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Machine Learning in Healthcare - Innovators Emerging

By Cynthia Burghard – July 14, 2017
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Embedding machine learning in healthcare is slowly moving into mainstream. Still a very noisy market with what seems like 100s of start-ups. Through the noise emerges vendors that at early stage are applying machine learning to solve some of healthcare's most pressing problems. The use case getting the most traction in the market is the application of machine learning to predictive analytics, particularly to identify patient's with clinical and financial risk. Other applications include automating medical record review to validate Hierarchical Condition Coding (HCC), a process that was manual and caused friction between payers and providers, improving patient engagement for care management through mobile technology and identifying variation in clinical practice and recommending best practices.

 

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Cynthia Burghard

IDC

As a career technology analyst in the healthcare industry I have had the opportunity to analyze business applications that have grown in volume as well as functionality, seen healthcare investments…

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