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Artificial Intelligence That Reads Chest X-Rays Is Approved by FDA

New artificial intelligence-powered technology may soon help reduce delays in diagnosing a collapsed lung, or pneumothorax, which is a serious condition that can be treated with quick intervention.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that works with portable X-rays to rapidly screen for collapsed lung. The technology was developed by GE Healthcare and UC San Francisco researchers.

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4 problems industry groups have with the ONC's Trusted Exchange Framework

With the proposed Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) is attempting to provide a single "on-ramp" to nationwide data sharing. 

While most industry groups support the goals of this initiative, the timeline for implementation is too aggressive, and the framework is still too broad and does not provide enough clarity as to how it will be rolled out, many organizations say. 

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UCSF Nurses Want Someone To Build These Products

Startups looking to partner with health systems: this list is for you. So often, it seems like new technologies being developed for healthcare don’t address the areas of largest need. We sat down with nursing leaders at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to get a sense of what clinical problems could be best addressed by technology.

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