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Doctors are asking Silicon Valley engineers to spend more time in the hospital before building apps
- Richard Zane, an emergency room physician, developed a program so that engineers can understand the clinician’s workflow before they build their products
- RxRevu is one start-up that shadows Zane on the job.
- In the Bay Area, it’s become common for doctors to invite technologists from Google and elsewhere to follow them on the job.
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InterSystems exec on distributed, data-intensive, rapidly changing world of health IT
A C-suite guide to telemedicine
Stanford sees healthcare democratization a big trend for 2019 and beyond
HIT Think Three key trends that will change cybersecurity strategies in 2019
Chuck Norris laments serious problems for patients: physician burnout
3 ways AI will improve healthcare in 2019
- Hospital error — which can be significantly addressed and prevented by AI — is the third leading cause of patient death
- Depending on what source you pay attention to, up to 440,000 Americans die annually from preventable medical errors
- According to data from the National Safety Council, 2016 was the deadliest year on American roads in a decade — with 40,000 deaths. This means preventable hospital deaths due to hospital error are 11 times the number of road accidents in the United States
- 86 percent of mistakes in the healthcare industry are purely administrative and preventable
- Effective application of AI is projected to result in annual savings of $150 billion in the US healthcare industry
- The AI health market is projected to grow more than 10 times within the next five years
Five innovation trends that will impact the healthcare industry in 2019
The behavioral health epidemic, artificial intelligence and more procedures being done in outpatient settings are some the key 2019 trends that will determine how decision makers purchase technology.
There is little denying that the United States is in the throes of a serious opioid epidemic. Currently, over 130 people die each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. A full 80 percent of heroin users report misusing prescription opioids prior to moving on to using heroin.
Med school platform puts knowledge in computable format
Providers turning to health IT to combat the opioid crisis
Enthusiasm for AI is outpacing adoption, study finds
A retrospective look at the work of HIMSS Communities in Europe in 2018
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much," Helen Keller
5 blockchain developments in 2018
Clock is Ticking on Watch that Could Predict Illness
HHS awards research funds to help Israeli company further develop technology; more funding opportunities are available.
Watching for Signs of Illness
New Healthcare Trends in 2019
3D-printed electronic pill can wirelessly dispense medicine from inside stomach
Innovation in Healthcare Technology Changing the Game
Panelists at the recent RealShare Healthcare conference agree that new tech advances will create efficiency but will not take away from the real estate.
Vendors team to try to reduce patient data snooping
6 key areas that will separate the AI leaders from laggards
Pressure will increase to scale up AI in 2019 to enhance decision-making and provide forward-looking intelligence for users in every department and function. Having the right AI governance model enables companies to develop use cases that create quick wins.
AI is being democratized, but is still so complex that even trained business specialists can make mistakes. Organizations need to develop the right mix of citizen users, citizen developers, and data scientists, and give them the tools, training, and incentives to help them work collaboratively.