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Clinicians wearing personal protective equipment treat patients at a hospital

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By Kat Jercich 01:40 pm January 22, 2021
By using patient age, sex and daily clinical state, the machine learning model also predicts the probability of in-hospital mortality. 
Synthetic Health Data
By Mike Miliard 02:59 pm January 20, 2021
The use of realistic health record information that mimics lifelong medical histories can enable more innovative algorithms for disease modeling.
A shaded map of the U.S.
By Mike Miliard 11:01 am January 20, 2021
The update to its COVID Community Vulnerability Map uses artificial intelligence to help guide vaccine distribution to patient populations most at risk.

Above photo: Dr Gamaliel Tan (in grey), Group CMIO, NUHS during NTFGH's HIMSS EMRAM 7 revalidation (virtual) in November 2020. Credit: NTFGH

By Dean Koh 08:48 pm January 18, 2021
Although it was challenging, the virtual validation brought about opportunities for other hospital departments to participate and learn in the process.
CHI Franciscan Mission Control Command Center bullpen

CHI Franciscan's Mission Control Command Center bullpen

By Bill Siwicki 11:44 am January 15, 2021
The Mission Control team has created 1,423 additional days to care for more patients, expedited treatment for 142 critical care patients, maintained a 10% reduction in bed request turnaround times and enabled 561 patients to leave the hospital more quickly.
Sterling Structural Therapy EHR practice management

Sterling Structural Therapy in Carefree, Arizona

By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am January 13, 2021
Sterling Structural Therapy increased its number of patients, gained efficiencies and secured a five-star online reputation with an all-in-one system.
Komodo Health cofounders on a stage

Komodo Health co-founders Web Sun and Arif Nathoo (courtesy Komodo Health)

By Kat Jercich 03:29 pm January 11, 2021
The company says the move will enable its customers to more efficiently connect patients with lifesaving therapies.
The Microsoft logo at a booth
By Kat Jercich 12:43 pm January 11, 2021
The software giant will contribute cloud, AI and data technologies toward expanding Harvard and MIT's open-source Terra platform.
Dr. David Levine Brigham Health Home Hospital

Patient Bill Terry (left) gets treated at home by Dr. David Levine as part of the Brigham Health Home Hospital program. (Credit: Brigham and Women's Hospital.)

By Bill Siwicki 12:23 pm January 11, 2021
Now that CMS will pay for home hospital care, Brigham and Women's and other pioneering providers are pushing forward with this care in part to help with the crush of COVID-19 patients.
Interoperability, SNOMED
By Sophie Porter 02:13 am January 08, 2021
According the the German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices, the move is “a building block for establishing semantic interoperability in the electronic exchange of health data”.