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A new coalition aims to fill the credibility gap for AI in medicine with testing and surveillance

A new coalition aims to fill the credibility gap for AI in medicine with testing and surveillance

JTo read the medical literature, you might think that AI is taking over medicine. It can detect cancers in images earlier, find heart problems invisible to cardiologists, and predict organ dysfunction hours before it becomes dangerous for hospital patients. But most AI models described in reviews — and touted in press releases — are never …

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Rural Colorado tries to fill healthcare worker gaps with apprenticeships

Rural Colorado tries to fill healthcare worker gaps with apprenticeships

Apprentices attend a certified nursing assistant class at the Western Colorado Region Health Education Center in Grand Junction, Kate Ruder/Kaiser Health News GRAND JUNCTION — During her 12-hour night shift, Brianna Shelton helps residents of BeeHive Homes Assisted Living with going to the bathroom. Many of them suffer from dementia and some cannot get out …

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A trickle of COVID relief funds helps fill gaps in rural children's mental health services

A trickle of COVID relief funds helps fill gaps in rural children’s mental health services

The Mary Hill Youth and Family Center building has long stood at a crossroads overlooking this rural Appalachian town, but its purpose has evolved. For 65 years, residents of Nelsonville and the hills of southeastern Ohio have traveled to the hilltop hospital for treatment. Then, in 2014, the 15-bed hospital, often without patients, closed. Later, …

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A photo shows the inside of the Mary Hill Youth and Family Center. Colorful signs on the walls read, "You can do it," and "the power of yet."

Trickle of Covid relief funds helps fill gaps in mental health services for rural children

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Mary Hill Youth and Family Center building has long stood at a crossroads overlooking this rural Appalachian town, but its purpose has evolved. For 65 years, residents of Nelsonville and the hills of southeastern Ohio have traveled to the hilltop hospital for treatment. Then, in 2014, the 15-bed hospital, often without …

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COVID relief funds help fill gaps in mental health services for rural children

COVID relief funds help fill gaps in mental health services for rural children

By Christina Saint Louis | KHN NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Mary Hill Youth and Family Center building has long stood at a crossroads overlooking this rural Appalachian town, but its purpose has evolved. For 65 years, residents of Nelsonville and the hills of southeastern Ohio have traveled to the hilltop hospital for treatment. Then, in …

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