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HealthRex Lab News Articles

The expertise of the HealthRex Lab team has been featured in many notable media, from CNN Health and Medscape the to the NPR Morning Edition, The New York Times, USA Today, and the Microsoft Research Podcast. Their research has been recognized for subjects including but not limited to COVID, opioid and other drug addictions, medical testing, and artificial intelligence.

Press covers 5 categories:

AI and Machine Learning in Medicine

Medical Economics, April 19, 2024

Think about the Hype - AI Holds Disruptive Potential for Healthcare

Healthcare IT News, March 11, 2024

Artificial intelligence can seem like magic – but it's crucial to see past the mirage

Stanford Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Blog, February 20, 2024

Doctors Receptive to AI Collaboration in Simulated Clinical Case without Introducing Bias

Healthcare IT News / HIMSS TV, February 14, 2024

What is Real and What is Illusion with Healthcare AI?

Stanford Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Blog, January 8, 2024

Using NLP to Detect Mental Health Crises

Healio, September 25, 2023

'Upended overnight’: Medical advances in artificial intelligence spark optimism, suspicion

The Wall Street Journal, September 24, 2023

Can AI Help Doctors Come Up With Better Diagnoses?


Stanford Medicine News, September 12, 2023

Leaders discuss AI, equity, aging and cancer at first Big Ideas in Medicine conference

JAMA Network, August 7, 2023

Large Language Models Answer Medical Questions Accurately, but Can’t Match Clinicians’ Knowledge


Strong Medicine, July 18, 2023

Can AI outperform Stanford Medical Students? (My own research!)

Stanford Human- Centered Artificial Intelligence, August17, 2023

ChatGPT Out-scores Medical Students on Complex Clinical Care Exam Questions

Yahoo! News, May 24, 2023

How You Should—and Shouldn't—Use ChatGPT for Medical Advice


HealthDay, April 28, 2023

ChatGPT Rated as Better Than Real Doctors for Empathy, Advice

The Hospitalist, January 3, 2023

What Is AI’s Promise and Potential for the Hospitalist?

Modern Healthcare, August 1, 2021

Buyer beware: predictive models might not work the way you expect

Cision, December 13, 2020

Artificial Intelligence Advances Showcased at the Virtual 2020 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Could Help to Integrate This Technology Into Everyday Healthcare

Standford AI4All, July 9, 2020

Day 11: Lecture with Research Mentors, Guest Speaker Jonathan Chen on AI in Medicine, Office Hours, and Industry Panel

Stanford Bioengineering Schools of Engineering and Medicine, July 6, 2020

Jonathan Chen: Can algorithms make doctors better?

Medscape, September 27, 2019

Machine Learning Helps Identify Wasteful Medical Testing

Synapse USCF, September 16, 2019

Machine Learning Used to Predict Lab Results, September 16, 2019

Technology gives labs a hand with utilization management

Scope, September 11, 2019

Is that blood test really necessary? AI could help decide

AXIOS, May 5, 2019

Medical AI has a big data problem

Book by Eric Topol, March 12, 2019

Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

CSO, January 23, 2019

How AI Could Change Healthcare, for Better or Worse

Medscape, November 8, 2018

Will AI Make Physicians Obsolete?

Scope, October 3, 2018

How should an algorithm generate recommendations for patient care?

Microsoft Research Podcast, February 28, 2018

Keeping an Eye on AI with Dr. Kate Crawford

Nature Medicine, December 7, 2017

Predictable response: Finding optimal drugs and doses using artificial intelligence

Inside Digital Health, November 6, 2017

Stanford’s Jonathan H. Chen on Predictive AI, Medicine and Hype

PBS NOVA, October 11, 2017

Using Artificial Intelligence to Spot Hospitals’ Silent Killer

FierceHealthcare, August, 18, 2017

Despite support from AMA, doctors worry the Human Diagnosis Project could be ‘spitting out garbage’

Medscape, July 21, 2017

5 FAQs About Machine Learning in Medicine

Cross Invalidation, July 13, 2017

A must read perspective on “Machine Learning and Prediction in Medicine – Beyond the Peak of Inflated Expectations

Eric Topol, June 29, 2017

Machine Learning and Prediction in Medicine – Beyond the Peak of Inflated Expectations

Fierce Healthcare, June 29, 2017

Stanford researchers: Bring expectations for artificial intelligence back down to earth

Fierce Healthcare, July 21, 2017

Atul Gawande says AI is ‘massively far’ from taking over medical diagnosis

Med Decison Making

Opioids / Addiction Medicine

Daily Magazine, July 23, 2020

NJ Opioid Prevention Measure On Track To Become US Law

NPR, July 17, 2020

Doctors And Dentists Still Flooding U.S. With Opioid Prescriptions

NPR- Heard on Morning Edition, July 17, 2020

Medical Professionals Still Prescribing Dangerously High Amounts Of Opioids In U.S.

Kaiser Health News, December 6, 2017

Stopping Opioid Addiction At One Key Source: The Hospital

The Sacramento Bee, August 14, 2017

Who’s really in pain and who’s popping oxycodone? The tough choices doctors face writing prescriptions

CNN Health, July 31, 2017

Doctors increasingly face charges for patient overdoses

Pacific Standard, June 17, 2017

Few Americans Are Getting the Addiction Treatment Medicine They Need

Pacific Standard, June 14, 2017

How Family Doctors Contributed To America’s Opioid Problem, April 5, 2017

Family practice doctors, not pain management specialists, prescribe the most opioids: Know the Risks

Modern Healthcare, May 31, 2017

Feds, states seek to end Medicaid’s limits on substance abuse care

The Christian Science Monitor, January 11, 2017

Chris Christie wants to limit painkiller prescriptions. Will that cut back on opioid addiction?

Kaiser Health News, October 31,2016

Study: ‘Ubiquitous’ Nature Of Painkillers Lands Kids – Even Toddlers – In The ER

The Pew Charitable Trusts, July 26, 2016

Older Addicts Squeezed by Opioid Epidemic

Medscape, July 20, 2016

Opioid Addiction Drug Underutilized in Medicare Patients

Kaiser Health News, July 20, 2016

Study: Medicare Beneficiaries May Face ‘Treatment Gap’ For Painkiller Abuse, Misuse

Medpage Today, June 20, 2016

Suboxone Underused, Opioids Overused in Medicare

US News, June 20, 2016

Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug

Kaiser Health News, June 13, 2016

By Sharing Painkillers, Friends And Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study

Science News, May 30, 2016

Morphine may make pain last longer

The New York Times, May 5, 2016

In Prince’s Battle With Opioids, a Familiar Narrative That Begins With Pain

The New York Times, March 16, 2016

Patients in Pain, and a Doctor Who Must Limit Drugs

Pain Medicine News, March 8, 2016

Medicare Opioid Prescribing Spans Spectrum of Medical Specialties

Kaiser Health News, January 13, 2016

Research Gives Context To Addressing Nation’s Drug Abuse Crisis, Review Finds

USA Today, December 21, 2015

America’s deadliest drug problem: Our view

STAT, December 21, 2015

Florida crackdown on pill mills drives down opioid overdose deaths

NBC News, December 18, 2015

Drug Overdose Deaths Hit ‘Alarming’ New Record in U.S., CDC Says

December 16, 2015

Opioid Overprescribing Not Limited to a Few Bad Apples

STAT, December 14, 2015

Opioid crisis fueled by prescriptions from family doctors and internists

Stanford Medicine News Center, December 14, 2015

Overprescribing of opioids is not limited to a few bad apples

Kaiser Health News, December 14, 2015

Broader Strategies Necessary To Counter Painkiller Over Prescribing, Researchers Say

UPI, December 14, 2015

Study: Opioid overprescription a problem for all doctors

Medical Daily, December 14, 2015

Overprescibing Of Opioid Drugs Is Widespread Throughout US: Which Doctors Prescribe The Most?

Humans Comp

Humans and Computers in Medicine

EHR Interlligence, August 31,2020

5 Ways to Improve CDS Tools, Minimize Clinician Burden

Scope, February 13, 2019

Computer vs. patient: Fighting for residents’ attention

Health Affairs Blog, May 2, 2016

Narrative Matters: On Our Reading List, December 8, 2015

Medical Residents Work Almost 70 hours per week, 1/3 on Electronic Records

Medpage Today, December 7, 2015

Trainee Life: A Gauntlet of Needlesticks and EHRs

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