Healthcare IT news – Health Share of Oregon and analytics specialist Health Catalyst announced an arrangement to jointly create a tool that predicts the risk of opioid abuse.
The tool consists of machine-learning algorithms designed to calculate a member’s risk of opioid addiction and overdose. The software analyzes insurance claims data, including a patient’s medication history, and assigns each patient a risk score to inform providers about how to best treat their patients.
Caffeinated Innovation with Jeanne Cunicelli
Last Thursday, Jeanne Cunicelli, EVP at UPMC Enterprises, joined Yvonne Campos, President of Next Act Fund, and Liz Todia, Analyst at Mutual Capital Partners, on a panel at Pittsburgh’s Innovation Works to discuss women investors and firms that specifically invest in women-led and founded businesses.
Meet the team: ITTC and Translational Science at UPMC Enterprises
UPMC Enterprises will play a key role in the new UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center (ITTC), a $200 million project announced Feb. 13 that is harnessing the power of the human immune system to treat and cure a wide range of diseases.