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IMAJ | volume 26

Journal 2, February 2024
pages: 108-113

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: A New Frontier in Predicting and Managing Chronic Diseases

1 Diagnostic Robotics, Tel Aviv, Israel 2 Taub Faculty of Computer Science, Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Summary

A rise in the incidence of chronic health conditions, notably heart failure, is expected due to demographic shifts. Such an increase places an onerous burden on healthcare infrastructures, with recurring hospital admissions and heightened mortality rates being prominent factors. Efficient chronic disease management hinges on regular ambulatory care and preemptive action. The application of intelligent computational models is showing promise as a key resource in the ongoing management of chronic diseases, particularly in forecasting disease trajectory and informing timely interventions. In this review, we explored a pioneering intelligent computational model by Diagnostic Robotics, an Israeli start-up company. This model uses data sourced from insurance claims to forecast the progression of heart failure. The goal of the model is to identify individuals at increased risk for heart failure, thus enabling interventions to be initiated early, mitigating the risk of disease worsening, and relieving the pressure on healthcare facilities, which will result in economic efficiencies.

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