Roberta’s Podcast Picks
If you haven’t tuned in to our radio station or checked out our podcast network, here is your chance. Consider starting with these episodes chosen by our own Roberta Mullin, Managing Partner and Editor at Answers Media Network, who is in charge of all things HealthcareNOW Radio. Learn more about health policy, AI, NLP, and machine learning by listening to these informative conversations between our expert hosts and their knowledgeable guests.
Talking AI, NLP, and Machine Learning in Healthcare
Our on-demand and podcast library now has over 1400 episodes in 30 different shows to choose from. Where does one begin? If your interests are in healthcare AI, NLP, or machine language, Roberta suggests this Tell Me Where IT Hurts episode and more from PopHealth Week, Chief Among Friends and Healthcare de Jure listed in her post on Health IT Answers.
On this episode of Tell Me Where IT Hurts, host Dr. Jay Anders interviews Tim O’Connell, MD and CEO and founder of Emtelligent, a deep-learning-based medical natural language processing (NLP) company. Together they discuss the differences between AI and NLP, along with NLP’s role in health technology now and in the future. Dr. Anders and Dr. O’Connell get into topics ranging from the current excitement around so-called “ambient NLP”, to the benefits and challenges of the technologies, to capabilities that the big vendors don’t quite have yet. If you’re interested in speech and NLP in health IT, this is a must listen.
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Talking Healthcare Policy
With the new administration just about to hit the 100 day mark, what direction or reverse directions are we going in healthcare? Where does one begin? Why not start with some policy episodes? Here is an excellent episode from The Virtual Shift talking to experts on policy. For more episodes on this topic check out Roberta’s post on Health IT Answers.
On this episode of The Virtual Shift, Dr. Jonathan Woodson outlines a Digital Transformation Model – calling for a national strategy where all stakeholder collaborate on a unified infrastructure model to be leveraged by health systems, consumers, payers (inclusive of the US Government. We further discussed how best to ensure access to care, whether via the bricks and mortar or the digital front door serves everyone; as well, as how we ensure all have access to the necessary technology to maximize access and serve their path to wellness.
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