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Doctor working on computer

Benefits and Risks of CDSS To Prevent Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events

By MedTech Intelligence Staff
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A review paper from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality supports the benefits of computerized clinical decision support systems (CDSS) in reducing medication errors and adverse drug events, but also uncovered risks and unintended consequences that must be addressed to improve patient safety and implementation of next generation systems.

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Neeraj Mainkar
Neeraj Mainkar

Advancements in AI: Shaping the Future of Spine Surgery

By Neeraj Mainkar
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While AI is already making significant contributions to pre-operative planning and post-operative analysis, its utilization intra-operatively remains a key area for further development. Collecting and utilizing comprehensive intra-operative surgical data, as facilitated by innovative applications of existing technologies such as light field, will pave the way for advanced AI applications in spine surgery.

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Ronen Lavi
Ronen Lavi
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Moving Mountains (of Data): How Clinical AI Is Empowering Primary Care

By Ronen Lavi
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Even AI models trained on general medical literature will have difficulty making sense of the nuances specific to primary care, which is full of unique jargon, abbreviations and other idiosyncrasies. As always, the proverbial devil is in the details. Any AI solution worth its salt must be fluent in the specific idioms of the field and empower clinicians to deliver the best care that they can.

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