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Real-Time ADT, PDMP Alerts Support Population Health in Rhode Island

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A statewide health information exchange (HIE) program in Rhode Island is helping to coordinate care and improve population health management through real-time admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) alerts and prescription drug monitoring...

CMS Disability Index Identifies Care Disparities, Access Issues

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Physical and mental disabilities have a significant impact on individuals’ ability to access healthcare, obtain quality services, and manage associated social determinants of health, a recent report from CMS reveals. According to...

MRI Images Created by AI Could Help Train Deep Learning Models

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Maybe it takes one to know one – and maybe it takes one to train one.  Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, NVIDIA, and the MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science are exploring how to use MRI images generated by...

Are Universal EHRs Key to Healthcare Value, Trust, and AI Adoption?

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Healthcare providers in the United States generally don’t harbor very warm feelings for their electronic health records (EHRs). Despite efforts from vendors and regulators to improve the experience of interacting with these...

Johns Hopkins Nursing Launches Chronic Disease Management Center

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has launched a new center that aims to enhance research on chronic disease management and develop comprehensive care plans for patients with multiple chronic conditions. The new facility, called the...

Data Standards, API Development Will Support Health Data Exchange

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Shared data standards and industry-wide adoption of application programming interfaces (APIs) will be key to promoting improved health data exchange, according to a recent brief from the Pew Charitable Trusts.   APIs have the...

Health Literacy Education Key to Rural Population Health, Care Access

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Improving patient health literacy and reducing out-of-pocket healthcare costs can support improved rural population health, according to a recent report from the National Quality Forum (NQF). More than 59 million people currently live in...

Amazon, APIs to Support Cloud Informatics Platform for Life Sciences

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Amazon Web Services (AWS), Accenture, and Merck have announced a collaboration to create a cloud-based informatics research platform to support advances in the life sciences. The project will accelerate drug development by improving...

Using Big Data, Machine Learning to Reduce Chronic Disease Spending

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Diabetes and heart disease are two of the most costly and prevalent chronic conditions impacting patients in the US, leading the healthcare industry to spend billions every year to treat and manage these disorders. As care delivery...

Arguing the Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

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In what seems like the blink of an eye, mentions of artificial intelligence have become ubiquitous in the healthcare industry.  From deep learning algorithms that can read CT scans faster than humans to natural language processing...

$21M Grant to “All of Us” Orgs Will Support Precision Medicine Research

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The HHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $21 million to 46 community health centers to support their participation in NIH’s All of Us precision medicine research program. The grant will allow community...

PCORI Data Sharing Policy Supports Analytics, Health Data Exchange

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a new policy that will encourage data sharing among researchers with the goal of accelerating big data analytics and secure health information exchange. The new policy...

Hospital Care May Not Influence Socioeconomic Outcomes Disparities

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Hospitals generally provide similar levels of quality care to individuals across socioeconomic groups, indicating that outcomes disparities may be rooted in external community factors, according to a recent study published in JAMA. While...

Cigna Targets Data Analytics Innovation with $250M Venture Fund

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Cigna is planning to invest $250 million dollars in a new venture fund that will foster innovations around big data analytics, digital health strategies, and care management improvements. The new Cigna Ventures initiative will allow the...

Machine Learning, Genomics Predict Risk of Aortic Aneurysm

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The combination of machine learning tools and genomic data can help predict the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), one of the most frequently fatal heart conditions - and one that is most often diagnosed only after a patient’s...

80% of CMIOs Say Medication Management Boosts Patient Safety

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More than 80 percent of CMIOs believe medication management initiatives are actively helping to reduce the number of adverse drug events that can threaten patient safety, according to a recent survey from the Association of Medical...

At Montefiore, Artificial Intelligence Becomes Key to Patient Care

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is the newest must-have technology for healthcare organizations seeking to get ahead of costly and clinically dangerous patient care issues while also gaining a competitive edge over their peers. Interest from...

CMS Adds Hospitals to Medicare Disparities Data Visualization Tool

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CMS has expanded the Mapping Medicare Disparities (MMD) Tool to include a Hospital View, which enables users to compare healthcare quality and outcomes at the hospital level and identify care disparities for Medicare patients. Launched in...

Internet of Things, AI to Play Key Role in Future Smart Hospitals

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to combine with the power of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other emerging technologies to create the “smart hospitals” of the future, according to a new report by Frost &...

Alexa, Siri NLP Skills Not Ready for Reliable Medical Conversations

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Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, and other AI-driven virtual assistants may be useful tools for ordering rideshares and controlling smart homes, but these conversational computing systems are not quite ready for prime time when it comes to...

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