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Nurse Leader Weekly 9/17

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Over 40 healthcare providers launch campaign to improve accuracy and the timeliness of diagnosis

Monday, September 17
Healthcare Global

A coalition of over 40 healthcare and patient advocacy organisations have come together to improve the quality of medical diagnoses. Researchers estimate that up to 80,000 deaths a year in US hospitals can be attributed to inaccurate or delayed diagnoses.

Nursing provider to pay $1.65 million over fraud allegations

Monday, September 17
Insurance Business

A skilled nursing provider will pay $1.65 million to New York state’s Medicaid program to settle allegations of Medicaid fraud, according to the New York Attorney General’s Office.

Nvidia researchers develop AI system that generates synthetic scans of brain cancer

Sunday, September 16

Researchers from Nvidia, the Mayo Clinic, and the MGH and BWH Center for Clinical Data Science believe they’ve come up with a solution to the problem: a neural network that itself generates training data — specifically, synthetic three-dimensional magnetic resonance images (MRIs) of brains with cancerous tumors.

Here are the Healthcare Leaders on the Ballot for the 2018 Midterms

Wednesday, September 12

HealthLeaders has compiled a comprehensive list of the physicians, nurses, surgeons, and healthcare executives competing in numerous races during this midterm election cycle. Check out the list now!

Apple unveils Watch Series 4 with FDA-approved ECG

Wednesday, September 12

Apple on Wednesday announced Apple Watch Series 4 and, in so doing, confirmed speculation that the new device would bring ECG features cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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