HIMSS cancels 2020 conference due to coronavirus

By Andrea Park for Becker’s Hospital Review The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society announced March 5 that it has canceled its 2020 global health conference, which was scheduled to begin March 8 in Orlando, Fla. HIMSS cited concerns over the potential spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. Additionally, as a significant percentage…

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Dolbey Ranked No. 1 by KLAS Research for Computer-Assisted Coding for Four Years Straight

CONCORD, Ohio, March 3, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Dolbey is a leading provider of medical coding and billing software that drives greater accuracy and higher productivity in medical coding by using artificial intelligence and machine learning. KLAS Research announced that Dolbey was awarded the 2020 Category Leader designation for Computer-Assisted Coding for the fourth year in…

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An AI algorithm detected the coronavirus outbreak a week before the CDC

By Andrea Park for Becker’s Hospital Review Six days before the CDC’s Jan. 6 alert of a flulike outbreak in China, and nine days before the World Health Organization’s Jan. 9 notice, an artificial intelligence-powered platform had already detected and sent warning of the coronavirus outbreak, Wired reports. BlueDot, a global health monitoring platform based in Canada,…

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10 states with the most affordable healthcare

By Eric Oliver for Becker’s ASC Review Research organization Altarum released its Healthcare Affordability State Policy Scorecard to rank the states that provide the most affordable healthcare options. Altarum used a custom data set to determine affordability. The company based its ranking on four metrics: How states extended affordable coverage to all residents How states…

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