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Machine learning helps cancer center with targeted COVID-19 outreach

HealthEC Media Coverage

Feb 18, 2021

Regional Cancer Care Associates used machine learning algorithms to identify patients at highest risk for COVID-19 during the pandemic, and help it direct care coordination resources.

Regional Cancer Care Associates, based in New Jersey, has more than 20 locations throughout New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania and the Washington area. Staff realized they needed a risk-stratified list of patients for COVID-19 vulnerability that nurses could manage through phone calls and by coordinating services with other providers. Continue Reading

Excerpt from Healthcare IT News