New On Demand Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist: With guest Tom Stanis, CEO of StoryHealth, a company that combines virtual care, remote monitoring, and AI to bridge the data gap between health system specialists, primary care doctors, and patients to extend care for patients with…Read More
By Kathryn Marchesini, Jeff Smith, & Jordan Everson – As we’ve previously discussed, algorithms—step by step instructions (rules) to perform a task or solve a problem, especially by a computer—have been widely used in health care for decades. One clear use of these algorithms is through evidence-based, clinical decision support interventions.
By William Hersh MD – I recently took part in a small workshop exploring the benefits and challenges for artificial intelligence in medicine. Many of the participants were innovative medical educators, and most of them were still practicing clinical medicine.
By Devin Partida – Technology is central to modern health care, including making comprehensive medical treatment equally available and accessible to everyone. Equity is a significant concern today, especially as data highlights persisting disparities among different demographics.
By William Hersh MD – When I teach about the features of search engines like PubMed, I often quip that if you use the limit function to narrow your search to randomized controlled trials, which are the best evidence for medical and health interventions, and you still have many retrievals.
By Jason Harber – Struggles with capacity management have been common in hospitals for so long that it sometimes feels baked into the system. Unclear discharge priorities, misaligned staffing, unexpected barriers, siloed information, lapses in communication, and a lack of real-time visibility all lead to delays in and reduced access to patient care.
American Health Information Management Association CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE, said the AHIMA21 Virtual Conference, taking place Sept. 20-22, 2021, will feature a number of can’t-miss sessions for health information professionals and healthcare journalists.
By Jordan Bazinsky – One of the biggest frustrations of the COVID-19 pandemic has been unraveling why we still lack the data needed to successfully contain the coronavirus outbreak. Amid testing shortages, especially in the early months of the pandemic, we saw advancements in our ability to predict…
By Art Gross – HIPAA provides guidelines to establish the permissible use of an individual’s personal health information (PHI). Seems pretty straightforward for the most part. And it was – for the most part. Until we start to dig a little deeper…