AI in Healthcare News and Updates

This month’s AI report includes news and updates from Inovalon, Amazon Web Services, Caris Life Sciences, Densitas, Intelerad, Carta Healthcare, Google Cloud, Georgia State University, AVIA, Quris-AI, Fairtility, CharmHealth, H1, SAIGroup, Augmedix, Carium, Ochsner Health, & more.

Cost of Healthcare Services

By Matt Fisher – Without taking time to think about an answer, what first comes to mind when asked where the cost for healthcare services is the highest? In or connected to a hospital is the usual answer. Is that the correct answer? It can be complicated (as everything in healthcare usually is), but there are more than a few grains of truth and accuracy to the answer.

Drumbeat for Right of Access

By Matt Fisher – The drumbeat of settlements from the Office for Civil Rights around the individual right of access continues. The most recent settlement offers a different reminder than the previous settlements. This time, the settlement impacted a health insurance company.

Not Ready for Primetime

By Matt Fisher – Generative AI and large language models continue to garner a lot of press, attention, and investment in healthcare. The promise is that such tools will free up a lot of time by offloading some tasks or potentially filling roles that remain empty at this point in time.

Will Penalties Drive Compliance?

By Matt Fisher – At the end of June 2023, the HHS Office for the Inspector General announced the finalization of the first civil monetary penalties for failing to comply with information blocking requirements. Will the possibility of enforcement make a difference though?