By William Hersh MD – Calling all information retrieval (IR) and biomedical informatics researchers interested in IR! My colleagues and I are pleased to announce a new research challenge related to Covid-19. TREC-COVID aims to develop and evaluate methods to…Read More
Analytics and Pop Health
This is our ongoing reporting on how AI is being integrated into healthcare technology. We are seeking out the thought leaders and innovations that are moving the needle forward which include Current Health, Mayo Clinic, SRI Ventures, MDmetrix, Anesthesia Business Consultants, Nuritas, Siris Medical, Lumiata, & Sema4.
The nation’s hospitals are suffering significant financial damage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Kaufman Hall’s data from more than 800 U.S. hospitals show that volume and revenue declines, along with flat to rising expenses, resulted in…
A new white paper by MIT Professor Alex “Sandy” Pentland suggests that digital tools that certify a person’s health status can be used to create “safe” environments for workers and customers—while also protecting people’s personal privacy.
By Daniel Cidon & Vicki Kwiatkowski – The effects of COVID-19 have rapidly spread across the globe – testing the limits of both the population and the public health sector. High in-demand medical services are countered by disruptions in daily operations as…
By Gopal Khanna MBA – The COVID-19 crisis has emerged as a lethal threat to Americans in all age groups, among all races and ethnicities, in communities urban and rural. It is one of the deadliest outbreaks in more than a century, testing our current public health and healthcare delivery infrastructure like no other.
By Chris Funk PhD – Today’s healthcare leaders would be hard-pressed to design forward-thinking IT strategies without considering advances in artificial intelligence (AI). A term that is taking healthcare by storm, AI represents a wide range of…
By Bruce Kennedy – Although the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic seems never-ending, normal times will return. Savvy healthcare leaders will be keeping a list of lessons learned and things the health system or hospital could do better next time.
This is our ongoing reporting on how AI is being integrated into healthcare technology. We are seeking out the thought leaders and innovations that are moving the needle forward which include Pieces Technologies, HealthTap, BioDuro LLC, PhysIQ, Nanox, CureMetrix, Kyruus, GYANT, CynergisTek, & Surgisphere Corp.