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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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Startup targets GI ailments with new AI-driven app

BY Jeff Rowe | June 20, 2019

The digital startup offers a new digital dimension to therapies that were previously offline, helping to enhance treatment, generate real-world evidence and create individual treatment plans.

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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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Stanford researchers test AI tool to expedite brain diagnoses

BY Jeff Rowe | June 18, 2019

The artificial intelligence tool may help identify those bulges in blood vessels in the brain that, when they burst, can lead to death.

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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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How AI and music might help stroke patients walk again

BY Jeff Rowe | June 13, 2019

What if a steady beat, combined with personalized neuroscience, could help stroke survivors regain their ability to walk? A new collaboration is betting it can.

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Experts tap AI for diagnoses and health tips, too

BY Jeff Rowe | June 13, 2019

For AI and other technologies to deliver on their promises, they must not only lead to better diagnoses but also healthier human behavior.

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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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Informatics association seeks tweaks to FDA’s AI regulatory framework

BY Jeff Rowe | June 11, 2019

Among other things, the AMIA wants strong requirements regarding the transparency and availability of an algorithm’s original and update training data set’s characteristics.