Tag: machine learning

Cleveland Clinic London surgeons perform TKA assisted by augmented reality

Editor's Note The Cleveland Clinic announced, on August 16, that surgeons at its London facility successfully performed a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with the assistance of an augmented reality-based platform designed with artificial intelligence and machine learning. Augmented reality, which gives a 3D visualization of the joint, helps with planning…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 28, 2023
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Using machine learning to predict suitability for surgery at an ASC vs HOPD

Editor's Note This study from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, examines the use of a machine learning (ML) model to predict the suitability for having a surgical procedure performed at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) vs a hospital-based outpatient department (HOPD). To augment a labor intensive manual process in…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 10, 2023
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Editorial

The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) makes headlines almost daily. Eliminating any fatalistic doomsday scenarios, current literature is raising interesting points around the useability of AI and the ethical considerations regular users of AI should not ignore. In the healthcare space, the number one question seems to be, Is it…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
July 20, 2023
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Harnessing power of AI: Operational improvements for the OR

ORs are at the heart of healthcare organizations, where critical decisions are made, often under immense pressure. This pressure has escalated with ever-increasing demands, growing complexities, and the constant requirement for innovative solutions. In today‚Äôs rapidly evolving technological landscape, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and the emerging generative AI…

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By: Elizabeth Stocum, BSN, RN, CNOR
July 20, 2023
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Discrepancies in FDA clearance, marketing of AI-, ML-enabled medical devices

Editor's Note This study from New York University and NYU Langone Health, New York City, finds discrepancies between the marketing and 510(k) clearance of artificial intelligence (AI)- or machine learning (ML)-enabled medical devices, with some devices being marketed as having capabilities not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 18, 2023
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Effectiveness of AI in detecting hip fractures, predicting postop outcomes

Editor's Note This Canadian meta-analysis finds that artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to automate hip fracture diagnoses; however, complicated models may not provide benefit over traditional patient-specific postoperative outcomes predictions. Of 39 studies included in the analysis, 18 used AI models to diagnose hip fractures on plain radiographs and…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 21, 2023
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AI may improve colonoscopy accuracy

Editor's Note Researchers at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London are investigating how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to identify colon polyps that might otherwise get overlooked during colonoscopy. The AI system works alongside the physician in real time, scanning the colonoscopy video feed and drawing small, red boxes around…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 1, 2023
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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: LeanTaaS

Download the PDF Version of the Industry Spotlight In 2013, LeanTaaS partnered with Stanford Health Care to solve an infusion scheduling challenge and created an algorithm to optimally match available supply with ongoing demand. The solution for Stanford worked, leading to 18 months of refining algorithms before creating the product,…

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By: OR Manager
September 27, 2022
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The superior efficacy of machine learning based AI tools

With all the factors involved in optimizing OR utilization, assigning OR slots is a complex proposition. When you consider that the average cost to run a fully equipped OR is now at approximately $1,000 per hour in staff and equipment costs, it is more important than ever for hospitals to…

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By: Shawn Sefton, MBA, BSN, RN
September 27, 2022
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