AI NLP models extract SDOH data from clinical notes

A study by the Regenstreif Institute and Indiana University has demonstrated the potential of using natural language processing technology to extract social risk factor information from clinical notes. The NLP system developed by the research team can “read” and identify keywords or phrases… From: – Read more

Innovaccer launches “Sara” AI assistants across four AI platforms

Innovaccer said “Sara for Healthcare” – named for Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of knowledge and language – automates workflows, generates insights and conversationally supports decisions for healthcare leaders, clinicians, care coordinators and contact center representatives. WHY IT… Source: and Read More

HealthEdge launches novel web-based plan configuration management tool

Through a collaboration with Minnesota-based nonprofit health plan Medica, HealthRules Promote enables analysts to test configuration changes in minutes through a user-friendly web-based interface.  WHY IT MATTERS Medica needed to rapidly expand in eight states and teamed up with HealthEdge for… Source: and Read More

Epic adds Talkdesk to its Partners and Pals program

Epic’s new Partners and Pals initiative has another member: Talkdesk, which develops cloud-based, AI-enabled contact center technology, will take part in the program. WHY IT MATTERSThe company”s new collaboration with Epic will expand the integration of its Talkdesk Healthcare Experience Cloud… Source: and Read More

AireHealth’s respiratory health assets to be auctioned off in September

The assets of respiratory health company AireHealth will be auctioned off on September 13, including the patents, software, hardware and intellectual property for the company’s remote patient respiratory care platform. Florida-based Fisher Auction Company will conduct the online auction through… From: – Read more

HIMSS Davies Award winners boost quality with AI, telehealth and more

HIMSS this month has been spotlighting the most recent recipients of the HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence, which recognizes health systems for their “innovative, thoughtful applications of information and technology” toward improved patient outcomes and population health. The four 2023 winners… Source: and Read More

NUHS develops its own healthcare GPT

Leveraging its latest supercomputing facility, the National University Health System in Singapore has recently developed its own large language model to enhance clinicians’ productivity. The model dubbed NUHS RUSSELL-GPT can summarise patient case notes and write referral letters for doctors… From: – Read more

HIMSSCast: What the C-suite needs to know about generative AI’s disruptive effects

Generative artificial intelligence – the kind of AI behind the hugely popular ChatGPT application – already is disrupting the healthcare industry. C-suite executives and other health IT leaders at provider organizations need to know much to keep up and be wary. Venky Anant is a partner at… From: – Read more gets FDA De Novo approval for AI-enabled heart disease detection

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of’s hypertrophic cardiomyopathy establishes a new category for cardiovascular machine learning-based notification software. WHY IT MATTERS, a disease detection and intelligent care coordination company, said in its announcement… Source: and Read More

Is artificial intelligence a cybersecurity ally or menace?

Artificial intelligence continues to push cybersecurity into an unprecedented era as it offers benefits and at the same time drawbacks by assisting both aggressors and protectors. Cybercriminals are using AI to launch more sophisticated and unique attacks at a wider scale. And cybersecurity… From: – Read more