Clients in the News: Mount Sinai, UCHealth, UPMC, Inova and others

In the last 2020 installment of Clients in the News, read about artificial intelligence that predicted outcomes at Mount Sinai, a new ventilator-splitting technology from Duke University, and virtual health breakthroughs at New York University Langone and UCHealth. Also, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is reaching out to underserved communities with a training program, RWJBarnabas Health has launched an initiative to combat racism, and Inova expands in Virginia.

Machine learning model predicts COVID-19 severity, mortality at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Health System in New York’s machine learning model accurately identified at-risk patients and uncovered underlying relationships that predicted outcomes in over 4,000 patients infected with COVID-19, according to a Journal of Medicine Internet Research study. (HIT Infrastructure)

Duke University, Microsoft develop ventilator splitting tech for COVID-19 patients

A team of Durham, N.C.-based Duke University researchers partnered with Microsoft to create a ventilator splitting system to help COVID-19 patients in the wake of hospital surges and potential supply shortages. (Beckers Hospital Review) Also, how Duke University and AI for Health raced to create a COVID-19 solution for patients. (Microsoft Blog)

NYU Langone scales up virtual health to keep patients connected and clinicians safe

Taking advantage of its robust telehealth platform and bedside digital tools in its hospital patient rooms, NYU Langone Health in New York City has been able to use technology to adapt to a new way of delivering care. (Fierce Healthcare)

UPMC offers emergency medical training program in underserved communities

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center along with the UPMC Health Plan has begun recruiting for its Freedom House 2.0 program that will train and employ two cohorts of emergency responders from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. (Healthcare Finance News)

RWJBarnabas Health launches systemwide initiative to combat racism

RWJBarnabas Health launched a new, systemwide initiative in December to address equity and systemic racism and promote an antiracist culture throughout the West Orange, N.J.-based health system and its surrounding communities. (Becker’s Hospital Review)

UCHealth builds a successful virtual urgent care clinic

With telehealth, UCHealth was able to reduce time to caregiver from 20 minutes to just five—and significantly reduce length of stay—at the nonprofit health system with 12 hospitals across Colorado, southern Wyoming, and western Nebraska. (Healthcare IT News)

Inova plans $1B Alexandria medical campus

Falls Church, Va.-based Inova Health System will build a $1 billion medical campus in Alexandria, Va. The campus will be anchored by the relocation and expansion of the Inova Alexandria Hospital and employ 2,000 healthcare workers. (Beckers Hospital Review)

Posted by Jana Ballinger 12/30/2020 Categories: AI Analytics Clients in the News