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Weekly News Roundup: December 7, 2018

  NLP in healthcare has long been a challenge to gaining a complete analytics picture. This week, we’re featuring stories that show the advancements healthcare has made in NLP; Amazon Comprehend Health has announced a new NLP processing service for unstructured data. And some that show how far we have to go. Finally, we’re also sharing the four essentials of NLP and how text analytics can be used to improve patient outcomes. NLP evolving from legacy tech to interactive apps with text and speech for pop health and …

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Weekly News Roundup: November 30

Patient Safety In the News After another week of news moving at breakneck speed, here are some important stories about patient safety to keep your eye on. A large health system uses 15-minute huddles to keep 23 hospitals aligned; medical device companies are in the news, and no, not in a good way; breast implant manufacturers are allowed to report issues in bulk; and the FDA’s guidelines for reporting problem devices is vague. Then, some positives: a seven-step framework to create a culture of safety; a six-step evaluation procedure to …

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