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AI as a way to overcome cognitive bias in physicians

(This article originally appeared in CIO.com on June 27, 2017) Practicing physicians are faced with the need to make decisions…

We need an overall vision for health IT

(This article originally appeared in CIO.com on January 11, 2017) Healthcare is a vast, intensely complex ecosystem. Perhaps it is…

What if doctors had all the world’s medical knowledge at their fingertips?

(This article originally appeared in The Doctor Weighs In, on December 12, 2016) When we think of physicians in the…

How can we make sense of genomic data?

We are now at a time when modern technology has made gene sequencing of an individual’s DNA a reality. DNA…

Can Artificial Intelligence help in the treatment of depression?

A recently published study in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that clinical depression is poorly diagnosed and often goes untreated. A…

Using AI to reduce prior authorization burden in healthcare

One of the most frustrating elements of the current healthcare environment is the administrative burden of prior authorizations for medications…

How do we get past “notification overload” in healthcare?

One of the unintended consequences of moving healthcare onto Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has been an increase in time spent…

Shared Care Plans and Utilization Management

Utilization Management (UM) is ubiquitous in healthcare. It is a system of authorizations for procedures and some referrals, for the…

Value-based care: can we get there with current tools?

We are at the threshold of a new way of paying for healthcare. We have paid for it traditionally with…

Time for a patient driven health information economy? – a response

The recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Time for a Patient-Driven Health Information Economy?” presents a good…