Machine learning system saves case managers 1,327 hours per year

Machine learning system saves case managers 1,327 hours per year

Bon Secours Charity Hospital, a three-hospital health system that is part of Westchester Center Health Network, also known as WMCHealth, was using a risk scoring algorithm in its electronic health record that was not very accurate. THE PROBLEM As a result, WMCHealth missed some high-risk patients and classified other patients as high-risk who were not. […]

New Zealand’s Northern Region simulates major cyberattack on its health system

New Zealand’s Northern Region simulates major cyberattack on its health system

New Zealand’s Northern Region simulated a major cyberattack on its health system, saying it is a case of “when, not if” an attack will eventually occur. healthAlliance systems operations manager Simon Long presented at the HiNZ Conference 2018 in Wellington on 23 November on the mock incident, called ‘hot chilli’, which was run by the shared […]

How Grady Health System used AI to reduce preventable readmissions

How Grady Health System used AI to reduce preventable readmissions

Preventing avoidable readmissions is a focal point of most, if not all health systems big and small. These episodes are often costly to the patient and provider and open up additional opportunities for exposure to hospital-acquired infections. However, some patient populations, especially those with chronic disease and those impeded by socioeconomic factors, are even more […]

Moving from text-only to AI, interactive multimedia radiology reports

Health system moves from text-only to AI-powered interactive multimedia radiology reports

The radiology report is the principle work product of the radiologist. Until recently, reports describing findings in imaging studies have been plain, text-only documents. Such reports are increasingly inadequate. The problem “Traditional radiology reports are limited to plain-text in order to simplify the transport of results across information systems,” said Dr. Cree Gaskin, associate chief […]