Serena Young, Alice, Stanford University California discussed on NEJM This Week - Audio Summaries

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Vision of macro accomplishes these goals or even moves the system in a better direction macro provided for zero point five percent increases in physician payment for the first four years starting in twenty nineteen physicians medicare payments will be adjusted according to the quality and officiency of their care physicians participating in an advanced alternative payment system requiring that their practice take upside and downside financial risk depending on physician performance will receive a five percent bonus for each of the years twenty nineteen through twenty twentyfive those who are not part of designated risk sharing arrangements or otherwise exempted will receive payments for medicare services based on a merit based incentive payment system mips the latter concept is now the focus of considerable controversy eighty med pack has proposed scrapping mips among other changes bedside computer vision moving artificial intelligence from driver assistance to patient safety a perspective article by serena young from stanford university california the institute of medicine's nineteen ninety nine report on preventable patient harm in hospitals provoked requirements for public reporting of errors and financial penalties for preventable hospital acquired conditions checklists protocols route causing alice's programs for creating a culture of safety and early forms of technological assistance followed yet the goal of zero patient harm continues to elude hospitals a source of clinician assistance may lie in a rapidly progressing domain of artificial intelligence a known as computer vision broadly defined as the development of intelligent machines the field of ai focuses on both capabilities such as understanding spoken language and development methods such as machine learning no longer science.

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