Clients in the News: ChristianaCare, Yale School of Medicine, RWJBarnabas Health, Mass General Hospital

Joint ventures, partnerships with tech companies, and innovative cross-specialty care programs are highlighted in this edition of Clients in the News. Read on about ChristianaCare and Highmark Health’s plan to increase accessibility, an artificial intelligence tool from Yale that chooses the correct diagnostic test for those presenting with chest pain, a multidisciplinary approach to treating long-term COVID-19 patients at RWJBarnabas Health, and a team effort by Mass General Hospital and Harvard with FitBit.

ChristianaCare, Highmark strike 10-year joint venture: 5 things to know

Delaware-based ChristianaCare and Highmark Health announced a 10-year joint venture recently. The overall mission is to promote access, affordability, and equity for patients through technology-driven means, including video visits and secure texting. (Becker’s Hospital Review)

AI picks the right test for chest pain in Yale School of Medicine study

Yale School of Medicine researchers have demonstrated a machine learning tool for choosing between coronary imaging and stress testing in patients who present with suspected coronary artery disease. In a study current in European Heart Journal, the team shows how the personalized-care tool consistently picked the optimal exam for achieving good outcomes in more than 2,100 patients. (AI in Healthcare)

Cross-specialty care program helps RWJBarnabas Health treat lingering COVID-19 symptoms

Now more than a year into the global pandemic, it’s clear that not all of the patients recovering from acute COVID-19 infection are following the same journey—with long-term impacts including a lingering cough and fatigue or a broader range of issues including brain fog and joint pain. To this end, RWJBarnabas Health launched an integrated, multidisciplinary program focused on treating persistent COVID-19 symptoms at its flagship Saint Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey. (Fierce Healthcare)

Mass General, Harvard test Fitbit algorithm that spots heart abnormalities

Researchers from Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston-based Harvard Medical School, University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, the University of Connecticut in Storrs and Fitbit teamed up to conduct a study with medical researchers to test its ability to detect the common heart issue atrial fibrillation. (Becker’s Hospital Review)

Posted by Jana Ballinger 05/20/2021 Categories: AI Clients in the News COVID-19