Artificial Intelligence

AI-powered location services and Wi-Fi boosts patient and visitor satisfaction

Orlando VA Medical Center in Florida.

By Bill Siwicki 02:30 pm August 27, 2019
Veterans and guests at Orlando VA Medical Center were getting lost, and many were late for appointments. A new wayfinding technology application is changing all that.
NTT Data, Google Cloud co-developing new healthcare AI tools
By Mike Miliard 12:54 pm August 27, 2019
The companies plan to create new cloud-based applications focused on patient engagement, pop health, customer relationship management, claims processing and more.
How University of Rochester uses AI to reduce risk of failed follow-up

The University of Rochester Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm August 26, 2019
The University of Rochester Medical Center uses analytics with natural language processing to support the organization’s Backstop tracking program at six of its hospitals. It has seen a 29% increase in the recommended examination completion rate.
AI’s future in healthcare is not entirely rosy
By Benjamin Harris 11:58 am August 23, 2019
Numerous challenges will hinder AI growth in healthcare unless the industry improves, a new scientific report finds.
Nuance expands AI-based platform to help surgeons with documentation
By Nathan Eddy 11:17 am August 23, 2019
It’s the beginning of a move to the next generation of AI-based tech, which will take a multi-party colloquial conversation between the clinical team and the patient to create a narrative and structured data, eliminating the keyboard from the surgical room completely, the company said.

Above photo: Dr Rong-Min Baek, CEO, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. (Credit: The Korean Society of Medical Informatics)

By Dean Koh 06:03 am August 23, 2019
In his 16 years with Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Dr Rong-Min Baek served in key executive roles in both clinical and managerial areas, from department chairman to Chief Medical Officer and Chief Science Officer.
Sheba Medical Center validates machine learning-based meds decision support tech
By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm August 21, 2019
The provider organization has published a study that validates the clinical impact of health IT vendor MedAware’s machine learning-enabled patient safety platform designed to minimize medication-related risks.

Above: A side-by-side comparison of multiple sclerosis lesion segmentation. Left image shows manual lesion segmentation, while right shows fully automated lesion segmentation. Image courtesy of SNAC.

By Dean Koh 03:17 am August 21, 2019
Sydney Neuroimaging Analysis Centre (SNAC), an Australian company co-located with the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre, is building AI tools to automate laborious analysis tasks in their research workflow, such as isolati
Magellan Health uses smartphone-based AI tech to help Hep C patients
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm August 12, 2019
The Arizona payer’s use of advanced video technology offers lessons for healthcare provider organizations seeking to improve medication adherence and more.
By Laura Lovett 07:07 am August 12, 2019
Dr. Yaa Kumah, assistant professor of biomedical informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discussed the opportunities and hurdles for voice technology in provider organizations last week at Harvard Medical School.

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