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12/2/2020 - Healthcare Tech Outlook

AI: The Present and Future Solution for Healthcare

As Chief Innovation Officer for UCHealth, Dr. Richard Zane has focused on the development of industry and venture relationships to bring innovative solutions to healthcare. By partnering with companies, from small start-ups to multinationals, and using the power of data science, remote monitoring and prescriptive intelligence, he is attempting to fundamentally alter and improve the way in which healthcare is delivered. Read Article

11/18/2020 - Health IT Analytics

How AI Chatbots Can Boost Patient Engagement, Care Experience

The rise of artificial intelligence tools in healthcare has introduced new methods of care delivery, giving providers the ability to reach patients outside the four walls of the doctor’s office. Read Article

11/16/2020 - Healthcare IT News

UCHealth builds successful virtual urgent care clinic with Epic and Vidyo

Today, patients expect to be treated when they want and where they want, said Dr. Christopher Davis, an emergency medicine specialist and medical director for UCHealth Virtual Health. While urgent care clinics are relatively convenient, treating someone in the comfort of their own home when clinically appropriate takes this type of care to a whole new level, he said. Read Article

11/13/2020 - Hospitals are using data, tech to make decisions as beds fill up

Northwell Health extended its agreement with TeleTracking Technologies, a capacity management and command center technology company, to centralize operations at the system's 19 hospitals. Northwell realized the importance of coordinating response efforts during the first surge of COVID-19 patients in the spring. Read Article

3/20/2020 - Wall Street Journal

Remote-Care Companies Scale Up to Combat Coronavirus Threat

Soaring demand for telehealth and remote-care tools is prompting digital-health startups to ramp up quickly and could propel wider use of their technologies well after the new coronavirus is contained. Read Article

3/18/2020 - CBS-4 Denver

Coronavirus Outbreak: Self-Quarantining Sen. Cory Gardner Works To Speed Financial Relief For Coloradans

U.S. Senator Cory Gardner holds telephone town hall with 12,000 Coloradans and UCHealth Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Richard Zane. Read Article

3/17/2020 - HealthsystemCIO.com

Q&A with Dr. Richard Zane, Part 1: ”It’s about helping providers make better decisions.”

Dr. Richard Zane, UCHealth’s Chief Innovation Officer discusses what it is like to be UCHealth’s first Chief Innovation Officer, why leaders shouldn’t always target the “sexy” projects, and the symbiotic relationship he has established with UCHealth Chief Information Officer Steve Hess. Read Article

3/3/2020 - Top Ten Reviews

Study says Apple Watch can reduce risk of strokes, but healthcare professionals are skeptical

Speaking to Top Ten Reviews, Dr. Richard Zane, Chief Innovation Officer of UCHealth, was skeptical about the role smartwatches can play in detecting heart problems, saying "this is really developing a solution to a problem that may not exist". Read Article

2/27/2020 - CBS-4 Denver

Device being developed in Colorado could help biomonitoring for Coronavirus

“The BioSticker is absolutely game changing because it allows us to monitor respiratory rate, heart rate, movement, temperature and coughing or distress sounds anywhere that there’s an internet connection," said Dr. Richard Zane, the Chief Innovation Officer for UCHealth. Read Article

2/27/2020 - Becker's Healthcare

5 hospitals tell how they’ve improved digital communication with patients

UCHealth now offers a virtual assistant, Livi, who allows patients to interact universally across the healthcare system using conversational AI. She is accessed through UCHealth's website, mobile app and voice assistants, like Amazon Alexa. Read Article