May 10

Allscripts approves Apixio Community Search product Apixio Inc.

Apixio Community Search makes digital wellness data actionable, and the integration with Allscripts will take this functionality to another level by enabling medical center caregivers to execute searches directly from of their Sunrise Electronic Health Record. By leveraging optical personality recognition, natural language processing and machine learning technology, Apixio enables care suppliers to quickly extract pertinent medical details from the vast number of scanned pictures and textual paperwork in a patient’s record. Healthcare suppliers can coordinate care more effectively when they have instantaneous usage of records from other suppliers on the patient’s care team. Furthermore, provider organizations can improve population health outcomes when provided the ability to identify and take action on specific sets of patients predicated on any given set of medical metrics, stated Darren Schulte, CMO at Apixio.‘Previously, patients underwent catheter angiography, diagnostic CT and occasionally an MRI aswell. Now, all of the relevant imaging issues could be tackled in one noninvasive test,’ said Dr. Paulson ‘This saves cost, reduces risk to the individual and saves time,’ he stated. Related StoriesWider geographic sharing of pediatric donor lungs can boost transplant rates for young U.S. PatientsSleep deprivation can effect end result of stem cell transplantation, study findsFindings reveal a fresh way to avoid meningitisIn a separate study, University of Iowa researchers have discovered that using MR angiography before a liver transplant might help identify which sufferers will suffer complications. The scholarly study found that if the liver artery anatomy is unusual, there can be an increased risk of complications following the transplant process, said Kousei Ishigami, MD, lead writer of the paper.