AI in healthcare: Dr. Philip Payne discusses improving medical outcomes in Forbes 

In a recent interview with Forbes, Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, the Janet and Bernard Becker Professor and director of the Institute for Informatics, Data Science & Biostatistics (I2DB), discussed the benefits of utilizing data science and AI methods and technologies to transform healthcare. Dr. Payne describes how AI can enhance human capabilities to improve patient care and […]

I2DB contributes to research on recurrent firearm injuries

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Randi E. Foraker, PhD, MA, director of the Center for Population Health Informatics, was senior author on a recent study also co-authored by I2DB’s Daphne Lew, PhD, MPH, and Joshua Landman among other collaborators, that explored gun injury trends in St. Louis. The study found young Black men to be particularly at risk, showing that along with physical and […]

AI is about making humans better (Links to an external site)

Dr. Philip Payne recently spoke with KMOX radio about the promise of AI to transform our health systems and medical research, “the real benefit of AI is that it allows us to filter and sort and understand all that data so that humans in the health care system can really identify the data that’s most […]

Dr. Po-Yin Yen among recipients of RN Initiative Grant


Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN, FAMIA, associate professor in the Institute for Informatics and Goldfarb School of Nursing, along with Barnes-Jewish Hospital collaborators Michele Butkiewicz and Lisa Kidin from the Center for Practice Excellence, will join two additional sites under the leadership of Columbia University Irving Medical Center to work at scaling the CONCERN (COmmunicating Narrative Concerns Entered by RNs) tool.