An AI-based Decision Platform built using unified data model, incorporating systems biology topics for unit analysis using semi-supervised learning models
Today’s healthcare decisions are not completely foolproof in that they can lead to fatal errors. Statistics show that an estimated 850,000 medical errors occur each year, costing over £2 billion. Each year in the U.S., approximately 12 million adults who seek outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed, according to a new study published. The third most deadly killers of Americans are medical errors, accounting for more than 250,000 deaths each year, according to the analysis. These medical errors arising from incomplete or inaccurate analysis could have easily been prevented. Therefore, it is critical to understand why misdiagnoses occur; and the problem requires careful evaluation of diagnostic systems and processes. Uncovering and re-mediating flaws in existing techniques can greatly reduce the risks associated with misdiagnoses.
Erroneous healthcare decisions often result from the lack of data in relevant areas, due to compartmentalization stemming from patient data lying in silos and historical data not being available for analysis by qualified diagnosticians. In other words, the problem involves data compartmentalization and/or for the failure of data to be proactively shared with those in the best position to make the best use of it. This fosters a pattern of highly assumptive decisions and a high potential for erroneous heuristic analysis.
The graphic illustrates how Quahog Unified Stack collects historical data from individual patients, which is used for analyzing conditions. The platform analyzes data and outputs diagnostic probabilities and supplement it with predictive insights and prescribe most effective remedies. These outputs can be accessed by doctors on their desktops or a mobile app. On the other hand, patient apps are also updated with insights and allow the patient to collaborate with the doctor for frequent engagement.
Quahog’s Body Monitoring App helps people to stay aware of their health conditions and take preventive measures if they sight a slight signal of deviation. Users are notified whenever there is a variance in health patterns. Based on the analysis, users get instant recommendations to resolve basic scenarios through diet or an exercise routine. You can share data with your doctor for quicker and collaborative resolution. With easy up-to-date information, you are never ill-prepared to handle a health attack.Read More »
Would it be right to say that Cancer(tumor growth) can be controlled if we can detect the defective cell where the growth factor range of the cell is greater than growth inhibition range, and quickly address such cells by modifying their parameters to make sure that the growth-inhibiting factor is more than the growth factor?
Recent success with Gene editing techniques using nanoparticles can help us manage the cell accumulation phenomenon (tumor) and develop solutions for the second leading cause of death.Read More »
Quahog Semi-Supervised Decision Platform is designed to personalize health care to every individual patient, based on their current health data and history. The unique data model design allows the platform to deliver accurate insights and predictions within a short time span.Read More »
The total number of people suffering from ‘Diabetes’ has risen from a 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014, and research reports show that the global prevalence of diabetes* among adults over 18 years of age has risen from 4.7% in 1980 to 8.5% in 2014. Diabetes prevalence has risen more rapidly in developing middle and lower-income countries and it has proved to be a major cause of early blindness, kidney failure, early heart attacks, early stroke, as well lower limb amputation leading to decreased productivity.Read More »
Quahog ‘ReQo” is a diet personalization app that frequently collects data about your food and lifestyle to recommend what food/activity might be the best for you to maintain a healthy lifestyle. ReQo is a simple mobile application that communicates with you frequently to understand what you have been eating/drinking along with lifestyle inputs. Using these inputs, […]
Digital immortality (or “virtual immortality“) is the hypothetical concept of storing (or transferring) a person’s personality in more durable media, i.e., a computer, and allowing it to communicate with people in the future. The result might look like an avatar behaving, reacting, and thinking like a person on the basis of that person’s digital archive. After the death of the individual, this avatar could remain static or continue to learn and develop autonomously.
From another perspective, digital immortality could also mean the hypothetical concept of transferring your personality into a machine so that even after the death of the physical body, you can continue to live out of the machine (continue to learn and develop autonomously.)
Digital Longevity is a humbler version of Digital Immortality, as immortality brings in endlessness to the whole equation.
We all know that ageing is a result of accumulated redundancies over time caused due to sub-optimal functioning of old cells. These cells which lose their functional power due to oxidation or lack of specific resource, hinder optimal performance as they create a toxic environment . Tracking these inefficiencies and administering a solution quickly is the best possible way to prevent this accumulation and hence slow down the rapid ageing processes.
It is the inability to know and instantly address the body’s functional errors, that gives us no control over the ageing process. In our current day practices, the unaware patient consults a doctor when there is a repetitive sign of discomfort (symptom). The symptom could be a resultant of a certain failed process that has occurred over a few days/months prior. Though the body’s repair system is on the job, there might be scenarios where the repair system has been overpowered due to the latency in administering a solution.Read More »
In our quest to find solutions to every aspect of error and degradation (wear and tear) that cumulatively leads to human death, we have arrived at an initial map that plots the possible causative errors with respect to cell death.
We believe that it is critical to create an integrated and holistic view, wherein it is paramount to correlate all of the factors that lead to the survival and enhancement of the longevity of cellular mechanisms, inclusive of the damage or degradation that may occur through various traumatic or pathogenic pathways.Read More »
The human body is fragile and susceptible to injuries on account of the external environment. The body perishes on account of diseases caused by pathogens in the environment or due to high impact or collision accidents or even fire. Though the body’s defense mechanism is equipped for pathogen attack, it is still susceptible to stronger pathogens which might result in weakening the body. The threat could arise from either 150+ Bacterial attacks or 70+ Fungal attacks or 50+ Viral Diseases Or 20+ Parasitic Diseases and it needs to have a stronger defense mechanism to neutralize these attacks. Stronger mechanisms should also address other collision damages or fire damages so that we can protect the body from external damages Read More »
Every year, more than a million deaths occur due to misdiagnosis.
Misdiagnosis is a resultant of bad decisions which occurs due to human assumptions based on incomplete data, resulting in death. As time is another important factor in the decision cycle, it is highly dangerous to work on probabilities of the causes, before arriving at the near accurate solution
Today, we have the technology and knowledge to derive accurate decisions by applying analytical models to a full-data set and arriving at various scenarios with probability weights
Quahog Life Sciences is building a technology platform, which can address decision related issues and time taken to arrive at the right solution. The platform uses a unified stack architecture to create individual patient records and synthesizes data with ready intelligence for personalized medicine for each individual
There are tree lectures about the mitochondria in my course. Dr. Pinchas Cohen, the Dean of Davis School of Gerontology, talked about the role of mitochondria in disease and pathology.
Mitochondria have essentially three major functions. They are responsible for cellular respiration, integration of apoptotic signals, which means they control cell death, and production of reactive oxygen species (ROS). Mitochondrial function declines with age as a result of accumulated mutations in the mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial disfunction is common in diseases, such as diabetes, neurodegenerative pathologies and cancer.
Interestingly, Dr. Cohen mentioned that there were only three Nobel prizes for research in mitochondrial biology. He anticipates that quite soon there will be a Prize awarded to mitochondria research.
Mitochondria are very different in different tissues. They vary in size, numbers, histologically and in proteins they have. Energy production levels also vary quite significantly. This is due to differences in cellular environment…
In order to reverse the damages of aging, we most likely only have to mature the following technologies and sciences. Some current technologies are designed to extend your life. Longer-term projects are being developed to transform the elderly into youthful people and to keep them youthful and healthy.