April 19, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert


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Healthcare is undergoing a transformation. While consumers once received treatment based solely on their symptoms at the point of care, healthcare providers can now incorporate a wealth of historical, social, and environmental information to assess an individual’s condition and provide more personalized—and preventive—care.

This information is expanding all the time, growing to include factors as granular as whether a person lives in a neighborhood that provides access to affordable, healthy food.

One pioneer of this approach is Anthem, Inc., a leading health benefits company that serves more than 110 million people through its affiliated companies, including approximately 43 million members

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In 2020, few things went well and saw growth. Artificial intelligence was one of them, and healthcare was another one. As noted by ZDNet’s own Joe McKendrick recently, artificial intelligence remained on a steady course of growth and further exploration — perhaps because of the Covid-19 crisis. Healthcare was a big area for AI investment.

Today, the results of a new survey focusing precisely on the adoption of AI in healthcare are being unveiledZDNet caught up with Gradient Flow Principal Ben Lorica, and John Snow Labs CTO David Talby, to discuss findings and the state of AI

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The human body is like a computer in many ways. For example, much like storage in a computer, cells contain a vast amount of information. The difference lies in how the information is stored. Where on a computer these data are saved as electrical charges on flash memory chips, human data are stored in the form of DNA, which then makes the proteins we are made of.

In the trillions of cells that make up every human being, the amount of available data is overwhelming. Hidden deep inside is the key to unlocking valuable information that could lead to the

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The Kern County Public Health Services Department has released updated data concerning COVID-19 deaths.

According to a news release from the county, Public Health was unable to release additional data before Thursday because it would risk identifying the deceased. The last update provided by the department on such data was on Feb. 5.

As of Thursday, the county has reported 1,026 COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic hit locally one year ago.

Here are some key findings in the most recent data update, according to the news release:

• Those 65 and older continue to be the most impacted age group,

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Here’s the latest COVID-19 case, death and hospitalization data from the state as of March 18, 2021.

ATLANTA — We’re breaking down the trends and relaying information from across the state of Georgia as it comes in, bringing perspective to the data and context to the trends.

Visit the 11Alive coronavirus page for comprehensive coverage, find out what you need to know about Georgia specifically, learn more about the symptoms, and keep tabs on the cases around the world.

State and federal officials with the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are continually monitoring the spread of the

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We will be monitoring Mid-South coronavirus numbers and will update this page frequently.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Local 24 News continues to track the latest COVID-19 numbers in Memphis and the Mid-South. On this page you will find case information for Shelby County, as well as the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. 

Refresh often for new information. 


130 new COVID-19 cases and 5 new deaths reported in Shelby County

The Shelby County Health Department reports 130 new COVID-19 cases and 5 new deaths for a total of 89,401 cases and 1,538 deaths in Shelby County.


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