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Providers utilize business intelligence to monitor referral patterns and collaborate with clinicians who order their services. Such analytics tools have also been deployed in the specialty to improve productivity, track patient satisfaction and bolster quality.

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A law firm hired to investigate the situation reviewed more than 300,000 pages of documents and conducted more than 250 hours of interviews. 

Malissa Wood, MD, associate chief of cardiology for diversity and equity at Massachusetts General Hospital, explains the role of health equity in cardiovascular care and what her health system is doing to address it. 

As the world grapples with the potential downsides of generative AI, a global group of healthcare researchers is warning of health perils that could emanate from well beyond clinical settings.

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Health editors quit in protest over high publishing charges

The editors said they have tried to get the high charges reduced, but they were ultimately unsuccessful. 

April 24, 2023
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Poverty is a leading cause of death

Poverty was associated with 183,000 deaths in the United States in 2019 among people 15 years and older, according to a recent study published in JAMA. 

April 18, 2023

Moderna, Merck say new combination treatment boosts skin cancer survival

The new findings come after Moderna accused other pharmaceutical companies of stealing its mRNA technology for COVID-19 vaccines.

April 17, 2023
Coalition for Health AI

Coalition acts to ensure credible, fair, transparent AI in healthcare

Having identified an “urgent” need for guardrails to keep healthcare AI from veering into an avoidable ditch, the Coalition for Health AI has put together a 24-page guide applicable to numerous groups of stakeholders.

April 7, 2023
The European Society of radiology European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2023 meeting. Image courtesy of ECR

Key trends in radiology at the European Congress of Radiology 2023 meeting

Bhvita Jani, research manager at the healthcare market analysis firm Signify Research, shares noteworthy happenings from the ECR expo floor.

April 7, 2023

$300M research fund will focus on Alzheimer’s

The research fund aims to track the health of Americans for decades, with the intent of housing the long-term health information of 70% to 90% of the population.

April 5, 2023
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Liver specialists among first to be ably aided by ChatGPT

ChatGPT isn’t capable of unilaterally guiding care for patients with cirrhosis or the liver cancer it tends to spawn, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, the large-language AI tool can competently assist clinicians.  

April 4, 2023
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Cardiologist Azeem Latib joins Supira Medical

The interventional cardiologist is now working with vendor Supira Medical to help advance the company's next-generation percutaneous ventricular assist device.

April 4, 2023
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