Numerous AI models are promising to distinguish between Covid-19 and flu by sifting data on symptoms and analyzing chest X-rays and CT scans.
Casey RossToday I wrote about a big test facing #AI: Can it help doctors differentiate Covid-19 from flu? PCR tests are the front line for diagnosis, but AI can help predict patient deterioration and allocate resources in the case of a "twindemic"
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Hospitals that rushed to retrain their staff to deliver most types of care virtually in March are now trying to strike a new balance.
Casey RossAnother reason to believe only half of what you think (esp. during a pandemic): Telemedicine visits have dropped sharply in recent weeks after the peak in April. It's anyone's guess how this is going to play out.
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The inequities resulted from a formula that allocated large chunks of a $175 billion relief package based on hospital revenue rather than Covid-19 cases.
Casey Ross*News*: The federal government’s formula for distributing #COVID19 relief aid to hospitals is systematically shortchanging black communities. The money is going to hospitals with the most revenue, not the most need.
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