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.

Best Worst Company Party Ever

It was about 5 minutes into the walk that I realized I had screwed up. The 9 people that choose to spend their days working with me walked a few steps behind in 10 degree weather to plans that I hadn't yet divulged.  They work tirelessly day in and day out battling against the clock tackling ridiculously complex problems.  How to scale

By |2017-02-08T16:40:55-04:00December 20th, 2016|Company News|

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

Great Article in NEJM Clearly Explains How Machine Learning Will Affect Healthcare

If you’re in healthcare or data science I highly recommend reading “Predicting the Future - Big Data, Machine Learning, and Clinical Medicine” by Drs. Obermeyer and Emanuel in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The question of whether machine learning can contribute to making more accurate predictions, whether diagnostic or prognostic has long been answered in

By |2017-02-09T09:24:38-04:00October 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

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

By |2017-05-17T10:56:56-04:00July 8th, 2016|Analytics, Company News|
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