WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A brand new device utilizing a synthetic intelligence platform might assist medical doctors higher put together sufferers for surgical procedure.
Mohammad Rahman, a Purdue College affiliate professor of administration, and his staff developed the device to assist enhance well being care outcomes. They’ve acquired a Part I SBIR grant from the Nationwide Science Basis to help their work.
“We created patent-pending algorithms that use synthetic intelligence know-how to assist hospitals and medical doctors higher deal with sufferers,” Rahman mentioned. “Two large tasks we’re at the moment targeted on are taking a look at improved peer-to-peer studying for medical doctors and quantifying how the comorbidities of sufferers affect their surgical outcomes.”
Rahman and his staff are working with companions at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and the Regenstrief Middle for Healthcare Engineering to review affected person information and outcomes to seek out patterns to information future procedures. Comorbidity means a couple of illness or situation is current in an individual on the identical time.
“For example, we’re utilizing our device to investigate what actionable steps a affected person can take earlier than surgical procedure to extend their constructive outcomes,” Rahman mentioned. “Somebody who’s a bit chubby is perhaps pragmatically suggested to drop a number of kilos as a substitute of, based mostly on common well being tips, being requested to attain unattainable targets earlier than surgical procedure to extend the probability of success throughout and instantly following the process.”
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Rahman has a startup, Rightfit Analytics, based mostly on the Purdue mental property. Rightfit Analytics is predicated within the Purdue Railyard, a coworking area within the Purdue Analysis Park.
Rahman and his staff are on the lookout for further hospitals and clinics to develop their device.
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