Opinion: Our country’s health IT infrastructure needs an upgrade

The value of tech-enablement in a clinician’s day-to-day goes beyond our current outbreak scenarios. So much is still done by hand and faxed around that it screams of mid-90s nostalgia, but not in a charming way. Source: Opinion: Our country’s health IT infrastructure needs an upgrade

Where 5 CIOs see IT innovation heading as pandemic winds down

The Covid-19 pandemic has upended the healthcare industry in a myriad of ways — including the focus of IT innovation. Healthcare CIOs are seeing IT innovation priorities shift to arenas like at-home care, data science and supply chain. Source: Where 5 CIOs see IT innovation heading as pandemic winds down

Rise Of Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare Sector

As we turn the corner on 2020, we find ourselves in the midst of the worst pandemic in a Century and our health care systems have been pushed to the brink of failure. To some of us it has been clear for several years that the health care system desperately needs disruption, but COVID-19 has […]

Can Computer Models Select the Best Public Health Interventions for COVID-19?

Many associate XPrize with a $10-million award offered in 1996 to motivate a breakthrough in private space flight. But the organization has since held other competitions related to exploration, ecology, and education. And in November, they launched the Pandemic Response Challenge, which will culminate in a $500,000 award to be split between two teams that not only best […]

4 Emerging Trends Shaping Medical Devices

The medical device field is changing all the time. It is growing rapidly and the technology and innovation within the industry are developing fast as well. As we head into the 2020 decade, medical devices will continue to employ the most cutting-edge technology to provide better results and a better experience for both doctors and […]

Healthcare Technologies You’ll Be Hearing About in 2021

Technological advances improve our lives in many ways—none more so, perhaps, than miraculous advances in healthcare technology. The medical technology industry, expected to surpass $205 billion in the US alone by 2023, deploys cutting-edge technology to create lifesaving solutions and better patient outcomes. Source: Healthcare Technologies You’ll Be Hearing About in 2021    

Getting healthcare enterprise AI data to deliver

When we talk about artificial intelligence, the truth is most physicians aren’t using it.What we need now is for developers and tech executives to stop designing theoretical solutions, and instead place physicians, patients, and specific clinical needs at the center of their solutions. Source: Getting healthcare enterprise AI data to deliver

Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Requires Data Access, Standards

December 01, 2020 – Data access and industry standards may help leaders eliminate potential bias in healthcare artificial intelligence tools, as well as improve implementation of the technology, according to a report from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO). Source: Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Requires Data Access, Standards

Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: Benefits and Challenges of Technologies to Augment Patient Care

What GAO Found Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools have shown promise for augmenting patient care in the following two areas: Clinical AI tools have shown promise in predicting health trajectories of patients, recommending treatments, guiding surgical care, monitoring patients, and supporting population health management (i.e., efforts to improve the health outcomes of a community). Source: Artificial […]