Search Tag: machine learning technology

ICU Management

Machine-Learning-Based Prediction Models for AKI

2019 23 Aug

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common occurrence for critically ill patients in the ICU, and its early diagnosis has proven to be challenging. The accuracy of the online, machine-learning-based prediction model, AKIpredictor , was analysed for its use in a clinical setting.   The study, which took place over five ICUs in Belgium, compared the predictions... Read more

IMAGING Management

The promise of AI in radiology

2019 30 Jan

Needless to say, radiology plays a critical role in healthcare delivery. It is rare for a patient to pass through a hospital without requiring the opinion of a radiologist somewhere along their journey – be it in triaging patients in the ER , assessing the need for treatment, or evaluating the effectiveness of treatment.  Equally important is... Read more

IT Management

Mining EHR Data for Improved Outcomes

2017 29 May

Increasing use of EHRs makes them a valuable source of important clinical data. Currently, three large academic medical centres in the U.S. are working with Google to explore how the company’s machine learning technology can be used to spot patterns in EHRs. "Machine learning is mature enough to start accurately predicting medical events – such as... Read more