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Arizona man tells of surviving rare liver disease, double-lung transplant

An Arizona man survived a rare liver disease and is sharing his story in hopes of bolstering awareness. Ed Kriesel, 58, of Ahwatukee Foothills, an urban village in Phoenix, found out he had alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, also called alpha-1, Fox 10 reported. Alpha-1 is a genetic disorder that affects the lungs, liver and skin, according to the… Read More »

Artificial intelligence can identify at-risk patients, inform care and improve disease prevention

There’s no shortage of buzz around artificial intelligence and its potential impact on a variety of areas within healthcare, from patient care to revenue cycle operations. There is an emerging trend toward AI assets that amplify the value of patient data and provide an extendable, scalable pathway to effective primary disease prevention. That’s something that… Read More »