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Machine Learning 84% Accurate at Flagging Dementia within 2 Years

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A machine learning algorithm using protein biomarkers to identify Alzheimer’s disease was able to accurately identify imaging studies of patients progressing into dementia 84 percent of the time, according to a new study published in...

EHR Natural Language Processing Flags Social Determinant Search Terms

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Applying natural language processing (NLP) techniques to the electronic health record can help providers identify key terms associated with the social determinants of health, says a new study out of Massachusetts General Hospital. Using...

Optum Risk Management Analytics Cut Opioid Use by 14%

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UnitedHealth Group’s Optum analytics services are helping to significantly reduce improper usage of opioids and bring providers in step with recognized clinical guidelines.  By placing limits on the amount and duration of...

430M Internet of Things Devices Means a Healthcare Big Data Tsunami

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By 2022, manufacturers will be shipping out 430 million Internet of Things devices each year, predicts a new report from Tractica, leaving healthcare providers little time to prepare for a massive influx of potentially valuable big...

MIT Uses Deep Learning to Create ICU, EHR Predictive Analytics

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Deep learning, a variant of machine learning that aims to mimic the decision-making structure of the human brain, can help to supplement the skills of critical care clinicians, according to a pair of new research papers from...

How Healthcare Big Data Analytics Helps Build Smart Societies

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Healthcare providers often have little choice but to focus completely on conquering the constant stream of EHR grunt work, reporting requirements, and minor administrative emergencies that make up the majority of day-to-day...

Healthcare Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Tools Bring Big Investments

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Artificial intelligence and cognitive computing systems may be attracting a lot of hype across the healthcare industry, but the developers of these innovative data analytics techniques are already cashing in on their promises as...

Illinois to Use Blockchain for Healthcare Credential Management

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The Illinois Blockchain Initiative is partnering with industry coalition Hashed Health to explore how to apply distributed ledger technology to the complex issue of managing credentials and licensure for healthcare professionals. The...

Can Artificial Intelligence Relieve Electronic Health Record Burnout?

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Healthcare providers still facing frustrations years after switching to electronic health records (EHRs) may soon find some relief from burnout as artificial intelligence moves closer to reality, suggests a viewpoint article published in...

Hashed Health Blockchain Consortium Grows with Change Healthcare

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Blockchain is quickly finding its footing in the healthcare industry as more and more stakeholders join collaborations aimed at bringing the distributed data management technology to the health IT world.  Change Healthcare is the...

Missouri Gov. Creates State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

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Governor Eric Greitens has signed an executive order creating a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) for Missouri.  The new initiative, intended to help fight the spiraling opioid epidemic, means that Missouri has finally...

Data Mining, Big Data Analytics in Healthcare: What’s the Difference?

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The healthcare industry is known for its overreliance on snappy-sounding buzzwords – and perhaps even more infamous for ever-so-slightly misusing them.  In the clinical environment, the correct interpretation of tiny subtleties...

Machine Learning Algorithm Outperforms Cardiologists Reading EKGs

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A machine learning algorithm leveraging a multi-layered convolutional neural network exceeds the performance of human cardiologists when detecting a range of abnormal readings from standard electrocardiograms. Developed at Stanford, the...

Hyperledger Brings Healthcare Blockchain Closer with Fabric 1.0

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Developers interested in bringing blockchain applications to the healthcare industry have a new arrow in their quiver with the release of Hyperledger Fabric 1.0.0, the first publically available version of the consortium’s open...

Machine Learning in Healthcare: Defining the Most Common Terms

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After a slow and unsteady beginning at the start of the decade, the healthcare industry is finally becoming somewhat more comfortable with the idea that learning to live with big data is the only way to see financial and clinical success...

Mount Sinai Creates Imaging Data Warehouse for Precision Medicine

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Mount Sinai Health System has created a centralized imaging research warehouse (IRW) able to integrate clinical images with deidentified electronic health record (EHR) data. The project, developed by Mount Sinai’s Translational and...

84% of Execs: Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Healthcare

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More than 80 percent of healthcare executives polled by Accenture believe that artificial intelligence is on track to completely revolutionize healthcare, and a similar number believe that the advent of machine learning and digital...

Video Analytics, Machine Learning Can Aid Mental Healthcare

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Mental healthcare is one of the most complex fields of clinical study, requiring providers to blend the regulation of physiological functions with the delicate nuances of psychological and emotional distress.  Understanding what a...

Provider Coalition to Use Machine Learning for Type 1 Diabetes

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A three-year collaboration between several top healthcare providers will leverage machine learning techniques to improve the identification and treatment of Type 1 diabetes.  Funded by a grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley...

Artificial Intelligence Could Take Over Surgical Jobs by 2053

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Robots are already a familiar sight for surgeons in many operating rooms, but there is a good chance that artificial intelligence will eventually render its human colleagues obsolete.  In a survey of machine learning and AI experts,...

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