A recent study finds the Google DeepMind system diagnoses eye diseases as well as doctors—and can show users how it makes its conclusions, offering a look into the so-called "black box." Advisory Board's Greg Kuhnen explains why the opening of this "black box" matters, and what it may mean for the field of artificial intelligence (AI) moving forward.
Mayo Clinic is one of the premier health systems in the world. How does it do it? Jeffery Bolton, Mayo's chief administrative officer, recently sat down with Larry Jameson, EVP of the University of Pennsylvania, to share the three secrets to making the "Mayo magic."
More than 170 medical groups and 120 provider and patient advocacy groups say they oppose a Trump administration proposal that would collapse the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule's payment rates for certain office visit services—but some proposed CMS create a working group to find a new way forward.
Since 2011, the celebrity wellness community and several mainstream doctors have supported nutritional guidelines that the National Academy of Medicine says sets Vitamin D levels too high—and a Kaiser Health News investigation reveals that the lead author of those guidelines has deep financial ties to the pharmaceutical and diagnostic industries.
A Texas physician apologized in a statement Sunday after saying that female physicians are paid less than men because they "don't work as hard" and prioritize "family, social, [or] whatever" responsibilities. Advisory Board's Veena Lanka responds that "This doctor is not the only one harboring discriminatory views" and we should focus on why "the gender pay gap in medicine is real—and growing."
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