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Medical results on screen - how does AI help healthcare?

From detection to diagnosis, the opportunities for AI in healthcare

The rise of artificial intelligence is empowering doctors and patients at every stage of the healthcare cycle, helping to turn old healthcare models on their head.


Blockchain beyond the financial sector

From safeguarding property titles to returning profits to struggling musicians, here’s a round-up of the ways blockchain could solve problems for a range of industries.


Report: Would you let a robot replace your doctor?

A consultation with a doctor seems a necessary fixture of the medical world but new research from PwC suggests that patients are surprisingly receptive to the power of robotics and AI.


Healthcare is keeping the fax machine alive

While the rest of modern society clamours to run big-data analyses on their jogging metrics, why do healthcare providers still use fax machines to transmit critical information?


Report: Fintech’s growing influence on financial services

Fintech has risen… and it’s shone a transformative light on the financial services. PwC’s 2017 Global Fintech Report reveals a landscape of traditional institutions ready to innovate and collaborate.


The future is present: Report from SXSW Interactive Festival 2017

Emerging technology at this year’s South by Southwest conference was in warp drive: with innovations churning out faster than most businesses can keep up. Monty Hamilton shares his key observations from Austin, Texas.

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The ethics of artificial intelligence in law

What happens when artificial intelligence meets the law? We gathered a formidable panel of legal and AI experts to discuss the opportunities and ethical issues that automation presents to legal practitioners and the legal profession.


Report: The internet’s effect on creative industries

‘Unlimited shelf space’ online has reshaped how content is produced and consumed. A study by PwC’s Strategy& looks at video, books, music, print and gaming to reveal how digitisation has boosted the creative economy.

Healthcare and IoT at home

Beyond the smartwatch: How your home could be tracking your health

Visiting the doctor’s clinic could become a rarity as a new wave of connected devices bring healthcare and health monitoring into the home.


Report: CEOs seek the human connection

The 20th PwC CEO Survey reveals a business landscape that’s striving to build trust and maintain relationships. John Riccio explains why automation is bringing out the human side for Australian CEOs.