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Lifestyle Medical’s RPM program shows improved outcomes during pandemic

Lifestyle Medical Founder Dr. Wayne Dysinger and one of his patients in one of the practice’s unusual consulting rooms.

By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am August 04, 2020
Not only have the practice’s patients’ chronic health problems improved, but those patients stayed connected during COVID-19’s stay-at-home orders.

"The system either queries the expert to diagnose the patient based on their chest X-ray and medical records, or makes the diagnosis itself by solely looking at their X-ray," CSAIL researchers explain.

By Mike Miliard 11:39 am August 04, 2020
The system, developed at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, can assess X-ray images and diagnose some conditions, but also appreciates its own limits.
By Kat Jercich 03:05 pm August 03, 2020
The framework from Northwestern and UT Austin outlines the specific inpatient admission thresholds to help authorities determine when communities should enact short-term shelter-in-place orders.

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By Kat Jercich 01:39 pm August 03, 2020
Dr. Robert Redfield said during a House subcommittee hearing that he was only told about the decision once it had already been made by HHS.
Epic EHR-linked telehealth skyrockets at Children’s Colorado

Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora.

By Bill Siwicki 12:28 pm August 03, 2020
To protect kids, families and staff during the pandemic, the organization expanded telemedicine offerings, supporting a 5,500% growth in virtual visits in less than a month.
By Kat Jercich 10:57 am August 03, 2020
Users working in a patient's record can access Aunt Bertha's network of more than 2,000 organizations.
By Tammy Lovell 09:18 am August 03, 2020
Agreement with UK government aims to accelerate innovation across the public sector. 
By Sara Mageit 05:23 am August 03, 2020
The new Health Foundation investment aims to accelerate the use of data to improve healthcare.
By Susan Morse 06:39 pm July 31, 2020
Once its insurance claim is resolved, HIMSS intends to come forward with additional remedies for the cancelled HIMSS20, says CEO Hal Wolf.
By Mallory Hackett 06:22 pm July 31, 2020
The voice vote approves the Foster-Kelly Amendment, which removes language that prohibits federal funding for the adoption of a unique patient ID.