Artificial Intelligence

Revenue Cycle Management is Top Software Investment Priority for Providers

By Jay Asser for Health Leaders Coming off the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, providers are doubling down on software investments and prioritizing revenue cycle management to alleviate macroeconomic challenges, according to a report from Bain & Company and KLAS. The research finds that 45% of providers accelerated software investment over the past year, with 10% pulling…

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Top 20 smart hospitals in the world, per Newsweek

By Kelly Gooch for Becker’s Hospital Review Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic topped Newsweek’s latest “World’s Best Smart Hospitals” rankings. For the list, the magazine partnered with consumer research company Statista to identify the 300 hospitals that “lead in their use of [artificial intelligence], digital imaging, telemedicine, robotics and electronic functionalities.” Newsweek said the ranking is…

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MIT says AI can detect Parkinson’s from a person’s breathing

By Gile Bruce for Becker’s Hospital Review Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say a tool that combines artificial intelligence and a contactless sensor can detect Parkinson’s disease by the way a person breathes. The results of the study were published Aug. 22 in Nature Medicine. The noninvasive tool developed by the researchers uses an AI-powered device resembling a…

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AI, radiologists working together more accurately detect breast cancer: Study

By Giles Bruce for Becker’s Hospital Review Radiologists working in tandem with artificial intelligence more accurately detect breast cancer than either of them analyzing the images alone, a July study in The Lancet Digital Health found. The study used a dataset of 1.2 million mammograms taken between 2007 and 2020 and was led by researchers from Vara, a German…

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