Artificial Intelligence

AI, wearables, interoperability new products at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 04:54 pm February 14, 2019
AMAX unveils two AI-powered healthcare platforms, VitalConnect enhances wearable biosensor data, and PointClickCare connects acute and post-acute care providers.
HIMSS19 Views from the Top

HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf, Google Cloud’s Aashima Gupta, IBM’s Mark Dudman and Microsoft’s Peter Lee during a panel on Thursday afternoon.

By Tom Sullivan 04:10 pm February 14, 2019
Once the specification gains wider use for data exchange, it will open the doors for more advanced uses of data, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, IBM, Google and Microsoft executives said at HIMSS19. 
IBM Watson Health invests $50 million in Brigham and Women’s and Vanderbilt for health AI
By Bill Siwicki 11:24 am February 14, 2019
The prominent AI vendor will make the 10-year investment in research collaborations with the two separate academic centers to advance the science of artificial intelligence and its application to major public health issues.
IBM Watson Health’s chief health officer talks healthcare challenges and AI
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm February 13, 2019
In a wide-ranging HIMSS19 week conversation with Healthcare IT News, Dr. Kyu Rhee discusses artificial intelligence, value-based care, healthcare quality, and how client health system Health Quest is dealing with PCMH, MIPS, CPC+ and HEDIS efforts.
By Mike Miliard 11:10 am February 13, 2019
Experts from Microsoft, AMA and Cleveland Clinic weigh the serious considerations that must be addressed as AI and machine learning increasingly embed themselves in clinical and consumer applications.
Sutter Health, others unveil AI tech at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm February 12, 2019
Sutter Health and Ada Health partner for personalized care, Innovaccer debuts a data activation platform, and QuartzClinical launches data warehousing and clinical registry tools.
Bitfury, Longenesis, MDW bring blockchain to radiology marketplace
By Nathan Eddy 11:35 am February 12, 2019
The updated infrastructure offers baked-in data anonymization as well as advanced encryption and user permissioning, built on Bitfury’s Exonum private blockchain framework.
Change HIMSS booth
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am February 12, 2019
The new Claims Lifecycle Artificial Intelligence works with Change's Intelligent Healthcare Network to improve the revenue cycle, the company says.

(Photo: Thomas Peter-Pool, Getty Images)

By Mike Miliard 06:25 pm February 11, 2019
With worries that China and other countries are outpacing the U.S. in artificial intelligence maturity, the initiative seeks to boost R&D and education. But it's spare on specifics and has no new funding attached.
John Halamka

John Halamka speaks at the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit in Orlando on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm February 11, 2019
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality for primary care.

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