SyTrue Offers Free AI-based Solutions to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic

HIT Consultant | April 02, 2020

SyTrue Offers Free AI-based Solutions to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic
The solution will support efforts to identify COVID-19 disease trends and can assist in the development of potential therapies. In an effort to help researchers and governments battling the COVID-19 pandemic make earlier detection and interventions possible, SyTrue, Inc., a provider of Natural Language Processing (NLP) solutions, today announced the Company will provide its SyHealthTM for Population Health solution free of charge to qualified global public health organizations. As increasing numbers of patients are diagnosed with COVID-19, front-line physicians will need to quickly document their encounters, oftentimes using shorthand or other methods to capture important data. SyTrue’s solutions standardize that data, making it possible to track the progress of the disease and gather crucial information about patients, such as new symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities. SyTrue’s suite of solutions can also follow patients over time, creating longitudinal health records.

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“Are you having any numbness, tingling, or burning in your feet?” They’re common questions, Dr. Chelsea Viola, a podiatric surgeon on the medical staff of Lee Health, asks patients who are living with diabetes. “The biggest thing with diabetes is a lot of patients end up getting nerve pain. They also end up getting difficulties with circulation. These two things are very related to diabetes.”

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