Shaping the future of medicine: HCA Healthcare welcomes 2,006 new residents and fellows in 2023

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On July 1, 2023, HCA Healthcare continued a tradition of celebrating new physicians on their next step in their medical careers by welcoming 2,006 new residents and fellows to our Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. As the largest sponsor of GME programs in the United States, HCA Healthcare onboarded one of the largest incoming classes … Read more

County board mulls future of health care center – Stevens Point News

County board mulls future of health care center - Stevens Point News

BY MIKE WARREN EDITOR STEVENS POINT — There were seemingly more questions than answers Oct. 10, at the end of a nearly two-hour discussion by the Portage County Board concerning the health care center. Consultants and county officials gave supervisors various updates regarding a proposed health care center building project and related financing projections. Portage … Read more

Why discrete data is critical for the future of healthcare | Viewpoint

Why discrete data is critical for the future of healthcare | Viewpoint

Healthcare providers store, access, and utilize a massive amount of medical and patient information on a daily basis. Many hospital systems rely on outdated data archives. Discrete data sets are preferable because they’re detailed, measurable, and reportable. (Image credit: ©ipopba – stock.adobe.com) As of 2021, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology … Read more

ChatGPT: Charting the future of health care with visionary AI

ChatGPT: Charting the future of health care with visionary AI

  As technology advances, the health care sector perennially seeks innovative solutions to enhance patient care, diagnostic capabilities, and accessibility. OpenAI’s ChatGPT-4, with its pioneering vision feature, has emerged as a potentially transformative tool, enabling myriad applications that traverse beyond textual interactions and delve deeply into the visual realm. Elevating user interactivity in health care … Read more

Large language models in medicine: Current limitations and future scope

Study: The future landscape of large language models in medicine. Image Credit: a-image/Shutterstock.com

In a recent study published in Communications Medicine, researchers provided a comprehensive overview of the potential and limitations of artificial intelligence (AI)-based large language models (LLMs) in medical research, education, and clinical practice. Study: The future landscape of large language models in medicine. Image Credit: a-image/Shutterstock.com Background These tools generate text (language) on a topic, akin to … Read more

Humanity could lose half of future medicines due to plant extinctions, says report

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Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Humanity is “staring down the barrel” of potentially losing up to half of its future medicines because so many plant species are facing extinction, scientists have warned. Nearly half of all those that flower are threatened, amounting to over 100,000, while it is believed that around 77% of all those as … Read more