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U of California-Irvine develops model to predict COVID-19 outcomes: 5 details

Becker’s Hospital Review, Dec. 18, 2020

December 18, 2020

U of California-Irvine develops model to predict COVID-19 outcomes: 5 details

Health science researchers at University of California, Irvine have developed a machine-learning model to predict outcomes for COVID-19 patients.
Five details:
1. The university announced its tool to predict whether COVID-19 patients will need ventilators or ICU has been available online for free since Dec. 17.
2. The model takes a patient’s medical history into account when determining whether the patient is at high risk of needing additional care or can be sent home. Based on studies conducted at UCI Health, the tool has a 95 percent accuracy rate.