AWS for Industries

Enforcing immutability, traceability and transparency in clinical trials using Amazon Managed Blockchain

Amazon Managed Blockchain is a fully managed service that makes it easy to create and manage scalable blockchain networks using popular open source frameworks, such as Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum. General availability of Hyperledger Fabric was announced in April 2019, with support for Ethereum coming soon. For additional details about Managed Blockchain, see What Is Amazon […]

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AWS and Novartis: Re-inventing pharma manufacturing

Today, AWS announced a new strategic collaboration with Novartis that will transform Novartis’ core supply chain, manufacturing, and delivery operations through the use of AWS services. For several years, many AWS partners and life science customers have been using AWS services to modernize various aspects of manufacturing and supply chain. This strategic collaboration with Novartis […]

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In the News: With machine learning, manufacturing giant 3M innovates products old and new

The below article originally appeared in WIRED. IN 1916, the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, or 3M, opened its first research lab, a closet-sized space in its St. Paul sandpaper factory. A series of incidents across the first 14 years of the company’s existence—one involving a shipment of sandpaper botched in transit by a spilled […]

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How AWS partners are helping transform travel and hospitality

“Technology always develops from the primitive, via the complicated, to the simple.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Growth and Complexity An aviator and engineer, born 119 years ago, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s quote left us a timeless analogy to describe how the travel and hospitality (T&H) industry transforms. The industry is big, complex and people-driven. With the […]

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Event Report: AWS Autotech Forum 2019 in Tokyo, Japan

Hello, I’m Hiroshi Okamoto, a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services Japan. This report will explore “AWS Autotech Forum 2019”, an automotive industry event sponsored by AWS and held in Tokyo on October 25, 2019. Have you ever imagined the combination of AWS and the automotive industry? Actually, AWS services are widely used in many […]

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Automating claims adjudication workflows using Amazon Textract and Amazon Comprehend Medical

When a medical claim is submitted, the insurance provider must process the claim to determine the correct financial responsibility of the insurance provider and the patient. The process to determine this is broadly known as claims adjudication. It involves creating a claims processing workflow that checks each claim for authenticity, correctness, and validity based on […]

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Webinar: Digital Medicine 101

Technology is changing how we practice medicine. Sensors and wearables are getting smaller and cheaper, and algorithms are becoming powerful enough to predict medical outcomes. Yet despite rapid advances, healthcare lags behind other industries in truly putting these technologies to use. A major barrier to entry is the cross-disciplinary approach required to create such tools, […]

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Automating GxP compliance in the cloud: Best practices and architecture guidelines

The Life Sciences industry (encompassing, but not exclusively bio-pharma, genomics, medical diagnostics, and medical devices) is governed by a set of regulatory guidelines called Good Laboratory Practice, Good Clinical Practice, and Good Manufacturing Practice (commonly referred to as “GxP”). GxP is intended to protect patient health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and quality of medicinal […]

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In the News: Today’s in-flight experience is brought to you by machine learning

The below article originally appeared in WIRED.  Inflight entertainment in the pre-internet era was limited to the books and magazines that could be crammed into a passenger’s carry-on—or bought last-minute at the airport. But today, from the array of entertainment options to inflight Wi-Fi, technology has made today’s flying experience markedly more enjoyable. Now, Panasonic […]

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Why accessibility is the hotel industry’s most overlooked asset

Stephen Cluskey (CEO Mobility Mojo) speaking at the recent Skift Global Forum in New York Accessible tourism – problem or opportunity? Accessibility will eventually affect us all. Imagine an elderly traveler with a bad hip or knee who needs to know if there is a walk-in shower in their hotel room, a wheelchair user looking […]

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