Healthcare IT Blog and News
First and foremost, our decision to rebrand from Whiteboard Coordinator to Artisight is driven by our desire to more clearly define our privacy-focused vision for improving productivity in healthcare. The name Whiteboard Coordinator reflects our original vision to improve productivity in hospital operating rooms, where intelligent sensors married to digital whiteboards replace the old dry-erase whiteboards that historically served as a kind of air-traffic-control for the operative theater.
COVID-19 Thermal Screening Systems by Artisight have been deployed to several of the nation’s top hospitals. The system has been used to maintain screening rates well over 2,000 healthcare workers per hour at individual check points. Most importantly, the system does so while adhering to levels of privacy above and beyond those required in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) of Illinois.
How federated learning will drive a new economy of privacy-centric algorithms in healthcare. How Federated Learning Ensures Patient Privacy In medical school, one of the foundational tenets we are taught to uphold in the practice of medicine is a patient’s right to privacy. When it comes to healthcare data, privacy is not a nice to have or a want to have, it is a fundamental human right.