October 2011 Archives

Data-Mining a Diagnosis in the ICU

Data-mining has found its way into hospital Intensive Care Units (ICUs):

  • Predictive Medical Technologies is claiming their ICU monitoring software can predict adverse events like a cardiac arrest up to 24 hours before they happen.(See Algorithms are the new medical tests.)
  • IBM and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) are researching the data-mining of ICU monitoring data to detect changes in the condition of critically-ill premature infants. (See ='http://ra…

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