By Nathan Eddy 03:52 pm December 06, 2019
"There is great promise in using algorithms to sort patients and target care to those most in need," said Sens. Cory Booker and Ron Wyden in letters to CMS, FTC and others. "However, these systems are not immune to the problem of bias."
Technology optimization: elevating cloud performance
By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm December 06, 2019
Four analysts from Black Book, Chilmark, KLAS and PwC offer their expert advice for healthcare CIOs and other IT leaders seeking to make cloud technology work for their organizations.
VA establishes new National Artificial Intelligence Institute
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am December 06, 2019
NAII will work with veterans and partners across federal agencies, the private sector and academia to prioritize AI research and development for better health.
Security ideagram.
By 05:12 pm December 05, 2019
Healthcare organizations have been fighting the good fight against cybercrime for many years. But they still need to up their game. As such, they need to take the following steps as they more proactively deal with cybersecurity threats.
Northwell Health deploys chatbot to reduce colonoscopy no-shows
By Mike Miliard 04:21 pm December 05, 2019
The conversational AI technology, based on Conversa Health’s automated platform, can help inform and calm apprehensions about the invasive procedure, and reduce appointment cancellations.
Health system deploys cost calculator to offer patients price transparency
By Bill Siwicki 12:27 pm December 05, 2019
University Health Care System has replaced the manual process of creating price estimates with a digital tool that’s accurate within 5% – and patients’ upfront payments have been steadily increasing.
By Dave Muoio 10:12 am December 05, 2019
Roughly half of the 133 grants announced by the department, totaling $42.5 million, will help bankroll the deployment of telemedicine programs.  
Doctor looking at image on a tablet
By 04:38 pm December 04, 2019
The good news for healthcare organizations is that with telehealth solutions, it is much easier to bring professionals and patients together to collaborate, as they no longer need to be in the same physical location.
By Nathan Eddy 03:12 pm December 04, 2019
Available on the AWS Marketplace, the new Interoperability Land offers a platform to develop and test different versions of DSTU3, STU3, R4 FHIR, SMART on FHIR and other standards.
7 steps to pass, or better yet avoid, an OCR security audit
By Bill Siwicki 01:57 pm December 04, 2019
Troy Young, chief technology officer at AdvancedMD and a cybersecurity expert, offers IT and infosec professionals some useful advice to help manage the potential of HIPAA audits.

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