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Some challenges in creating predictive healthcare solutions

Jul 20, 2017

Here at Penn Medicine, we’re developing uses of AI and machine learning to help improve medical decision making. As the electronic medical record (EMR) has matured, and its adoption becomes widespread, there has been an increasing amount of data available to work with toward this end. However, this data comes with several unique challenges – many of which we have encountered firsthand, and others that we expect to face soon. Some aspects of these are...

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Penn Medicine Predictive Healthcare

Jun 15, 2017

In 2014, we started our work at Penn Medicine with one simple goal: to make our patients’ lives better, and to create a more efficient health system. Three years later, Penn is now benefitting from predictive health care, with measurable results and lives saved. State-of-the-art applications have been deployed (some running in real-time), and clinical workflows have been updated to the benefit of all involved. Penn’s success has depended, in large part, on a deep...

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