An episode on The Geo-Analyzer that Value Analytics Labs developed in collaboration with Seagen is posted on Gynecologic Oncology's website.
According to Chhatwal, this combination of lower vaccination and relaxed attitudes created ideal conditions for the Delta variant to spread in communities. "To get out of the wave sooner—or reduce the impact of the wave—we need higher vaccination rates and more social distancing, including indoor mask mandates in almost all states," he said.
In collaboration with Seagen, we developed Cervical Cancer Geo-Analyzer, an open access, web-based, interactive tool to visualize geographical areas in the US where cervical cancer education or healthcare resource needs are high. The tool was launched at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2022 Annual Meeting.
Dr. Jagpreet Chhatwal, an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and the associate director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute for Technology Assessment, which also projects COVID-19 metrics, cautioned that trying to predict what may happen with the virus in the weeks ahead is “highly uncertain.”
In this joint interview feature, following their workshop delivered at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research’s 2020 Asia Pacific meeting (Virtual ISPOR Asia Pacific 2020; 14–16 September), Turgay Ayer (Georgia Tech, GA, USA), Jag Chhatwal (Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA) and Selin Merdan (Value Analytics Lab, GA, USA) discuss the practicalities of applying machine learning (ML) in the real-world evidence and health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) fields.