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Navigating the Hype of Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Companies

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare artificial intelligence companies are offering intriguing products, but providers must be wary of too much hype around machine learning tools.

Few phrases in the healthcare IT world conjure up quite as much excitement as “artificial intelligence.” 

Sweeping through vendor marketing teams like a tidal wave of opportunity, nearly every technology company has at least thought about how they can integrate machine learning algorithms into their catalogues in order to take advantage of the fever-pitch hype around this new frontier of big data analytics.

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How Mayo Clinic Uses CDS Algorithms to Standardize Nurse Triage

An algorithmic approach to clinical decision support has standardized phone-based nurse triage at the Mayo Clinic.

By Jennifer Bresnick

 – The healthcare system has always relied on primary care providers to be the initial point of contact for patients with routine care needs and low-level complaints – a role that has become increasingly important as organizations try to cut costs, compete for shared savings, and proactively manage populations.

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