Artificial intelligence & Robotics

Machine Learning can automate charting using patient-doctor conversations

Automating symptoms recording clerical aspects of medical record keeping through speech recognition during a patients visit1 could allow physicians to dedicate more time directly with patients, according to a new report published in JAMA Intern Med.Researchers considered the feasibility of using machine learning to automatically populate a review of systems (ROS) of all symptoms discussed

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AI-powered, cloud-based cervical cancer screening platform launched in China

China Maternal and Child Health Care Association and Wuhan University Landing AI Cytology Diagnostic Centre recently launched a cervical cancer screening AI cloud diagnostic platform. The platform can be accessed worldwide as of April 1, 2019 and women, especially those from countries along Belt and Road Initiative, will be able to benefit from a high-quality,

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Eric Topol: EHRs have ‘taken us astray,’ but AI could fix healthcare in a ‘meaningful and positive way’

The famed digital health pioneer talks about his new book, Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again. The potential is immense, he says, but the U.S. needs a plan. Dr. Eric Topol, founder and director of Scripps Research Translational Institute, is a longtime healthcare visionary. A cardiologist, geneticist and digital health pioneer,

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AI, wearables, interoperability new products at HIMSS19

AMAX unveils two AI-powered healthcare platforms, VitalConnect enhances wearable biosensor data, and PointClickCare connects acute and post-acute care providers. AMAX, a global artificial intelligence, deep learning and enterprise IT technology vendor, has launched its AIDeep Learning Compute Cluster systems and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure platforms for the healthcare industry.The companys AIDeep-Learning Compute Cluster systems for healthcare

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After interoperability: FHIR is the gateway for AI

Once the specification gains wider use for data exchange, it will open the doors for more advanced uses of data, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, IBM, Google and Microsoft executives said at HIMSS19. ORLANDO HL7s FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) is largely seen as an enabler of health data exchange, which of course it

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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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