3 questions to ask before investing in machine learning for pop health

The goal of population health is to use data to identify those who will benefit from intervention sooner, typically in an effort to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions. Machine learning introduces the potential of moving population health away from one-size-fits-all risk scores and toward matching individuals to specific interventions. The combination of the two has...

CommonSpirit Health taps startup to reduce administrative workload

Notable Health’s software helps providers with everything from patient intake to documentation.   Chicago-based nonprofit health giant CommonSpirit Health will implement a new software system to reduce administrative burdens for physicians and staff. It will run a pilot using software from Notable Health to help collect patient records and making its existing systems interoperable. Rich...

The New Nike Air Zoom SuperRep Is Nike’s Best Trainer For HIIT

Different workouts require different shoes, and Nike has taken specialisation to a whole new level with the launch of its SuperRep range, which includes shoes for HIIT classes, home workouts and spinning sessions.Headlining the range is the Nike Air Zoom SuperRep, which has been designed with the demands of HIIT workouts in...

Opinion: Metrics to deliver five extra productive healthy years

The challenge to deliver five extra years of healthy productive life in England is far more likely to succeed if the financial metrics that drive health and care are also aligned in mainstream practice. The factors that will drive and accelerate healthy productive ageing are multifactorial and lie within and without the present health...

Website errors raise calls for Medicare to Be flexible with seniors’ enrollment

Saturday is the deadline for most people with Medicare coverage to sign up for private drug and medical plans for next year. But members of Congress, health care advocates and insurance agents worry that enrollment decisions based on bad information from the government’s revamped, error-prone Plan Finder website will bring unwelcome surprises. Beneficiaries could...

In advance of new federal rule, startups vie to steer post-acute care decisions

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Tech firms are jostling to help hospitals and health systems comply with federal rules covering patient transitions to nursing homes, rehab centers and other forms of post-acute care. The rules, which take effect Nov. 29, require hospitals to beef up the information they provide to patients on their options for post-acute care and to...

Family Told to Let Their Baby Die Instead of Raising Money For His Rare Disease

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BARGAIN: Buy A Cheap Apple Watch Series 4 In Amazon’s Black Friday Sale

Black Friday has properly kicked off with a very worthwhile deal – £100 off the Apple Watch Series 4. Amazon has reduced the price on the 40mm from £399 to £299 and the 44mm from £429 to £329, the cheapest it’s ever been and one serious bargain.Buy on Amazon | £299 (40mm), £329 (44mm)That’s...

Aussie Soles & Podiatrists Wage War on Foot Pain!

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Harrogate – College of Podiatry Conference 2019 Issued by Aussie Soles UK (aussiesolesonline.co.uk)22 November 2019 Podiatrist and author David Tollafield called today for fellow colleagues to raise awareness of their efforts against the common enemy: foot pain. Too many people live with foot pain, which in later...

What will it take to improve recruitment for clinical trials?

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As medicine becomes more precise, it means clinical trials often require recruiting from smaller, and more specific patient pools. While precision medicine can mean incredible advancement and efficacy of new therapies, it also increases the likelihood that travel will be involved. Travel can be a challenge for patients —often requiring car services, trains,...
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