Tag Archives: Role

WEDI mulls new role in administering standards maintenance groups

Designated Standards Maintenance Organizations may play a key role in maintaining the HIPAA transaction standards. Now, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, which works to improve health information exchange, care quality and efficiency while cutting costs, may want to take on a new function and administer DSMOs, said Charles Stellar, CEO of WEDI, during HIMSS19.… Read More »

AI-based software tested for role in aiding radiotherapy

Artificial intelligence now is being used to support planning in radiation therapy, reducing the time needed to manually delineate structures on multiple images. Radiotherapy treatment planning is using software that employs AI in two Finnish hospitals, with the hope that it will be more accurate and faster in planning procedures and plotting how therapy will… Read More »

Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction

New research finds that the cerebellum, a large part of the human brain that scientists thought was primarily involved in motor control, may play a key role in reward-seeking and social behaviors. The findings may help inform future therapies for treating addiction. New research suggests the brain’s cerebellum may explain addiction. Recent research has hinted… Read More »