Machine learning & AI

Like cereal, AI needs 'nutrition labels,' AI CEO Q&A

People should demand transparency in artificial intelligence like they do in their breakfast food, says Mike Capps, whose Raleigh company Howso allows users to see how AI arrives at its conclusions.

Security

California hospital hit by cybersecurity attack

Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, California, is diverting ambulance traffic to other hospitals Thursday as it copes with a cybersecurity attack that has forced it to declare "an internal disaster" as workers scramble ...

Business

Agnelli family buys 15-percent stake in Philips

Italy's Agnelli family has acquired a 15-percent stake in Dutch medical technology firm Philips, the latest move into the health sector for the storied industrial dynasty, the two groups said Monday.

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Health care

Health care, or healthcare, refers to the treatment and management of illness, and the preservation of health through services offered by the medical, dental, pharmaceutical, clinical laboratory sciences (in vitro diagnostics), nursing, and allied health professions. Health care embraces all the goods and services designed to promote health, including “preventive, curative and palliative interventions, whether directed to individuals or to populations”.

Before the term health care became popular, English-speakers referred to medicine or to the health sector and spoke of the treatment and prevention of illness and disease.

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