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LCMC Health uses pop health tech to attack value-based care head on

After several years of testing value-based programs and payment models, Louisiana Children’s Medical Center, LCMC Health, was in need of a scalable population health system that could serve its patients and 2,000 medical staff and physicians. THE PROBLEM “After testing value-based programs and payment models for several years, we identified the need for a partner… Read More »

Cleveland Clinic looks to tech to help double number of patients

Last year, the Cleveland Clinic cared for more than 2 million patients—an unprecedented number. However, president and CEO Tom Mihaljevic, MD, says it’s a small fraction compared with what the health system can and should be doing. “The care that we deliver today is of paramount importance to those in need,” Mihaljevic told an audience… Read More »

Amazon Textract now HIPAA-eligible as tech giant expands AI portfolio

Dive Brief: Amazon Textract, a machine learning service that automatically extracts selected text and data from scanned documents, is now HIPAA-eligible, Amazon Web Services announced in a blog post Thursday. The certification brings the number of AWS’ HIPAA-eligible services up to seven as the company expands its AI-enabled products. Providers routinely extract text and data… Read More »

How mobile RFID communications and OR workflow tech saved one hospital $1M annually

When Randy Saad first started as director of perioperative services at Los Angeles-based Adventist Health White Memorial, way back in 2005, he faced multiple challenges. THE PROBLEM The primary challenge was case progression. If the first surgery of the day at the 353-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital was delayed, it disrupted the entire schedule for the… Read More »

How Oracle Is Using Cloud Tech To Find Cancer Cures

Health professional and young patient. David Degner / Getty Images American computing giant Oracle has teamed up with an Egyptian non-profit organization to accelerate research efforts into cancer cures. For decades, the National Association of Friends of the National Cancer Free Initiative (AFNCI) has been working to create quality infrastructure and drive cancer care research… Read More »