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Tom Foley, director of worldwide health solutions strategy at Lenovo, said the company is expanding virtual care by integrating with Amazon Alexa. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:50 am February 16, 2017
A company executive discusses the innovative agreement with Amazon for virtual care.
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By Bernie Monegain 04:53 pm February 14, 2017
The analytics vendor aims to put powerful algorithms to play within all of its applications. 
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Commonwealth Care Alliance chief of clinical innovation John Loughnane, MD, said the industry is on the verge of voice technologies that can be used to tailor individualized care regimens. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:40 am February 13, 2017
Commonwealth Care Alliance and Penn Medicine are already putting Amazon Alexa to work in early-stage projects that promise to reshape the patient experience. 
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Advisory Board managing director of research Kenneth Kleinberg the need for machine learning in clinical are will grow as data sources continue to evolve. 

By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am January 19, 2017
AI can be applied right now to ever-expanding health data sets. When will be the best time for healthcare entities to implement?
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Todd Stewart, MD, vice president of clinical integrated solutions at Mercy, said that healthcare data is a classic problem for machine learning technologies. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:19 am January 04, 2017
Mercy Health took a cue from its supply chain management machine learning success to bolster clinical pathways. The result: $14 million saved the first year, and Mercy is already on track to surpass that. But a VP says it's not just about the bottom line.  
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Leonard D’Avolio, associate professor at Harvard Medical School, said machine learning in healthcare is happening now. 

By Tom Sullivan 12:16 pm October 25, 2016
Yet the industry has more potential for care improvement and ROI than others that have already adopted the technologies. 
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By Mike Miliard 07:53 am September 08, 2016
MIT professor John Guttag said that growing sets of aggregated data, federal rules mandating access to information and existing tools make machine learning a reality today. Here’s what healthcare organizations need to know about the emerging technology.
John Guttag, who leads the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, urged healthcare providers to aggressively incorporate machine learning into workflows.
By Mike Miliard 07:42 am September 08, 2016
These approaches have enormous potential to enable clinicians, doctors and researchers to spot patterns in existing data sets. We take a look at the two styles and what they mean to healthcare organizations.
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By Tom Sullivan 07:27 am April 22, 2016
With Google, IBM and Microsoft all setting sights squarely on healthcare, and analysts predicting 30 percent of providers will run cognitive analytics on patient data by 2018, the risk of investing too late may outweigh the risk of doing so too soon.

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