FedScoop: VA’s AI Tech Sprint yields a tool for matching patients with clinical trials, and more

“A group of high school students was one of the top teams to emerge from the recent AI Tech Sprint by the Department of Veterans Affairs, delivering a web application that could help match cancer patients to clinical trials…”

“Their solution, the Clinical Trials Selector, takes lab results, diagnosis and demographic data from the VA and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and uses natural language processing as part of its technology to match patients to trials from the National Cancer Institute’s clinical trials database.”

“The current process for matching patients…” Read the full article here.

Source: VA’s AI Tech Sprint yields a tool for matching patients with clinical trials, and more – By Tajha Chappellet-Lanier, January 10, 2020. FedScoop.

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