ObEN Creates Healthcare Avatar for
MedStar Health Heart Disease Study
ObEN Inc., the artificial intelligence (AI) company creating Personal AI (PAI) technology to revolutionize digital interactions, is pleased to announce it is working with MedStar Health Research Institute for a study on the use of Personal AI (PAI) healthcare assistants for patients suffering from heart failure. For the study, ObEN has created a medical health assistant app, called PAI Care, to help monitor patients of heart failure.
MedStar Diabetes Research Funds Supports Research for Stromal Cells in Diabetes
Zijun Zhang, MD, PhD and collaborators from the Orthobiologic Laboratotry at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital evaluate multipotent stormal cells of persons with diabetes and the weakened ability to fight off bacterial infection. The research was recently published in Stem Cells and Development.
MedStar Research Supports Collaborative Call for EHR Improvements
In a joint effort, experts from MedStar Health and the American Medical Association (AMA) have launched EHRSeeWhatWeMean.org, highlighting patient safety and health information technology concerns with electronic health records (EHRs). 2019 marks the 10-year anniversary of the federal act which encouraged the adoption of EHRs. This collaboration builds on prior MedStar Health research that identified concerns with EHRs usability and errors.
MedStar Health Research Institute Awarded Research Grants from the Charles and Mary Latham Fund
Three investigators from the MedStar Health Research Institute have been awarded grant funding for their research initiatives through the Charles and Mary Latham Fund. The research projects are focused on patient outcomes resulting in readmissions, neonatal care, and racial factors in patient safety.