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Machine Learning Aids EHRs

June 28, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Machine Learning Aids EHRs

Carnegie Mellon University has set out to improve health predictions with machine learning and data from electronic health records (EHRs). Tech Target brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “Machine learning methods …

The Social Aspect of Burnout

June 28, 2019 – 2:02 am |
The Social Aspect of Burnout

Physician burnout is a common topic in any health care-related article these days. The cause is still under scrutiny, but the cases are on the rise. Some professionals believe addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) …

Proposed Legislation Improves Access to Data

June 27, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Proposed Legislation Improves Access to Data

Recently draft legislation released by the Senate health committee for public comment would not only reduce healthcare costs but is also meant to improve patient access to data. Health Data Management brought this interesting information to …

Startup Uses Emerging Technology to Automate Medical Record Review

June 26, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Startup Uses Emerging Technology to Automate Medical Record Review

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. recently selected startup Pythonic AI as the winner of its second Reverse Pitch MKE competition. They will receive a seed investment and physical office location. Biz Times brought this interesting …

Burnout Report Card

June 25, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Burnout Report Card

Physician burnout has been a significant area of concern and investigation for decades now. However, burnout rates among US physicians are showing a modest decline, although burnout continues to plague physicians much more than other …

Healthcare Security

June 25, 2019 – 2:02 am | One Comment
Healthcare Security

Information security is a key component of any healthcare organization. With the many electronic healthcare records (EHRs) and HIPAA privacy regulations, the average hospital or healthcare practice can become an inviting target for hackers looking …

The Risks of Health Apps

June 21, 2019 – 2:02 am |
The Risks of Health Apps

There are a variety of health apps available to help you track your prescriptions, look up sickness symptoms, and even measure your mood. But they may also pose an unprecedented risk to consumers’ information privacy. This …

Access to Records

June 20, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Access to Records

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology (HIT) continues to remind providers of patients’ rights to electronically view, download and transmit their health information via application programming interfaces. More hospitals are …

Analytics and Healthcare Costs

June 20, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Analytics and Healthcare Costs

The use of predictive analytics at healthcare payer and provider organizations continues to grow. Almost two-thirds of executives (60%) are saying they are using the technology within their organizations. Fierce Healthcare brought this interesting information to …

AI Used in Patient Charting

June 19, 2019 – 2:04 am |
AI Used in Patient Charting

Cerner has introduced Chart Assist, a new artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled workflow, to join a suite of solutions designed to reduce physician burnout, enhance the clinician’s experience and increase productivity. This interesting information came to us from AIthority …

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