AI in Healthcare July 31, 2020
Dave Pearson

One state’s largest health system is combining forces with that state’s top medical school to launch a multidisciplinary digital health center that’s notable for its apparent velocity out of the gate.

The health system is five-hospital Lifespan, the medical school Brown University’s. Which gives away the state without dropping the usual clue—smallest (and second most densely populated) state in the country.

The Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health hits the ground running in Rhode Island because it’s the offspring of a Brown-Lifespan digital health collaboration focused on a single specialty, emergency medicine.

And that was up and running for more than six years before getting folded into the new and broader center, according to a news release.

Center director Megan Ranney,...