Economists Suggest Small Tweaks That Could Tame Healthcare Spending In The US
Healthcare in the United States costs close to double what it’s peer countries spend. Traditionally, we have looked at broad, big-picture fixes to lessen spending, but health economists suggest a bunch of smaller tweaks could be the more effective answer. By focusing on small changes that are more attainable, we may actually begin the transformation we are looking for.
Five Ways To Improve Clinical Efficiency Through EHR Optimization Activities
One of the avoidable negative effects of EHR implementation is a decrease in clinical efficiency and provider satisfaction due to the burden of adapting to the new system. By initializing EHR optimization activities immediately after implementation, healthcare organizations can increase the effectiveness and usability of their new system and avoid costly discontent and delay in patient care.
Artificial Intelligence Continues To Garner Attention As It Out-Predicts Medical Experts
A new study from the Francis Crick Institute, a biomedical research center in London, showed that AI was better able to predict risk of death in patients with heart disease than medical professionals. They suggest that using machine learning to track and diagnose patients is just the next step in a more accurate mode than the computer based tools clinicians already use.