HealthTech: Treatments for TBIs | Virtual therapy for kids | Data vs. infectious disease
- COLUMBUS, OH—The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes has allocated $16 million toward a seven-year, multicenter research project led by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine that will compare inpatient rehabilitation treatments for traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
- MADISON, WI—DotCom Therapy, which offers mental health, speech and occupational therapy to children through a virtual therapy solution, has raised $13 million in Series A funding. New Capital Partners led the financing round, with participation from LRVHealth and OSF Ventures.
- OWENSBORO, KY—Lost in translation: After seeing a patient, unstructured radiologist notes are parsed and fed into patient electronic health records (EHRs), a process that has resulted in fewer than 20% follow-up appointments. Owensboro Health has implemented machine-processed radiology notes, which have resulted in a rise of 1800% in patient follow-ups.
- CLEVELAND, OH—Computer and data science researchers at Case Western Reserve University are developing an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered tool to help public health and other officials make more informed decisions when faced with infectious disease outbreaks.