Nathan Eddy

By Nathan Eddy 02:24 pm November 13, 2019
While Google apparently signed a business associate agreement with Ascension, and the scope of the data sharing appears to be in line with HIPAA allowances, there are still many questions about how the patient information is being put to use.
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am November 11, 2019
A team of scientists trained a neural network to evaluate electrocardiograms to predict which patients were likely to develop an irregular heartbeat.
By Nathan Eddy 10:43 am November 08, 2019
"Policy efforts have failed to engage a large proportion of patients in the electronic use of their data or to bridge the 'digital divide' that accompanies health care disparities," according to Health Affairs.
By Nathan Eddy 12:38 pm November 06, 2019
The cloud-based EHR developer had alleged that a former customer, ZenCharts, which plans to appeal, had violated a user agreement, cloning its software to develop a system of its own.
Health systems upping investments in remote patient monitoring
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 04, 2019
Smartphones and tablets are among the mobile technologies in focus, which can be combined with telehealth video conferencing and healthcare wearables, as well as the deployment of electronic health record-based patient portals.
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 01, 2019
Data from the accelerometers allowed researchers to correctly rank the mortality risk using 30-40 percent more accuracy than when using data about smoking status or a patient's stroke or cancer history.
Implementation hurdles hamper deployment of revenue cycle tech
By Nathan Eddy 11:56 am October 30, 2019
Many areas of the patient access workflow remain manual due to a combination of factors, among them the high cost of implementing a new technology.
By Nathan Eddy 10:48 am October 28, 2019
The leading-edge technology could provide vastly faster power and processing speeds, and enable fundamentally different algorithmic search and data homogenization strategies.
Partners HealthCare creates funds for AI development, digital tools
By Nathan Eddy 12:37 pm October 25, 2019
The two funds are the Artificial Intelligence and Digital Translation Fund, which boasts initial funding of $30 million over five years, and the Translational Innovation Fund, which will provide $50 million in funding over six years.
By Nathan Eddy 11:16 am October 23, 2019
A new report from EY shows how health systems need to embrace AI, social, mobile, analytics, cloud and sensor technologies to unlock the potential of their data.

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