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Hospital uses AI to move to opioid-free surgery, driving protocol improvements

Seattle Children's Hospital's Bellevue Clinic & Surgery Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:43 pm June 01, 2020
Seattle Children’s Hospital also was able to achieve an 85% reduction in its analgesic medication costs while patient and parent satisfaction scores increased.
By Mike Miliard 12:01 pm June 01, 2020
Before joining the EHR giant, Labat served as chief technology officer and led the cloud-automation business for HPE Software. Prior to that, he spent two decades at Oracle. 
By Kat Jercich 10:06 am June 01, 2020
The telemedicine vendor doesn't store patient data, explained founder Brandon Welch, and relies on peer-to-peer video-calling software working inside browsers to minimize potential vulnerabilities.
By Mike Miliard 03:09 pm May 29, 2020
John Halamka describes how clinicians at Mayo are benefiting from machine learning-powered approaches to imaging, predictive analytics and other types of decision support – and using machine learning to mine historical data for new treatments.
By Bill Siwicki 02:02 pm May 29, 2020
In this special report, three IT experts describe technologies and strategies to boost quality improvement efforts and put patient safety at the center of the equation.
By Kat Jercich 10:15 am May 29, 2020
The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, designed to ensure an individual's electronic health information is available when they need it, depends on participation from stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem.
By Tammy Lovell 06:53 am May 29, 2020
Report predicts shift away from wearables to video analytics and mobile platforms. 
By Dean Koh 04:54 am May 29, 2020
“There is a lot of discussion within the government to allow telehealth services in South Korea. It is one of the ‘new normal’ after COVID-19,” said Dr Hwang Hee, CIO, SNUBH.

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By Sophie Porter 01:35 am May 29, 2020
Also, an update on testing in the UAE in this week's Healthcare IT News roundup.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:36 pm May 28, 2020
Predictive analytics and natural language processing have helped the system improve readmission, utilization and quality metrics.

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