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At Northwell Health, IT Leaders are Revamping the EHR with AI, NLP and Voice Tools

July 5, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Major tech companies and health systems are revamping EHRs with artificial intelligence and voice recognition technology. Project leaders at Northwell Health have developed an EMRbot that enables physicians and nurses to “talk” with a patient’s medical record.

In Catalonia, Health IT Governance Rises Above the Political

June 6, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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The leaders of the TICSalut Foundation, the government agency that manages healthcare IT management and development for the entire region of Catalonia in northeast Spain, are moving forward on a broad range of fronts

Atrius Health Finding High-Value Use Cases for Natural Language Processing

March 26, 2018  |  David Raths
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Natural language processing has the potential to help plug information gaps by unlocking the value in unstructured data. But health systems are still figuring out which use cases to apply it to.

National Coordinator Rucker Urges CMIOs to Participate in Helping to Improve Interoperability, Usability

March 5, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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In his opening keynote address at the AMDIS/HIMSS Physician Executive Symposium, National Coordinator Donald Rucker, M.D. urged CMIOs to take part in shaping the future of interoperability and usability in U.S. healthcare

Clinicians to CMS, ONC: “Right the Ship” to Simplify Reporting, Ease Regulatory Burdens

February 23, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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During a daylong listening session sponsored by ONC and CMS on the issue of reducing clinician burden, healthcare industry stakeholders shared a litany of frustrations and complaints about EHRs contributing to administrative burden and physician burnout.

Innovator Awards Program 2018: Semifinalists

February 19, 2018  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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We at Healthcare Informatics were ecstatic with the exceptional quality of the submissions we received from innovating patient care organizations across the U.S. Here are the 14 teams in the Provider Division that received semifinalist status this year.

CIO Survey: FHIR is a Potential Game Changer, Blockchain Overhyped

January 23, 2018  | 
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Half of surveyed CIOs cited HL7’s FHIR as the technology with the most potential to make a tangible, positive impact in the next two years, while almost half of respondents view blockchain as the most overhyped emerging technology right now.

Can AI Help to Save the Practice of Radiology for the Future?

December 5, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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At the RSNA Conference last week, the breadth and intensity of the discussions around artificial intelligence revealed the universal concern over how radiology can prove itself in the new healthcare

At RSNA, Industry Sage Joe Marion Scans the Landscape—and Sees Massive Change

December 1, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Joe Marion, one of the most respected consultants in imaging and imaging informatics, shares his perspectives on what’s been different at this year’s RSNA Conference, and where everything is headed in terms of vendor solutions

Will Artificial Intelligence Change Radiology Practice? At RSNA, James Whitfill, M.D. Offers His Thoughts

November 29, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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James Whitfill, M.D., chief medical officer at Innovation Care Partners in Phoenix, shared his perspectives on the hype and potential of artificial intelligence, during the RSNA Conference

At RSNA 2017, Much Discussion—and Hype—Around Artificial Intelligence

November 27, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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At RSNA 2017, radiologist leaders look towards the future of value-based care, and see the leveraging of artificial intelligence tools as essential to the success of their specialty going forward

Collen Award Goes to NLP Pioneer Carol Friedman

October 13, 2017  |  David Raths
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The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2017 Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence to Carol Friedman, Ph.D., during the AMIA Annual Symposium.

For Documentation Reform, Innovative Processes Breed Better Outcomes

September 28, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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At some point in their push for better quality, clinical and IT leaders realized that if their old processes around documentation weren’t etched in their workflows for the past several years, they would never have started that way.

How Natural Language Processing is Helping to Revitalize Physician Documentation

September 25, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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In our September/October cover story, experts discuss how leading healthcare organizations are finding ways to preserve the patient narrative in the note for all care team members involved.

Leaders at Virginia Tech’s Biocomplexity Institute Devise an Analytic Platform to Address Infectious Disease Spread

August 11, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Leaders at the Biocomplexity Institute at Virginia Tech have been working on an exciting initiative, developing an analytic modeling platform that could help to prepare for and prevent the spread of common infectious diseases

Sutter Health, IBM Collaborate on Early Detection of Heart Failure Using EHR Data and AI

May 16, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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A team of scientists at IBM Research, in collaboration with scientists from Sutter Health, recently completed research developing methods to help predict heart failure based on hidden clues in Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

At the World Health Care Congress, Healthcare Leaders Share Perspectives on Analytics-Driven Initiatives

May 1, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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At the World Health Care Congress, a health system leader and a health plan leader explain how their organizations are using machine learning and data analytics to move forward on strategic goals

Online Tool Helps Patients Comprehend their EHR Notes

March 10, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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A team of researchers set out to create an online tool that simplifies the complex medical terms that appear in clinical notes by replacing it with simple, user-understandable terms.

LIVE FROM HIMSS17: IBM’s Rometty: Cognitive Computing Has Put Us on the Verge of a “Golden Age” in Healthcare

February 20, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty told HIMSS17 attendees in her opening keynote address that cognitive computing in healthcare “is mainstream, and it is real,” and predicted a “Golden Age” for healthcare worldwide, through AI-facilitated advances

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals to Launch Cognitive Patient Care Rooms

October 5, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Inc. is the latest patient care organization to partner with IBM, as the health system recently announced it will launch cognitive hospital rooms powered by IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) designed to enhance the patient...
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