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AI in Healthcare News and Updates

May 23, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Transcarent Introduces WayFinding, an AI-Powered Consumer Health Experience Transcarent, the One Place for Health and Care, announced WayFinding, a new experience that seamlessly combines generative AI with instant access to care providers to integrate benefits navigation, clinical guidance, and care […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Revolutionizing Medical AI: John Snow Labs’ LLMs Outperforms GPT-4, Med-PaLM2

May 21, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

This accomplishment signifies John Snow Labs’ dedication to delivering the most accurate medical LLMs available. Here are three key milestones: Overall Accuracy: Their LLM achieved an impressive 87.35 score on the Open Medical LLM leaderboard’s standardized test harness. This surpasses […]


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Explainer: US Election 2024 -Biden’s healthcare outlook

May 21, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

As a presidential election looms in the US, the incumbent democratic party has made strides to win over public, party and investor confidence through small reforms to healthcare. Current US president and soon-to-be electoral candidate, Joe Biden, is expected to […]


EHR & EMR

Beyond the EHR: Why We Need a Patient Communication Layer

May 20, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Healthcare looks a lot different than it did a few years ago. Healthcare leaders need to address rising consumerism, persistent labor shortages, systemic equity gaps, and a critical shift toward value-based care. It’s worth asking: If the healthcare landscape has […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

How to reduce your patient acquisition costs

May 20, 2024

Via: Healthcare Dive

Patient acquisition cost (PAC) encompasses all the dollars your practice spends to find and acquire new patients. These costs are robust—factoring in everything from marketing to overhead expenses—and they add up quickly. PAC = (sales and marketing costs) / (number […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Radiomics research identifies new imaging markers in laryngeal cancer

May 16, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Aresearch team at Newcastle University in the UK and Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will initiate a 250-patient study after research showed how AI can improve the treatment and outcomes of laryngeal cancer. Amar Rajgor and his team […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices Development Services and Software Companies

May 15, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

In the complex and highly regulated world of medical device development, selecting the right development partner is crucial. A medical device development company must not only possess technical expertise but also a profound understanding of the regulatory landscape to ensure […]


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Revolutionizing Mental Health

May 15, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

In recent years, the discourse surrounding mental health has garnered significant attention, highlighting the importance of proactive approaches to emotional well-being. As society grapples with the complexities of modern life, technology, particularly Artificial Intelligence (AI), emerges as a transformative force […]


Innovation, Research

Dementia Action Week 2024: the future of Alzheimer’s diagnostics  

May 13, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Dementia Action Week 2024, which starts today, shines a spotlight on Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia. The approval of several drugs for Alzheimer’s such as Eisai’s Leqembi (lecanemab) and Biogen’s Adhuelm (aducanumab), which was later withdrawn, in […]


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Medicare’s Push To Improve Chronic Care Attracts Businesses, but Not Many Doctors

May 13, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Carrie Lester looks forward to the phone call every Thursday from her doctors’ medical assistant, who asks how she’s doing and if she needs prescription refills. The assistant counsels her on dealing with anxiety and her other health issues. Lester […]


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Nurse Burnout: How Digital Transformation Can Be the Antidote

May 9, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The COVID-19 pandemic has catalyzed a profound transformation within the healthcare sector, revealing an urgent need to modernize and enhance the way care is delivered. Amidst the global crisis, healthcare providers were compelled to swiftly adapt and integrate new technologies, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Revolutionizing Healthcare with Data Extraction Technology

May 8, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

In the evolving landscape of the healthcare industry, technology advancements play a pivotal role in enhancing efficiency, accuracy, and helping reduce the workload on overburdened staff. Despite significant progress in interoperability, traditional methods, such as faxing, continue to be a […]


Regulatory

Ensuring Food Safety in Healthcare

May 7, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Food safety is of paramount importance for all industries. Ensuring the preparation, handling, and storage of food meets certain health and safety standards is critical for businesses involved in the production of food, its distribution and service, not only to […]


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Eating yogurt could help prevent one common disease, according to the FDA

May 7, 2024

Via: Fox News

Can incorporating yogurt into your diet keep diabetes at bay? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has implied that it’s possible. The health agency announced in March that it will not object to a claim from Danone North America […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Smart Meter launches iGlucose Plus for diabetes management

May 6, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Smart Meter, a supplier of cellular remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions, has announced the launch of iGlucose Plus, an advanced version of its patented cellular-connected glucose meter. The new iGlucose Plus is designed to enhance diabetes management for patients and […]


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AR/VR in Healthcare: Why Collaboration is its Most Important Use

May 1, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Throughout history, new and emerging technologies have helped revolutionize and advance the field of medicine, allowing medical professionals to develop groundbreaking new procedures, work towards cures to previously incurable diseases, and much more. Healthcare practitioners are always looking for ways […]


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Healthcare Cybersecurity: 5 Steps to Prepare for a Ransomware Attack

April 30, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

It’s not a matter of if but when an organization will face a security incident. In 2023, the healthcare industry faced its toughest year, with over 124 million health records breached in a total of 725 hacking incidents, according to […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Neuromodulation to see market growth, pioneering technology for epilepsy

April 30, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that is characterised by recurrent seizures and affects about 50 million people worldwide. While pharmaceuticals have historically been the primary treatment approach, the landscape of epilepsy management is evolving with the emergence of promising technologies […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Breast cancer mammogram screenings should start at age 40 instead of 50, says health task force

April 30, 2024

Via: Fox News

Women should get mammograms every other year starting at age 40, according to updated recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). This is a significant change from previous guidelines, which said women should begin biennial mammograms at age […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

The Digital Advantage: Augmenting the Healthcare Customer Experience

April 29, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

When interacting with industries such as retail, hospitality, and finance, we’ve all become accustomed to quick, effective, and personalized customer service. It’s no surprise that when it comes to healthcare, consumers are now seeking a better customer experience on par […]