Innovation & Evaluation

Chatbots: what the future holds

With staffing shortages a perennial problem in many hospitals, it comes as no surprise that patients’ interactions with healthcare AI chatbots are also on the rise. In some instances, speaking to a chatbot, instead of a nurse or doctor, is how patients get in touch with healthcare providers these days. It is estimated that the

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Fixing the Need for A Fix–Bridging the IT Gap Between Physical and Behavioral Healthcare 

January 8, 2019 by Healthcare Business Today By David Conejo The statistics are terrifying. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76 percent are adults ages 35-64, and three of every four people killed by alcohol poisoning are men. The group with

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Novant offers physician searches through Google Assistant

Novant Health’s physician search is now available through Google AssistantNovant patients with an Android device or a Google Home product can now use them to find their nearest physician.The popular voice assistant will understand requests to find the nearest physician clinic, urgent care facility or emergency room. The compatibility adds to Novant’s existing availability on

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Behavioral Healthcare Technology Drives New Way To Fix The Need For A Fix – Electronic Health Reporter

By David Conejo, CEO, Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services The statistics are terrifying.  According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76 percent are adults ages 35 to 64, and three of every four people killed by alcohol poisoning are men. The

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Health Technologies To Eradicate Insects Transmitting Deadly Diseases

Drones transporting sterilized male mosquitos, cybernetic dragonflies, genetically modified insects with malaria-resisting traits, supersensitive radars or digital maps: the most innovative methods are deployed in the war on the tiniest but most murderous beasts out there: mosquitos, fleas, ticks carrying infectious diseases. Heres the latest arsenal of digital technologies to eradicate insects and reduce deadly

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Why Toby Cosgrove thinks voice recognition is healthcare’s next ‘killer app’

In addition to new technologies like artificial intelligence that are already gaining a foothold in healthcare, Toby Cosgrove, former CEO of Cleveland Clinic, said he thinks the next trend that could catch on in health IT is voice recognition software.In addition to new technologies like artificial intelligence that are already gaining a foothold in healthcare,

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New technology is rapidly improving cancer care, and Alexa is at the vanguard

There’s a new voice in the chorus of encouragement for women to regularly check their breasts. here’s a new voice in the chorus of encouragement for women to regularly check their breasts. Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, can now talk its users through breast examinations, making it one of two exciting new tools being used

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