21 March 2020 – Panama applies artificial intelligence for virtual screening

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Civil Society
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minsitry of Health leading
National Authority for Innovation implementing

Overview: Panama artificial intelligence Dr. N.I.C.O (Individual Notification of Negative Case Obtained) is in charge of sending messages to all citizens who are negative in the tests; as well as giving a series of recommendations to better cope with the time they must stay at home in social distancing. The innovative measure releases a significant workload for health personnel and allows them to close the cycle to patients who are negative, which also If they feel cared for, they will see their anxiety diminished when they receive their diagnosis and health recommendations to comply with the provisions that the country and the world are in right now. For patients who test positive, the Ministry of Health will follow the protocol of care provided.
Full details here: https://innovacion.gob.pa/noticias/?csrt=4295540057631735277

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Type of Justification: No justification given