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Voice assistants for health could use improvement, study finds
By Nathan Eddy 11:21 am June 21, 2019
46 participants spoke common drug names to Google Assistant, Siri and Alexa, and results varied. More R&D is needed, experts say.
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm June 20, 2019
The pioneering Pennsylvania health system has picked Ryu, who most recently served as its chief medical officer, to replace Dr. David Feinberg, who joined Google in 2018.
Hollywood Presbyterian uses bundle management platform to succeed in value-based care

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm June 20, 2019
Among other things, the technology has helped the hospital achieve a $3 million reconciliation payment annually for one CMS bundle alone.
Press Ganey debuts healthcare analytics for transformation, value-based care, more
By Bill Siwicki 11:48 am June 20, 2019
Health system AdventHealth is an early user of the analytics platform, seeking transformational change that can help it with its focus on whole-person care.
By Nathan Eddy 10:27 am June 20, 2019
More than half of those polled by American Well say they're willing to use virtual visits – citing quicker healthcare service, time and money savings as big benefits.

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By Dean Koh 03:29 am June 20, 2019
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), the largest hospital specialising in healthcare for women and children in Singapore, has partnered with French multinational electric utility company ENGIE and end-to-end Internet o
By Susan Morse 04:15 pm June 19, 2019
"We think every problem can be solved with machine learning," says one AI and analytics expert. "That’s not the case."
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm June 19, 2019
Developed by Pensiamo, the CognitiveRx tool monitors market demand and uses machine learning to help maintain inventory levels during drug shortages.
Hunterdon Healthcare migrates to Google Cloud/G Suite and saves $1.3 million
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm June 19, 2019
The new tech also helped the health system enable its caregivers to reclaim 30 percent of their time for face-to-face patient interactions.
By Mike Miliard 11:01 am June 19, 2019
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide.

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