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Researchers Find a Way to Use AI to Detect Infectious Disease Outbreaks in Hospitals

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UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Oakland, Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh-based researchers have designated a way to use artificial intelligence to detect infectious disease outbreaks within hospitals. WESA’s Sarah Boden reports the AI produces quicker results than traditional methods.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/health-science-tech/2021-11-18/ai-is-faster-than-humans-at-finding-bacterial-outbreaks-could-save-lives-and-money

(Original air-date: 11/17/21)

Sarah Boden covers health, science and technology for 90.5 WESA. Before coming to Pittsburgh in November 2017, she was a reporter for Iowa Public Radio where she covered a range of issues, including the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.