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Two abstract blue faces filled with code, meant to represent artificial intelligence, facing each other
By Kat Jercich 01:51 pm October 27, 2020
A KLAS report finds that most health systems rely on a mishmash of artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to meet their needs.
"Tele-assistive" technology otoscope stethoscope camera physician

Universal Community Health Center’s tele-assistive technology comes with an iPad, an otoscope, a stethoscope and a high-definition camera that allows a patient with the guidance of a physician to do a physical exam.

By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am October 27, 2020
The health center invested in virtual care workstations with various scopes that allow physicians to remotely guide patients through near-complete examinations.
A telehealth professional on laptop screen with user
By Kat Jercich 10:58 am October 27, 2020
Healthcare lawyer Andrew Selesnick said one key will be to establish a stable, user-friendly platform that can make documentation seamless.
Intermountain Healthcare office
By Mallory Hackett 05:36 pm October 26, 2020
Despite a dip in M&A activity in 2020, analysts predict the pent-up activity from the pandemic will "very likely" cause a surge in deals in 2021.
Ahmed El Saeed and Hal Wolf

Ahmed El Saeed and Hal Wolf

By Mike Miliard 04:09 pm October 26, 2020
Even as massive resources have been marshaled to quickly develop new tools, the pandemic still disproportionately affects the populations who may not have access to them.
Doctor On Demand physician smiling at laptop
By Kat Jercich 03:28 pm October 26, 2020
CareLinx clients can turn to Doctor On Demand clinicians for acute issues such as infections or chronic care management.  
McKinsey, NHS, Department of Health and Social Care
By Sara Mageit 01:23 pm October 26, 2020
Newly released documents show that the consultancy will be paid nearly £600,000 for the work.
Doctor resting EHR-enabled tablet on knee
By Kat Jercich 11:44 am October 26, 2020
Seamless shared health information can support patient transitions, from hospital discharge to outpatient follow-up care, signaling yet another potential advantage of telemedicine.
Coder EHR vendor burnout
By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am October 26, 2020
In this fourth entry in our burnout feature series, key executives at seven top electronic health record companies share the steps they’re taking to ensure their employees can manage the many stressors related to COVID-19.
Saudi Arabia, Artificial intelligence
By Tammy Lovell 07:55 am October 26, 2020
The partnership will explore the creation of an AI capability platform.