Technologies That Will Shape Ecommerce Loyalty Programs in 2018 and Beyond

Loyalty programs are popping up all over the retail space. Implementing a loyalty program can improve relationships with existing customers as well as attract new customers and increase your sales. We look at five technologies that will shape ecommerce loyalty programs and be successful for any business. #1 Digital (mobile) wallets Consumers are turning increasingly to their mobile devices to …

Healthcare: Leveraging tech and minimising data risks

As country like Singapore’s population ages, the country is putting greater focus on healthcare innovation and greater investments into digital health. The Smart Nation initiative is one such example that has greatly impacted the healthcare sector in expanding provider capabilities and ensuring the best care is available to Singaporeans. For the elderly and those with disabilities for example, developments in …

Voice tech is coming to healthcare

  New ways of communicating are making their way into the healthcare space. Voice technology is one such example, and its pros and cons were highlighted at the Voice.Health Summit at the Connected Health Conference in Boston on October 17. Despite society’s interest in and reliance on voice assistants like Alexa and Siri, healthcare is still in the nascent stages of using …

How Not to Fail in Ecommerce Business

Failing is an integral part of doing business, and there is nothing wrong with it. But, if you “continue” to fail in your ecommerce businesses, you are doing something wrong – over and over again! Businesses are all about taking risks. When doing business – you think, you analyse, you get in and execute. Sometimes you win. Sometimes you fail. …

medical-devices.jpg

Medical device manufacturers need to say what’s in their products

The FDA wants medical device manufacturers to package their products with a list of their hardware and software components, according to new draft guidance on medical device cybersecurity. The “cybersecurity bill of materials,” as the FDA is calling it, would help end users keep a closer eye on the security of their medical devices, making sure there are proper safeguards …

93% of Healthcare Execs Seeking Improved Data Analytics

 Healthcare organizations looking to improve the quality of their data assets are actively seeking ways to leverage data for clinical analytics and population health management, according to a new poll from Black Book. Ninety-three percent of hospital and physician financial executives believe it is critical to explore new ways to use data analytics to support value-based reimbursement and meet the …

The Ultimate Guide to Ecommerce SEO That You Must Follow

So, there’s no second thought that ranking higher than your competitors on Google is a must. But, for the same, you need to work with well reputed SEO agency that can provide you with eCommerce SEO consultation services. Their team of experts plan and implement strong eCommerce SEO strategy that not only helps you rank First on the search engine …

Is emotional support part of AI’s future in healthcare?

The uses for artificial intelligence have been sprouting up all over the healthcare field, from reading images to automating work flows. Now some researchers are looking to use that technology to move beyond the analytical tasks and move into providing a more human touch. “There is one view that we can allow these AI [tools] to deal with data and …

8 Ways to Increase Conversions from Mobile Users

If you’ve invested the time in making your website’s mobile version more shopper-friendly, you should start seeing better returns. Mobile users have long exceeded visitors on desktops and tablets in respect to catalog browsing. But, finally, the number of mobile purchasers is increasing. A recent study by Wolfgang Digital, an Ireland-based research firm, reported that year-over-year mobile sales grew by …

How to Add Real World Experience to Your Ecommerce Site

With the constant comparisons of the virtual world to the real world in terms of generating interest around products and a consistent customer experience, there is a challenge that every entrepreneur needs to rise to. This is especially prudent in the e-commerce world. Online shopping has overtaken the brick and mortar stores of yesteryear. And the reasons why are glaringly …

Metro Detroit doctor is changing the game when it comes to healthcare coverage

A metro Detroit Doctor is doing something different in health care. He’s making it affordable and more personal for his patients. In today’s day and age, it’s so difficult to get an appointment with your doctor at the last minute. Even as a physician,  Dr. Paul Thomas became frustrated with the entire health care system. After doing some research, he created a health care …

How to Increase Your Ecommerce Product Sales with Shoppable Posts on Instagram

How often do people visit your website? To be a successful ecommerce shop, you need to rely on website traffic that leads to conversions. That said, the same people probably aren’t navigating to your website every day. Even your most loyal customers don’t have a reason to visit your site on a daily basis. You can’t blame them for this. …

Machine learning cuts surgical infections by 74 percent

By applying predictive analytics and machine learning techniques to patient data and real-time data from operating theatres the University of Iowa Hospital in the US managed to reduce the incidence of wound infections acquired during surgery by 74 percent. The hospital has now spun-off a company, Dash Analytics, to commercialise its technology. Dr John Cromwell, associate chief medical officer at …

7 of the Best Ways to Optimize an Ecommerce Product Page to Boost Conversions

You can even include a 360-degree shot or a video that shows off all of the important features of your product. You should also include a few in-context or lifestyle images of your product. It helps your customers form an emotional connection by visualizing a product as their own. It is a great way to tell visitors how they can …

19 Powerful Ways To Use Artificial Intelligence In Ecommerce

Unless you have been burrowed deep underground for the last couple of years, you’ve most likely heard of artificial intelligence (AI). But how can we use artificial intelligence in ecommerce? In this article, we share powerful and practical ways that retail businesses are using AI in the world of online shopping. AI is beginning to embed itself into all aspects …

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills

Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn’t make sense. His recovery from a partial hip replacement had been difficult. He had iced and elevated his leg for weeks. He had pushed his 49-year-old body, limping and wincing, through more than a dozen physical therapy sessions. The last thing …

Offline Sales Tips for Online Merchants

Many brick-and-mortar stores have found success in migrating online. But the trend has reversed somewhat. Pure-play ecommerce companies are finding success with physical stores. We addressed the topic last month, in “Ecommerce Merchants Embrace Brick-and-mortar.” We cited the example of Warby Parker, which found that having locations for customers to try on glasses led to higher conversions. In this post, …

London hospitals to replace doctors and nurses with AI for some tasks

  One of the country’s biggest hospitals has unveiled sweeping plans to use artificial intelligence to carry out tasks traditionally performed by doctors and nurses, from diagnosing cancer on CT scans to deciding which A&E patients are seen first. The three-year partnership between University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and the Alan Turing Institute aims to bring the benefits of the …

Humanizing your ecommerce marketing experience

Humanizing your ecommerce marketing experience Ecommerce strategy Best practice advice Explore our E-commerce and Retail Digital Marketing Toolkit How and where to get human input for your web experiences We live in an age of high online connection, but low interpersonal connection. Even in relatively casual settings, people just don’t chit-chat as much anyone. And this bums me out in …

6 Tips to Skyrocket Ecommerce Conversions on Your Site

  Building a profitable business is no easy task. After all, you can design your online shop to look and function the way you want it to, promote it across many channels and even drive a ton of traffic to it on a daily basis. But just because people visit your online store doesn’t mean they’ll actually buy anything. In fact, …

Chess can teach us how to implement AI in healthcare

It’s been more than 20 years since Garry Kasparov lost his famous chess match against IBM’s Deep Blue, which heralded much anxious commentary about how humanity was soon to be subjugated by the superior processing power of supercomputers. Two decades later and our cultural understanding of AI can feel like it’s still stuck in the nineties. Videos of increasingly agile …

6 Tips on How to Engage Your Customers Through Social Media Strategy

Social Media Marketing It can be easy for you to let days, or even weeks, fly by without publishing a new Facebook post or tweet. Don’t. An effective social media strategy can be a boon to virtually any startup or business. But, where do you start? Based on my experience advising entrepreneurs on how building an effective social media strategy …

5 Critical Healthcare Data Security Implementations for Providers

 I get the chance to work with smaller clinics and very large healthcare providers. If you hide the name and the size of the organization, many of them share very similar security concerns. The good news is that innovation in the healthcare data security field now allows organizations of all sizes to leverage some advanced security solutions. Before we go …

How to Use Customer Reviews on your Ecommerce Site

In a world where virtually anyone can create an Ecommerce site overnight, shoppers rely on reviews to confirm that they can trust a new brand and its products. Reviews provide an added level of security for consumers to shop without fear of being scammed or purchasing poor quality products. Ecommerce Customer Reviews That doesn’t mean reviews are only for Ecommerce …

What Occurs When Content Personalization Meets the B2B Funnel

What Happens When Material Customization Satisfies the B2B Funnel Remember when Expense Gates stated,”Content is king, “about a gazillion internet years ago? Personalization is the brand-new more powerful, taller, king-er king. Practically whatever is being personalized these days. And if you believe this statement is an exaggeration, take a look at this incredible story of how the Gatorade Sports Science …

6 Exciting IoT Use Cases in Healthcare

Internet of Things Medical & Healthcare Technology UI & UX The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is resulting in some exciting advancements in the 21st century. Although it’s often associated with manufacturing, warehousing and smart factories of the future, the IoT isn’t constrained to these niches. It’s brought about some significant developments in the healthcare and medical sectors, …

1.13M Records Exposed by 110 Healthcare Data Breaches in Q1 2018

 Around 1.13 million patient records were compromised in 110 healthcare data breaches in the first quarter of 2018, according to data released May 3 in the Protenus Breach Barometer. Healthcare insiders were most likely to snoop on family members—a whopping 77.10 percent of privacy violations in the first quarter. Snooping on fellow co-workers was the second most common insider violation, …