Sat.Sep 16, 2023

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Weekly Roundup – September 16, 2023

Healthcare IT Today

Welcome to our Healthcare IT Today Weekly Roundup. Each week, we’ll be providing a look back at the articles we posted and why they’re important to the healthcare IT community. We hope this gives you a chance to catch up on anything you may have missed during the week. Optimize Health Data Sharing to Enhance the Patient Experience. Simply collecting patient data and giving it to providers isn’t enough any more.

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Artificial Intelligence May Influence Whether You Can Get Pain Medication

HealthIT Answers

By Andy Miller & Sam Whitehead - Artificial intelligence is working its way into more parts of American life. As AI spreads within the health care landscape, it brings familiar concerns of bias and accuracy and whether government regulation can keep up with rapidly advancing technology. The post Artificial Intelligence May Influence Whether You Can Get Pain Medication appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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Rescheduling Cannabis? More possible than ever…

Natalia Mazina

As many of you know, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recently recommended rescheduling marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule III under federal law. The DEA has the final say here but a review of healthcare news shows that most commentators believe that the DEA will follow the recommendation and will start the rescheduling process, which involves a notice and comment period (so it will not happen any time soon).