A New, Transparent AI Tool May Help Detect Blood Poisoning

10/12/22 Undark – A New, Transparent AI Tool May Help Detect Blood Poisoning

The most impressive aspect of TREWS, according to Zachary Lipton, an assistant professor of machine learning and operations research at Carnegie Mellon University, was not the model’s novelty, but the effort it must have taken to deploy it across five hospitals and 2,000 providers over a two-year period. “In this area, there is a tremendous amount of offline research,” Lipton said, but relatively few studies “actually make it to the level of being deployed widely in a major health system.” It’s so difficult to perform “in the wild” research like this, he added, because it requires collaborations across various disciplines, from product designers to systems engineers to administrators

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