AI in Healthcare June 29, 2020
Why does COVID-19 severely sicken some people and barely bother others who catch it? The C-suite at Johns Hopkins is hoping technology can help unravel this mystery.
“We have a data platform and we’re using AI and machine learning for COVID-19 data. We’re also trying to collaborate with others to get data in,” Paul Rothman, MD, dean of the medical faculty at the Baltimore university and CEO of its health system, tells The Media Line in a Q&A article filed by reporter Maya Margit.
Working through the variables that seem to contribute to the course the disease takes in any given individual—age, comorbidities, genetic predisposition, blood type “requires the analysis of big data and AI,” Rothman adds. “[T]hese…