AHA Requests Investigation of UnitedHealth Group's $13B Proposal to Acquire Change Healthcare
The acquisition may affect health IT services and health data.
Dr. Trini Mathew Says Public Health Creates "Building Blocks" of Healthcare
An infectious disease expert discusses public health during a pandemic. Dr. Trini Mathew is chair of the Public Policy and Government Affairs Committee for the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
Diversity in Academic Medical Centers with Dean Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D., of Weill Cornell Medicine
Diversity is a major focus of Weill Cornell Medicine. The Dean explains why and how the school is achieving a more diverse environment.
Machine Learning Detects Atypical Cervical Smears
The tech is feasible to use in resource-limited setting to detect abnormalities and under-diagnosed diseases.
Out-of-State Telehealth Concerns, Fraud During COVID-19
The loss of privately insured in-state patients could likely hinder healthcare operations.
Podcast: ASCs and EHRs with Tara Vail
Tara Vail, chief growth officer of HST Pathways, discusses the lack of EHRs at ambulatory surgery centers and the challenges to adoption.
EHR Data Accurately Identify Joint Implant Parts
Joint replacement is a major cost concern for health systems and Medicare.
AI Identifies Early Life Factors Predicting Suicide Attempt in Young Adults
Socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of the family, parents’ psychological state, and parenting practices are the most important factors contributing to the prediction.
Machine-Learning Algorithm Highly Accurate for Automated Surgical Skill Assessment
The algorithm performed at high accuracy.
Prevalence of Physicians with Disabilities in the U.S.
Among those surveyed, 3.1% self-identified as having a disability.
Majority of Health and Social Care Workers Experienced Mental Health Disorder During First COVID-19 Wave
Healthcare managers must adapt and recognize the signs of mental health disorders in their workers.
Healthcare Industry Using AI for COVID-19, Still Concerns with Tech
The industry may be poised to most benefit from AI technology.
Podcast: Telehealth Partnerships and Offerings with Brian Wayling of Intermountain
Brian Wayling, assistant vice president of telehealth services at Intermountain Healthcare, discusses use of the technology and a partnership with Amwell.
Machine-Learning Algorithm Identifies Incident Stroke
The algorithm can be adopted by other hospitals and health systems to identify incident stroke.
CDC Releases Guidelines on Safe Activities for Fully Vaccinated Individuals
Fully vaccinated individuals should still be cautious around others.
How General Practitioners Feel About Prescription mHealth Apps
The study findings offer general practitioners' views on prescription mHealth apps.
Moderna and IBM to Use Tech for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
The companies hope to leverage tech to help with the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Text Messaging, Web-Based Survey System Viable to Recruit Patients with Low Back Pain
A survey received through a text messaging and web-based system may reduce the costs of traditional recruitment and data collection for patients with low back pain.
Patients Accept Robotic Triage Care, As Satisfactory As In-Person Interaction with Clinician
The general public appears to be interested in and satisfied with using robotic systems for healthcare tasks.
Q&A: Scott Harrison of Parkland Hospital Discusses Leveraging Data, Interoperability
The vice president and chief data officer at Parkland Hospital in Dallas discusses how the health system leverages data.
Telestroke Capabilities Increase Chances of Stroke Patients to Receive Reperfusion Treatment
Telestroke capabilities may extend stroke expertise to hospitals without on-site stroke experts.
Patients' AI Diagnosing Preferences Unchanged During COVID-19
The findings could guide policies relevant to the development of AI.
Hospitals Increasingly Billing for Inpatient Stays at Highest Severity Level
Investigators at the Office of Inspector General identified trends in hospital billing and Medicare payments for stays at the highest severity level.
Podcast: VR to Train Nursing Students with Ryan Ribeira, M.D., M.P.H.
Ryan Ribeira, M.D., M.P.H., co-founder and CEO of SimX, talks to Chief Healthcare Executive about all things virtual reality in healthcare.
Sharecare Acquires doc.ai: Anil Menon on Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions
The company is focused on improving a patient's health and overall well-being by leveraging health tech.
The Decline in Non-COVID-19 Hospitalizations Is Financially Affecting Hospitals
New data provide insight into the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospitals and insurers.
OCR Resolves Discrimination Allegations Against MedStar Health
MedStar Health denied patients with disabilities access to a support person.
Small Healthcare Businesses Struggling to Leverage Remote and Virtual Care During COVID-19
Small healthcare businesses must manage remote and virtual care models with appropriate support, training, reimbursement, and incentive models.
Machine-Learning Model Helps Prioritize Evaluation of Patients With Undiagnosed Diseases
The machine-learning model could save time and healthcare costs.
CDC Updates Guidance on COVID-19 HCP Shortages
The updated guidance focuses on asymptomatic providers who are exposed to COVID-19.
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