Technology has advanced to a point where AI in healthcare is increasingly common. Now the challenge is utilizing data in a way that is not only predictive but also prescriptive to improve health and outcomes.
It's no secret in the medical community that there is a shortage of treatment options for the mentally ill in Alabama.
The cost for the software and tech systems vary by company.
Montgomery physician Jefferson Underwood III, MD may not move as easily as he did a year ago, but his wit is as still as sharp.
The worst thing healthcare organizations can do when an IT incident occurs is downplay it.
Determining medical disability is often an arduous process that can result in unfair and inaccurate analysis of a claimant's situation.
Service animals today do much more than guide the blind.
MGMA collects and publishes actionable data to help practices stay competitive and grow.
On May 21, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued the final regulations referred to as the Federal conscience and anti-discrimination laws.
Between new rules for reimbursement and uncertainty about what will happen next in health care legislation, it is a good time for providers to review their plans for maintaining short term financial stability and profitability in the years ahead.
Now that we're into the third year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), how are Alabama providers doing in making the changes necessary to succeed in the new environment?
Carlos Villar, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Family Care Clinic.
Board-certified allergist Thomas Scott, MD has joined Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center starting in August.
UAB Medicine's Complex Contraception Clinic is now open at the John N Whitaker Building.
The Health Care Authority of Cullman County/ Cullman Regional Board of Directors has initiated a $30 million expansion to the current facility.
The Association of Teleservices International awarded the Jefferson County Medical Foundation Trust with the Award for Excellence, which is given to the telephone answering service that has demonstrated quality performance on a number of standard metrics.
Amy McCollum, MD has joined the staff of Midtown Pediatrics. McCollum comes from Greenvale Pediatrics, where she has practiced since 2011.
VIVA HEALTH has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.
Andrew Gnann has been named President of St. Vincent's Birmingham and St. Vincent's Chilton.
Suzannah Campbell has been named President of St. Vincent's East, St. Vincent's Blount and St. Vincent's St. Clair.
The University of Alabama Alumni Association has honored Cynthia Brown, MD with the 2019 Hettie Butler Terry Community Service Award.
Fernando Ovalle, MD has been named director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at UAB.
"In Alabama, we have what I like to call Alabama Barbecue Disease. We have a lot of folks with calcified, challenging arteries," says Dave A. Cox, MD, interventional cardiologist and director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.
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