This article first appeared January 16, 2018 on HealthLeaders Media. This technology can accurately predict 30-day readmissions and clarify the AI process for clinicians. Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to change the healthcare industry, but gaining the trust of clinicians to use it can be a barrier to adoption. “A lot of the resistance … Continued
The member only article appears in the December issue of Patient Safety Monitor Journal. The NotPetya computer hack that hit healthcare facilities last summer is a warning to get creative about tightening up security. In the last week of June 2017, foreign-born computer malware attacked the systems of several U.S. companies—including Princeton Community Hospital in … Continued
The ECRI Institute’s annual list of health technology dangers can prompt healthcare leaders to address cyber vulnerabilities.
The malware was identified as a new variant of WannaCry, a form of ransomware that hit organizations across the globe in May.
Spatial, temporal analytics may aid infection control in hospitals.
The protected health information (PHI) of more than 16,000 individuals was breached after hackers gained access to data from a Maryland-based clinic group as part of a phishing scam.
Patient matching can be complicated by the presence of duplicate medical records and incorrectly merged medical records. These mismatched records can have serious consequences such as inappropriate patient care and costlier patient care.
New physician scheduling platform aims to help consumers shop for doctors on price, quality, and availability.
The EHRs have limited capability to record information on patients’ cancer history, and clinicians are not provided with actionable recommendations for follow-up care.
As medicine marches toward its embrace of personalized medicine and immunotherapy, researchers struggle to obtain meaningful discoveries that can be applied to the ever-expanding number of patient cohorts.