Using AI and behavioral science to improve hospital operations

Using AI and behavioral science to improve hospital operations

Behavioral science is used to get people to perform certain behaviors, including ones they may not typically embrace. Clinicians, especially surgeons, generally do not like to be told what to do, and certainly not by technology like artificial intelligence. Mudit Garg, CEO of Qventus, a vendor of AI-powered health IT, and a former McKinsey & … Read more

Health Panel Recommends Anxiety Screening for All Adults Under 65

Health Panel Recommends Anxiety Screening for All Adults Under 65

A panel of medical experts on Tuesday recommended for the first time that doctors screen all adult patients under the age of 65 for anxiety, guidance that highlights the extraordinary stress levels that have plagued the United States since the start of the pandemic. has plagued. The advisory group, called the US Preventive Services Task … Read more

Lack of Data Still Blunts U.S. Response to Outbreaks

Lack of Data Still Blunts U.S. Response to Outbreaks

ANCHORAGE — After a middle-aged woman tested positive for Covid-19 in January at her workplace in Fairbanks, public health workers sought answers to questions vital to understanding how the virus was spreading in Alaska’s rugged interior. The woman, they learned, had underlying conditions and had not been vaccinated. She had been hospitalized but had recovered. … Read more

Michigan’s HIE partners on post-acute care interoperability

Michigan's HIE partners on post-acute care interoperability

Michigan Health Information Network, a non-profit statewide health information exchange, will integrate PointClickCare’s cloud-based software to facilitate the seamless, automated flow of patient data. why it mattersMihin announced that its partnership with the largest post-acute electronic medical records vendor in the country will now enable 250 new post-acute providers and case managers to exchange real-time … Read more

An academic’s perspective on DTC telehealth services: Buyer beware

An academic's perspective on DTC telehealth services: Buyer beware

Telehealth has revolutionized the way people access healthcare since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Widely expanding telehealth has had many benefits. But with the sudden and massive explosion of any business comes the possibility of some players chasing money and taking advantage of unsuspecting consumers. What should people look for when choosing a telehealth … Read more

ATA hosts series this week on the value of virtual care

ATA hosts series this week on the value of virtual care

The American Telemedicine Association has gathered several speakers to share their expertise on integrating virtual care into healthcare delivery. why it matters ATA is taking the week to encourage telehealth solution providers, hospital systems and medical practices, patient advocacy leaders, policy makers and other stakeholders to examine hybrid care models that include personalized and virtual … Read more

Wearable cognitive assistance: What is it, and what can it achieve?

Wearable cognitive assistance: What is it, and what can it achieve?

Wearable cognitive aids may be the new edge hospitals and health systems need to improve their diagnostic processes and achieve cost efficiencies. The technology, which combines AI-enabled devices with edge computing, can help humans accomplish tasks with greater efficacy by giving them virtual instructions and sometimes pairing them with other people who can assist them. … Read more

Biden Says the Pandemic Is Over. But at Least 400 People Are Dying Daily.

Biden Says the Pandemic Is Over. But at Least 400 People Are Dying Daily.

The pandemic, she said in an interview, feels like “one hell I’m never going to get out of.” She said, her husband’s immune system is weak, and he is still wearing a mask. “President Biden said, ‘Nobody’s wearing a mask,’ and that’s probably true,” she said. “But is it wise?” Mr. Goodman, who worked as … Read more

Inside a new virtual-first, Epic-based, nationwide telehealth services company

Inside a new virtual-first, Epic-based, nationwide telehealth services company

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, well-being frameworks presently give most of the telehealth the nation over. Be that as it may, while well-being framework doctors are returning to their office-based daily schedule, patient interest as a rule has begun to supply exceed the wellbeing framework. Some wellbeing frameworks have contracted with outsider telemedicine merchants … Read more

Intelerad acquires Life Image, with the goal of global medical image network

Intelerad acquires Life Image, with goal of global medical image network

Intelerad Clinical Frameworks and Life Picture are converging in an arrangement – terms of which were not revealed – that the organizations say will make the biggest clinical picture trade organization. Propelling clinical picture interoperability is a key information trade objective of the 21st Century Fixes Act. Intelerad, the Raleigh, North Carolina-and Montreal-based undertaking imaging … Read more