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EnsoData receives clearance for AI-powered sleep diagnosis

February 20, 2024HME News Staff

MADISON, Wis. – EnsoData has received FDA 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for AI-driven analysis of PPG signals (EnsoSleep PPG) which supports the diagnosis of sleep disorders using any FDA-cleared pulse oximeter. EnsoSleep, EnsoData's previously FDA-cleared diagnostic AI analysis and sleep scoring solution, uses machine learning to analyze data from traditional sleep studies to aid physicians in diagnosing sleep disorders. With this new clearance, EnsoSleep PPG will...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), EnsoData

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Mount Sinai 'poised to shift paradigm’ on sleep testing, therapy 

February 13, 2024HME News Staff

NEW YORK – Mount Sinai researchers have been awarded a five-year, $4.1 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health to develop and study an artificial intelligence-powered model that predicts adverse outcomes of obstructive sleep apnea. Researchers say their model will better reflect the underlying physiology of the condition and the ways it impairs sleep, improving patient care and treatment. “Our proposal uses a state-of-the-art,...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Mount Sinai, Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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WellSky leverages Google’s AI tech 

February 6, 2024HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has a new strategic partnership with Google Cloud to leverage its secure cloud technologies, advanced data analytics tools, machine learning capabilities and artificial intelligence platform Vertex AI. Over the past few years, WellSky has significantly invested in modernizing its IT infrastructure, and this partnership with Google Cloud will accelerate those efforts. “AI technology can serve as a fundamental tool in making healthcare insights more accessible...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Google Cloud, Machine learning, WellSky

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Darby looks to Sheehan to help propel growth 

December 5, 2023HME News Staff

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Darby, which provides AI-enabled order processing technology, has added Gary Sheehan, formerly of AdaptHealth, as a growth advisor. With the recent release of a new version of its Smart Intake product and the current roll out to early adopter HME providers, Sheehan’s industry knowledge and leadership will help propel the company into its next phase of growth. "I'm thrilled to expand my work with Darby and help the team bring this exciting automation technology to...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Darby, Gary Sheehan, Processing orders

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Encore leverages AI/ML 

December 5, 2023HME News Staff

LIVINGSTON, Tenn. – Encore Healthcare says its Nexus AI/ML Nexus engine, developed in partnership with a global artificial intelligence and machine learning research leader, can save $106 million cumulatively in health care costs over five years per 1,000 ventilator patients, representing a 46.7% reduction. In contrast, the company says traditional management systems save $25 million, a 10.8% reduction. “We leveraged cutting-edge analytics techniques and forecasted potential outcomes...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Encore Healthcare, Machine learning, Ventilator

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Do you have a few minutes to really chat? 

September 22, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Technology has been on the minds of a lot of people these days. You can’t open the New York Times without seeing yet another article on ChatGPT or AI in general.  The former I find particularly concerning as a writer, not just because I don’t want my words cribbed by some work-shy, wannabe wordsmith, but because I think we’re already becoming less able to think critically and individually, even before we try outsourcing the need to, you know, think.   More...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), ChatGPT

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Huma Therapeutics to use AI on disease management platform

August 29, 2023HME News Staff

NEW YORK – Huma Therapeutics, a global digital health company, will use Google Cloud's generative AI (GenAI) to enhance Huma's regulated disease management platform. Huma is also exploring the use of Google's GenAI tools to support healthcare professionals (HCP) with better insights to optimize care delivery. "Huma is committed to making healthcare accessible and affordable for everyone and GenAI will play a crucial role in this equitable access,” said Dan Vahdat, Huma CEO...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Disease Management, Huma Therapeutics

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Industry assesses impact of AI

July 21, 2023Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – The promise of artificial intelligence – and the potential risks – are not lost on those in the HME industry, based on the results of a recent HME Newspoll.  Providers like AmeriMed are already leveraging the technology to improve the patient experience for CPAP therapy.  “We’re using AI for our mask fittings now and it has eliminated our refits, saved time and increased compliance and patient satisfaction,” wrote a respondent...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Home Medical Equipment (HME)

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Workflow: Take proactive approach

July 10, 2023Joey Graham

Q. How do I address security and compliance concerns in AI-powered systems?  A. As HME suppliers begin to adopt AI-driven solutions, ensuring data security and regulatory compliance becomes paramount. With sensitive patient information at stake, organizations must take a proactive approach to protect their data. Here are some key strategies for addressing security and compliance concerns:  Choose a compliant AI solution  When selecting an AI-driven solution, verify that it adheres...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Joey Graham, Prochant

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AMA calls for AI oversight 

June 20, 2023HME News Staff

CHICAGO – The American Medical Association has adopted a new policy calling for greater regulatory oversight of health insurers using artificial intelligence (AI) to review patient claims and prior authorization requests. The newly adopted policy calls for health insurers using AI to implement a thorough and fair process that is based on clinical criteria and reviews by physicians and other health care professionals with expertise for services under review, and that has no incentive to deny...

American Medical Association (AMA), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Prior Authorization

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