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GPT-4 outperformed 99.98% of simulated human readers in diagnosing complex clinical cases

Mobi Health News

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine says GPT-4 correctly diagnosed 52.7% of complex cases compared to only 36% of medical journal readers.

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Can generative artificial intelligence help clinicians better manage patient messages?

KevinMD

In today’s digitized, on-demand world, patients frequently use portals to send their physicians questions and requests. Today, physicians receive 57 percent more patient messages than before the pandemic. They spend the highest proportion of their inbox time on these messages, often responding after hours. While messaging is an essential care access point, high volume strains Read more… Can generative artificial intelligence help clinicians better manage patient messages?

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How AI Translates Complex Clinical Notes to Patient-Friendly Language

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Nate MacLeitch, CEO, QuickBlox. As healthcare advances, so does the complexity of conditions and treatments. But as the global population lives longer, doctors’ time to translate increasingly complex clinical notes diminishes. According to the […] The article How AI Translates Complex Clinical Notes to Patient-Friendly Language appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Cybersecurity frameworks in APAC don’t support remote care: report

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Existing cybersecurity frameworks for healthcare across Asia-Pacific are not suited for remote care management. This is based on a new report by the Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed) and L.E.K. Consulting which looked into the cybersecurity landscape of the region and how policies and other measures apply in the rising remote care segment.

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Transform Clinical Communication With Role-based Messaging

Effective collaboration among all care team members is critical to delivering better patient outcomes. A key element to achieving effective collaboration is through the implementation of a clinical communication and collaboration platform. In a fast-paced, high-stress and critical environment, people tend to do whatever gets the job done. Therefore will scramble and use the systems, people, or processes around them to get an outcome more quickly - which can often be at the expense of quality.

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Revolutionizing patient care: the convergence of AI and personalized medicine

KevinMD

In the dynamic realm of health care, two revolutionary forces are converging to redefine patient care: artificial intelligence (AI) and personalized medicine. This synergy transforms how we understand, diagnose, and treat diseases, tailoring health care to each patient’s needs. The emergence of personalized medicine Personalized medicine, at its core, is about understanding the unique genetic, Read more… Revolutionizing patient care: the convergence of AI and personalized medicine original

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Workforce Shortages and Health Care Cost Pressures Inspire RSNA 2023 (and yes, AI’s in the mix, too)

Health Populi

Radiology and radiologists play starring roles in our health care, with he core work flow of diagnostic imaging supporting prevention, disease detection, diagnosis, delivering and monitoring therapy, linking specialists to other providers in telehealth, and as a medium for teaching clinicians, patients and caregivers. As health care delivery continues to change and adapt to technological innovations, demographic shifts, and economic-social-political forces, so, too, are the roles of radiology an

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Upswing Health combines AI and telehealth to improve MSK care and cut costs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Musculoskeletal (MSK) is routinely one of the three most expensive categories of care (along with cardio-metabolic disease and cancer care). Dr. Steve Schutzer, an orthopedic surgeon for 34 years, is working on this pain point as cofounder and COO of Upswing Health, a virtual clinic for MSK/orthopedic problems. THE PROBLEM "More than one in two Americans will seek attention for an MSK event each year," Schutzer said.

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New primary care decision support tools make offloading below-license tasks from the EHR more important than ever

KevinMD

Clinical decision support tools in the EHR are gaining momentum. These exciting and meaningful innovations are challenging us to make room for them to flourish. New technology is often disruptive before it finds its way to being helpful. In the late 1800s, the telephone created unexpected challenges in medical practice at its inception; it brought Read more… New primary care decision support tools make offloading below-license tasks from the EHR more important than ever originally appeared in Ke

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RapidAI expands into Japan, launches new AI platform for hospitals

Mobi Health News

The company scored Class III Shonin clearance in Japan for its stroke platform and launched Rapid Edge Cloud, allowing continued AI access despite cloud connectivity.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Healthcare Bills, Affordability, and Self-Rationing Care Will Continue to Challenge U.S. Health Consumers in 2024

Health Populi

Two-thirds of U.S. consumers say they can’t afford to pay their medical bills on-time, based on the 2023 Consumer Survey from Access One, a financial services company focused on healthcare payments. The report’s title page asks the question, “What options do consumers really want for paying healthcare expenses?” The survey report responds to that question, finding out that nearly one-half of patients have taken some kind of action to reduce their medical expenses.

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Improving rural access to radiology services

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A mix of business savvy and cultural competency can overcome workforce shortages, declining populations and hospital closures in rural areas to improve access to radiology services, according to speakers at the Radiological Society of North America in Chicago. WHY IT MATTERS By most accounts, radiology practice in rural areas is bleak due to the nationwide physician shortage and a spate of hospital closures, according to RSNA's Daily Bulletin.

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Ardent Health struggles to get systems back online as hospitals reopen emergency rooms

FierceHealthIT

Hospitals across multiple states have reopened their emergency rooms but continue to face disruptions after parent company Ardent Health Services was hit by a ransomware attack a week ago. | Hospitals across multiple states have reopened their emergency rooms but continue to face disruptions after parent company Ardent Health Services was hit by a ransomware attack a week ago.

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TytoCare scores exclusive partnership with Idaho healthcare system

Mobi Health News

The partnership will give St. Luke's Health System employees access to TytoCare's Home Smart Clinic and its plan members access to virtual visits with a $0 copay.

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Ambiq’s neuralSPOT HeartKit™ enables Real-Time Heart Monitoring AI Applications

Ambiq®, a leading developer of ultra-low-power semiconductor solutions that deliver a multifold increase in energy efficiency, introduces HeartKit, its latest addition to neuralSPOT. This optimized AI model enables running various real-time heart monitoring applications to help users and their healthcare providers quickly identify any irregular events to take necessary actions.

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Getting the Patient Into the Office at Sun Life Health

Healthcare IT Today

Sun Life Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) near Phoenix, Arizona, is leveraging their eClinicalWorks EHR platform to persuade patients to get the care they need. By closing these care gaps, not only are they better serving the community, Sun Life Health is also able to secure more federal funding. Taming the Paper Tiger In an interview with Healthcare IT Today Trey Davis, Director of Information Systems at Sun Life Health, shared insights into how the healthcare organization has

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Remote patient monitoring and virtual care – a paradigm shift

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Remote patient monitoring The question of virtual care's post-pandemic staying power has been answered resoundingly: Telemedicine is here to stay. And now healthcare providers are exploring and expanding new use cases and applications for a wide array of technologies that can enable patients to receive care outside of the proverbial four walls. Whatever the approach, size, shape of the initiative – whether it's video-based telehealth, more device-intensive remote patient monitoring

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Ardent Health Services hit with ransomware attack, forcing hospitals in multiple states to divert ambulances

FierceHealthIT

Hospitals in multiple states have been forced to divert ambulances and reschedule some elective patient procedures after U.S. | Hospitals in multiple states have been forced to divert ambulances and reschedule some elective procedures after U.S. hospital owner Ardent Health Services was hit with a ransomware attack.

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Contributed: Role of remote data monitoring in athlete evaluation

Mobi Health News

Wearable sensors provide physiological biomarkers, helping to determine reasons for an athlete's performance and the necessity of altering training to avoid injury.

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The 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Report

This report explores current issues in the behavioral health industry in 2023. Topics covered include quantitative statistics describing the overall increase in behavioral health issues, the impact of psychologist and staff burnout, how HIPAA compliance is once again at the top of our minds & much more!

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London Care Record delivered multi million pounds worth of time-savings

DigitalHealth

The London Care Record has saved health and care professionals’ time up to a value of £44.4 million, according to an independent economic evaluation.

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Bridging the Healthcare Gap: Revolutionizing American Healthcare with Telehealth and Home-Based Medical Technologies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jackleen Samuel, president and CEO, Resilient Healthcare. The great challenge of the American healthcare system in the 21st century has been its accessibility. Hospitals are overrun with patients, doctors and nurses are bogged down […] The article Bridging the Healthcare Gap: Revolutionizing American Healthcare with Telehealth and Home-Based Medical Technologies appeared first on electron

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Walgreens rolls out Rx Savings Finder tool for prescription drug discounts as pharmacy competition heats up

FierceHealthIT

Walgreens launched a new digital marketplace designed to help customers save money on prescription medications. | Walgreens launched a new digital marketplace designed to help customers save money on prescription medications. The move from Walgreens comes as brick-and-mortar retail pharmacies are feeling the heat from new online pharmacies that focus on lowering drug costs.

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Walgreens, RxSense partner to give consumers prescription drug discounts

Mobi Health News

Rx Savings Finder allows Walgreens' pharmacy customers to access low-cost prescriptions by comparing the price of medications on third-party discount cards.

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Patient Engagement & Cultural Competence Training Roadmap: A Guide to Reducing Staff Burnout

Speaker: Dr. Mauvareen Beverley, Patient Engagement and Cultural Competence Specialist

If you’re a healthcare provider, chances are you have experienced symptoms of burnout yourself or have colleagues who are currently facing extreme career dissatisfaction. One of the many ways to partially alleviate burnout is active patient engagement. By engaging with patients to understand their needs and preferences, healthcare providers can develop treatments tailored to the individual patient.

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Oxford University Hospitals launches blood clot app

DigitalHealth

A new app aimed at reducing the risk of patients developing a blood clot during or after a hospital stay as been launched by Oxford University Hospitals.

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Embracing and Prioritizing Cloud-Based Care in Rural Communities

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Nathan Shepard, SVP of Product at Azalea Health As rural providers look to replace legacy solutions, they’re confronted with several critical decision points. One of the most pressing questions that has far-reaching ramifications is whether they should opt for an on-premises or cloud-based solution. While many providers see the benefits and name recognition of on-premises solutions and view a cloud-first system as less mature, eliminating the need for an on-pr

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LinkedIn rolls out new features to help nurses, clinicians land their next job

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare continues to be a hiring hotspot and LinkedIn aims to stay competitive as new staffing startups jump into the market. | Healthcare continues to be a hiring hotspot and LinkedIn aims to stay competitive as new staffing startups jump into the market.

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IBM, Boehringer partner on genAI, foundation models for therapeutic antibody research

Mobi Health News

The partners will leverage IBM’s foundation model technologies to help identify antibodies designed to target and neutralize various disease-causing agents or cells.

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How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

Facing layoffs in your organization? Support your team members' career transition with Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp: Custom Resume & LinkedIn Revamp + 6 Weeks of Career Coaching. Our certified resume writers will create job search-winning resumes and LinkedIn profiles while they work with a career coach to learn unique strategies to stand out, attract the right employers, automate their job search, and land their dream job.

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FCI on the brink of closing down

DigitalHealth

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics (FCI) has told its members that it will likely have to be closed down due to severe financial and other pressures.

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Still Using a Fax for Prescriptions? There’s a Better Way With e-Prescribing

Canadian Health Infoway

We’ve all experienced fax failures — in fact, they are a regrettable part of our practice. They are the faxes that fail to transmit. And those that are sent into a void and never responded to. Did they make it through? Did they go astray? There’s no way of knowing sometimes.

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Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drugs, Expion Health team to address specialty drug costs

FierceHealthIT

Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company has inked its latest partnership, joining forces with Expion Health to address the rising cost of specialty drugs. | Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company has inked its latest partnership, joining forces with Expion Health to address the rising cost of specialty drugs.

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