Hospitals Looking to Outsource Medical Imaging Workload to Artificial Intelligence

With a high-volume workload staring down radiologists day after day, some hospitals are looking to lighten the load by outsourcing the work of examining medical imaging to computers running artificial intelligence and machine-learning algorithms.

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Key AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator Updates and Strategies for Review [Sponsored]
Jul28

Key AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator Updates and Strategies for Review [Sponsored]

AHRQ’s PSIs, now in their sixth iteration, found an immediate home in a healthcare system struggling to measure and manage quality improvement.

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Beyond DRG Shifts: The Diverse Metrics of Inpatient CDI
Jul26

Beyond DRG Shifts: The Diverse Metrics of Inpatient CDI

Savvy measurement and reporting of the global effects of CDI programs on quality have become particularly important as the investment in CDI resources continues to grow across the nation.

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ONC Report Details Knowledge Gap in Medical Record Request Policies

The frustrations consumers face in obtaining copies of their own medical records is not lost on federal health IT officials, as shown in ONC’s new report: “Improving the Health Records Request Process.”

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Ensuring Effective Communication with Patients for ADA Compliance
Jul25

Ensuring Effective Communication with Patients for ADA Compliance

Healthcare providers are required by law to offer appropriate auxiliary aids to hearing-impaired patients. What might be the consequences for failing to do so?

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