Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Sensyne Health have co-developed SYNE-OPS-1, an AI algorithm that is predicting ventilator and non-mechanical support requirements in ICU during the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
SYNE-OPS-1 provides an hourly risk forecast of the expected number of future ICU admissions and the future demand for ventilators, based upon an analysis of clinical data on patients being admitted to hospital. This enables Trust staff to manage resources across the hospital more effectively in the face of changing numbers of patient admissions.
The new SYNE-OPS-1 product is one of a long line of CW Innovation projects that has been introduced in response to the pandemic to help us continue to deliver consistent and high-quality clinical care at this critical time.
Roger Chinn, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Clinical Information Officer at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust said: “The SYNE-OPS-1 algorithm has proved invaluable during this current wave of the pandemic. We are able to predict ventilator and non-mechanical support requirements in ICU, helping us to make best use of our expertise and resources. In collaboration with Sensyne Health and as part of our CW Innovation programme, we are embracing digital innovation, data integration, and analytics to support and improve clinical decision making and practice.”
The new SYNE-OPS-1 product is the first in a series of operational AI algorithms to be launched this year.