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Care Management Weekly News Update - 9/2/20

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Sep 02, 2020 @ 12:07 PM

AI-Assisted EHR Documentation Will Need Human Help

A new study published in the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association this week shows that, although AI documentation assistants (or digital scribes) offer great potential in the primary care setting, they will need to be supervised by a human until strong evidence is available for their autonomous potential. 

VA Offers Electronic Virtual Assistant for Veterans to Connect Faster With Counselors

The electronic Virtual Assistant (e-VA) allows Veterans to receive a timely response to basic questions, automated alerts, follow-up messages, appointment reminders and the ability to schedule and reschedule appointments. 

How Contactless Technologies Can Propel Healthcare Towards the Future

With the continued spread of COVID-19, health organizations around the world are accelerating their adoption of tech solutions that mitigate the need for physical contact between healthcare providers and patients. 

Behavioral Health Clinic Uses Telehealth to Expand Its Reach to Vulnerable Patients

In order to provide needed services in rural communities where professional behavioral health services are virtually unavailable, Bridge Counseling needed to provide services via telehealth. Bridge Counseling evaluated a few HIPAA-compliant telehealth programs and Zoom’s was determined the best and most cost-effective for the agency’s purposes.


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