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  • CAIS Seminar: Sadiq Patel (Harvard Medical School) - The Telemedicine Use and Access to Health Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Tue, Sep 28, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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    Speaker: Dr. Sadiq Patel, Harvard Medical School

    Talk Title: The Telemedicine Use and Access to Health Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Series: USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS) Seminar Series

    Abstract: Using population-level data of 16.7M commercially insured individuals in the US, we examine 1) trends in telemedicine use, 2) variation in telemedicine use by clinical specialty, diagnosis, and patient characteristics, and 3) community factors driving telemedicine use. This analysis uses the machine learning procedure of targeted maximum likelihood estimation.

    Register in advance for this webinar at:
    https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__jMcG86GQGKo6ppqXmz3vA

    After registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium.


    Biography: Sadiq Patel is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School. He received his PhD and MS from the University of Chicago in Social Work and Biostatistics. Prior to his doctoral education, he was also a senior data scientist at Accenture.

    Host: USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS)

    Webcast: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__jMcG86GQGKo6ppqXmz3vA

    Location: Online Zoom Webinar

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__jMcG86GQGKo6ppqXmz3vA

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Computer Science Department

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