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AI for Healthcare Research

Our team leverages machine learning algorithms to analyze large datasets to support decisionmaking and predict outcomes for the patients we serve.

Otolaryngologists during surgery

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform healthcare by analyzing vast amounts of data, identifying patterns and trends, and assisting with decision-making. Some applications of AI in healthcare include:

  1. Clinical Decision Support: AI can analyze patient data and provide recommendations to physicians on diagnosis and treatment options.

  2. Predictive Analytics: AI can analyze patient data to identify risk factors and predict the likelihood of future health events, such as hospitalization or disease onset.

  3. Image Analysis: AI can assist with the interpretation of medical images, such as CT scans or X-rays, to help with diagnosis and treatment planning.

  4. Natural Language Processing: AI can analyze unstructured data, such as electronic medical records and physician notes, to extract relevant information and facilitate data-driven decision-making.

  5. Population Health Management: AI can identify trends and patterns within large populations to help prioritize preventative care and identify at-risk individuals.

There are many ongoing research efforts in the field of AI for healthcare, with the goal of improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs. However, there are also ethical and privacy concerns that must be addressed as AI is implemented in the healthcare industry.

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Otolaryngology–
Head & Neck Surgery
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 3010
Kansas City, KS 66160