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Fairview, UofM Team on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

March 19, 2019 - Fairview Health Services, a Minneapolis-based integrated health system, is partnering with the University of Minnesota (UofM) to use artificial intelligence to provide medical services at lower cost, the Twins Cities Pioneer Press reported. Fairview Health President and CEO James Hereford told the newspaper in an interview that his organization is “aggressively” looking at...


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Data Proliferation Fuels Need for Healthcare Interoperability

by Fred Donovan

Healthcare interoperability is growing in importance as the amount of heath data proliferates and the free flow of data between patients, providers, and payers becomes essential for better healthcare. This was one take away for Forrester...

AMA: Clinical Decision Support One of Many Healthcare AI Uses

by Fred Donovan

Clinical decision support is one of many potential healthcare AI uses, observed a recent American Medical Association (AMA) report. Other healthcare artificial intelligence uses include patient monitoring and coaching, automated devices...

Precision Medical Imaging Market to Reach $8B by 2027, Says Frost

by Fred Donovan

The precision medical imaging market is forecast by Frost & Sullivan to grow from $120 million in 2017 to over $8 billion by 2027. Technology advances such as clinical decision support software, sensors, 3D printing, deep learning,...

Digital Health Innovators Need to Deliver Results This Year

by Fred Donovan

Digital health innovators will need to start delivering tangible results, not just hype, for consumers this year, judged the HIMSS 2019 Healthcare Trends Report. The report predicted that digital health innovations that will start having...

Healthcare Leaders See 4 Digital Technologies As Game Changers in 2019

by Fred Donovan

Healthcare leaders believe four digital technologies — artificial intelligence, big data analytics, mobile health (mHealth), and wearables — will be game changers this year, according to Frost & Sullivan. The market...

Policies Needed for AI-Enabled Clinical Decision Support Systems

by Fred Donovan

Policies and standards should be developed to ensure artificial intelligence is safely incorporated into clinical decision support (CDS) systems, recommended a white paper from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. The white paper...

Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Speeds Chest X-ray Processing

by Fred Donovan

Healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) can help reduce the time for processing chest x-rays and prioritize which x-rays need to be seen by an expert radiologist sooner, according to new research from the University of Warwick. The...

Healthcare IT Spending Priorities Include Big Data Analytics, AI

by Fred Donovan

Top IT spending priorities for healthcare executives are accelerating digital transformation, investing in big data analytics and artificial intelligence, and modernizing IT infrastructure, according to the third annual...

Machine Learning Could Reduce Lab Testing for ICU Patients

by Fred Donovan

Princeton researchers have found that machine learning can be used to improve treatment and reduce lab testing for patients in intensive care units (ICUs). The researchers used data from more than 6,000 ICU patients to design a...

Reports: Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Market CAGR of 47%-50%

by Fred Donovan

Three separate market reports agree that the healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) market will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of between 47 percent and 50 percent over the next few years. The Markets and Markets report...

Organizations Upping Pace of Healthcare Big Data, AI Investments

by Fred Donovan

More than three-quarters of healthcare C-suite executives are increasing their pace of investment in healthcare big data and artificial intelligence (AI), according to a recent survey by NewVantage Partners. Around 79 percent of senior...

Big Data Analytics to Have Major Impact on Pharma Next Year

by Fred Donovan

Big data analytics is expected to have the biggest technology impact on the pharmaceutical industry in 2019, according to a survey of pharm professionals by GlobalData. Thirty-eight percent of industry respondents identified big data...

Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Making Sense of Data Flood

by Fred Donovan

Healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are providing tools to enable medical practitioners and researchers to make sense of the flood of medical data, according to study by Stanford Medicine. AI and other technical...

Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Market to Reach $20B in 2024

by Fred Donovan

Fueled by the growing adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical research, care delivery, and precision medicine, the global healthcare artificial intelligence market is forecast by Energias Market Research to reach a value of...

FDA Grants Breakthrough Device Status to Healthcare AI Software

by Fred Donovan

The FDA has granted breakthrough device designation to healthcare AI software being developed by Bayer and Merck for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) pattern recognition. The software will rely on deep learning to...

AWS Launches Machine Learning Service to Mine Patient Data

by Fred Donovan

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched its Amazon Comprehend Medical machine learning service that enables healthcare professionals and developers to mine unstructured medical text and patient data, such as diagnosis, treatments,...

GE Unveils Edison Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Platform

by Fred Donovan

GE Healthcare has unveiled its Edison healthcare artificial intelligence platform designed to connect data on millions of medical imaging devices. The company said that clinical partners will be able to use Edison to develop algorithms...

Legacy Infrastructure Inhibits Healthcare Artificial Intelligence

by Fred Donovan

Many organizations are trying to implement healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) projects using traditional infrastructure models, which isn’t working well, observed Pure Storage Global Healthcare Technology Strategy VP Josh...

Healthcare Firms to Spend Average of $32M on Artificial Intelligence

by Fred Donovan

Healthcare organizations surveyed by Optum said they planned to invest an average of $32.4 million over the next five years on artificial intelligence. A full 91 percent of 500 US healthcare leaders said they expect to see a return on...

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