Tag Archives: System

Atrium, Wake Forest Baptist seal merger forming $11.5B system

Dive Brief: Charlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium Health and nearby academic medical center Wake Forest Baptist Health have completed their merger, according to a Friday announcement. The new system expects $ 11.5 billion in combined net revenue, an Atrium spokesperson said. The combined entity will employ 70,000 people at 42 hospitals and more than 1,500 care… Read More »

Montefiore Health System using tech to scale population health management strategies

Patient health extends far beyond the healthcare setting itself, and is subject to influence from a number of external factors that can range from everything from medication adherence to diet. Montefiore Health System realized this, and knew it needed a better population health approach that integrated these social determinants in a way that emphasized efficiency… Read More »

Aranet Multi-Patient Temp Monitoring System Unveiled for COVID Clinics

Hospitals addressing the COVID-19 pandemic are worried about being short on ventilators, personal protective equipment, and appropriate bed space. However, the biggest hurdle may be having enough staff to monitor large numbers of patients. To help address this matter, Aranet, a company that normally makes environmental monitoring solutions for industrial applications, is releasing a large-scale… Read More »

Concerns rise that the system for diagnosing epidemics is failing

Bloomberg—How big is the coronavirus outbreak? A lot bigger than we were initially told, it turns out. On Thursday, confirmed cases of Covid-19 in China’s Hubei Province—the epidemic’s epicenter—jumped by almost 15,000. It’s not that there was a sudden wave of new infections. Rather, the increase reflects a change in how China counts patients; it… Read More »

Elections: Early warning system to fight disinformation online

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are using artificial intelligence to develop an early warning system that will identify manipulated images, deepfake videos and disinformation online. The project is an effort to combat the rise of coordinated social media campaigns to incite violence, sew discord and threaten the integrity of democratic elections. The scalable,… Read More »