Of Interest

  • Video and presentation from Oct. Seminar

    If you were unable to take part in Precision Health’s Oct. 29 webinar with researchers Karandeep Singh and Maggie Makar, you can view a recording of the webinar and presentation slides.

  • Health disparities in COVID-19 care and follow-up

    Precision Health member Sheria Robinson-Lane, PhD, RN, MHA, led a study, recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, on 60-day outcomes after COVID hospitalization. It found that Black patients experienced the lowest physician follow-up post-discharge and the longest delays in returning to work, and that more than half of hospital readmissions within the 60 days after discharge were among nonwhite patients.

  • Watch a recording of the Sept. 30 webinar

    For those unable to tune in on September 30, a recording of the Precision Health webinar “How Data Science, Learning Health Systems, and Precision Health Can Enhance Clinical Practice” is now available.

Feature Stories

  • Study of 24 U.S. hospitals shows onset of COVID-19 led to spike in sepsis alerts

    A study in JAMA Network Open found a significant jump in sepsis alerts after the onset of COVID-19, despite lower total patient numbers. “The increase in total alerts is illuminating because it provides a sense of just how busy front-line clinicians were during the first wave [of COVID], despite the lower hospital census,” says author Karandeep Singh, MD, MMSc, Associate Director of Precision Health’s Implementation Workgroup.

  • Member Spotlight: Nikola Banovic

    Precision Health member Nikola Banovic is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering who specializes in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and is an investigator on a recently awarded R01 grant. Learn more about his research and how it relates to precision health.

  • Expanded Chest X-ray Repository marks importance of imaging data in precision health

    Precision Health’s Chest X-Ray Repository now contains 750K images spanning three years, with more to come. Project co-leads Jessica Fried, MD, and Michael Sjoding, MD, explain the utility and applications of these data both in machine learning/AI and clinical decision making.