December 10, Hugh Harvey and Shah Islam
In case you missed RSNA (or couldn’t find the AI showcase in the basement), here’s a round-up of the most important takeaways. From startups to watch and the fate of AI “app stores” to the best route to market, get a comprehensive look at the trends and predictions for the space. Despite the expected downturn in hype, the promise of a more automated future still remains an alluring possibility—and, if AI finally starts to make significant headway into human-level decision making, it is the teleradiology providers who have laid a solid foundation for delivery of AI into healthcare.
Dec 9, Hans Duvefelt
Family doctors receive many reports from emergency room visits, consultations and hospitalizations, complete with a dozen or more blood tests, several x-rays and several prescriptions. But the time and effort spent on care coordination is not valued from a structure and reimbursement standpoint. If we don’t invest in primary care, patients will suffer from more and more fragmentation. So, what can we do about this?
Dec 6, Amita Nathwani
The current healthcare system has turned patients into healthcare consumers who must make their own choices, and who are more and more empowered to take control of their own health. As we do so, patients deserve doctors who understand the full range of choices that consumers face. If more physicians are trained and educated in medical school to think with an integrative approach to medicine, we can change the broken system, and doctors will benefit too.