VA is a much more complicated rollout since there are so many different interactions and configurations of VistA. In addition,…
A new Apple report proclaims the company as “an intelligent guardian for [consumer] health and safety,” dividing its products between health and fitness (the Health app and the Apple Watch) and medical community collaboration (ResearchKit for study recruitment, Health Records to give patients access to provider data, Apple Watch for health system integration, and the company’s work in building COVID-19 apps and features).
An article published in the journal Radiology describes how Google Health has used advanced machine learning methods to pre-train chest X-ray networks that convert images into numerical vectors, which allows high-quality models to be created from 600-fold less data that can detect abnormalities and perform better in underrepresented populations and rare conditions.
The medical genetic testing company will lay off 1,000 of its 2,900 employees, restructure, eliminate non-core operations and geographies, focus on profitable business lines, and shuffle its executive leadership and board.
The VA postpones its last remaining 2022 go-live on Oracle Cerner, saying that the system isn’t ready to be used in larger facilities because of stability issues.