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Unintended Consequences of CPOE

An emergency physician describes an event in which an intern using a CPOE system they were unfamiliar with ordered a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis with contrast, and then separately ordered oral contrast, the combination of which resulted in contrast nephropathy.

Epic Fact Check

Epic responds to a recent Jonathan Bush interview during which he suggests that achieving interoperability with Epic sites was difficult until recently.

Google DeepMind has doubled the size of its healthcare team

Google’s UK-based AI team DeepMind has doubled its healthcare division from 20 to 40, including some of the biggest names in the AI industry.

Siemens Healthineers and IBM Watson Health Forge Global Alliance for Population Health Management

Siemens Healthineers announces an agreement to start reselling IBM Watson as part of a new population health management solution.

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  1. Has anyone ever seen an iota of evidence regarding Watson actually making a difference to any healthcare outcomes? Seems like their marketing dollars have bought a lot celebrity influenced hype which IBM has successfully turned into a few high profile sales.
    If I were a CIO and IBM Watson came calling, I’d tell my staff, “run an excel report tonight and call me in the morning”.







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