Artificial Intelligence

By Kat Jercich 09:44 am June 22, 2020
The Veterans Health Administration invites participants to use synthetic veteran health data to predict COVID-19 status, length of hospitalization and mortality.

(Top row: left to right) Paolo Locatelli, Politecnico in Milan, Diego Conforti, Trento Province Health Department, Davide Brunelli, Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituo Ospedaliero, (2nd row: left to right) Nevio Bescariol, Trento Province health department, Roberto Poeta, GVM Care & Research, Valter Gomarasca, Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituo Ospedaliero, (3rd row: left to right: Sergio Pillon, CIRM, Saverio Iacopino, GVM Care & Research,  Angelo Meloni, Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituo Ospedaliero, and Giuseppe Vetrugno, Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore (no photo)

By Ruggiero Corcella 09:19 am June 19, 2020
The coronavirus emergency has improved digital health in the Italian healthcare system, but many fear a rude awakening unless major strides are made to advance digitisation, as discussed in a recent HIMSS Italian Community webinar.
By Kat Jercich 03:24 pm June 18, 2020
Predictive analytics platform CLEW's ICU tool uses artificial intelligence to help identify patients with a greater likelihood of respiratory failure or hemodynamic instability.
By Mike Miliard 10:14 am June 17, 2020
The RF-ReID technology, developed at MIT's Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, can assess vital signs and take the "collective pulse" in congregate settings by analyzing wireless signals.
By Kat Jercich 04:36 pm June 11, 2020
The digital interventions have led to improvements in the numbers of preventable emergency department visits, said experts from the New York health system during a HIMSS20 Digital presentation.
The origins of AI in healthcare, and where it can help the industry now
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm June 11, 2020
AWS’ chief medical officer offers some useful historical perspective, while experts from Cerner, Geisinger and Gyant discuss some of the most promising and potentially transformative use cases for artificial intelligence in healthcare today.
A physician looks at photos
By Mike Miliard 03:57 pm June 10, 2020
Clinical Content Search, a new embedded voice-assistant tool in Dragon Medical One, links physicians with relevant CDS topics from UpToDate in response to spoken questions.
Hartford Hospital entrance

Hartford Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm June 10, 2020
The machine learning-powered app has gained attention as a way to reshape pain therapy and enhance self-care for oncology, orthopedics, women’s health, migraine headaches and more.
By Sara Mageit 06:29 am June 08, 2020
This partnership will integrate Expert System’s AI capabilities for medical research, supporting content aggregation and decision making for an evaluation period of six months.
Machine learning can give healthcare workers a ‘superpower’
By Bill Siwicki 11:11 am June 04, 2020
AI is enabling clinicians to gain big insights from billions of pieces of unstructured data, said one AWS expert in a HIMSS20 Digital session.