The Week in Review provides an overview of the past week’s top health care content, including industry news and trends, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Laboratories news, and upcoming events.
Mayo Clinic Explores Use Of Artificial Intelligence. Is It Hype Or Help?
Artificial intelligence can now act as an artist or a writer. Does that mean AI is ready to play doctor? Many institutions, including Mayo Clinic, believe that AI is ready to become a useful tool. Source: Post-Bulletin
USDA proposes new nutrition standards for school meals
The Biden administration and U.S. agriculture officials on Friday proposed new nutrition standards for school meals, including the first limits on added sugars — part of an effort to fight childhood obesity and other diet-related diseases. Source: AXIOS
In State Of The Union, Biden Pitches Addiction, Mental Health Care Policies As Opportunities For Bipartisanship
The president, halfway through his term, pointed to a slew of populist policies he still hopes Congress could achieve, from battling the addiction crisis to improving mental health care access and bolstering support for at-home caregivers. Source: STAT
Virtual care system designed for COVID-19 grows into a multiuse digital health tool
University Hospitals' chatbot now helps manage capacity in EDs and urgent care centers while improving care for patients with chronic conditions. Source: Healthcare IT News