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Innovation, Med Tech

3 Steps to Unlock the True Potential of AI for Health Leaders

May 29, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The AI buzz is not subsiding, making headlines across industries. In his summary article about the 2024 HIMSS conference, Chilmark Research’s John Moore III noted, “Good luck trying to get noticed for anything other than AI or cybersecurity (in the […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Ceretrieve touts positive data from aspiration catheter study

May 29, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Ceretrieve has announced positive study results demonstrating that its aspiration catheter demonstrated clot removal, completely restoring blood flow in a single pass. The Ceretrieve aspiration catheter is a medical device used to remove blood clots from blood vessels in the […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

FDA’s call for innovation: AI-driven solutions for Parkinson’s freezing of gait detection and prediction

May 28, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

As digital health technologies proliferate, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking a closer look at how they can capture information about a person’s health outside of a clinical setting. For Parkinson’s disease, a handful of wearable technologies […]


EHR & EMR, Innovation, Med Tech

AI Chatbots Improving Mental Health Support in Telehealth Training

May 28, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Telehealth is on the rise, but most medical professionals are overwhelmed with their current workloads and aren’t prepared to take on additional training. This is where artificial intelligence chatbots come in — they could ease the burden while improving their […]


News

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 […]


News

Second American contracts bird flu tied to dairy cows as CDC says risk of infection still low

May 22, 2024

Via: Fox News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that a second H5N1 bird flu case has been identified by officials. A 55-year-old Michigan dairy worker became ill after working with H5N1-infected cattle, the CDC said in a press […]


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 […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Why an Enterprise Master Person Index is Foundational for Health Tech Innovation

May 17, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Healthcare is poised to become the world’s fastest-growing source of data in the next year (RBC Capital Markets), accumulating from sources that are as varied as they are numerous, including hospitals, doctors’ offices, retail clinics, and wearable devices. While this […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Optimizing Revenue Cycle Management With Health IT Solutions

May 17, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Healthcare is a field that survives on evolving along with society. Whether it’s innovations in life-saving technology or fluctuations in revenue generation, professionals in the health industry must keep abreast of these changes and adapt accordingly. Revenue cycle management (RCM) […]


Innovation, Research

Accenture Backs Turbine’s AI-Powered Platform to Accelerate Drug Discovery

May 16, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Turbine’s core technology, the Simulated Cell platform, leverages machine learning to decipher human cell decision-making processes. By intricately modeling molecular interactions within and around cells, the platform facilitates virtual experiments on a massive scale, exceeding the capabilities of the physical […]


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 […]


News

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 […]


Regulatory

Hospitals charged employers and insurers 254% more than Medicare in 2022: study

May 14, 2024

Via: Healthcare Dive

Since 2021, health systems and insurers have been required to post pricing information for their 300 most common procedures as the government pushes to make healthcare prices more transparent. However, researchers have accused hospitals and insurers of failing to fully […]


Innovation, Med Tech

HHS Announces Funding Opportunity to Improve AI-Powered Healthcare & Behavioral Health IT

May 14, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), is seeking innovative solutions to advance healthcare through artificial intelligence (AI) and improve health IT adoption in behavioral health […]


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 […]


News

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 […]