In May of 2019, Google teamed up with Northwestern Medicine to conduct a unique medical experiment. Researchers applied a deep-learning algorithm to the CT scans of 42,290 patient’s lungs. The goal was to see how well the algorithm could predict a person’s potential to develop lung cancer. CT scans are normally examined one at aContinue reading “AI-Enabled Machine-Learning May Revolutionize Early Diagnosis of Disease”
Marketing research reveals that the health care artificial intelligence market is growing by more than 50 percent annually. At this rate, by the year 2025, the industry is expected to rise from its current $2.1 billion to an estimated $36.1 billion. The exponential growth rates are being influenced by the need to reduce healthcare costsContinue reading “Healthcare AI is Booming”
Technology is helping to make life more efficient and meaningful for both doctors and their patients. Revolutionary tools, along with existing ones that are continuing to evolve, not only work to bring down obstacles that previously stood in the way of patients’ health but also empower people to take care of their lives in aContinue reading “Technology That Can Help With Patient Engagement”
It has been the Holy Grail for government policymakers and the average American citizens for decades – finding a way to reverse the ever-increasing price of healthcare. Costs for seeing a doctor, getting treatment, a hospital stay or buying prescription drugs have become ruinously high for thousands of individuals and families. In fact, an editorialContinue reading “Finding Ways to Drive Down Healthcare Costs”
Artificial intelligence (AI) uses technology and computers to stimulate critical thinking and intelligence behavior comparable to humans. One of the companies that use AI algorithms in medicine is epic systems. It is among the most prominent electronic health records organizations maintaining medical information for over 180 million patients throughout the United States. The organization hasContinue reading “AI Claims and Medicine”
Many hardworking Americans would dearly love to retire right now but simply can’t afford to do so. But wait a minute. What if there was a location that, if you moved there, would essentially mean you have 10 times more retirement assets than you do right now? Well, there are places that make this possibilityContinue reading “Locations that Offer Generous Retirement Incentives if You Move There”
If you have a senior parent, one of the most frustrating things about caring for them is to get them to accept the ways in which their life has changed. In fact, failing memory can force you to have the same conversations with your parent multiple times. While any conversation can be frustrating for bothContinue reading “Speaking to Your Elderly Parents About Driving”
Health care practitioners often have to walk a fine line. On the one hand, medicine is a business. It actually costs money to provide health care to patients. At the same time, there is legitimate concern about just how much profit should be made off of the suffering of sick and injured individuals. One topicContinue reading “New Policies Aim To Create More Transparency In Hospital Pricing”
The power of virtual health is something that Congress and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services cannot deny. Significant changes are on the horizon thanks in part to telemedicine. In 2019, reimbursements for those using telehealth services are expected to be prevalent. With healthcare costs reaching astronomical levels, the ability to see a doctorContinue reading “Telemedicine Is Helping Hospitals and Patients Alike”
As parents grow older, they face increasing mental and physical problems. Some people are no longer able to make sound decisions while others increase their spending on expensive medical treatments. In any case, the adult child may need to take over their parents’ finances and come up with better management solutions. Monitor Expenses Everyone hasContinue reading “Organizing Your Parents’ Finances”
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