Technology

Dr Russell Langan Details Workflow for Cloud-Based Technology to Manage Pancreatic Cancer

April 11th 2021, 11:15am

Video

Russell Langan, MD, chief of Surgical Oncology and Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center discusses the workflow of a cloud-based data management platform for patients with pancreatic cysts.

FDA Clears First AI Device to Find Possible Cancerous Hot Spots During Colonoscopies

April 10th 2021, 6:15pm

Article

The device, which highlights for gastroenterologists regions of the colon that have visual characteristics consistent with possible cancerous abnormalities, is already in use in Europe.

Leveraging Health Data and AI to Predict COVID-19 Hotspots

March 30th 2021, 6:00pm

Podcast

Early on in the pandemic, Cotiviti developed a COVID-19 tracker map that accurately predicts where in the United States new COVID-19 outbreaks would occur. Nicole Neumarker, of Cotiviti, provides insight into what impact this technology could have in the future.

Machine Learning Can Help Predict Persistence of Asthma as Children Age

March 25th 2021, 7:46pm

Article

Machine learning models can help predict which children diagnosed with childhood asthma before age 5 will continue to experience symptoms as they get older.

Better Record “Integration” Would Boost Links Between Oncologists, Primary Care

March 21st 2021, 6:00pm

Article

A panel at the NCCN Virtual Annual Meeting finds that while primary care physicians and oncologists can share information, records may not be well integrated and in easy-to-use formats.

Convolutional Neural Networks Can Determine AD Severity

March 20th 2021, 11:15am

Article

Deep learning algorithms to diagnose skin disease like atopic dermatitis could save time for providers while increasing accuracy, according to a pilot study.

NIH Research Informs New Polygenic Risk Score Guidelines

March 10th 2021, 4:00pm

Article

Research funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute has produced a 22-item guideline for the minimal polygenic risk score-related information that researchers should include in their studies.

Addressing Health Care Access Gaps With Digital Solutions

March 9th 2021, 7:00pm

Podcast

On this episode of Managed Care Cast, Sarah Carroll, MPH, director of the Center for Care Transformation at AVIA, discusses the challenges of implementing digital health in underserved populations and the potential of these solutions to better address health disparities in the United States.

Amy Ellis: There Was a Big Shift to Telemedicine in Cancer Care Delivery

February 17th 2021, 2:00pm

Video

With the onset of the pandemic, the increased use of telemedicine has been the biggest change to how cancer care is being delivered; however, whether telemedicine is here to stay depends on the regulators and payers, said Amy Ellis, chief quality officer at Northwest Medical Specialties.

Amy Ellis on the Benefits of ePROs in Cancer Care

February 3rd 2021, 2:00pm

Video

Electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePROs) tools can benefit patients by keeping them on treatment longer, and the pandemic has likely accelerated how many practices move to using ePROs, said Amy Ellis, chief quality officer at Northwest Medical Specialties.