A horse stepped on my wife in Ireland. Then things got personal.

That’s a W55.12 “struck by horse” for those keeping ICD-10 score at home. We found the nearest clinic where her heel was cleaned, stitched, and bandaged. The whole ordeal took about two hours. She has a high pain threshold and she isn’t one to miss a vacation so she crutched on. She probably overdid it. A few days later it

By |2019-08-18T09:36:22-04:00August 15th, 2019|Company News, Value-Based Care|

Job opening: Vice President Engagement Management

When an organization's survival is dependent on keeping people healthy, they need to find ways to constantly improve their performance. Performance improvement has little to do with 'one size fits all' dashboards of mandated measures. That's why we formed Cyft. Our customers understand that improvement is a team sport, not something IT installs. It's facilitated by consultation

By |2019-04-12T11:18:59-04:00April 9th, 2019|Company News|

Leading Institutions to Focus on Improving Type 1 Diabetes Care with Machine Learning

Today, June 12, 2017, Children's Mercy Kansas City, Joslin Diabetes Center, Cyft Inc., and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust are proud to announce the creation of a new learning health system to improve the care of individuals diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Starting in mid-2017, Children's Mercy and Joslin will deploy machine learning-enabled solutions to

By |2019-02-23T14:36:33-04:00June 12th, 2017|Company News, Press, Real World Applications|

Three Peer-Reviewed Publications in 2016 Highlight Efficacy of Cyft Solutions

Peer-reviewed articles show clear benefits of machine learning for healthcare applications Cambridge, Mass – February 8, 2017 – Cyft Inc., a leading provider of machine learning solutions for healthcare, is the result of a decade of research into how machine learning and natural language processing technology can improve healthcare. Cyft is pleased to recognize the publication of three peer-reviewed studies

By |2019-02-23T14:36:33-04:00February 11th, 2017|Analytics, Company News, Patient Safety, Press, Real World Applications|

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|

Cyft in the News: Healthcare Informatics Q&A Explores Analytics & Value-Based Care

With 30 percent of Medicare payments expected to be tied to alternative payment models and bundled payments by the end of 2016, the pressure is on for healthcare leaders still struggling to align their organizations with the idea of value-based care (VBC). This struggle is compounded further when one considers the push to utilize data analytics, machine learning, natural language

By |2019-02-23T14:36:34-04:00November 21st, 2016|Analytics, Company News|

Cyft CEO Speaks on Machine Learning At Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

In case you missed it, Cyft CEO Len D’Avolio spoke yesterday at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston. Healthcare IT News wrote a great piece encapsulating Len’s thoughts and those of his fellow presenters; all who sought to explain the potential impact of machine learning on healthcare. Consistent with our mission at Cyft, this technology could

By |2019-02-23T14:36:34-04:00October 26th, 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

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|