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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Pivot to Chronic-Disease Management Presents ‘Enormous’ Upside for Amazon Care

Staffing Reclaims Title of Home-Based Care Industry’s Biggest Challenge

Amazon’s (NYSE: AMZN) in-home care platform — Amazon Care — is currently designed to coordinate care for employees and their family members. In the not-too-distant future, however, it may be more generally used for chronic-disease management. That’s according to Michael

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Anthem to Buy Home-Based Care Management Company myNEXUS

Anthem to Buy Home-Based Care Management Company myNEXUS

Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) is bolstering its home-based care capabilities. The Indianapolis-based health insurer announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to buy myNEXUS Inc., a technology-enabled company that manages home-based care for payers. Financial terms of the

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Changes in the Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes in Mexico City Between 1998–2004 and 2015–2019

Comment on Garofolo et al. Insulin Resistance and Risk of Major Vascular Events and All-Cause Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes: A 10-Year Follow-up Study. Diabetes Care 2020;43:e139–e141

AbstractOBJECTIVE To investigate the trends in diabetes prevalence, diagnosis, and management among Mexican adults who were participants in a long-term prospective study.RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS From 1998 to 2004, 159,755 adults from Mexico City were recruited to a prospective study,

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Association of Implementation of a Comprehensive Preconception-to-Pregnancy Management Plan With Pregnancy Outcomes Among Chinese Pregnant Women With Type 1 Diabetes: The CARNATION Study

Comment on Garofolo et al. Insulin Resistance and Risk of Major Vascular Events and All-Cause Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes: A 10-Year Follow-up Study. Diabetes Care 2020;43:e139–e141

AbstractOBJECTIVE To investigate the effect on pregnancy outcome of integrating a comprehensive management plan for patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) into the World Health Organization universal maternal care infrastructure.RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A comprehensive preconception-to-pregnancy management plan for women

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The Covid-19 vaccine distribution strategy is struggling. Care Management can help.

Merck drops out of the Covid-19 vaccine race after subpar data

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout has encountered significant challenges across the country. The incredibly complex task of ensuring every single American who wants the vaccine can get it has been stalled by issues ranging from storage malfunctions to weather delays to

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Diabetes management startup Glooko collects $30M to push remote monitoring, new therapy areas

Images of the Glooko app and a family

Glooko, the maker of a digital platform for managing diabetes and other chronic diseases, announced today a $30 million Series D funding round led by Health Catalyst Capital. Canaan Partners, Georgian, Novo Nordisk, Insulet and Mayo Clinic also played a

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3 ways health plan member experience and chronic disease management can be improved

Fixing the cracks: Why it’s time to modernize marketplace enrollment strategies

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered all aspects of life – most acutely impacting the healthcare industry and bringing to light major deficiencies in how care is delivered. Many healthcare providers have experienced significant losses due to the pandemic causing the

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Key Components in Your Child’s Diabetes Management Plan

Key Components in Your Child's Diabetes Management Plan

A positive diagnosis of diabetes in children can lead to various reactions for both the parents and the child. There can be fear, denial, shock, anger, or a combination of them all. Diabetes in kids—if not properly managed—is potentially life-threatening. It is a

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Interoperability has to move from data exchange to data management

Interoperability has to move from data exchange to data management

The journey toward achieving interoperability in healthcare needs to now move beyond data exchange, and instead, focus on data management. This is the opinion of a panel of experts who gathered at the all-virtual Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy

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