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The Latest: Austria limits movement nationwide amid virus

The Latest on the world’s coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 150,000 people and killed more than 5,700. The disease for most people causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some, it can cause more severe illness. ——— Austria’s leader says his government is limiting people’s movement nationwide. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told the Austria… Read More »

AI clinical documentation player Nuance preps for nationwide expansion

Dive Brief: Medical speech recognition company Nuance Communications said Monday it plans sell its AI-based speech-to-text system automating physician note taking to health systems nationwide. The technology, built in partnership with Microsoft, includes a wall-mounted device with microphones to record each patient interaction — the company contends with their explicit consent — before uploading the… Read More »

What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »