Year: 2020

Algorithm accurately predicts COVID-19 patient outcomes: AI tool could help clinicians provide more effective COVID-19 intervention

In research recently published online in Medical Image Analysis, a team of engineers demonstrated how a new algorithm they developed was able to successfully predict whether or not a COVID-19 patient would need ICU intervention. This artificial intelligence-based approach could be a valuable tool in […]

‘Unprecedented’ Covid spread puts health-care workers at risk, says Minnesota hospital CEO

The sharp uptick in coronavirus cases across the Midwest is increasing health-care workers’ risk of getting infected, jeopardizing staffing levels needed to care for other Covid-19 patients, according to the CEO of a Minnesota hospital system. Dr. Penny Wheeler, who leads Minneapolis-based Allina Health, told […]