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Innovation, Med Tech

Enhancing Physical Therapy With Artificial Intelligence

January 31, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

In 2014, Stephen Hawking cautioned that “the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race….It would take off on its own and re-design itself at an ever-increasing rate..” Artificial intelligence (AI) has advanced rapidly in […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Disparities in Patient Access to Electronic Health Information

January 27, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Patients have a right of access to their health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. Recent policy efforts aim to simplify and increase patient access to electronic health information (EHI), as easy access to […]


Innovation, Med Tech

More hospitals are electronically sharing health information

January 27, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

Interoperability continues to improve among U.S. hospitals, but there’s still a ways to go, according to new government data. More than six in 10 hospitals electronically shared health information and integrated it into their electronic health records in 2021, up […]


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Artificial intelligence could save healthcare industry $360B a year

January 26, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

The buzz around AI has increased as the ChatGPT model takes the internet by storm. It’s no different in healthcare. The ChatGPT AI tool has passed the U.S. medical licensing exam, authored a number of scientific papers and is being […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI in Healthcare News and Updates

January 25, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Etiometry (@etiometry), a clinical decision-support software company, announced its IDO2 Index™ was cleared for adult use by the Food and Drug Administration. Now, U.S. hospitals can arm adult critical care teams with risk analytics that alert them to patients likely […]


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Healthcare AI Transformation: 9 Executive Predictions to Watch in 2023

January 24, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Innovation areas to watch: One of the exciting areas of applied machine learning recently is so-called Generative Tech. Some say it’s the biggest change to the Internet since crypto was invented. Generative Tech is developing at an unprecedented pace and […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI Mental Health Chatbot Diagnoses Disorders with 93% Accuracy

January 23, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

It comes as NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services are experiencing significant capacity challenges in the face of record demand – with latest data showing a 21.5% increase in people accessing NHS talking therapies services over the last […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Top 10 Health Technology Hazards in 2023 to Watch

January 20, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

For 2023, ECRI’s report includes a series of challenges to industry, urging manufacturers to pursue device or process improvements that could mitigate—or even eliminate—some of the hazards included on the list. With healthcare facilities understaffed and healthcare workers overstressed, it’s […]


Innovation, Med Tech

The Health Data Interoperability Highway Is Coming. Is Your Organization Ready?

January 20, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Not many of us remember a time when there weren’t interstates widely available to help us get to where we need to go. Winding roads and sleepy towns can be nostalgic, but they’re not great time savers when time is […]


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Medical Natural Language Processing Tech Has Come of Age

January 19, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

For many years, natural language processing (NLP) has held the promise of dramatically increasing the ability of healthcare organizations to quickly and accurately understand unstructured medical text in clinical notes. Using medical NLP, healthcare providers, clinical researchers, and payers would […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How technology will shape healthcare in 2023

January 17, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

The COVID-19 pandemic kickstarted a rapid increase in adoption of healthcare technology, reshaping the bedrock of American medical operations and delivery. But as 2022 drew to a close, several factors suggested that technology adoption was slowing down, including a cooled […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Health IT Business News – January 12, 2023

January 12, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

EHNAC Announces Finalized 2023 Accreditation Criteria Versions for All Accreditation Programs The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (@EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, announced the release of new versions of […]


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The Continuing Rise of AI in the Healthcare Sector in 2023

January 11, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

The announcement in September 2022 that the health tech company Iodine Software was entering into a partnership with the software platform TruCode “to upend clinical administration using artificial intelligence” serves as one of the more recent reminders of AI’s considerable […]


Innovation, Med Tech

3 Ways Digital Transformation Will Impact Patient Care and Staff in 2023

January 10, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Digital transformation is about more than just technology; it provides new ways to deliver value. More than a buzzword, digital transformation is the process of implementing emerging technologies to modify a company’s essential operations, processes, and services. When it comes […]


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Why ML Monitoring is Essential to AI Success in Healthcare

January 9, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Artificial intelligence (AI) adoption in the healthcare sector has grown significantly over the last decade, with no signs of slowing down. According to a 2021 report from HIMSS, 62% of clinicians are interested in using AI/ML tools. From front-line workers […]


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Accelerating the Use of AI in Healthcare in 2023?

January 4, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Adopted health technologies have created an overwhelming amount of personal health data for providers and patients. Using this data for better diagnosing and outcomes has been the greatest challenge. Will AI start to prove meaningful in analyzing all this data […]


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Working Towards Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Through Technology

January 3, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Healthcare and technology go hand-in-hand. Without technological advancements, we wouldn’t see the level of patient care we’re at today. However, health IT can’t slow down. It can improve the integration of primary care and mental/behavioral healthcare. Behavioral health focuses on […]


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Will Technology Continue to Solve Our Healthcare Challenges in 2023?

December 27, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Incorporating digital health early – I believe that incorporating digital health tools earlier in the prescription process and combining digital with traditional medication therapy will increase in 2023. As more digital medication management solutions gain FDA approval, there is an […]


Innovation, Med Tech

4 Data Security Challenges for Healthcare Organizations in 2022

December 22, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

The healthcare industry has always been a prominent target for cybercriminals worldwide. They can access high-value patient PHI/PII data and use it maliciously to disrupt the patient’s treatment routine and bring down uptime, which is critical. It has repercussions on […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Medtronic starts US robotic surgery trial in push to challenge Intuitive

December 22, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Hugo is already on the market in some countries, but made a slow start commercially. Medtronic cut its sales forecast in 2021, slashing the midpoint of its range from $75 million to $30 million. Sales are now starting to ramp […]