AI may detect AFib in just 10 seconds

Millions of Americans live with the potentially dangerous condition called atrial fibrillation (AFib), but many may never get diagnosed. Dr. Vinay Mehta, medical director of cardiac electrophysiology at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin, said someone with atrial fibrillation can experience symptoms of the condition at irregular times. It could happen at night one day and… Read More »

Tufts-Harvard Pilgrim combo portends increased use of IT

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan have announced intentions to combine, aiming to improve care quality through initiatives that will increase use of their information technology capabilities. The combination, announced on Wednesday, will join Harvard Pilgrim’s and Tufts’ not-for-profit organizations into a yet-to-be-named entity. Its board of directors will comprise equal representation from… Read More »