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AI Overcoming Bad Records to Help Hospitals Run Themselves

Nov. 30, 2018, 11:16 AM

Hospital systems like the Cleveland Clinic, the Mayo Clinic, and Johns Hopkins are leveraging artificial intelligence for administrative tasks like filing claims and predicting future workflow.

But adoption of these tools would be faster if medical records were more accurate and uniform, industry participants said.

The Cleveland Clinic has integrated several models into their workflow, Timothy Crone, the clinic’s medical director for enterprise business intelligence and analytics, told Bloomberg Law. A surgical volume forecasting model helps the Clinic predict the number of surgeries that will be performed on a near-future date. This can help the clinic manage scheduling and prevent...

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