Although Covid-19 has placed a significant strain on healthcare organizations, it has also presented an opportunity to transform care delivery by leveraging tools like AI, said CIO Michael Saad in a podcast interview.
The ability to acquire data from other trusted sources to create a big data environment will be crucial as providers look to optimize analytics in order to improve operations, says Mike Davis. And the key to this, he believes, might be in a new market entrant.
An early look into how the big four EHR vendors plan to infiltrate the AI space found that Epic is off to an early lead, offering prebuilt models that can be incorporated into the workflow. The race, however, is just beginning, according to KLAS.
After analyzing the data, we know that Covid-19 testing has increased – but not enough. We know that overall visit volume is way down, and symptoms are decreasing. But what does that actually tell us? CT Lin, MD, does some digging.
Most believe that AI and machine learning can improve clinicians’ ability to make informed and therapeutic decisions. Where people disagree is on how far away that future is, and what exactly it will look like, says John Halamka, MD.