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Decision Sciences in Medicine

Artificial intelligence continues to creep into the medical field. We have to face the facts that while we are superior at assessments, certainly computer based systems are likely more adept at applying the assessment information in cross reference against the unimaginably large amount of potential illness or ailments that a patient could be suffering from.
I am going to present to you, the management of this company, some resources that may be helpful to the company as we explore the potential for use of artificial intelligence or decision science in the delivery of efficient and effective healthcare.
The first site that I want to point out is found at the following URL: http://www.coiera.com/ailist/list.html. This site caters to the medical field and the use of artificial intelligence in the medical field. It has a large amount of information that may be helpful to our situation as well. It addresses many artificial intelligence systems that have been in use in the medical field for some time. This is a general site with links to many others, which I would like to point out as I continue this discussion.
The following URL: http://www.cee.hw.ac.uk/~alison/ai3notes/all.html, shows notes developed by Alison Cawsey in classes taken at Heriot Watt University. The web document provides some basic information having to do with ...

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The behaviour of organisations in their market environment.


Select an international business organization operating in any commercial industry to examine the key elements highlighted in the following figure, which actually reflects on the correlation amongst the market forces, structure of the market, business and cultural environment; international trade policies and regulations imposed by the relevant authorities and global influences, within that particular industry; and
provide a detailed analysis of the impact of those factors on the decision making, behavior and performance of that organisation.

Structure & Forces of the Market
(i) Number of firms
(ii) Product differentiation
(iii) Entry/exit conditions
(iv) Mobility of resources
(v) Dissemination of information
(vi) Supply and Demand
(vii) Business and Cultural environment
International Trade Policies & Regulations
Global Influences
Conduct/behavior of the firm
(i) Strategic decisions
(ii) Market Research and Analysis
(iii) Pricing policy
(iv) Product decisions
(v) Operational decisions
(vi) Resource planning
(vii) Research and development
(viii) Company's Code of Conduct
(ix) Human Resource Policies
Performance of the firm
(i) Profitability
(ii) Growth
(iii) Market share
(iv) Competitive ability
(v) Sales turnover

Discuss correlation of Number of firms, Product differentiation, Entry/exit conditions, Mobility of resources, Dissemination of information and the firm's Pricing policy, Operational decisions, Sales turnover, Profitability and the Competitive ability of the business organisation.

Explain how the dynamics of Supply and Demand affect the organisation's Strategic, Product and Operational decisions as well as the Market share, Growth and Competitive ability.

Explain how the business and cultural environment within which the organisation functions would shape up the firm's Strategic decisions, Research and development, Product and Operational decisions, Market Research & analysis and Resource planning,

Discuss the importance of International Trade for the business organisation in terms of Growth and Profitability and also analyse how the Global influences, International Trade Policies and Regulations imposed by the relevant trade authorities' impact the firm's Human Resource Policy and Company's Code of Conduct.

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