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UPMC partnership plugs AI into hospital pharma supply management

BY Jeff Rowe | June 21, 2019

The new tool comes on the heels of a report that found half of hospitals still using manual processes such as spreadsheets to manage their supply chain data instead of deploying more sophisticated analytics tools.

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AI expert counsels patience at HIMSS conference

BY Jeff Rowe | June 18, 2019

The promise and potential of what AI can do for healthcare is very real, said one expert recently, but there's still a lot of unrealistic expectation surrounding what it will mean for care delivery.

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Partnership enlists AI to help docs take notes

BY Jeff Rowe | June 17, 2019

Among other things, shifting a doctor’s focus from a computer screen back to patients should help build a provider-patient bond that that has often been jeopardized by the rise of EHRs.

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AMA releases AI policy recommendations

BY Jeff Rowe | June 12, 2019

By engaging physicians to identify needs and set priorities for design, development, and implementation, the AMA believes AI can offer a transformative set of tools to help both patients and physicians.

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How one health system tapped AI and saved (big) money

BY Jeff Rowe | June 10, 2019

A new automation tool has cut in half the number of claims needing follow up, and, not surprisingly, boosted staff morale, as well.

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Can AI tell you why the baby’s crying?

BY Jeff Rowe | June 07, 2019

While experienced healthcare workers and seasoned parents can pretty accurately distinguish among a baby's many needs based on the crying sounds it makes, new parents might appreciate a little help.

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How AI is revolutionizing elder care

BY Jeff Rowe | June 06, 2019

As the world’s population ages, healthcare professionals and systems are increasingly turning to AI technologies for daily elder healthcare management.

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UK’s NHS to offer incentives to providers who embrace AI

BY Jeff Rowe | June 06, 2019

To help accelerate digital transitions across the National Health System, UK healthcare providers will be given financial incentives to substitute some clinical tasks with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies beginning in 2020.

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UCLA combines AI with new cloud services to accelerate research efforts

BY Jeff Rowe | May 31, 2019

Among other goals, UCLA expects that the new platform will help enhance collaboration among researchers and accelerate innovation in precision medicine research.