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Autonomous coding: Why expert guided AI is critical

March 2, 2022 / By David Bacon

Occasionally it’s worth looking back on where we’ve been to have a perspective on where we are going.  One of my early jobs at 3M was working with other engineers […]

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AI Talk: Cloud kitchen, AI poet, street view to insurance

May 10, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Google Street View A few years ago, researchers from Stanford and other institutions published a study that made use of Google Street View images. They showed […]

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Keeping up with changing technology: The IAB Talks

April 24, 2019 / By Michael Denton, RN, MS

To promote industry connections and an emphasis on curricular relevance, the University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics holds industry-sponsored mini-conferences every April and October, called the IAB (Industry Advisory […]

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AI Talk: Muppets and a boondoggle

March 22, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Muppet invasion in machine learning In this week’s AI Talk, I’m going to do a deep dive into a hot topic in the field: It’s the […]

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Tapping into the rich meaning conveyed in human language

Jan. 30, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The way we use language says something about us. Disordered thought can manifest as disordered language use—a signal that might mean the person has schizophrenia. Pressured speech could be a […]

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Social determinants of health and natural language processing

Aug. 6, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Healthcare delivery is under extreme pressure to improve costs and outcomes. One reliable pathway is by improving efficiency. One aspect of efficiency is to better match interventions to people most […]

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Reducing surgical site infection by 74 percent: Machine learning and quality improvement

May 21, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. John Cromwell is a colorectal surgeon interested in computers and machine learning. He believed that computers could sift vast amounts of data to inform surgeons on ways to reduce post-operative infection rates.

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AMIA 2017 Learning Showcase: Terminology-enabled clinical natural language processing for unstructured information extraction

Feb. 16, 2018 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) organizes a Learning Showcase during the Annual Symposium. Separate from the scientific program, the Learning Showcase allows exhibitors to present the informatics aspects or […]

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Natural language processing, disease progression and population health

Feb. 5, 2018 / By Private: Katie Christensen

Population health. The name pretty much says it all, right? Through the Triple Aim initiative, we are striving to improve the health of our overall population and make an impact […]

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Hospitals and health systems address impact of social determinants and other non-medical factors

Dec. 13, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In a representative survey of 300 hospitals and health systems, the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions discovered that: “80 percent of hospital respondents reported that leadership is committed to establishing […]

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Five caveats for choosing predictive analytics

Oct. 23, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

Years ago, I briefly thought my calling in life might be as a bookie in Las Vegas. I was in business school and had developed a statistical model that could […]

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Deep learning and clinical natural language processing (NLP)

Sept. 8, 2017 / By Richard Wolniewicz

The first week of August saw the 55th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) in Vancouver, Canada. This conference is the premier global NLP conference, demonstrating the […]