It is a fact that healthcare is unsustainable. American health spending will reach nearly $5 trillion, or 20 percent of gross domestic product by 2021. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there is a worldwide shortage of around 4.3 million physicians, nurses, and allied health workers. So how could we change it?
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Element Data, Inc., a decision support software platform that harnesses artificial intelligence and machine learning has acquired the technology assets and team of PV Cube, a Seattle area start-up. The acquisition expands the size of the team of existing engineers building the world's first cognitive decision engine.