Starting your own human digital twin project

Starting your own human digital twin project

Digital twin technology has been enabling organisations' shift to precision and preventive medicine.

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  • Hospitals and healthcare facilities are increasingly adopting digital twin technology to provide personalized care.
  • Dr. Mohamed Rehman, a professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, suggests starting with simple applications of digital twins, such as monitoring heart rate and steps for a group of nurses.
  • The goal of digital twin research is to shift from herd medicine to precision medicine and from treatment to prevention using real-time data analytics.
  • Individualized digital twin models for patients can enable early intervention in disease trajectories.
  • Digital twins can be applied to monitor various medical conditions, but better algorithms are needed for more effective use.
  • Dr. Rehman emphasizes the importance of turning data into information, knowledge, and algorithms to harness the power of data.
  • Organizations don't need sophisticated algorithms to start digital twin projects; they can improve over time with reinforced learning.
  • It's not necessary to begin with a large amount of data; digital twin projects can be scaled up gradually.




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