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About Leonard D'Avolio

Leonard D’Avolio, PhD is Cyft's founder & CEO and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital and an advisor to the Helmsley Charitable Trust Foundation, T1D Exchange, Datalogue, Firefly Health, and a board member for YDO Lawrence.

Blog: 7 Ways We’re Screwing Up AI in Healthcare

The healthcare AI space is frothy. Billions in venture capital are flowing, nearly every writer on the healthcare beat has at least an article or two on the topic, and there isn’t a medical conference that doesn’t at least have a panel if not a dedicated day to discuss. The promise and potential is very real.

Blog: Dartmouth Researchers Detect Falls Without the Data Scientists

We learned that a team of health services researchers at Dartmouth College recently published a study in the Journal of Patient Safety using an early research version of Cyft to detect falls in inpatient notes. No one on their research team is a data scientist and using a relatively small sample size they outperformed previous efforts at this task by a considerable margin. They completely excluded us from the work – not even asking for our advice.

Blog: Why We Created Cyft

The transition to value-based care has made it more important than ever for healthcare organizations to use their data to determine how best to allocate limited resources to achieve high quality care. In response, an onslaught of business intelligence vendors have descended on healthcare with data warehouses, reporting tools, and dashboard analytics that have led to tremendous efficiency in other industries.

By |2020-05-22T14:24:07-04:00July 8th, 2016|Analytics, Blogs & Whitepapers, Company News|