Intersection of Big Data Analytics, COVID-19 Top Focus of 2020


  • Published On  Dec 24, 2020
  • Publication  Xtelligent Healthcare Media - Health IT Analytics

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IDENTIFIES HIGH-RISK COVID-19 PATIENTS

When the virus began spreading throughout the US, it quickly became clear that some population groups were at higher risk than others. The virus has disproportionately impacted not only the elderly and people with underlying conditions, but also minority populations and individuals of lower socioeconomic status.

To get ahead of these trends, Medical Home Network leveraged artificial intelligence to identify individuals who have a heightened vulnerability to severe complications from COVID-19. The predictive analytics model has helped the Chicago-based organization prioritize care management outreach to patients most at risk from the virus.

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