Digital Health Frontier Blog

Guest post by Sonya Makhni — Despite the growth of AI solutions, it has still not translated into widespread clinical adoption. The four pillars of high-quality AI aim to drive sustainable change.

By Sonya Makhni • October 6, 2023

By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato — Bringing together data network partners, solution developers, and provider organizations produced actionable insights that will reinvent the healthcare ecosystem.

By John Halamka • September 27, 2023

By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato — Innovative solutions to stubborn medical problems can come from the most unlikely sources, including many “unexperts.”

By John Halamka • September 27, 2023

By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato — AI-enabled algorithms are only as good as the data they are built on. Managing that data requires a system that enables users to gain insights but at the same time keeps it private and secure.

By John Halamka • September 14, 2023

By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato — Exercise may be an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, but convincing patients to get moving remains a challenge. Here are a few digital tools worth considering.

By John Halamka • September 5, 2023

By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato — We can reinvent medicine by taking a more active role in fixing these barriers to good patient care, and by developing the digital tools to improve early detection of disease.

By John Halamka • August 24, 2023

By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato — While most thought leaders in digital health believe large language models (LLM) are still too immature to guide clinical decision making, a case can be made for using them for writing medical notes and various administrative functions.

By John Halamka • August 22, 2023

By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato — Machine learning-based algorithms can now be used to help detect atrial fibrillation, asymptomatic left ventricular systolic dysfunction, and cardiac amyloidosis. Even more digital diagnostic tools are on the drawing board.

By John Halamka • August 3, 2023

By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato — Questioning the status quo and challenging conventional wisdom can result in innovative solutions to once intractable problems, but we must avoid reflexive contrarianism.

By John Halamka • July 20, 2023

By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato — Large language models like ChatGPT have the potential to profoundly benefit and seriously harm patients. With that in mind, it makes sense to understand the underlying technology.

By John Halamka • July 13, 2023