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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Market to See 40% CAGR Surge

July 24, 2017 - The advent of true artificial intelligence in healthcare may still be some way off, but strong interest in achieving the goals of AI is producing a significant surge of investment in advanced machine learning, predictive analytics, and cognitive computing. According to a new Market Study report, the healthcare artificial intelligence segment is projected to see a staggering 40 percent compound...


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Geisinger, Baylor Granted $3.5M for Patient Safety Learning Lab

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Geisinger Health System and the Baylor College of Medicine have received a three-year, $3.5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to establish a patient safety learning lab focused on reducing harm and improving clinical accuracy....

Regenstrief, IU to Offer Population Health, Informatics Training

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The Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University (IU) have announced a new program focusing on training researchers in population health informatics.  Funded by a $2.5 million award from the National Library of Medicine, the collaboration...

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 Molecular...

NY Public, Private HIEs Connect for Population Health Management

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Public and private health information exchange (HIE) networks in New York State are teaming up to improve population health management in the nation’s most crowded metropolitan region. Healthix, the largest public HIE in the country, has...

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 Charitable...

Henry Ford to Launch New Precision Medicine, Cancer Center

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A new facility in Detroit, MI aims to become a premier destination center for ambulatory cancer treatment, precision medicine, clinical trials and research, and enhanced support services for cancer patients. The Henry Ford Health System broke...

Brown Gets $1.1M to Study Medicare Post-Discharge Care Quality

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The Peterson Center on Healthcare has announced a two-year $1.1 million grant that will allow researchers at Brown University to study how to improve post-discharge care coordination for Medicare beneficiaries. The new initiative will combine...

UPenn Uses Machine Learning, EHRs to Target Severe Sepsis

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Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Health System have developed a machine learning tool that helps predict patients at highest risk for developing severe sepsis, a common and fast-moving killer in the inpatient setting. Using electronic...

Senate Bill Might Bolster Medicare Chronic Care Management

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The Senate Committee on Finance will be taking a hearing today on a bill that aims to improve the delivery of chronic care management and provide more opportunities for Medicare patients to benefit from population health management activities....

EHR, Biobank Data Uncovers Genetics of Personalized Medicine

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Research led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and University of Arizona’s College of Pharmacy effectively used EHR and biobank data to create a database that identifies specific genetic traits influencing personalized medicine....

Penn Med. Population Health Analytics Dashboard Wins ECRI Prize

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A population health analytics dashboard that brings big data to the point of care has secured the ECRI Institute’s 11th Health Devices Achievement Award for the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation. The health IT tool, called...

UVA Gene Mutation Research Method Speeds Precision Medicine

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A team from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has developed a quicker way to examine the impact of gene mutation on patient health, potentially changing the way cancer labs conduct research into precision medicine and personalized...

CVS Retail Clinics, VA Partner for Care Coordination, Access

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Phoenix-area veterans who typically receive care through the Department of Veterans Affairs will have a new option for minor ailments: a local CVS Minute Clinic.  In an effort to improve care coordination and expand access to care for veterans,...

AMIA, Dryad Partner for Healthcare Research Big Data Access

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The American Medical Informatics Association and the Dryad Digital Repository have announced a new partnership that will expand the availability of healthcare research big data for the validation, repetition, and expansion of published studies....

IBM Watson Gets SNOMED CT Infusion to Enhance Data Analytics

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IBM Watson is continuing its extensive medical education by adopting the SNOMED-CT clinical concept coding system to enhance its machine learning and data analytics.  The partnership between IBM Watson Health and SNOMED International, the...

Donald Rucker Named New National Coordinator for Health IT

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The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) has a new leader in Donald Rucker, MD, a Harvard College, University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford graduate who will leave behind a role as Adjunct Professor in The Ohio State University Medical School’s...

SAP Joins Hyperledger, Building Healthcare Blockchain Momentum

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Hyperledger, the cross-industry collaboration focused on operationalizing blockchain technology, is welcoming SAP to its ranks of “Premier” members, setting up an opportunity for another major companies with healthcare interests to...

SAMHSA Offers $142.9M in Grants for Substance Abuse Programs

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is currently taking applications for participation in a new grant program that will offer up to $142.9 million to population health management programs looking to address...

Seema Verma Receives Confirmation as New CMS Administrator

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Seema Verma, the former head of Indiana’s Medicaid agency, will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as Republican lawmakers seek to make significant changes to both public programs.    In a 55-43 vote that saw...

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