Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Launches First-Ever Dept. of Artificial Intelligence and Human Health

What You Should Know: – The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has launched its first-ever department dedicated to advancing artificial intelligence (AI) to transform healthcare. The Department of Artificial Intelligence and Human Health mission is to lead the artificial intelligence-driven transformation of health care through innovative research, apply that knowledge to treatment in …

Mount Sinai Launches First-Ever Dept. of Artificial Intelligence and Human Health Read More »

Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model Could Mean a Bigger Role for Palliative Care

Earlier this year, palliative care advocates were hopeful that a formal benefit for community-based services would be coming soon. While that hasn’t happened yet, the clear momentum around a reimbursement pathway for community-based palliative care has prompted more home health agencies and other providers to launch programs of their own. That’s a trend likely to …

Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model Could Mean a Bigger Role for Palliative Care Read More »

In scramble to respond to Covid-19, hospitals turned to models with high risk of bias

Of 26 health systems surveyed by MedCity News, nearly half used automated tools to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, but none of them were regulated. Even as some hospitals continued using these algorithms, experts cautioned against their use in high-stakes decisions.

The key IT decisions that helped providers survive April 2020

As Covid-19 cases started escalating last April, providers in hotspot states, like New York, California and Washington, had to quickly pivot their IT plans. These are some of the decisions that five health IT leaders made — aside from expanding telehealth — that helped their health systems survive the first wave of the pandemic and …

The key IT decisions that helped providers survive April 2020 Read More »

Sorrento Collaborates with Mount Sinai to Develop Ab Combination for Neutralizing SARS-CoV-2 and other Emerging Variants of COVID-19

Shots: The companies signed an exclusive license agreement to develop COVISHIELD + two mAb cocktail against emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2 including UK (B.1.1.7), South Africa (B.1.351), and Japan/Brazil (B.1.128) variants The pre-clinical development of Ab combination (IV and intranasal) including Sorrento and Mount Sinai Abs is underway The collaboration follows Sorrento’s efforts to eradicate COVID-19 …

Sorrento Collaborates with Mount Sinai to Develop Ab Combination for Neutralizing SARS-CoV-2 and other Emerging Variants of COVID-19 Read More »

How Mount Sinai is using tech to support cancer patients amid the pandemic

The New York City-based health system implemented Current Health’s remote patient monitoring solution to enhance its cancer care services. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, cancer care has been severely delayed, and the health system aims to provide more consistent care to this patient group through the new solution.

AI Algorithms Can Predict Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients with Mild Symptoms in ER

What You Should Know: – Artificial intelligence algorithms can predict outcomes of COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms in emergency rooms, according to recent research findings published in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence journal. – Researchers trained the algorithm from data on 338 positive COVID-19 patients between the ages of 21 and 50 by using diverse patient data …

AI Algorithms Can Predict Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients with Mild Symptoms in ER Read More »

Mount Sinai Develop Machine Learning Models to Predict Critical Illness and Mortality in COVID-19 Patients

What You Should Know: – Mount Sinai researchers have developed machine learning models that predict the likelihood of critical events and mortality in COVID-19 patients within clinically relevant time windows. – The new machine learning models were outlined in a recent study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research—could aid clinical practitioners at Mount Sinai and across the world in the care and management of COVID-19 patients. Research Protocols – In the retrospective study using …

Mount Sinai Develop Machine Learning Models to Predict Critical Illness and Mortality in COVID-19 Patients Read More »

NVIDIA Develops AI Model to Accurately Predict Oxygen Needs for COVID-19 Patients

What You Should Know: – NVIDIA and Massachusetts General Brigham Hospital researchers develop an AI model that determines whether a person showing up in the emergency room with COVID-19 symptoms will need supplemental oxygen hours or even days after an initial exam. – The ultimate goal of this model is to predict the likelihood that …

NVIDIA Develops AI Model to Accurately Predict Oxygen Needs for COVID-19 Patients Read More »

Led by Mount Sinai, Trellus Health Nabs $5M for Precision Platform for Complex Chronic Conditions

What You Should Know: – Trellus Health secures $5M in seed funding and collaborates with Mount Sinai to deliver resilience-driven, connected care, integrating expert clinical and behavioral health for better outcomes. – The first disease Trellus will tackle is IBD, which is one of the costliest chronic conditions with a high mental health burden. Trellus …

Led by Mount Sinai, Trellus Health Nabs $5M for Precision Platform for Complex Chronic Conditions Read More »