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Improved detection of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Computer algorithm, which combines multiple factors to predict ARDS with significantly higher sensitivity.InventorBarry Fuchs, MD, Department of MedicineProblemAcute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) represents a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and cost in intensive care units (ICUs) worldwide. Approximately 20% of all hospital admissions d...
Published: 11/27/2018   |   Inventor(s): Barry Fuchs
Keywords(s): Software
Category(s): Digital Health
An AI-based automated and interactive surgical guidance platform harnessing the power of complex machine learning to redefine the surgical standard of care
The invention is a real-time, automated and interactive surgical assistant device which uses multisensory hierarchical deep neural networks to provide real-time feedback to surgeons on intricate anatomical structures, instrument tracking, tissue manipulation, and other surgical parameters for intelligent augmentation of surgeons in the operating th...
Published: 5/3/2018   |   Inventor(s): Vivek Buch, Peter Madsen, Kerry Vaughan
Category(s): Digital Health, Imaging, Medical Devices, Software, Data, Algorithms, & Apps
Method and system for optimizing sleep
InventorsMichael Perlis, University of Arizona (U of A) and Michael Grandner, University of Pennsylvania (Penn)ProblemAccording to the National Academies and the National Institutes of Health, about 70 million people in the US suffer from chronic sleep loss or sleep disorders. In February 2016, results of a study released by the US Centers for Dise...
Published: 1/31/2018   |   Inventor(s): Michael Perlis
Category(s): Digital Health, Medical Devices, Software, Data, Algorithms, & Apps
A Language Assessment to Determine Healthy (Salutogenic) Empathy
Brief Description: Researchers at Penn have developed a natural-language and social media- language based evaluation tool set for natural language (including social media posts) that provides a salutogenic empathy score Technology Problem:Empathy refers to a variety of states and traits involving a reaction to another’s suffering. Empathy is...
Published: 10/10/2017   |   Inventor(s): Lyle Ungar, Salvatore Giorgi, Johannes Eichstaedt, Jordan Carpenter, H. Andrew Schwartz
Category(s): Digital Health, Design, Education Tools, & Multimedia, Research Tools & Reagents, Software, Data, Algorithms, & Apps
Physiology-Independent Control Algorithm for an Artificial Pancreas
An insulin pump control system that works automatically without user inputInventorInsup Lee ProblemDiabetic patients can use insulin pumps to deliver insulin after a meal. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems are also used to record glucose levels throughout the day. These systems could be unified via a closed-loop control algorithm to cre...
Published: 6/13/2016   |   Inventor(s): Insup Lee
Category(s): Digital Health, Software, Data, Algorithms, & Apps
Automated Quantification for Fast and Accurate Analysis of Biopsy Samples
Computer Aided Immunohistochemistry (COMPAI) for Rapid Analysis of Diagnostic Biopsy.InventorMarina Guvakova, Senior Research Investigator, Department of Surgery ProblemImmunohistochemical (IHC) analysis is a slow process that involves manual segmentation and scoring of multiple images. Multiplied across thousands of images per study, this proces...
Published: 11/20/2015   |   Inventor(s): Marina Guvakova
Category(s): Digital Health