Studies Show Potential for Google’s AI Tools to Improve Pathologist Accuracy and Efficiency
Anatomic pathologists understand the complexities of reviewing slides and samples for signs of cancer’s spread. Two studies involving a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm from Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) claim their “deep learning” LYmph …
EHR Usability Issues Impact Pediatric Patient Safety, Research Finds
In an analysis of 9,000 pediatric patient safety reports from three healthcare organizations, researchers found that 36 percent of the reports were related to EHR (electronic health record) usability issues.
AI Doesn't Ask Why -- But Physicians And Drug Developers Want To Know
At long last, we seem to be on the threshold of departing the earliest phases of AI, defined by the always tedious “will AI replace doctors/drug developers/occupation X?” discussion, and are poised to enter the more considered conversation …
Benjamin Mazer: Are medical errors a huge problem that’s simple to fix?
During To Err is Human, a new documentary about medical errors currently on tour throughout the United States, former Medicare chief Don Berwick claims that ending medical error is simply “a question of will.”
9 healthcare leaders share tips for working with remote employees
Various hospitals and health systems allow certain staff members to work remotely. But communication with remote employees can be challenging, especially if the organization has locations across multiple states.
Identifying Electronic Health Record Usability And Safety Challenges In Pediatric Settings
Greater risk to kids: Poor EHR design can lead to medication errors, which can be especially detrimental for children whose body weights are lower and whose immune systems aren't as developed as adults'. In more than a third of pediatric pa…
AACC calls for greater federal oversight of medical testing to safeguard patient safety
With more and more medical tests being performed outside the traditional clinical laboratory, AACC released a position statement emphasizing the need to ensure consistent high-quality testing at non-traditional facilities such as physician …