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Clinical Decision Support

MRI Images Created by AI Could Help Train Deep Learning Models

September 24, 2018 - 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 artificial intelligence to train a deep learning model designed to identify clinical abnormalities in imaging data. The research is aimed at overcoming the...


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Arguing the Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

by Jennifer Bresnick

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...

At Montefiore, Artificial Intelligence Becomes Key to Patient Care

by Jennifer Bresnick

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...

Adherence to Clinical Decision Support Cuts Costs by $1K Per Patient

by Jessica Kent

Adhering to a real-time clinical decision support system embedded in the EHR helped providers at Cedars-Sinai cut wasteful healthcare spending by almost $1000 per patient and improve patient outcomes, according to a study published in The...

Business Intelligence Newcomers Challenge Epic in Healthcare Market

by Jessica Kent

Epic has the deepest adoption of business intelligence capabilities among its customers, with clients leveraging the company’s predictive algorithms to improve decision support and patient outcomes. However, organizations are also...

Google-Backed DeepMind Creates Deep Learning CDS for Eye Diseases

by Jennifer Bresnick

Researchers from DeepMind, a UK-based artificial intelligence company owned by Google, are progressing towards a clinical decision support product that can accurately identify more than fifty eye diseases and provide treatment...

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Radiology, Pathology

by Jessica Kent

Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools have the potential to analyze large datasets and extract meaningful insights to enhance patient outcomes, an ability that is proving helpful in radiology and pathology. Images obtained by...

Mount Sinai Launches Biomedical Blockchain Research Center

by Jessica Kent

Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine and the Institute for Next Generation Healthcare have launched the new Center for Biomedical Blockchain Research. The center will explore how to use decentralized, secure technologies to solve...

Clinical Decision Support from Dana-Farber Powers Cancer Care

by Jessica Kent

Experts at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are partnering with Royal Philips to provide improved clinical decision support for cancer care. The incredibly complex nature of cancer, coupled with its many available treatment options, has long...

Deep Learning Tool Tops Dermatologists in Melanoma Detection

by Jessica Kent

A deep learning tool identified melanoma in dermoscopic images with more accuracy than dermatologists, according to a study published in the Annals of Oncology. The convolutional neural network (CNN) scored ten percent higher in terms of...

FDA Clears Marketing for AI Algorithm to Detect Wrist Fractures

by Jennifer Bresnick

The FDA has cleared one of the first artificial intelligence algorithms intended to provide clinical decision support at the point of care, officials announced this week.  Imagen’s OsteoDetect software can use imaging analytics...

AI, Big Data, IoT Bring Growth to Multiple Healthcare Markets

by Jennifer Bresnick

Big data analytics tools and services are poised to bring unprecedented growth to almost every segment of the healthcare IT marketplace, according to the latest series of market reports.  From the Internet of Things (IoT) and...

Exploring the Promises of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

by Jennifer Bresnick

Few data science concepts have brought as much excitement and anticipation to healthcare as artificial intelligence and machine learning.  With an almost limitless capacity to revolutionize how patients, providers, payers, and other...

Big Data Analytics Top List of Healthcare VC Investment Deals

by Jennifer Bresnick

Big data analytics and clinical decision support companies are continuing to rake in funding from venture capitalists and other investors looking for the next breakthrough in healthcare information technology. According to Mercom Capital,...

Success of AI in Healthcare Relies on User Trust in Data, Algorithms

by Jennifer Bresnick

From prediction to diagnostics to population health management, artificial intelligence holds unprecedented promise to revolutionize the way healthcare providers and patients interact with data. Some diagnostic and clinical decision...

Consumers Support AI in Healthcare More than Other Industries

by Jessica Kent

While the general public is more at ease with artificial intelligence (AI) being used in healthcare than in other industries, many consumers still worry about lack of human interaction and data security, according to a survey from SAS....

Data Analytics, Agile Implementation Speed Healthcare Quality Improvement

by Jennifer Bresnick

The healthcare industry has been through numerous trials in recent years, from the financial and technical alterations brought by the Affordable Care Act and the HITECH Act to the rise of consumerism and the advent of the digital...

Medical Imaging is Healthcare’s Artificial Intelligence Bellwether

by Jennifer Bresnick

The healthcare industry has innumerable opportunities to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning in pursuit of more accurate, proactive, and comprehensive patient care.  From reducing administrative burdens to...

Will Clinical Decision Support, Health IT Cut Diagnostic Errors?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare professionals are continually being asked to do more with less.  With more patients but less time; more data but fewer meaningful tools to help them process it, it seems almost inevitable that diagnostic errors and patient...

HIMSS Recognizes EHR Products for Immunization Data Integration

by Jessica Kent

The HIMSS Immunization Integration Program (IIP) has recognized the first set of electronic health record (EHR) products for their ability to enhance clinical decision-making by integrating up-to-date immunization data within EHRs and...

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