Health IT

Healthcare information (HIT) systems are designed to connect all the elements together for patient data, reports, medical imaging, billing, electronic medical record (EMR), hospital information system (HIS), PACS, cardiology information systems (CVIS)enterprise image systemsartificial intelligence (AI) applications, analytics, patient monitors, remote monitoring systems, inventory management, the hospital internet of things (IOT), cloud or onsite archive/storage, and cybersecurity.

How EHR training can reduce physician turnover

A new KLAS report offers detailed insight into how physician interactions with electronic health records systems can improve turnover rates.

June 16, 2023

Clinics tap GPT-4 to ease charting burden, improve patient care

The hope is that the GPT-4-based notes assistant will ease the burden of manual charting on physicians while also offering patients more personalized visit summaries, Carbon Health announced June 5. 

June 9, 2023
USA China artificial intelligence race

China’s AI concerns presented for public consumption

Tech-enabled risks are top of mind for the head of the Chinese Communist Party—and AI is prominent among these.

June 2, 2023
Signify Research analyst Amy Thompson discusses connecting pathology and others with enterprise imaging systems.

Interest rising to connect pathology, other departments to enterprise imaging systems

Signify Research senior analyst Amy Thompson explains the trend of connecting various departments to enterprise imaging systems. She said digital pathology may soon become the third largest user of these systems.

May 31, 2023

Federal Trade Commission issues warning to health companies about the misuse of consumer data

The new policy statement warns that any inaccurate or misleading claims to consumers about how their data is collected and used will be considered a violation of the FTC Act.

May 23, 2023
A patient has a telehealth visit with their doctor remotely in their home via video conferencing. The COVID-19 cause massive movement to telehealth since 2020.

A 'moving target': PCPs call out inconsistent regulations in the rollout of telehealth

These regulations varied between states and insurance plans, and they affected reimbursement as well.

May 23, 2023
Rajesh Bhayana MD Toronto General Hospital in Toronto on ChatGPT passing radiology board.

Latest version of ChatGPT AI passes radiology board exam

However, GPT-4 confidently delivered incorrect or irrelevant answers on some questions, according to new research in Radiology. 

May 16, 2023
Amit Trivedi, HIMSS director of informatics and health IT standards explains the human factor in interoperability is often overlooked. #HIMSS #HIMSS23

Health IT needs to develop its workforce and become more involved in setting informatics standards

Amit Trivedi, HIMSS director of informatics and health IT standards, explains the importance of the human role in interoperability.

May 12, 2023

Around the web

Half a year after President Biden officially directed federal agencies in the executive branch’s bailiwick to “seize the promise and manage the risks” of AI, the White House has posted a status report.

U.S. physicians often receive payments from medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. New research in JAMA found a connection between receiving such payments and using specific devices—should the industry be concerned? 

Five of the largest U.S. medical societies focused on cardiovascular health are one step closer to seeing their paradigm-shifting proposal become a reality.

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