2023

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Revolutionizing patient care: the power of AI and GPTs in health care and combating physician burnout

KevinMD

Artificial intelligence (AI) and generative pre-trained transformers (GPTs) have made significant advancements in recent years, with potential applications in various industries. The health care sector stands to benefit significantly from AI and GPTs, as they offer promising solutions for improving patient care, diagnostics, and treatment. This article will discuss the role of leading AI models Read more… Revolutionizing patient care: the power of AI and GPTs in health care and combating physici

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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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“My Doctor’s Office” Should Accept Wearable Tech Health Data, Most Patients Say

Health Populi

“Do personal health trackers belong in the doctor’s office?” Software Advice wondered. “Yes,” the company’s latest consumer survey found, details of which are discussed in a report published on their website. Unique to this study is the patient sample polled: Software Advice surveyed 876 patients in September 2023 to gauge their perspectives on wearable tech and health.

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Q&A: Google's chief clinical officer on AI regulation in healthcare

Mobi Health News

Dr. Michael Howell, chief clinical officer at Google, discusses Med-PaLM's evolution in 2023 and recommendations for regulators developing rules for AI use in healthcare.

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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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Bipartisan reps introduce bill canceling 2024's 3.4% Medicare pay cut to physicians

FierceHealthIT

A bipartisan group of representatives has introduced a bill into the House that would undo a 2024 physician pay cut finalized last month by the Biden administration. | Provider groups have argued that the scheduled 3.4% cut would come as medical practice costs are set to rise 4.6%, potentially threatening Medicare patients' access to care. The bipartisan bill was quickly applauded by the AMA.

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How to Overcome HIPAA Myths to Enhance the Protection of Healthcare Data

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Kate Barecchia, Global Data Privacy Officer at Imperva. For many of us, change is hard. In cybersecurity, change is essential to defeat two of the most common causes of data breaches: the ever-evolving attack styles of hackers and human error. New products and features designed to protect data from the latest attack vectors and human errors are released regularly.

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The intersection of telehealth and AI: How can they reinforce each other?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine took a huge leap forward during the pandemic as more providers and patients embraced remote delivery of healthcare services. Today, artificial intelligence-powered telemedicine tools that remotely diagnose patients and route them to the proper care setting have begun popping up; they are designed to increase access to healthcare services and assist providers in making informed decisions, ensuring timely and appropriate care.

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2024 Outlook: Despite hurdles, stakeholders bullish on VR in behavioral health

FierceHealthIT

Though often associated with gaming, virtual reality (VR) is a technology rapidly evolving in healthcare. | VR therapy is not a new concept, though it wasn’t until the last few years that the field became prominent. And as technology has improved and gotten more intuitive to use, it has also become less expensive.

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Where AI will impact healthcare in 2024

Mobi Health News

Digital health stakeholders said that AI will be used next year to help ease administrative tasks for providers, improve clinical trial participation and increase transparency in healthcare.

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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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Generative AI unleashing massive disruption in health

DigitalHealth

The annual US gathering of investors, VCs, and start-ups spans using digital technology to rethink delivery of all aspects of the vast US healthcare system, from supply chains, reimbursement, remote care, employee mental health, leadership, and equity. But time and again it was generative AI that was cited as the biggest technological disruptor.

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Study: Google reveals LLM that helps accurately diagnosis complex cases

Mobi Health News

The tech giant revealed it created an LLM optimized for diagnostic reasoning with the ability to generate a differential diagnosis or assist clinicians in coming to a diagnosis.

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Report: AI, value-based care are growing sectors in digital health but lack large-scale adoption

Mobi Health News

Rock Health's Digital Health at the Turn of 2024 report found retailers as providers and data interoperability are scaling innovations in the sector, with lasting trajectories.

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Google debuts new Vertex AI Search capabilities for health providers

Mobi Health News

When combined with Med-PaLM 2, providers and life sciences companies can obtain answers to questions about patient medical records and general medical knowledge.

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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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Digital health leaders discuss their biggest takeaways from 2023

Mobi Health News

Execs overwhelmingly cite genAI as having the most significant impact in healthcare this year, though others provide alternative takes on the years' events.

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Why the digital health user experience is key to senior uptake

Mobi Health News

Digital health can help seniors age in place, but companies should consider usability and accessibility for their devices to succeed with the population, said panelists at CES 2023.

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Google introduces MedLM designed for health industry use cases

Mobi Health News

The two models of MedLM are built on the tech giant's medical LLM Med-PaLM 2, with one designed for complex tasks and the other for scaling across various tasks.

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Google announces funding for AI-enabled digital health projects

Mobi Health News

Fifteen projects, including eight digital health initiatives, received $3 million in cash, Google Cloud credits and technical assistance.

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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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Jolly Good developing digital therapy VR for Apple Vision Pro and more digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also, new AI-powered mobile apps in Hong Kong support at-home stroke rehabilitation and the mental health of parents of children with special education needs.

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Hippocratic AI launches with $50M to build large language model for healthcare

Mobi Health News

The company says its LLM model has passed over 100 healthcare certifications and surpassed GPT-4 and other commercial models’ performance.

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Japanese doctors start adopting gen AI

Mobi Health News

Ubie has recently introduced an LLM-based feature that provides an automated summary of patient pre-interviews.

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TRIPP, Equa Health partner to offer clinically-backed VR mindfulness training

Mobi Health News

In an exclusive interview, the companies discuss their partnership and TRIPP's investment in Equa Health's pre-seed funding round.

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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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Why patient burnout is a 'silent public health crisis'

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS23, panelists discuss how providers can boost transparency and patient trust in the healthcare system.

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South Korea clears Sky Labs' cuffless blood pressure monitoring feature

Mobi Health News

The company targets to receive a similar clearance from the US FDA by yearend.

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Three 2023 telemedicine trends that advance the 'new normal' in healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

This past year may very well have been the year the "new normal" was sealed for healthcare – one that includes a lot more telehealth, remote monitoring and other virtual care than ever before. Technology has became culturally accepted as an integral part of the patient experience as telemedicine gained popularity. As healthcare providers look ahead to 2023, being at the forefront of what's next in telehealth and strategically integrating the technology necessary to stay there

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HIMSS23: DHA is developing a virtual-first health ecosystem

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

CHICAGO – In a vast, integrated health ecosystem, the future is high-tech and high-touch, "right in line with this year's HIMSS23 theme, "Health that connects, tech that cares," said. Dr. Telita Crosland, Lieutenant General, director of the Defense Health Agency. Crosland described the agency's virtual-first, data-driven focus for the next three years as a "fundamental shift" on Wednesday.

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How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

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CVS Health beats the Street with $2.3B in Q3 profit

FierceHealthIT

CVS Health beat the Street on both earnings and revenue in the third quarter, reporting $2.3 billion in profit. | By comparison, the company reported a $3.4 billion loss in the third quarter of 2022 as it paid out its part in a global settlement over the opioid crisis.

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Primary care player Forward unveils AI-based, self-serve CarePods backed by $100M investment

FierceHealthIT

Primary care player Forward unveiled this week what it has been quietly working on the past two years—self-serve CarePods that use artificial intelligence to screen and diagnose health conditions.< | Primary care player Forward unveiled this week what it has been quietly working on the past two years—self-serve CarePods that use artificial intelligence to screen and diagnose health conditions.

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Few health plans have dedicated Alzheimer’s and dementia care management strategy: survey

FierceHealthIT

Health plans and value-based care organizations are ill-prepared to help patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia. | Only a small fraction of health plans and value-based care organizations have a fully developed care management model for its enrollees with dementia or Alzheimer's, a new survey shows.

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