The way we use language says something about us. Disordered thought can manifest as disordered language use—a signal that might mean the person has schizophrenia. Pressured speech could be a […]
Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore, and today, I’m speaking with Philip Resnik. He is a professor of linguistics at the […]
Healthcare delivery is under extreme pressure to improve costs and outcomes. One reliable pathway is by improving efficiency. One aspect of efficiency is to better match interventions to people most […]
Dr. John Cromwell is a colorectal surgeon interested in computers and machine learning. He believed that computers could sift vast amounts of data to inform surgeons on ways to reduce post-operative infection rates.
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) organizes a Learning Showcase during the Annual Symposium. Separate from the scientific program, the Learning Showcase allows exhibitors to present the informatics aspects or […]
Population health. The name pretty much says it all, right? Through the Triple Aim initiative, we are striving to improve the health of our overall population and make an impact […]
Sometimes science upends what we think of as common sense. We might believe that a degenerative tear in the meniscus (cartilage in the knee) ought to be fixed. Then some […]
In a representative survey of 300 hospitals and health systems, the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions discovered that: “80 percent of hospital respondents reported that leadership is committed to establishing […]
Is accessing your clinical data a pain? Learn how to access and use unstructured data for new insights and discoveries with this infographic.
The first week of August saw the 55th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) in Vancouver, Canada. This conference is the premier global NLP conference, demonstrating the […]
Every year, most health plans are rated on quality by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) with Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS). HEDIS gets most of its […]
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) can save a person’s life when they detect a dangerous heart rhythm and correct it by delivering a shock to the heart. For another person it might […]