Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Deep Learning Helps Guide Decisions in Intensive Care

If it wasn’t for a mysterious hot pepper allergy, Harini Suresh might never have found a way to improve patient care in intensive care units. Suresh, a doctoral student at MIT, wants to use AI to help critical care doctors choose the best treatment for each patient. That’s not easy when patients are sick with dire conditions like heart failure or stroke, and doctors must quickly weigh vast and varied patient data that may range from simple demographics to complex lab tests.