Clinical

By Kat Jercich 09:11 am May 22, 2020
Voice and health AI technology company Orbita developed software to help nurses respond more efficiently to patients who need assistance while in care.

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By Kat Jercich 09:24 am May 20, 2020
Researchers from New York-based Mount Sinai Health System have combined artificial intelligence, imaging and clinical data to rapidly detect COVID-19 in patients.
Emergency Room entrance
By Laura Lovett 05:04 pm May 19, 2020
The bots are integrated with the EHR and can tell patients when they should expect the doctor and what labs have been ordered.  

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By Kat Jercich 10:02 am May 19, 2020
The VA St. Louis Healthcare System is partnering with telecom vendor Uniper Care in a pilot program to give veterans access to social support to address loneliness and depression.
By Kat Jercich 09:17 am May 19, 2020
Current patient deferral of nonurgent services could lead to a "care debt" down the line, say Duke researchers. To meet those needs, health systems should be building out a robust telemedicine infrastructure.
By Nathan Eddy 11:47 am May 15, 2020
The Center for Post-COVID Care will provide resources for patients recovering from the disease, while the new Institute for Health Equity Research will explore ways to reduce healthcare disparities.
By Kat Jercich 09:48 am May 15, 2020
Boston-area South Shore Health System raised HCAHPS scores for its OB/GYN department with the help of a mobile app providing consistent information to expectant patients.
Emergency room
By Jeff Lagasse 03:30 pm May 12, 2020
In addition to an expanded ED, the hospital knew it had to improve interstaff communications to bolster patient care.
Tech optimization: Unlocking the promise of precision medicine
By Bill Siwicki 12:35 pm May 12, 2020
In this special report, seven experts in personalized medicine – from Accenture, CereCore, Chilmark Research, Deloitte and Orion Health – offer best practices for optimizing technology to help health systems advance innovation.
By Kat Jercich 12:22 pm May 11, 2020
Hospital medical staff can stream live footage from inpatient units to nursing stations and initiate patient communication without having to physically enter rooms.