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Health Management

Hospital Readmissions and Machine Learning

2016 01 Jul

The need to improve the efficiency of the healthcare services has emerged over recent decades and, especially, during the last few years with the economic and financial crisis, developed countries have been suffering   The ageing population, the sector most affected by chronic diseases, is seeking better results when they need the healthcare services... Read more

IMAGING Management

Human-Plus-AI Imaging Analysis Boosts Cancer Diagnosis to 99.5%

2016 21 Jun

A combination of the decades-long practice of diagnosing illnesses by manually reviewing images under a microscope and artificial intelligence (AI), can help doctors improve accuracy of breast and other cancer diagnosis to a rate of 99.5 percent. A research team from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston and Harvard Medical School... Read more

IT Management

Computers Learning to Improve Clinical Trial Participation

2016 28 Apr

With medical research struggling to recruit necessary numbers for clinical trials and studies being compromised or halted altogether, scientists are teaching computers to figure out why people accept or decline invitations to take part. Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centre have reported in the Journal of the American Medical... Read more

IT Management

Xerox System Helps Hospitals Better Predict Readmissions

2015 28 Jan

Midas+, a subsidiary of Connecticut-based Xerox, is combining its vast data resources with five years of Medicare and claims data to help hospitals better predict readmissions. With this new system, known as Midas+ Readmission Penalty Forecaster, a hospital can get a much more accurate prediction or “near real-time” information on both patient patterns... Read more


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