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HIMSS’ Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare

Health correspondent Kate Miliken and Dinesh Divakaran talk at HIMSS’ Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare conference. 

By  Laura Lovett 01:49 pm December 2, 2020
Within the last decade we’ve seen an uptick in collaboration efforts between academic medical centers (AMC) and digital health companies. However, navigating AMC’s complex ecosystems is often a challenge for potential partners. “AMCs are different than hospitals. They have a triple mission of clinical care, medical research and health education. But they also are increasingly collaborative. They...
By  Jonah Comstock 04:20 pm March 12, 2018
Duke University has launched a new Apple ResearchKit study, the MS Mosaic Study, aimed at using big data and patient insights to improve medical understanding of multiple sclerosis. Dr. Lee Hartsell, assistant professor of neurology at Duke University Medical Center, spoke about the new study -- and some of the challenges involved in launching it -- at the Digital and Personal Connect...
By  Jonah Comstock 02:03 pm June 28, 2016
We wrote last week that, at MobiHealthNews 2016, Duke Director of Mobile Strategy Dr. Ricky Bloomfield brought breaking news from WWDC that Apple would soon add HealthKit support for the HL7 Continuity of Care Document to iOS 10. But that tidbit, exciting as it was, was only a small part of Bloomfield’s talk, in which he shared some early anecdotes and triumphs from Duke’s early forays into both...
By  MHN Staff 05:57 am October 15, 2015
By the MobiHealthNews team This morning a number of big name medical institutions launched new studies using Apple's ResearchKit, iPhones and, in at least one case, the Apple Watch. As more ResearchKit study apps become available on Apple's app store, it appears that many of them are laying the groundwork for future FDA-cleared medical apps. It not only seems to be the case, the medical...