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FIU Research Week: Can an algorithm save your life?

FIU Research Week: Can an algorithm save your life?

August 8, 2023 at 3:02pm

It's FIU Research Week on Academic Minute. From Monday, Aug. 7 — Friday, Aug. 11, FIU experts will be talking about their latest work and discoveries on the public radio show and podcast available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

Treatment of a stroke is often a race against time. Minorities, women, older adults on Medicare and residents of rural areas are less likely to receive a stroke diagnosis within the critical window for receiving treatment.

Min Chen, associate professor of information systems and business analytics at FIU Business, explains the research behind a machine-learning algorithm that can more quickly diagnose stroke patients before the results of laboratory tests or diagnostic images are available.

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