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Monday, December 6, 2021

AI could help doctors make the best use of ICU beds during the COVID-19 pandemic

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New technology can predict the necessity of ICU admission based on more than 200 clinical data points

By Media Relations

New technology could help doctors make the most of limited resources during the COVID-19 pandemic by identifying patients who require intensive care unit (ICU) treatment.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Improving perceptions of emerging technologies can help ease strain on health-care systems

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AI-driven symptom checkers have the potential to reduce unnecessary medical visits

By Media Relations

More attention must be paid to improving perceptions of emerging technologies like AI-powered symptom checkers, which could ease the strain on health-care systems, according to a recent study.

Monday, November 22, 2021

Health data is essential

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Fostering a clinical data ecosystem in Canada is more important than ever

By Natalie Quinlan, University Relations

The intricacies around collecting health data is nothing new to Canada’s medical communities, but the intensity on the subject has shifted since COVID-19.

Friday, November 19, 2021

Waterloo alumni shine on the Deloitte 2021 Technology Fast 50 list

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Eight companies founded by Waterloo alumni ranked in the top 50 fastest growing Canadian tech companies

By Stephanie Longeway, University Relations

Monday, November 15, 2021

PODCAST: Blockchain, music, and turning down job offers

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Alumni co-founders share why they said no to post-graduation job offers, and the work they do now in their software consultancy

By Megan Vander Woude, Office of Advancement