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What Do Primary Care Docs Need in Terms of Genomic Clinical Decision Support?

March 23, 2017  |  David Raths
article
At the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, work on genomic clinical decision support has started with a focus on primary care.

Watson Health to Leverage AI-Based CDS Application for Head Trauma, Stroke Identification

March 20, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
IBM Watson Health is collaborating with an artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare startup with the goal to bring a clinical decision support application to imaging experts that will help doctors identify instances of intracranial bleeding as a result of head...

A Canadian Hospital Leverages IT to Optimize the Prevention of “Code Blues”

March 17, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
At Hamilton Health Sciences in Hamilton, Ontario, leaders have leveraged leading-edge IT to help optimize processes around monitoring patients in deterioration and averting “code blue” emergencies

AI Now? Really?

March 14, 2017  |  Dave Levin, M.D.
commentary
Once again, I am failing Fitzgerald’s test of first-rate intelligence. It happens frequently. This week the cause is artificial intelligence (AI) for healthcare. I blame HIMSS 2017.

ECRI Institute Releases Annual List of Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns

March 13, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Healthcare providers have troves of information to manage, and the advent of electronic health records (EHRs) has brought this challenge to the forefront, which is why the ECRI Institute cited information management in EHRs as its top patient safety concern in...

Autonomous Driving: What’s Next, Autonomous Healthcare?

March 12, 2017  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Autonomous cars are coming. Will healthcare follow suit?

At Chicago’s Presence Health, Taking a Thoughtful Path Forward into Value-Based Care

March 9, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
Sam Bagchi, M.D., chief medical officer and chief quality officer at Presence Health, based in Chicago, shares his perspectives on the thoughtful path that he and his colleagues are taking forward into value-based and accountable care

Artificial Intelligence “Chatbot” Consultant Helping Interventional Radiologists

March 9, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Interventional radiologists at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) are using technology found in self-driving cars to power a machine learning application that helps guide patients’ interventional radiology care.

In Ontario, a BI Reporting Tool is Making Data Visibility Easy

March 7, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
A Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program runner-up, Ontario’s Community Health Centres have placed significant emphasis on BI reporting and data analytics.

Time to Rethink Cost Reduction Strategies Focused on the Highest-Cost Patients?

March 7, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
Medical researchers in Boston take a granular look at what elements really cause the over-utilization of unnecessary healthcare services—and opine on whether patient care leaders should reconsider their focus on which groups to look at in this key area of activity

Report: Predictive Genetic Testing Market to Reach $4.6B by 2025

March 6, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The global predictive genetic testing and consumer/wellness genomics market is anticipated to reach $4.6 billion by 2025, according to a report from Research and Markets.

If You Thought You Knew Exactly What Was Going to Happen at HIMSS17, You Might Have Been Wrong

February 27, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
The whirlwind that is the annual HIMSS Conference hit Orlando, Florida this year—and brought with it a mix of predictability and surprises, at a time of unprecedented change for U.S. healthcare

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