Vituity Selected as a Finalist in Biothreat Challenge
February 14, 2018 – EMERYVILLE, CA – The Vituity Data Team has been selected as a finalist in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Hidden Signals Challenge.
The challenge was to design an early warning system to uncover emerging biothreats using data, machine learning, and predictive analytics.
The Vituity Data Team won for their model that alerts authorities of spikes in emergency department wait times that can be attributed to emergent flu pandemics.
As a finalist, the team received $20,000 to help them as they advance to phase two of the competition. Congratulations to the Vituity Data Team on this exciting accomplishment!
Vituity is a nationwide, multispecialty partnership of top physicians, advanced providers and industry professionals that provides a wide range of integrated acute care expertise designed to proactively lead positive change in the business and practice of healthcare. With more than 3,000 doctors and clinicians, and 250 practice locations serving over 6.3 million patients annually, Vituity’s footprint continues to rapidly expand as it partners with and supports hospitals, health systems, clinics, payers and employers.