Artificial intelligence and machine learning can play a key role in population health in the areas of disease risk and prevention by helping reduce hospitalizations and even offering patients an avenue for self-managed care.
Our in-depth special report explores the role of AI in healthcare and its slow growth in the industry, including how artificial intelligence can improve medical diagnosis, deliver a competitive edge with data, impact healthcare supply chains and play a role in addressing population health.
Whether artificial intelligence and machine learning revolutionize healthcare over the next few years remains to be seen, but based on spending projections, the market is about to take off.
Apple will open clinics this spring under the AC Wellness Network name to serve the 12,000 employees at its headquarters.
Navicent Health, which operates a teaching hospital in central Georgia, plans to take advantage of GE Healthcare's advanced analytics. This is the sixth risk-sharing, multi-year contract GE Healthcare has embarked on over two years that involves providers.
Electronic health records were supposed to lower administrative costs, but they may not be getting the job done, according to the study. Administrators and clinicians sometimes spend more than an hour on billing and insurance activities for a single visit.
As required by the 21st Century Cures Act, the two agencies are meeting with clinicians and others to discuss the burdens that may arise from using EHRs.
President Donald Trump's budget wish list included a $22 million cut to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, a move that could limit the agency's ability to push health IT adoption.
The most recent budget legislation included a provision that expands Medicare reimbursement of telemedicine, which industry groups and providers say will push adoption.
A provision in the funding bill Congress just passed means meaningful-use requirements no longer have to become stricter over time.
The role of federal CIO is currently filled by an acting official, just as it is in several federal agencies, including the VA.
Though ransomware continues to strike more often, health IT users can take steps to make sure they react well when it hits.