Population Health

By Mike Miliard 09:37 am August 24, 2020
The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute will fund a study designed to assess how COVID Watch, its text-based monitoring program, has improved care in hard-hit minority communities – and how it can be further improved.
By Kat Jercich 03:08 pm August 21, 2020
Following President Trump's executive order on virtual care, the American Hospital Association issued a series of recommendations supporting access to telehealth after the public health emergency ends.

Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2020 (Source: Gartner)

By Mike Miliard 11:30 am August 21, 2020
Those pandemic-era technologies will reach the fabled Plateau of Productivity sooner than other emerging innovations approaching the peak of the curve, such as digital twins, data fabric and SASE network architecture, researchers say.

PainChek uses AI-powered unique facial analysis technology to identify chronic pain in dementia.

By Sara Mageit 07:11 am August 21, 2020
Also, a new study ranks Europe’s best startups in 2020.
By Kat Jercich 04:05 pm August 20, 2020
White House task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said the process of HHS bypassing the CDC was meant to be "solely an interim system," according to a WSJ report that HHS later denied.
By Kat Jercich 12:44 pm August 20, 2020
The system had already been using Synchronous Health's services to address burnout and trauma among its caregivers.
By Kat Jercich 03:03 pm August 19, 2020
The cloud-based platform allows hospital users to create cases from scanned whole slide images and it's cross-compatible with most other WSIs, the company says.
By Kat Jercich 02:17 pm August 18, 2020
A new article in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association points to the dissemination of "under-developed and potentially biased models" in response to the novel coronavirus.

(The Gender Spectrum Collection)

By Kat Jercich 11:48 am August 18, 2020
Judge Frederic Block issued a preliminary injunction preventing the Trump administration from reversing an Obama-era expansion of antidiscrimination rules in healthcare.
By Nessa Barry 03:56 am August 18, 2020
It was quickly recognised that the pandemic required tools to provide safe access to health and care at a distance. Scotland is demonstrating how a rapid telehealth transformation can be achieved says Nessa Barry of the Digital Health and Care Directorate, Scottish Government.