At Zebra-med we set out on a long journey to create an automated radiology assistant – to help radiologists become more efficient and enable them to take care of many more patients. With 2 billion people joining the middle class worldwide and a growing global shortage of clinical experts, there is a sense of urgency to develop technology which can help bridge the gap between supply and demand of radiology services – technology such as the one I’ll discuss here…….
TextRay: Mining Clinical Reports to Gain a Broad Understanding of Chest X-rays
Like the majority of my colleagues, I recited a version of the Hippocratic Oath early in my medical education. Though not all versions of the Oath are the same, some themes are consistent. Primum Non-Nocere – First Do No Harm – is perhaps the best known of these. At the individual patient level, interpretation is fairly straightforward: do not prescribe any treatment which may harm the patient, at least not out of proportion to the benefit of that treatment…….
AI and the Hippocratic Oath: A Physician’s Perspective
Pinaki Dasgupta is a visionary health tech entrepreneur and a passionate advocate of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to improve healthcare. He has a successful record of accomplishment with incubating new ideas, launching new businesses and gaining significant revenue in early ventures.
Today, Pinaki is going to discuss about his company Hindsait – a healthcare technology company that uses artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to reduce unnecessary healthcare spend in the U.S. – a problem estimated to cost more than $300B per year…..
Episode 28 – Removing Healthcare Waste…From ZERO to ONE
Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce released a joint statement concerning healthcare interoperability. The “Pledge” was just that – a commitment to some generally broad agreeable principles. In this post, I try to read between the lines of the pledge and figure out what’s really going on.
In engaging in this dialogue, we start from these foundational assumptions:
Reading between the lines of the Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce healthcare interoperability pledge
In June 2018, MiddleGate’s CEO, Roshan Fernando was a featured speaker at the HFMA Conference in Las Vegas. Everyone in Revenue Cycle is talking about A.I. and we seem to have a label problem. The HFMA asked Roshan to speak about the labels, the pros and cons of different technologies, and what is really impacting the Revenue Cycle marketplace. …..
HFMA, We Have a Label Problem!
MDsave has just been named #152 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies, and we couldn’t be prouder. Not only is it a huge honor, but it means that healthcare in America is changing for the better.
It’s a sign that patients and hospitals alike are sick of a system that leaves 25% of Americans with unaffordable healthcare expenses.
It’s a sign that we, as a nation, are sick of medical debt being the #1 cause of bankruptcy……
Power to the Patients
It’s another trip to the hospital – the fourth time in the last eight months. Just four days ago my family member was seemingly okay. He was tired and feeling a bit dizzy, but when you are an 82-year-old diabetic with a history of chronic heart failure, you’re not expected to be running around the block. We thought this was the result of a recent change in medication since there was no event to cause this sudden downturn, but as we sat in the hospital looking at a person that can’t even turn over in bed, I was left questioning, “Couldn’t this have been prevented?” With all our advances in technology, why do we have these repeated cycles that ultimately end with a hospital stay and no real answers? I can tell you that what is pictured below is not the experience of modern day healthcare –…….
Another Trip to the Hospital