Medical Innovations
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How can Artificial Intelligence in healthcare help patient engagement?

Flow Health - May 10, 2016

A recent article in The Commonwealth Fund blog, “Envisioning a Digital Health Advisor,” raises the question of being able to use smartphone apps to get real-time, accurate…

eHealth
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Using AI to reduce prior authorization burden in healthcare

Flow Health - April 8, 2016

By Robert Rowley, MDOne of the most frustrating elements of the current healthcare environment is the administrative burden of prior authorizations for medications and procedures. It is…

Business
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How do we get past “notification overload” in healthcare?

Flow Health - April 4, 2016

By Robert Rowley, MD By Robert Rowley, MDOne of the unintended consequences of moving healthcare onto Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has been an increase in time spent…

Machine Learning: The Future for Health Plans
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Machine Learning: The Future for Health Plans

Flow Health - March 4, 2016

By: Alex Meshkin By: Alex MeshkinHealth plans are struggling to become more efficient and competitive in the marketplace. Beyond needing to be financially viable; they need to…

Why do we need a new operating system for effective shared care plans?
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Why do we need a new operating system for effective shared care plans?

Flow Health - March 1, 2016

By Robert Rowley, MDThe way we pay for healthcare is changing. The transition from fee-for-service (“fee for volume”) to value-based care is beginning to take shape, and…

Shared Care Plans and Utilization Management
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Shared Care Plans and Utilization Management

Flow Health - February 24, 2016

By Robert Rowley, MD By Robert Rowley, MDUtilization Management (UM) is ubiquitous in healthcare. It is a system of authorizations for procedures and some referrals, for the…

Value-based care: can we get there with current tools?
Business
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Business
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Value-based care: can we get there with current tools?

Flow Health - February 19, 2016

By Robert M. Rowley, MD By Robert M. Rowley, MD We are at the threshold of a new way of paying for healthcare. We have paid for…

How do we achieve coordinated health care?
Business
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Business
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How do we achieve coordinated health care?

Flow Health - February 12, 2016

by Robert Rowley, MD by Robert Rowley, MDA recent study of healthcare organizations showed that most are not prepared to deliver standardized longitudinal care across multiple provider…

Laying the Foundation for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
Medical Ethics
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Medical Ethics
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Laying the Foundation for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Flow Health - February 10, 2016

  Medicine is often described as both an art and a science.  One might think that the “science of medicine” should be fairly straightforward, driven by findings…

Time for a patient-driven health information economy? – A response
Business
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Business
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Time for a patient-driven health information economy? – A response

Flow Health - February 9, 2016

The recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Time for a Patient-Driven Health Information Economy?” presents a good overview of the need for, and hurdles…