Artificial Intelligence

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."
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.
By Mike Miliard 10:30 am December 04, 2019
The longtime CIO and health IT evangelist will leave Boston's Beth Israel Lahey Health to lead digital health strategy at the Rochester, Minnesota, academic medical center.
Cerner expands AWS relationship with new machine learning initiatives
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm December 03, 2019
At Amazon Web Services re:Invent, CEO Brent Shafer said Cerner aims to migrate its core applications to AWS – and is working with it on AI projects focused on readmissions and clinician burnout.

Above photo (from left): Mr Tien Beng Phua, Chief Executive Officer, Parkway Pantai Limited and Mr Neal Liu, Founder and CTO of UCARE.AI at the SG:D TechBlazer Awards 2019. Credit: UCARE.AI

By Dean Koh 02:25 am December 03, 2019
The AI-Powered Pre-Admission Cost of Hospitalisation Estimation (APACHE) system, which was developed by UCARE.AI, was adopted by four major hospitals operated by Parkway Pantai in 2018.
By Mike Miliard 03:26 pm December 02, 2019
A look at some of the new AI, analytics and cloud IT innovations being showcased at the Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting in Chicago.
GE Healthcare launches Edison Developer Program to spur AI advancements
By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm November 27, 2019
Designed for its Edison platform, the program will offer services meant to help developers to build better models for operational and clinical improvements.

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By Jonah Comstock 10:00 am November 25, 2019
The veteran technologist talked to Healthcare IT News about interoperability, AI and social determinants of health.
InterSystems, Virtusa partner on patient data integration, analytics
By Nathan Eddy 11:56 am November 22, 2019
Through interoperability and integration with InterSystems’ IRIS for Health Data Platform, Virtusa consumers will have broader access to patient data from electronic health record systems and other clinical applications.
Healthcare in 21 years: data sharing, empowered consumers, big breakthroughs
By Nathan Eddy 12:50 pm November 20, 2019
As it looks ahead to 2040, Deloitte sees fundamental improvements in the decades ahead – with advances in interoperability, improvements for patient access and major medical discoveries enabling fundamental behavior change for better health.

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