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Artificial intelligence helps cut down on MRI no-shows

Artificial intelligence predictive analytics performs fairly well in solving complex operational problems — outpatient MRI appointment no-shows, especially — using a modest amount of data and basic feature engineering, and can help cut down on such no-shows, according to findings published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. What’s convenient and beneficial about the data is… Read More »

Apervita’s NCQA approval helps health plans speed VBC analysis

Value-based care platform provider Apervita says it is the first company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for electronic clinical quality measures using a clinical quality language-based engine. The company’s newly certified CQL-based engine—based on HL7 logic standards that support both eCQMs and clinical decision support—can be adopted by healthcare organizations… Read More »

Bristol Myers Squibb’s Opdivo-Yervoy combo helps mesothelioma patients live longer

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo-Yervoy combo is awaiting some critical decisions in non-small cell lung cancer, but in the meantime, it’s making its mark in a smaller indication, too. The immuno-oncology duo topped chemo at extending the lives of phase 3 trial patients with previously untreated malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), the company said Monday. The rare cancer,… Read More »