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Explainable AI In Health Care: Gaining Context Behind A Diagnosis

Most of the available health care diagnostics that use artificial intelligence (AI) function as black boxes—meaning that results do not include any explanation of why the machine thinks a patient has a certain disease or disorder. While AI technologies are extraordinarily powerful, adoption of these algorithms in health care has been slow because doctors and… Read More »

Physician-led accountable care organizations outperform hospital-led counterparts

New data shows that physician-led accountable care organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program outperformed hospital-led ACOs — and not by a little, but by a significant margin. And according to the Avalere analysis, MSSP ACOs continue to achieve higher savings the longer they participate in the program. The MSSP is Medicare’s largest alternative payment… Read More »

How to remove ear wax from your hearing aids

Believe it or not, ear wax serves a great purpose. It protects the skin in the ear canal, acts as a deterrent for dirt and bacteria, and assists in cleaning and lubricating the ear. Yet too much of a good thing can be detrimental, especially when it prevents your hearing aids from working properly. Changing… Read More »

Clotting Problems

A blood clot is a serious condition that needs treatment right away. People with cancer and those receiving cancer treatment have an increased risk for blood clots. Normal blood clotting, called coagulation, is a complex process. It involves specialized blood cells, called platelets, and different proteins in the blood, called clotting or coagulation factors. These… Read More »