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AI Accelerates Quest for Drug Repurposing

Pilot study tests ability of generative AI to prioritize drugs for potential repurposing in Alzheimer’s disease.
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Asynchronous eVisits Address Routine Patient Concerns

New program establishes eVisit protocol using asynchronous messaging that may address the concern or lead to a more in-depth telehealth or in-person appointment.
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How Social Factors Contribute to Telehealth Success

Study sheds light on the influence of social determinants of health on effective telehealth sessions.
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Pancreatic Patient Navigator Finds Shorter Routes to Treatment

Nurse-navigator efforts streamline testing, treatment and support beginning with the patient’s initial visit.
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Signals of Risk for Substance Use Disorder

Researchers are exploring how to mine EHRs for genetic and other data to develop better risk phenotypes for addiction.
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Refined Tool Aids in Lung Cancer Diagnosis

The TREAT 2.0 model outperforms conventional models for lung cancer prediction.
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‘Open’ Rates of EHR Files Exhibit Signs of Disparities

Medical professionals spend more time engaging with medical records of white patients.
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Focus on Patient Experience: a Metric and a Mission

Chief patient experience officer David Haynes cites customer service as an integral part of the hospital business model.
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Research Finds Keys to an Excellent Video Visit

Studies provide insights into how to deliver optimal care to patients through the telehealth experience.