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Making health care more personal

The company Health at Scale, co-founded by two HST alumni and an MIT professor, uses machine learning to improve outcomes for individual patients. The health care system today largely focuses on helping people after they have problems. When they do receive treatment, it’s based on what has worked best on…

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Tackling covid

MIT researchers have always been drawn to urgent, life-or-death problems. The pandemic is keeping them busy, including two affiliated with IMES. This story was originally published in MIT Technology Review: https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/08/18/1006213/tackling-covid/ As covid-19 spread across the globe, killing hundreds of thousands and wreaking economic havoc, the MIT community took on…

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