Here's The Latest in Health Care:
• The earlier you can identify breast cancer, the better, and artificial intelligence (AI) may soon provide the best chance to do so. According to researchers, their AI model is not only able to detect breast cancer from scans with the same accuracy as radiographers, but also reduce the number of false reports. Read More
• Millennials now represent the largest segment of the U.S. population and have very different expectations for the health care industry than generations before them. Their desire for improved health care access, value, and experience will force the industry to completely re-think its approach in order to win their business. Read More
• If you opt-in to Facebook’s new Preventative Health Tool, you can receive suggestions for routine health exams in your feed, including mammograms, flu shots, and blood pressure screenings. Users can mark when they’ve completed procedures, and elect to receive reminders when they’re due for a follow-up. While convenient, there are some inherent privacy issues that come with it. Read More
• The past 10 years have brought about some monumental changes in the health care industry. A look back highlights some of the biggest storylines of the decade, including the move from paper to digital records via EHRs, the rise and fall of Theranos, an opioid epidemic, and much much more. Read More
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