Search Tag: predictive models

IT Management

Simulation Predicts COVID-19 Hospital Capacity

2020 16 Apr

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to put pressure on hospital decision-makers to make critical clinical and resource allocation decisions that are time-sensitive.   Predictive Healthcare at Penn Medicine has developed an Impact Model for Epidemics to assist hospitals and public health officials with hospital capacity planning.   You... Read more

ICU Management

Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis Calculator

2019 13 Sep

In 2007, a study funded by the National Institutes of Health assessed the use of predictive models to calculate the risk of early-onset sepsis (EOS) in neonatal patients, accounting for multiple variables.   The main objectives of the study were to assess the links between the risk factors and the infection outcomes; use patient data collected from... Read more

IMAGING Management

Imaging computer model is cancer 'Google Maps' of tumour behaviour

2019 07 May

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers develop an image-based computer model of tumour behavior that captures more of the complexity of cancer growth Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have created a similar approach to the one used by the navigation application  "Google Maps" to help more accurately compute and visualise the structural and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Growing student interest in radiology amidst AI fears

2019 06 Feb

The importance of artificial intelligence ( AI ) is ever increasing in healthcare, especially in enhancing the accuracy of diagnostic tools and disease risk predictive models. Radiology is said to be among the medical specialities most primed to incorporate AI into clinician workflow. It's no wonder that conversations about AI replacing radiologists... Read more