The promise of conversational AI in helping restore the doctor-patient relationship

“EMR systems were designed with billing in mind, not physician efficiency, so it goes without saying that if technology can help alleviate the documentation burden — allowing doctor… Read more

Hospital revenues and telehealth are among the top healthcare trends over the next year

“Healthcare leaders have spoken: Declining hospital revenues, attributable largely to canceled elective procedures during the COVI-19 pandemic, will account for the greatest impact across… Read more

Hospitals slam ‘disturbing’ COVID-19 data reporting requirement threatening Medicare funding

“CMS is now requiring hospitals to report COVID-19 data . . . [and] the penalty for not reporting the data or correcting deficiencies is withdrawal from the Medicare and Medicaid programs… Read more

The e-doctor will see you now

“Fully-credentialled e-doctors still don’t exist, at least not in their entirety but major elements of the concept have already been deployed in the field, and progress toward a mor… Read more

AI bias may worsen COVID-19 health disparities for people of color

“Resource allocation models must … go beyond their basic utilitarian foundation to avoid further harming minority groups already suffering the most from COVID-19, based on health in… Read more