Charlottesville Groups, Pieces Technologies Unite to Help Patients Access Community-Based Health Resources

Through the use of Pieces Technologies' Iris® platform, UVA Health is enhancing communication between patients and community partners to better[...]

Pieces Tech and Ensocare Join Forces to Address Patients’ Social Determinants of Health

By combining hospital discharge software with an application that links patients with community services, the partnership between the two companies[...]

Mining Dark Data for New Use Cases & Scalability

In January, a brilliant OpEd ran in the New York Times in response to an MIT Technology Review piece that warned about the lack of transparency in[...]

The Importance of Content, Concept & Context in Decision Support NLP

Natural language processing (NLP) is an important aspect of artificial intelligence that allows machines to process large amounts of data in human[...]

Our Dedication to Secure Cloud-Based Offerings

Pieces Technologies has implemented its decision support software solutions - Pieces Decision Support (DS) and Pieces Iris - throughout health[...]

Clinician-in-the-Loop Machine Learning

The delivery of high performance clinical care – care that is reliable, efficient, and timely – is difficult. Even under the best marriage of[...]

The Arrival of Natural Language Processing in Healthcare

“Writing in English is like throwing mud at a wall.” ― Joseph Conrad I recently watched the 2016 movie “Arrival.” The film explores the idea that[...]

CMS Dollars Part 1: IPPS Made Simple

CMS Dollars Part 1: IPPS Made Simple Protecting Your Hospital Nest Egg Nadia Christensen, MD Hospital margins are narrower than ever, and[...]

CMS Dollars Part II: HRRP Made Simple

The Boomerang Effect CMS Dollars Part II: HRRP Made Simple The Boomerang Effect Nadia Christensen, MD Hospital readmissions account for a huge[...]

CMS Dollars Part III: HACRP Made Simple

The Unwanted Visitor Nadia Christensen, MD Unfortunately, it happens all the time. You take your elderly father into the hospital for a routine[...]