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AWS says Amazon Textract is now HIPAA-eligible

In another big move aimed at its healthcare clients, Amazon Web Services revealed this week that its Textract machine learning technology – which can help healthcare organizations more easily extract data from scanned documents – is now HIPAA eligible, joining a half-dozen other cloud-based AI tools. WHY IT MATTERSIt’s important to note that HIPAA-eligible is… Read More »

TWELVE Americans have died of vaping-linked illness and 805 have severe lung damage, CDC says

TWELVE Americans have died of vaping-linked illness and 805 have severe lung damage, CDC reports The CDC says that 805 people in the US have confirmed or probable cases  12 people are confirmed dead in 10 states as of Thursday  The latest deaths occurred in Florida, Georgia and Mississippi  In Wednesday testimony FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless… Read More »

Medications underused in treating opioid addiction, says Mayo Clinic

While medication-assisted treatment can help people who are addicted to opioids, the three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration are underused, according to a review of current medical data on opioid addiction in the U.S. The review appears in the October issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Along with addiction counseling, the drugs naltrexone,… Read More »