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    1. What hospitals should consider when choosing AI tools

      What hospitals should consider when choosing AI tools

      Artificial Intelligence What hospitals should consider when choosing AI tools AI and machine learning are augmentative tools, size matters among data sets, real-world applicability is a must, and tools must be validated, experts say. 11:25 AM Share Some healthcare organizations are turning to artificial intelligence and machine learning because of the enhancements these advanced technologies can make to patient care, operations and security.

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    2. 'Bring your own data' is the next trend in healthcare

      'Bring your own data' is the next trend in healthcare

      'Bring your own data' is the next trend in healthcare Clinicians need new skills as more patients carry their own health information into appointments. 10:32 AM Share Anupam Goel has a big prediction: More and more patients will bring their own medical data into appointments with doctors and caregivers. Goel, chief medical information officer for Advocate Health Care, a 12-hospital health system in Illinois, is not alone in saying that such a consumer movement is percolating.

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    3. How to improve clinical documentation

      How to improve clinical documentation

      Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR) How to improve clinical documentation As health systems work to get the most from their physicians' EHR charting, experts say it’s important to focus on the right metrics while working toward greater buy-in from doctors. 11:06 AM Share Hospitals and health systems trying to survive and thrive under value-based reimbursement realize that optimal clinical documentation is key to ensuring quality care and optimizing revenue cycle management.

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    4. Scanadu cofounders' new project, doc.ai, is a conversational robot that explains lab results

      Scanadu cofounders' new project, doc.ai, is a conversational robot that explains lab results

      Scanadu cofounders' new project, doc.ai, is a conversational robot that explains lab results The doc.ai app will use natural language processing to literally converse with patients via an app. 12:00 PM Share A screen snap of the Scanadu app. The company plans to launch its advanced natural language processing tech platform, doc.ai, to the public soon.

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    5. Linguamatics, RealHealthData to mine patient data with natural language processing

      Linguamatics, RealHealthData to mine patient data with natural language processing

      Linguamatics, RealHealthData to mine patient data with natural language processing Medical transcripts offer untapped insights for life science customers, the companies say. 01:53 PM Share Linguamatics, whose AI and machine learning algorithms fuel natural language processing technology for text mining, is joining forces with RealHealthData, which works with medical transcription companies to populate its database of narrative medical records.

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    6. Epic, Nuance embed AI into EHR for clinical documentation improvement

      Epic, Nuance embed AI into EHR for clinical documentation improvement

      Artificial Intelligence Epic, Nuance embed AI into EHR for clinical documentation improvement By bringing deep learning and natural language processing capabilities to the electronic health record, Nuance's computer-assisted physician documentation technology can help with quality improvement for value-based reimbursement, officials say.

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    7. HIMSS17 roundup: Emerging technologies, reality check on ACA repeal, Dan Rather's reasons for optimism

      HIMSS17 roundup: Emerging technologies, reality check on ACA repeal, Dan Rather's reasons for optimism

      09:17 AM Share The HIMSS17 conference in Orlando late last month spanned the gamut of technology topics — from artificial intelligence to more open EHRs to population health and security, among others. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, in fact, delivered the opening keynote wherein she said the industry is on the verge of a golden era for cognitive computing , artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies and that transforming healthcare is now within our power.

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    8. Artificial intelligence set to transform the patient experience, but many questions still to be answered

      Artificial intelligence set to transform the patient experience, but many questions still to be answered

      Artificial intelligence set to transform the patient experience, but many questions still to be answered 'We're not trying to replace the human interaction, we're trying to augment it,' AI developer says. Share The Mabu Personal Healthcare Companion from Catalia Health ORLANDO – From Watson to Siri, Alexa to Cortana, consumers and patients have become much more familiar with artificial intelligence and natural language processing in recent years.

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    9. Artificial intelligence: Clear and present opportunities emerge for healthcare

      Artificial intelligence: Clear and present opportunities emerge for healthcare

      10:23 AM Share Advisory Board managing director of research Kenneth Kleinberg the need for machine learning in clinical are will grow as data sources continue to evolve. Leading enterprise IT companies — Amazon, Apple, IBM, Google, Microsoft — are investing heavily in artificial intelligence, cognitive computing and machine learning.

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    10. Buyers Guide to cloud computing

      Buyers Guide to cloud computing

      Cloud Computing Buyers Guide to cloud computing Healthcare IT News delves deep into infrastructure-as-a-service offerings from Amazon, IBM, Google, Microsoft, CDW, ClearData, Verizon and VMware. 07:44 AM Share Infrastructure as a service is fast becoming ubiquitous and for the most part commoditized. Organizations can buy cloud-based computing, storage and networking services from myriad vendors today.

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    11. IBM Watson accurately matches oncologists' advice, study finds

      IBM Watson accurately matches oncologists' advice, study finds

      IBM Watson accurately matches oncologists' advice, study finds And the supercomputer proved faster at analyzing data to derive specific courses of treatment. 07:31 AM Share IBM Watson for Oncology was mostly in agreement with recommendations from a panel of oncologists in a double-blinded validation study, the results of which were presented at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium this week.

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    12. IBM Watson takes on cybersecurity with launch of beta initiative that includes healthcare

      IBM Watson takes on cybersecurity with launch of beta initiative that includes healthcare

      IBM Watson takes on cybersecurity with launch of beta initiative that includes healthcare Executives say cognitive technologies such as Watson have a big role to play 01:35 PM Share “Customers are in the early stages of implementing cognitive security technologies,” says Sandy Bird, chief technology officer, IBM Security.

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    13. IBM Watson, Pfizer join forces on cancer drug discovery

      IBM Watson, Pfizer join forces on cancer drug discovery

      Cloud Computing IBM Watson, Pfizer join forces on cancer drug discovery The new partnership is designed to drive Pfizer’s immuno-oncology research by tapping into IBM’s machine learning, cognitive computing and natural language processing technologies. 11:27 AM Share Mikael Dolsten, president of Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development, said leveraging Watson will enable Pfizer to bring promising new immuno-oncology therapeutics to patients more quickly.

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    14. Tableau Software lays down product roadmap for enhanced data analytics

      Tableau Software lays down product roadmap for enhanced data analytics

      Analytics Tableau Software lays down product roadmap for enhanced data analytics The company unveiled forthcoming hyper data engine, natural language query capabilities, an effort it dubbed Project Maestro, as well as visualization features and cloud-based services coming down the pike. 09:52 AM Share Tableau Software revealed new visual data-preparation tools, code-named Project Maestro, along with natural-language query features, a faster data engine and tools for governance.

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    15. Best Hospital IT 2016: Tuality Healthcare's staff is delivering more intelligent records to clinicians with predictive applications

      Best Hospital IT 2016: Tuality Healthcare's staff is delivering more intelligent records to clinicians with predictive applications

      Best Hospital IT 2016: #1 Medium Hospital Tuality Healthcare, Oregon Licensed Beds: 218 Overall Score: 72.69% Tuality Healthcare of Hillsboro, Oregon has a history of being recognized as a desirable place to work; it has won several awards from local magazines over the years.

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    16. Big Data genius bar: End the EHR oligopoly, bring joy back to medicine and over-invest in data governance

      Big Data genius bar: End the EHR oligopoly, bring joy back to medicine and over-invest in data governance

      06:15 AM Share At the HIMSS on Oct. 25, a panel of experts offered their perspectives on the limitations of electronic health records, the challenges of clinician buy-in and patient engagement, and the necessity of making the value case to the C-suite. The panel was modeled on the genius bar in Apple stores such that attendees were encouraged to step up to a microphone and ask the participants anything relevant. Here's what they had to say about those topics and others.

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    17. Machine learning: Changing everything but healthcare

      Machine learning: Changing everything but healthcare

      12:16 PM Share Leonard D’Avolio, associate professor at Harvard Medical School, said machine learning in healthcare is happening now. BOSTON — Machine learning has proven it can beat traditional human techniques in healthcare for some time now, yet it remains limited in use in the healthcare industry. But that may be about to change. "Machine learning is changing everything — except maybe healthcare," MIT professor John Guttag said here at the Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on Oct. 24.

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    18. Mount Sinai deploys analytics and artificial intelligence to take on congestive heart failure

      Mount Sinai deploys analytics and artificial intelligence to take on congestive heart failure

      Analytics Mount Sinai deploys analytics and artificial intelligence to take on congestive heart failure HealthPromise program aims to prevent readmissions and boost outcomes by identifying at-risk patients and enrolling them in connected health initiatives. 11:49 AM Share Mount Sinai Health System announced that it has tapped CloudMedx to help pinpoint people at risk of congestive heart failure as part of its emerging program dubbed HealthPromise.

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