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  • Machine Learning as a Service: Amazon
    Machine Learning as a Service: Amazon

    Apparently in an internal experiment they found that it took some of their developers 20 minutes to solve a problem that took another pair 45 days. They say that none of these developers had prior experience in machine learning

  • Healthcare Transformation – Pay for Performance
    Healthcare Transformation – Pay for Performance

    Healthcare payers, providers and government agencies across the world are focused on improving health outcomes whilst simultaneously reducing cost. Pay-for-performance is designed to use financial incentives for clinicians to yield better health outcomes.

  • Patient Centered Care
    Patient Centered Care

    Health care has been evolving away from a disease-centered model and toward a patient-centered model. In the older, disease-centered model, physicians make almost all treatment decisions based largely on clinical experience and data from various medical tests. In a patient-centered model,

  • Obamacare Susbsidies: APTC and CSR
    Obamacare Susbsidies: APTC and CSR

    With just 29 days left for Healthcare enrollment (under the new law), there will be a last minute rush to enroll as is generally the case with filing the tax returns. If you are one of those who would like to be well informed and make informed decisions, here…

  • Medicaid: Overview and Expansion Challenges
    Medicaid: Overview and Expansion Challenges

    Driven by the Healthcare reform law (the Affordable Care Act, ACA or Obamacare) and un-yielding legacy systems, the federal and state governments have undertaken major modernization efforts. Approximately $1,000 billion will be spent in the next few years transforming …

  • Big Data Definition and Value Proposition
    Big Data Definition and Value Proposition

    For some organizations, facing hundreds of gigabytes of data for the first time may trigger a need to reconsider data management options. For others, it may take tens or hundreds of terabytes before data size becomes a significant consideration. What ever the differences, an org…

  • Affordable Care Act: A Quick Introduction
    Affordable Care Act: A Quick Introduction

    The Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as Obamacare or the Healthcare Reform Law is considered to be the most complex law enacted in recent times. Not only does the law affects thousands of organization, it greatly impacts how health insurance is bought and sold in the US….

  • A Little Inspiration From the Crows: ek kawwa pyasa thah
    A Little Inspiration From the Crows: ek kawwa pyasa thah

    A lot of us from the subcontinent, including the new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella grew up hearing moral stories that have inspired us to be resourceful with our lives. The sayings: “Never give up”, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way”, “Try …