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Federal Actions May Be Required for AI to Flourish in Healthcare

December 6, 2018 - Increasing the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare and other industries will require federal policymakers to enhance health data access, invest in AI research and education, and implement policies to address potential concerns about the technology, according to a new report from the Center for Data Innovation. The report states that while the US has made positive...

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ONC Announces Winners of $2M Health IT Interoperability Award

by Jessica Kent

ONC has announced the two winners of the Leading Edge Acceleration Edge (LEAP) in Health IT funding opportunity, who will receive awards totaling $2 million to address emerging and future challenges in health IT...

NIH Makes Largest Set of Medical Imaging Data Available to Public

by Jessica Kent

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center has released a dataset of more than 32,000 medical images to help enhance the accuracy of lesion detection. The dataset, called DeepLesion, contains thoroughly anonymized images...

Data Analytics, PDMP Use Can Combat the Opioid Crisis

by Jessica Kent

Healthcare leaders, lawmakers, and regulators can combat the opioid crisis by expanding data access for providers, optimizing data analytics tools, and encouraging alternative methods of pain management, according to recommendations from...

NIH Data Science Plan Aims to Boost Data Analytics, Access

by Jessica Kent

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released the final draft of its Strategic Plan for Data Science, which seeks to enhance biomedical research by boosting healthcare data analytics capabilities, data access, and data sharing. In...

NIH Opens Up “All of Us” to Research Participants Nationwide

by Jessica Kent

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of Us precision medicine research program is now open to all individuals 18 and older nationwide, allowing participants across the country to contribute their data to a research resource...

AMA Invests $27M in Health2047 to Accelerate Value-Based Care

by Jessica Kent

The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced that it will help boost chronic disease reduction, productivity, and value-based care through a $27.2 million investment in Health2047, a Silicon Valley-based innovation enterprise that...

ONC: APIs Can Boost Interoperability, Healthcare Data Access

by Jessica Kent

ONC is working with innovators to develop application programming interfaces (APIs) that will create a robust health application ecosystem, improve interoperability, and increase healthcare data access, according to a recent HealthITBuzz...

AMIA: NIH Should Focus on Data Exchange, Access in Science

by Jessica Kent

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has recommended that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) leverage its informatics programs and education efforts, support changes in academic promotion and tenure, and adjust its...

NIH Releases Big Data Resources for Brain Development Research

by Jessica Kent

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced the release of the first dataset from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study, which will allow scientists to use big data to research the many factors that...

74% of Execs Say Interoperability is Critical for Value-Based Care

by Jessica Kent

Over 70 percent of healthcare financial executives say that data interoperability must improve within the next three years to ensure the success of value-based care, according to a Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) survey...

Data Governance, Transparency Required for Patient-Centered Care

by Jessica Kent

In order to deliver high-value patient-centered care, healthcare stakeholders need to establish policies to improve data governance, data transparency, and access to key information within health IT systems, according to a white paper from...

Big Data Analytics Fuels Penn State Precision Health Research

by Jessica Kent

Penn State researchers recently announced their plan to create a Digital Collaboratory for Precision Health Research that will leverage big data analytics to boost individualized care. Project collaborators hope to develop a secure health...

Healthcare Data Access is Biggest Artificial Intelligence Bottleneck

by Jennifer Bresnick

With its potential to revolutionize diagnostics and personalized medicine, artificial intelligence has broken several speed records on its way to the top of the healthcare IT trend list.  Use cases as diverse as sepsis detection,...


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