Tag Archives: Data

Harnessing multiple data streams and artificial intelligence to better predict flu

Influenza is highly contagious and easily spreads as people move about and travel, making tracking and forecasting flu activity a challenge. While the CDC continuously monitors patient visits for flu-like illness in the U.S., this information can lag up to two weeks behind real time. A new study, led by the Computational Health Informatics Program… Read More »

AL and ML choices can dramatically improve data security

As networks have advanced in complexity, so have the tools and tactics of cybercriminals. Organizations increase their cybersecurity budgets and teams, yet breaches keep occurring. In the fight for stronger security, vendors are offering up AI and machine learning as a Holy Grail. But do these technologies actually deliver? Frequent headlines make it clear that… Read More »

ONC report: Hospitals are wrangling with multiple means of exchanging health data

Despite all the progress with EHR adoption, a new report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) shows hospitals are still using faxes to share information and most of them are still wrangling multiple electronic health record systems. Hospital health information exchange is complex, involving a variety of methods, according to… Read More »