News You Can Use – A ChatGPT Scooter Ride through Healthcare
This month’s episode of “News you can Use” on Healthcare NOW Radio features news from the month of April 2023.
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With the recent announcement “Risant Health launches with Geisinger” with Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Geisinger Health joining forces we discuss what this Kaiser Permanente and Geisinger merger might mean. As we note Kaiser Permanente is a large healthcare system that operates across the United States, while Geisinger is a smaller but well-regarded health system. This new company resulting from the merger will be focused on value-based care, which rewards providers for delivering high-quality care. No firm predictions on the likely outcome of this including if it will even be approved by the regulators but a suggestion to send something to “FutureMe” to keep track of predictions.
We talk about our respective experiences at Vive and HIMSS and compare and contrast – the networking, learning, and overall conference experience, including the use of scooters to get around. It was notable that ChatGPT was not to be found at Vive but was, as Craig puts it, “everywhere” at HIMSS including some interesting announcements of its use in healthcare.
Listen in to hear the new insights Craig discovered from ChatGPT in healthcare for patient communications. we were both impressed with how the AI was able to empathize with the patient and include important information that we would not have thought to include. It is important to have an open mind to the potential benefits AI and Machine Learning can bring to the healthcare space.
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For years Dr. Nick van Terheyden aka Dr. Nick, has served as a voice on the impact of new technologies on healthcare, earning a reputation as a leading authority on where the future of medicine is going. Combining powers of observation and real world experience, Dr. Nick has seen many predictions come true and makes the case that innovations in healthcare can be accomplished incrementally, not just by moonshot events. Tune in to hear Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist and his guests discuss what the future of healthcare looks like, how we will get there, and what it will take to improve healthcare for all.
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