Our Enhanced Detection System for Healthcare-Associated Transmission algorithm is making news following a retrospective impact study led by our collaborators at the University of Pittsburgh. By coupling machine learning with whole genome sequencing, CMU and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists have greatly improved the quick detection of infectious disease outbreaks within a hospital setting.

  • https://www.cs.cmu.edu/news/2021/detecting-infectious-disease-outbreaks
  • https://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2021/11/17/University-of-PIttsburgh-CMU-hospital-infection-outbreaks-artificial-intelligence/stories/202111160095
  • https://www.wsj.com/articles/pittsburgh-hospital-taps-ai-to-prevent-spread-of-infections-11637688087