Artificial intelligence & Robotics

HIMSS19 RoundupNew AI tools to address physician burnout; Sharing an Uber in a crowded town

Providence St. Joseph Health, the Renton, Washington-based health system operating across seven states, is leveraging artificial intelligence to alleviate physician burnout by reducing the time doctors spend documenting in the EHR.Speaking at the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition on Monday, Aaron Martin, the health systems chief digital officer,

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At HIMSS19, Cerner unveils AI tool to fight physician burnout

Cerner today has debuted at HIMSS19 Chart Assist, a new AI-enabled workflow, to join a suite of systems designed to reduce physician burnout, enhance the clinicians experience and increase productivity.Cerners suite of AI-enabled systems goes beyond traditional processing and focuses on user efficiency to identify gaps and inconsistencies within the patient record, the vendor explained.These

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Education at HIMSS19: Will This Be the Year of Artificial Intelligence?

With a welter of educational sessions on artificial intelligence and machine learning, will this be the year for AI at the HIMSS Conference? Just a cursory glance at this years educational schedule at the HIMSS Conference, which is being held this week at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, makes it clear: artificial intelligence

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PerfectServe acquires AI scheduling technology for physicians, mobile patient engagement tool

This morning PerfectServe, a Tennessee-based medical communication and collaboration platform, announced two new acquisitions in the digital health space. The first is CareWire, which is a mobile patient communication platform. The second is Lightning Bolt Solutions, an artificial intelligence-run physician shift scheduling technology designed for hospital and healthcare system. CareWire can enable texting between patients

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Change Healthcare to focus on AI, blockchain, patient experience at HIMSS19

Change Healthcare at HIMSS19 will be focusing on how intelligence can be pushed further up into the network, to improve healthcare overall as well as at the individual patient level, according to Kris Joshi, Executive Vice President of Network Solutions at Change. Joshi said Change will feature several central focus areas. First, blockchain will feature

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Vanderbilt combines AI and Smart on FHIR in an EHR voice assistant

“Voice user interfaces are an essential step to humanizing the EHR,” says Vanderbilt University Medical Centers Dr. Yaa Kumah-Crystal, who will be speaking at HIMSS19. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of the first provider organizations to develop a voice assistant for electronic health records that can give verbal summaries back to providers using natural

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Artificial intelligence applied to the genome identifies an unknown human ancestor

By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, investigators from the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), the Centro Nacional de Anlisis Genmico (CNAG-CRG) of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and the Institute of Genomics at the University of Tartu have identified, in the genome of Asian individuals, the footprint of a new hominid who

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AI and predictive analytics lead to improved delivery of healthcare services

Despite healthcare professionals purest intentions and dogged efforts to heal their patients, theyre limited by being human. They have only so much time and energy available for finding, processing and remembering information related to the medical conditions they manage, not to mention correlating that vast trove of information with their patients personal medical histories. Thats

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FDA launches new tool aimed at safe deployment of AI in healthcare

The Food and Drug Administration is sticking its toe in the water of artificial intelligence, providing its first guidance on the emerging development of applications for the technology in healthcare.The FDA released model 1.0 of its software precertification pilot Monday to provide an initial tool to test these programs. The agency noted that with AI

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