Machine learning, AI making its way into clinical lab management

Machine learning, AI making its way into clinical lab management

While clinical labs’ use of machine learning and artificial intelligence is perhaps most prominently associated with areas like pathology and microbiology testing, these tools are also seeing uptake for lab management applications like specimen routing and billing support.These kinds of

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Making Easter plans? Here’s what happened to COVID-19 cases after past holidays

Making Easter plans? Here’s what happened to COVID-19 cases after past holidays

As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations spike across the country, officials are urging Canadians to rethink their spring holiday plans this year — such as Easter and Ramadan.Many provinces are battling high COVID-19 rates as deadlier, more transmissible variants are

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Human Rights Code can’t protect anti-maskers making unproven claims: tribunal

Human Rights Code can’t protect anti-maskers making unproven claims: tribunal

VANCOUVER — A decision by the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal says anyone denied service for refusing to wear a mask must be ready to prove they have a disability if they intend to file a complaint.The warning is

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Dysfunctional websites are making it harder for Americans to get vaccinated. Here’s how to fix that.

Dysfunctional websites are making it harder for Americans to get vaccinated. Here’s how to fix that.

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, KFF President Drew Altman spells out how COVID-19 vaccination can be simplified to ensure that the public’s rising confidence in the vaccine isn’t thwarted by frustrating and sometimes dysfunctional websites.  He writes, “Americans

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Mass General Brigham, AstraZeneca discuss making pharma-provider partnerships

Speakers at Accelerate Health

The history of pharma and provider partnerships spans back decades, and has traditionally focused on the development of new drugs. Digital is coming into the fold of health, forcing those partnerships to go through a metamorphosis to include new tech. “Industry

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Ro will start making house calls to vaccinate elders in New York for COVID-19

Ro Vaccine Drive

Virtual care provider Ro will now be making house calls to distribute vaccines to older people and those with disabilities in New York. The company teamed up with New York State’s Department of Public Health to launch its efforts called

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Authorities fear COVID-19 is making opioid abuse worse – Talking About Men’s Health™

Authorities fear COVID-19 is making opioid abuse worse – Talking About Men's Health™

The opioid abuse epidemic in the United States was already urgent when the COVID-19 pandemic began, but health authorities fear the virus has made the opioid epidemic even worse. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released in

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Making Baby Part of Your New Mom Workout

What They Do, How They Work

You’ve made it through labor and delivery. Now you can start thinking about how to get back into prebaby shape. Since your baby will spend a lot of these early months by your side, why not make them part

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