PODCAST: Healthcare, the Digital Eco-System and the Stock Market?

By Rajeev Ronanki

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Investment guru Jim Cramer says buy stocks along the digitization of everything”.

But – Even Healthcare?

CITE: https://www.r2library.com/Resource/Title/0826102549

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  1. RELATED

    Apple is currently working with researchers at UCLA, and the pharmaceutical company Biogen, to gauge if certain user data could help diagnose depression and cognitive decline, the Wall Street Journal reported.

    Biogen recently received FDA approval for a new treatment for mild cognitive impairment.

    Wait, what? The research partnerships focus on sensor data like users’ typing behavior, facial expressions, physical activity, sleep patterns, and more, and hope to identify “digital signals” correlated with mental health conditions. The data would be collected via iPhones, and from there, the goal is to train algorithms to detect and help diagnose such conditions.

    If this news set off an alarm bell in your head, it’s not necessarily unfounded. Emotion-recognition AI based on facial expressions is largely ineffective. Plus, algorithms used for any sort of medical or diagnostic application can be fraught with bias, leading to real-life harms for vulnerable populations.

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