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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Moderna throws in with IBM over quantum computing, generative AI for healthcare

Fresh off its success using AI to develop a blockbuster COVID vaccine, up-and-coming biotech player Moderna (founded 2010) has won the confidence of 112-year-old Big Blue as a strategic partner.

April 25, 2023
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What healthcare AI investors have been saying at HIMSS23

If great power obligates its wielder to exercise great responsibility, those advancing AI in healthcare are up to their necks in duty.

April 21, 2023

GE Healthcare solution, billed as a 'unified approach to patient monitoring,' gains FDA clearance

GE Healthcare received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its patient monitoring platform, Carescape Canvas.

April 20, 2023

CVS Health names former Humana exec the new president of Aetna

Brian Kane has been appointed as executive vice president and president of Aetna. 

April 19, 2023
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Phillips partners with Amazon to host EI offering, advance AI tools

According to Philips, the partnership with Amazon Web Services broadens its capabilities in enterprise informatics and many other key areas.

April 18, 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
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These health systems have the biggest digital health portfolios

U.S. health systems are increasingly leveraging digital health to conduct their operations, but how health systems are using digital health in their strategies can vary widely.

April 6, 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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