Press Release: CMS Names a Finalist in $1.6 Million AI Health Challenge

“, Healthcare’s Data Science Platform, has been selected as a top 7 finalist in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Health Outcomes Challenge.  The $1.6 million dollar contest was launched in March 2019 by the CMS Innovation Center in collaboration with the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation with the aim of developing AI-driven predictions for healthcare providers and clinicians.”

“The Challenge was created as an opportunity for innovators to demonstrate how AI tools can be used to predict unplanned hospital and skilled nursing facility admissions and adverse events.  The goal was to predict near-term unplanned hospital and SNF admissions and adverse events for Medicare beneficiaries.  In addition, solutions were to include innovative approaches to explaining the predictions to clinicians and patients in ways that would aid in providing appropriate clinical resources and in generating feedback for quality improvement activities…”

“More than 300 organizations submitted proposals for the challenge when it began in March of 2019.  The seven finalists remaining in the contest include three academic medical centers, three consulting organizations and ClosedLoop, the only remaining commercial software vendor…” Read the full press release here.

Source: CMS Names a Finalist in $1.6 Million AI Health Challenge – October 29, 2020. ClosedLoop.



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