Monthly Archives: November 2018

AI, User Experience Top Healthcare’s Data Analytics Priorities in 2019

November 08, 2018 – Healthcare organizations that want to get ahead in 2019 will need to prioritize the use of artificial intelligence, virtualized care, and technologies that offer intuitive user experiences, according to Forrester’s predictions for the upcoming year.

The ability to aggregate, analyze, and utilize big data to identify business opportunities and engage users will become even more valuable as traditional healthcare entities battle for market supremacy against a new wave of technology powerhouses, the survey-based brief says.

“Major disruptors, like Amazon and Walmart, will make good on their promises, delivering the personalized experiences that customers have been yearning for from healthcare organizations (HCOs),” the report projects, leaving providers and payers with a strong imperative to leverage the data they have to offer similar benefits to users.

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NHL selects FanDuel as another sports betting partner

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) – The National Hockey League on Monday announced that FanDuel Group, a unit of Paddy Power Betfair PLC, would be an official sports betting partner. The multi-year, non-exclusive deal comes on the heels of an agreement between the NHL and another official sports wagering partner, MGM Resorts International, announced Oct. 29. The New Jersey Devils also partnered with FanDuel, making it the company’s first sports betting deal with an NHL team.

“Teaming up with FanDuel furthers our strategy of aligning with leading brands that share our vision of using new platforms and technology to drive innovation and engage and excite hockey fans,” said NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman in a statement.

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