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AI in Healthcare's Biggest Obstacle—Garbage Data

Nov 22, 2021 • 6 min read

Virtually every important outcome in healthcare for all stake- holders involved is closely tied to the quality and...

AI in Healthcare's Biggest Obstacle—Garbage Data

Nov 22, 2021 • 6 min read

Virtually every important outcome in healthcare for all stakeholders involved is closely tied to the quality and accessibility of EHR data. Patient care, physician efficiency, and hospital revenue are all negatively impacted by low quality data in EHRs. 

In September, we posted a LinkedIn article “Doctors are required to think too hard” describing the importance of evidence based medicine (EBM) and the growing pile of underutilized data in electronic health records (EHR)...

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Why Healthcare Struggles to Innovate

Oct 19, 2021 • 9 min read

Ten years ago almost to the day, Steve Yegge, a former Amazon employee working for Google, penned a scathing...

Why healthcare struggles to innovate

Oct 19, 2021 • 9 min read

Ten years ago almost to the day, Steve Yegge, a former Amazon employee working for Google, penned a scathing internal memo on Google plus that, among other things, made one of the most insightful realizations about the world of data and computing.[1]

Except he accidentally made it public. 

 

At the time, when he realized his mistake, he thought he was going to be fired. In actuality...

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Doctors are required to think too hard

Sept 24, 2021 • 3 min read

You've probably heard fo evidence based medicine (EBM). At its core, EBM is simply taking the best of medical research...

Doctors are required to think too hard

Sept 24, 2021 • 3 min read

You’ve probably heard of evidence based medicine (EBM). At its core, EBM is simply taking the best of medical research and applying it to patient care to increase quality.[1] The right care to the right patient at the right time. Seems overwhelmingly obvious. 

However, the rate of medical knowledge generation is exponential and needs to be distilled into universal medical guidelines.[2] Furthermore, the guidelines have to be disseminated, adopted, and inculcated into relatively rigid clinical workflows. Who is ultimately expected to do that? Doctors...

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