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Walmart, Philips and T-Mobile team with VA for telemedicine

Walmart, Philips and T-Mobile team with VA for telemedicine

An expansion of its telemedicine program with Walmart, T-Mobile and Philips to meet veteran needs, the Department of Veterans Affairs is one to watch for this aspect of our Digital Innovators investing theme, which has implications for two other investment themes.

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Online fraudulent traffic increasing this holiday season

Online fraudulent traffic increasing this holiday season

We’ve seen a pronounced pickup, as expected, in the shift to digital shopping that is one of the central aspects of our Digital Lifestyle investing theme. New research shows that shift is also serving as a spark for cyber attacks, increasing the risk of malicious activity that is a tailwind for cyber spending and our Safety & Security investing theme.  

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Japan Is Harnessing IoT Technology To Support Its Aging Population

Japan Is Harnessing IoT Technology To Support Its Aging Population

Japan is embracing IoT and other disruptive technologies to address pain points associated with its aging population. These could be a harbinger of what’s to come here in the US and bodes well for several other of our investment themes.

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An Overlooked Contributor to the Nursing Crunch

An Overlooked Contributor to the Nursing Crunch

We’ve written many times about the predicted nursing shortage as aging Baby Boomers reach a point where they demand more medical assistance and day to day care. A recent article in U.S. News and World Report points to another interesting component of the nursing shortage, one that could essentially be viewed as a self-inflicted pain point for Boomers

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Amazon examines bigger uses for its cashierless technology

Amazon examines bigger uses for its cashierless technology

Ever the disruptor, Amazon is testing its cashierless checkout technology in larger format stores compared to the footprint for Amazon Go. Implications about even if Amazon keeps the technology to itself.

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