking in the most cash.

Healthcare AI deals have skyrocketed in 2019 with the third quarter seeing 103 deals reaching almost $1.6 billion in total funding.
Markets 2019-11-11T15:26:00Z

Climate events have cost the US economy more than $500 billion over the last 5 years, Fed official says

Global warming is expected to severely disrupt business operations and economic activity in the coming years.
Science 2019-11-11T15:18:00Z

Before-and-after photos reveal how landmarks have been ravaged by fires, floods, and melting ice over the last decade

Several famous sites, like Glacier National Park and the Statue of Liberty, have been flooded, scorched, or damaged by climate-related disasters.
BI Intelligence 2019-11-11T14:08:00Z

Global consumers are more interested in walk-in visits than telehealth

The vast majority of consumers worldwide are more interested in walk-in clinics and in-home care than telehealth services.
Transportation 2019-11-11T11:00:09Z

Airlines are flying tons of unneeded fuel around the world to save as little as $52 by not filling up in countries with higher prices

The practice, called fuel tankering, gives airlines an often tiny saving at the cost of much-larger carbon emissions, BBC's 'Panorama' said.
BI Intelligence 2019-11-11T03:00:00Z

AI IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS: How top US health systems are reacting to the disruptive force of AI by revolutionizing diagnostic imaging, clinical decision support, and personalized medicine

Business Insider Intelligence examines the value of AI applications in three areas — imaging, clinical decision support, and personalized medicine.
Science 2019-11-10T19:02:00Z

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare

Business Insider Intelligence explores the healthcare ecosystem, industry trends driving digital transformation, and where the industry is headed.
Science 2019-11-10T13:00:00Z

THE US HOME HEALTHCARE REPORT: How US providers are using telehealth to tap into the booming home healthcare market

The US Home Healthcare Report from Business Insider Intelligence sizes the US home healthcare market and identifies the industry trends fueling the rise in home-based care.
Tech 2019-11-09T14:14:00Z

A YouTuber launched a viral campaign to plant 20 million trees by 2020. Here's the list of prominent people who have donated, including Elon Musk, Jeffree Star, and other tech CEOs and YouTube personalities

Here are the biggest names in tech and YouTube who donated to the #TeamTrees cause, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, PewDiePie, and Jeffree Star.
Science 2019-11-09T14:06:00Z

The movie 'Interstellar' came out exactly 5 years ago. Since then, new discoveries have changed our understanding of black holes.

Director Christopher Nolan's film "Interstellar" came out in 2014. Scientists' understanding of black holes has changed considerably since then.
Science 2019-11-09T14:05:00Z

THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT: The strategies payments leaders are using to take advantage of the $3.7 trillion opportunity in US healthcare

BI Intelligence looks at the types of healthcare payments, the stakeholders making them, where they're going, and what's driving change in the market.
Science 2019-11-09T13:49:00Z

Luxury hotels could be launched into Earth's orbit as early as 2021. This is what future space lodging might look like.

Tourists may soon be wining, dining, and even playing Quidditch in space. NASA's search for space-habitat designs is starting a new tourism industry.
Tech 2019-11-09T01:14:38Z

Instagram head Adam Mosseri says the app will test hiding 'likes' for some users in the US starting next week

Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube have already started experimenting from hiding like and subscriber counts in other countries.
Science 2019-11-08T21:38:00Z

There's a rumor that AirPods and other wireless headphones cause cancer, but the truth is more complicated

Scientists are worried about unknown risks of radiation from all kinds of electronic devices that surround us every day, not just wireless headphones.
Science 2019-11-08T20:40:00Z

Investigators are homing in on a potential chemical culprit behind the mysterious spate of vaping-related illnesses and deaths. Here's what officials knew and when.

There were 2,051 confirmed or probable cases of vape-related illnesses in 49 US states, and 39 people have died, according to the CDC.
BI Intelligence 2019-11-08T19:00:00Z

AI IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS: How top US health systems are reacting to the disruptive force of AI by revolutionizing diagnostic imaging, clinical decision support, and personalized medicine

Business Insider Intelligence examines the value of AI applications in three areas — imaging, clinical decision support, and personalized medicine.
Science 2019-11-08T18:56:00Z

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a plan to save US healthcare, and it involves a whole lot of data

Eric Schmidt believes greater access to clinical data will lead to better health outcomes for people and big gains for the healthcare system.
Science 2019-11-08T18:05:00Z

Officials believe vitamin E oil is playing a pivotal role in the outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses, after 39 deaths

Investigators said vitamin E acetate, an ingredient found in canola, soy, and corn oil, appears to be playing a pivotal role in the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses during a call with reporters on Friday.
Science 2019-11-08T18:01:00Z

THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT: The strategies payments leaders are using to take advantage of the $3.7 trillion opportunity in US healthcare

BI Intelligence looks at the types of healthcare payments, the stakeholders making them, where they're going, and what's driving change in the market.
Tech 2019-11-08T16:44:13Z

Farmers are using AI to spot pests and catch diseases — and many believe it’s the future of agriculture

Artificial intelligence allows farmers to increase yields by spotting pests and diseases early — and has led to a new wave of indoor growing startups.
Finance 2019-11-08T16:42:00Z

CULTIVATED: Wealth managers open up to cannabis stocks, top 25 cannabis startups, and more.

In this edition, we got the scoop on how the largest US wealth managers are opening their doors to cannabis stocks, and more.
Politics 2019-11-08T16:18:59Z

You can still see the divide between West and East Berlin from space

Thirty years after the Berlin Wall fell, the city's night glow still shows signs of its division from east to west.
Science 2019-11-08T16:02:00Z

Fruits and veggies can rot quickly because of a pesky gas called ethylene. Here are the items you should never store together.

Some fruits and vegetables emit a gas that can make produce ripen faster — but you can slow that process based on how you store fresh food.
Tech 2019-11-08T16:01:04Z

MIT made an army of tiny, 'virtually indestructible' cheetah robots that can backflip and even play with a soccer ball — see them in action in this new video

MIT's Mini Cheetah robots can perform actions like backflipping, jumping, walking, and running. And they're said to be nearly indestructible.
Science 2019-11-08T15:42:57Z

Dispensed: Big Tech's healthcare plays, free medical school, and the end for Juul's top flavor

Welcome to Dispensed, our weekly dispatch of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news from Business Insider.
BI Intelligence 2019-11-08T15:19:00Z

Livongo exceeds revenue expectations in its first full quarter post-IPO

Digital therapeutics provider Livongo reported stronger-than-anticipated revenue in Q3 — its first full quarter on the public market.
Science 2019-11-08T14:44:00Z

Vintage postcards of San Francisco reveal the city's early cable cars, amusement parks, and the 'Painted Ladies'

Some of San Francisco's early attractions, like amusement parks and most of the structures built for a world's fair, have been lost to time.
Science 2019-11-08T14:00:00Z

Investors just bet $3.2 billion that tech will transform healthcare. Here are the top 10 firms making the most digital health investments.

Startups drawing VC cash include Freenome, which focuses on early detection of cancer, and the drug discovery company Recursion Pharmaceuticals.
Science 2019-11-08T13:57:00Z

When the Andromeda galaxy crashes into the Milky Way, this is what it could look like from Earth

The Milky Way is on track to collide with the Andromeda galaxy in about 4 billion years. NASA images reveal what the night sky might look like.
Science 2019-11-08T13:46:00Z

We asked the CEO of CVS to share how he plans to use his 10,000 pharmacies to upend healthcare. This is the story he told us.

We talked to CVS CEO Larry Merlo about the company's HealthHubs, its bet that it can turn its pharmacies into places where you want to get healthcare.
Science 2019-11-08T13:28:00Z

Amazon is building a homeless shelter inside its Seattle headquarters — here's a look inside

The shelter may be the largest family shelter in Washington. Amazon employees will have opportunities to volunteer there.
Finance 2019-11-08T12:22:00Z

Some cannabis stocks now have the green light from US wealth managers like Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Wells Fargo. We have details on firms' policies.

Business Insider has learned that some big US wealth managers have processes to allow financial advisers to invest in cannabis stocks for clients.
Tech 2019-11-08T11:52:13Z

Elon Musk thinks it would take 1,000 rockets 20 years to set up a self-sustaining city on Mars

Musk claimed earlier this week that it would only cost $2 million to launch SpaceX's Starship rocket, designed to carry 100 passengers.
Science 2019-11-08T10:02:00Z

Latest trends in medical monitoring devices and wearable health technology

Wearable medical devices in healthcare can help cut costs and improve patient care. See the latest wearable technology in healthcare devices and what the future holds for this huge market.
Science 2019-11-08T06:02:00Z

Patients are transforming from passive recipients of healthcare services to active participants in their own health

In this report, Business Insider Intelligence explores the trends that are driving providers to revamp their care services. We outline how patients' expectations for transparency, convenience, and access are transforming the way they interact with providers across each stage of care.
Tech 2019-11-08T03:01:00Z

BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry

"Big Tech in Healthcare" is a new research report from Business Insider Intelligence exploring the key strengths and offerings the Big Four will bring to the healthcare industry, as well as their approaches into the market.
Science 2019-11-07T22:15:00Z

What if all the world's supervolcanoes erupted at once

If every supervolcano erupted, billions of tons of ash and gas could flood the air, likely leading to volcanic winter, acid rain, and global famine.
Tech 2019-11-07T22:03:00Z

VOICE ASSISTANTS IN HEALTHCARE: An inside look at 3 emerging voice use cases healthcare providers can deploy to cut costs, build loyalty, and drive revenue

Business Insider Intelligence outlines the voice opportunity in healthcare and explores the drivers propelling voice adoption in the healthcare realm.
Science 2019-11-07T19:56:00Z

Juul has pulled its most popular flavor in a last-ditch effort to stop teens from vaping

The news comes on the heels of new research suggesting that mint and mango are the top flavors among high school students who Juul.
Science 2019-11-07T19:53:00Z

Photos from space reveal what climate change looks like, from melting Arctic ice to rampant California fires

Extreme weather events like hurricanes, droughts, and wildfires are linked to climate change. Such phenomena can be seen from space.
Tech 2019-11-07T19:52:52Z

This $200 AI toothbrush was the most fun I've ever had brushing my teeth

The toothbrush costs $220 and shows real time information about brushing and pressure to improve oral health.
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