For champions of AI in healthcare, the COVID-19 crisis affords an unignorable opportunity to trumpet the technology’s current contributions while directing attention to its potential for helping fight public-health crises to come.
Intermountain Healthcare, the sprawling 24-hospital system based in Utah, is partnering with a supplier of healthcare-specific virtual assistants to offer patients an automated COVID-19 interface on Intermountain’s homepage.
Stanford researchers had been working for years on an AI-powered system to monitor elderly patients at home when the coronavirus outbreak became a global crisis. Now their work is not just nifty but needed.
A tech giant is offering a free hand to healthcare experts working in various fields that could be tapping tireless AI rather than overworked humans to answer questions from the general public on COVID-19.
When Windy City residents send out tweets containing the term “food poisoning,” an algorithm offers a form for sharing details with Chicago’s public-health officials. Why not do the same with keywords like “cough,” “fever” and “trouble breathing” to help track COVID-19?
Jvion, an AI-enabled prescriptive analytics company, has launched a data analysis project that aims to find patterns in the spread of viruses that cause acute respiratory illness like the new coronavirus, dubbed COVID-19.