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Deep Learning Spots Adverse Drug Events in Unstructured EHR Data

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Deep learning and natural language processing techniques can significantly improve the detection of adverse drug events (ADEs) in unstructured electronic health record (EHR) data, a study published in JMIR Medical Informatics...

Amazon Takes on Unstructured EHR Data with Machine Learning, NLP

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Amazon is taking another big step into the healthcare industry by announcing a new machine learning service that can extract meaningful information from unstructured EHR data and free-text clinical notes. Amazon Comprehend Medical will...

FDA Foresees Few Patient Safety Issues with Data from Rx Apps

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The FDA is suggesting a hands-off approach to reviewing prescription drug applications that present data with low risks to patient safety, the agency said in a request for comments published in the Federal Register. The solicitation...

Healthcare CIOs See Roles Slip in Decentralized Analytics World

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Healthcare CIOs will need to adapt to changing expectations and shifting responsibilities as analytics infrastructure and data reporting becomes increasingly decentralized, according to a new report by Black Book Research. CIOs no longer...

CMS to Launch Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge

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The CMS Innovation Center is gearing up to launch a new industry challenge aimed at identifying new strategies for leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve outcomes. The proposed challenge will explore how...

Microsoft Azure Releases Open Source FHIR Server for Health Data

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Microsoft is solidifying its commitment to FHIR by announcing the availability of its new open source FHIR Server for Azure. The tool, available on GitHub, allows developers to take advantage of ready-to-use support infrastructure for...

Humana Invests $7M in Social Determinants of Health Programs

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The Humana Foundation has announced plans to invest nearly $7 million in 9 organizations that are committed to addressing the social determinants of health, including food security, social connection, and financial stability. The new...

Geisinger Population Health Program Cuts Opioid Use by 18%

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Geisinger Health System has announced that its ProvenRecovery Program, a population health initiative that aims to reduce opioid use, hospital stays, and healthcare costs, will be implemented across 42 surgical procedures that impact...

Predicting Pressure Injuries with Machine Learning, EHR Data

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Fueled by EHR data, machine learning tools have shown potential in improving several areas of care delivery, including sepsis prediction, chronic disease management, and cancer detection. As providers increasingly experience financial...

EHR Data Sharing Identifies Hypertension Care Disparities

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Health systems participating in an electronic health record (EHR) data sharing collaborative were able to identify care disparities among hypertension patients and could enable organizations to share best practices for quality...

National Study to Show Value of Patient Navigators in Cancer Care

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The Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators (AONN+) in collaboration with Chartis Oncology Solutions and the American Cancer Society will launch a national, multisite study to demonstrate the validity and reliability of patient...

Precision Medicine Approach Reduces Heart Failure Mortality by 50%

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A precision medicine approach cut mortality rates for high-risk heart failure patients by 48 percent, and 30-day hospital readmissions by 25 percent, according to new research from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart...

Harvard Medical School Gets $200M for Precision Medicine Research

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Harvard Medical School (HMS) has received a $200 million grant that will help accelerate precision medicine research, advance artificial intelligence, and increase scientific collaboration. The gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation,...

Less Than 50% of Healthcare CIOs Have Strong Trust in their Data

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Healthcare CIOs reported a lack of strong trust in their data and low levels of self-service for making data-driven decisions, research from Dimensional Insight revealed. The organization surveyed 85 healthcare CIOs about the level of...

Hard Stops in EHRs, Clinical Decision Support Can Improve Care

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Clinical decision support systems that use hard stops, in which a response is required before a user can move forward with a task, are associated with higher performance on both process and outcomes measures, according to a new study...

Collaboration Among HIM Pros, Care Teams Can Boost Health Outcomes

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Increased collaboration among health information management (HIM) professionals and other members of care delivery teams can enhance patient outcomes and reduce care costs, an article from the Journal of AHIMA says. Across all healthcare...

Population Health Program Cuts Hospital Admissions by Nearly 50%

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Northwest Physicians Network (NPN) in Washington State has launched a collaborative population health program that has cut hospital admissions by 43 percent, ambulance transports by 47 percent, and emergency department visits by 36...

Effective Precision Medicine Requires Moving Beyond the EHR

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Electronic health records are not enough to support truly effective precision medicine at the point of care, said providers participating in a survey from KLAS research, but more targeted health IT tools are producing high rates of...

FDA Launches App to Support Clinical Trials, Real-World Evidence Collection

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The FDA has introduced the new MyStudies app, which will collect real-world evidence through mobile devices and increase the diversity of information available for clinical trials and other healthcare research. After conducting a...

Is Population Health on the Agenda as Google Nabs Geisinger CEO?

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Google is taking another step across the boundaries between the tech sector and the healthcare industry by appointing David Feinberg, MD, MBA as head of the company’s healthcare efforts. Feinberg will leave his post as CEO of...

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