Tag Archives: clinical innovation

Looking at the Liability of Artificial Intelligence

As we continue to embrace technology and machine learning to improve care, it is essential to focus on situations as they arise, and advocate adjustments that allow us to evolve. One such area that requires further scrutiny is Physician liability and artificial intelligence (AI). Undeniably, AI is by no means flawless since it involves machine learning on present… Read More »

How Does AI Impact Trust Between Patients and Physicians?

As we continuously increase our utilization of technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in our day-to-day healthcare delivery, understanding how this impacts trust between physician and patient is a vital consideration. Historically, the relationship between a physician and their patient held the highest degree of intimacy, privacy, and assurance. Knowing this, it is right to consider; how does one… Read More »

How Do We Keep Up with Innovative Technology?

Frequently, as healthcare providers, our focus is primarily on the issues concerning healthcare; however, there are several additional areas worth examining. For instance, with technology evolving, it is imperative that our ability to treat those we serve keeps pace. As physicians, we have the opportunity to practice differently almost every day. New techniques, state-of-the-art treatment modalities, and cutting-edge… Read More »

How can the Digital Age Help Us Track and Impact the Social Determinants of Health?

Unlike collecting clinical information and medical claims, collecting the data on social determinants of health is much more challenging. Social determinants of health are understood by most to be the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. Historically, the tried and true method to determine these entailed either using demographic data, usually based on… Read More »

Follow the Money and You will Glimpse the Future

There is a saying that if you follow the money, you will spot what is on the horizon. Without a doubt, digital health is within our visual sphere. Digital Health Companies have an abundance of funding, and biosensor development seems to be a specific area of interest. As many know biosensor products have been successful in achieving a… Read More »

Is AI the Next Major Innovation in Healthcare?

With the evolution of technology and innovation surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), it is essential to step back and dissect the nuances of how best to implement this emerging frontier in Health care. AI attempts to mimic human intelligence through iterative, complex pattern recognition and matching based on input data at a speed and scale that exceeds the human… Read More »

Will Technology Ever Improve Healthcare?

In most industries, technology has been credited with driving innovations and improving the productivity and quality of products and services we utilize every day. Unfortunately, Healthcare has not experienced this same occurrence. There are numerous cutting-edge technologies occurring in healthcare, but one must question if the value of care has progressed? Has technology provided a marked increase in… Read More »

Physician practice consolidation creates a need for new distribution models

The healthcare environment has undergone rapid change in a short period of time for an industry notoriously slow to adapt. Some of those changes include a shift to pay-for-value, increased focus on outcomes, and most recently a complete overhaul of the physician payment model for Medicare beneficiaries. Those of us steeped in care delivery have seen increased physician… Read More »