Digital Transformation

This evolution of healthcare involves using technology to improve diagnosis, treatments, monitor patients, enhance hospital operations and culture, and bolster consumer-focused care. This includes virtual reality tools, wearable devices, workflow software, health apps and other digital health tools.

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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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5 reasons healthcare will withstand the onslaught of ‘occupational shift’

Lines of work that shed staff en masse during the COVID pandemic will probably continue shrinking between now and the end of the decade.

August 1, 2023

Clinical, IT leaders plan to boost spending on AI, other technologies

Look for AI, 5G and big data analytics to lead all other emerging technologies in reshaping U.S. healthcare over the next several years.

July 27, 2023
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7 AI powerhouses make 8 commitments on model development

Seven of the most competitive tech companies have publicly pledged to follow some specific guidelines when advancing AI technologies.

July 25, 2023
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Voices from the AI beat on Llama 2, Meta’s freebie bid to outpace ChatGPT

Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta is offering the latest version of its large language AI model, Llama 2, for free and on an open-source basis.

July 20, 2023
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3 tips on generative AI for tech leaders in the C-suite

The world’s present reckoning with a certain transformative technology ought to contain echoes of the past for CIOs and CTOs who were working their way up 10, 20 or even 30 years ago.

July 18, 2023
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3 AI to-do’s for legally aware healthcare providers

Healthcare providers might be the most underrated of all AI stakeholders. Never mind that close to half of 200 CEOs surveyed believe healthcare is the field in which AI is likely to make the most transformative contribution.

July 13, 2023
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HCA reassures breach victims as watchdog identifies the brazen hacker as an attempting seller

Nashville-based HCA Healthcare operates in 21 states, and mass numbers of patients in all but one of them may have had personal information offered for sale as a list on the deep web.

July 12, 2023
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10 states highly interested in AI and other emerging technologies

With a bit fewer than 7 million residents, Massachusetts ranks a middling 16th in population among the states. However, when it comes to internet searches for terms associated with emerging technologies per 100,000 residents, the Bay State is No. 1.

July 11, 2023
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