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Category: Healthcare

Enrich Amazon Comprehend Medical with Custom Code and Models

Enrich Amazon Comprehend Medical with Custom Code and Models

Extracting important information from unstructured medical texts (e.g., transcribed physician notes) is a key step in understanding the content of such documents, yet many healthcare and life sciences organizations struggle with this. Manually extracting the data is a time-consuming process, while automated rule-based attempts to extract the data don’t capture the full story as they […]

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AWS for Health at HIMSS21

The HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition is the largest health information and technology event of the year, providing professionals with opportunities to connect, learn, and innovate. This year, HIMSS21 will take place in Las Vegas August 9-13, and also features a separate virtual event, HIMSS21 Digital, running in parallel to the in-person conference. To […]

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Seamlessly and securely integrate on-premise medical image workflows into AWS

Seamlessly and securely integrate on-premise medical image workflows into AWS

Because healthcare organizations depend on their medical images to help improve patient outcomes, being able to securely store and retrieve those images reliably and quickly is crucial. Organizations face an increasing challenge to support a durable storage solution as image stores grow into hundreds of terabytes, and in some cases, petabytes. With the increasing number of ransomware […]

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Deriving AI/ML-driven insights from healthcare data using Amazon HealthLake

Derive AI/ML-driven insights from healthcare data using Amazon HealthLake

Last year, we announced Amazon HealthLake, a new HIPAA-eligible service for healthcare providers, health insurance companies, and pharmaceutical companies to securely store, transform, query, analyze, and share health data in the cloud, at petabyte scale. We launched HealthLake to address one of the key challenges that the health industry – from healthcare payers to life […]

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Introducing AWS for Health – Accelerating innovation from benchtop to bedside

Healthcare and life science organizations are moving towards digital transformation to decrease the cost of care, improve collaboration, make data-driven clinical and operational decisions, and enable faster development of new therapeutics and treatment paths. Identifying the right cloud technology to reach these goals can be challenging, and many organizations lack the internal resourcing and expertise […]

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New KLAS Research Report indicates AWS Healthcare customers almost unanimously point to two distinct outcomes of working with AWS – time and cost savings

Healthcare and life sciences organizations today are looking to increase the pace of innovation, unlock the potential of health data, and develop more personalized approaches to therapeutic development and care. Cloud adoption has become vital to expand the role of IT operations, data security, and improve the overall patient experience; yet, according to KLAS Research, […]

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Abacus Insights and FHIR Works on AWS provide co-engineered 21st Century Cures Act solution

Abacus Insights and FHIR Works on AWS provide co-engineered 21st Century Cures Act solution

This blog was co-authored by Angus McAllister, Product Owner of Open Source Healthcare Interoperability at AWS, and Art Huston, Engineering Manager at Abacus Insights. In March 2019, the US Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services published the CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule, requiring healthcare providers and payors to ensure patients have access to their […]

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Philips Lumify

AWS is How: Philips makes medical diagnostics accessible to more people

About half the world’s population has no access to basic healthcare. There are a number of reasons for this, including poverty, language barriers, and geography. Even in the United States, millions of people—particularly in rural areas—live more than 30 minutes away from the nearest hospital. This makes it difficult for them to get critical care […]

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Securing telehealth’s future with Veritas and AWS

Securing telehealth’s future with Veritas and AWS

Healthcare has a long tradition of providing telehealth and telemedicine solutions, but COVID-19 has accelerated the practice into the future. Moving from convenience to necessity, modern telehealth solutions have saved countless lives during the worst pandemic of our generation. Organizations are now moving beyond telehealth deployment to sustainable, long term practices. Telehealth today offers an […]

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Building a COVID-19 screening app to keep healthcare providers safe at Froedtert & MCW

Building a COVID-19 screening app to keep healthcare providers safe at Froedtert & MCW

The COVID-19 pandemic response in 2020 and 2021 placed added stress on healthcare systems and clinicians. Straightforward operational tasks—such as entering the hospital, locating and tracking personal protective equipment (PPE), answering call center inquiries, and maintaining appropriate staffing—became system challenges in a rapidly changing environment. Clinicians were tasked with caring for large numbers of critically […]

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