ASI Digital Laboratory in Healthcare receives 88 applications from regions and IT companies

The ASI Digital Laboratory in Healthcare has received 75 practices from IT companies, 31 of these practices have been finalized and presented to experts for voting. Also, the regions have submitted 13 tasks, some of the constituent entities will continue to work with the best practices from IT companies.

Five more tasks with data sets will be offered to the IT community at the MedTech data hackathon on the 9 or 10 of December. The teams will be able to choose the most interesting task already now and start solving it in advance on the project’s website, with the results to be defended at the hackathon. The hackathon’s prize fund is RUB 500,000 – RUB 300,000 for the 1st place winner, and RUB 200,000 for the 2nd place winner. The best teams will be supported to bring their developments to the level of the Ministries of Health of at least ten regions, and they will get access to online courses on AI&Data from the University 20.35 as well. There can be only one winning team in each task.

The ASI Digital Laboratory in Healthcare has been launched to implement the National Social Initiative together with the initiative of DataMasters, an agency for digital solutions. Project partners: Opora Rossii, the Government of the Tyumen Region, KamaFlow, HealthNet, and NTI.

“While implementing the National Social Initiative in the regions, it turned out that healthcare ministries and departments had a request for the development and implementation of digital solutions,” said Tatiana Zhuravleva (Director of the Center for Quality of Life Practices, ASI). In order to make the physician’s appointment as effective as possible for the patient, healthcare institutions are ready to create new capacities, test best practices, and organize remote consultations. Based on the tasks assigned to the laboratory by regional ministries, we will help you choose and adapt the solutions offered by IT companies. The most efficient projects will be recommended for application throughout Russia.”

Tasks to solve:

  1. Forecasting the risk of transferring a patient to an intensive care unit (Tyumen Region)

  2. Forecasting the development of the COVID-19 spread based on epidemic foci (Tyumen Region)

  3. Development of a recommendation system to help physicians prescribe drugs (Nizhny Novgorod Region)

  4. Forecasting the demand of medical institutions for medicines and medical supplies (Primorsky Territory)

  5. Early disease detection (Chelyabinsk Region)

“IT companies with their practices selected among the best following the expert vote will have the opportunity to present their solutions to representatives of at least ten regions, as well as strengthen their solutions taking into account the targeted request of the regions and receive expert support,” said Yana Kovalenko, Project Director of the Digital Development Center, ASI.

Implemented practices that have already been received by the laboratory include: recognition of pathological formations in medical images, screening of electronic medical records for detecting genetic diseases, improving the efficiency of in-hospital monitoring of pregnant women, the use of artificial intelligence for the diagnosis of COVID-19 and other diseases, monitoring of infectious diseases in the regions.

The representatives of Uzbekistan and the following 35 regions of Russia took part in the formulation of tasks and practices: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sevastopol; Nizhny Novgorod, Vladimir, Chelyabinsk, Orenburg, Amur, Tyumen, Sverdlovsk, Kaliningrad, Leningrad, Novgorod, Moscow, Saratov, Oryol, Samara, Tomsk, Rostov, Tula, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk Regions; Tyva, Yakutia, Bashkiria, Udmurtia, Tatarstan, Buryatia, Chechnya, Chuvashia; KhMAO, Nenets Autonomous Okrug; Perm and Primorsky Territory.