December 16, 2020 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Interactive tool uses demographic data from 8.4 million records to predict the potential for Hospitalization, ICU Admittance, and Death
PLANO, Texas & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InterGen Data, Inc., a leading provider of Life Event Data, analytics, and predictive modeling, is collaborating with graduate students at Brandeis International Business School to analyze and identify the impact of COVID-19 based on Race, Age, Gender, and Pre-existing conditions. InterGen Data has also launched an interactive COVID-19 Comorbidity Dashboard using this data that will allow anyone in the United States to better understand the potential impact of contracting COVID-19.
“We are delivering a first to the marketplace AI/ML based solution that helps people understand the risk of how comorbidities (pre-existing conditions) such as Essential Hypertension, Diabetes, and Disorders of lipoid metabolism can impact their likelihood of hospitalization, ICU admittance, or death”
InterGen Data’s COVID-19 Comorbidity Dashboard delivers a simple, intuitive web app that utilizes a person’s Race, Age, Gender, and Comorbidities (pre-existing conditions) to indicate their likelihood of Hospitalization, ICU Admittance, or Death. InterGen Data’s prediction capability is based on historical daily data that has been collected from every county in the United States since January 1, 2020, and currently uses over 8.4 million records and 83 distinct features to correlate over 697 million data points. The dashboard produces prediction accuracy for Hospitalization at 75.6%, ICU Admittance at 76.5%, and Death at 82.9%.
“We are delivering a first to the marketplace AI/ML based solution that helps people understand the risk of how comorbidities (pre-existing conditions) such as Essential Hypertension, Diabetes, and Disorders of lipoid metabolism can impact their likelihood of hospitalization, ICU admittance, or death,” said InterGen Data Founder and CEO Robert J. Kirk. “As a Native American Indian with Hispanic blood, I am easily classified as someone who is in the highest-risk and most-impacted categories for COVID-19. If I contract this virus, I want to know what is likely to happen to me. And I owe it to my family to be properly prepared.”
In all, 13 students from Brandeis International Business School’s Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA) and Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) programs collaborated with InterGen Data executives as part of the school’s Field Projects program. Field projects give students the opportunity to work under the guidance of a faculty advisor to solve real-world business problems on behalf of a corporate partner. InterGen Data also hired two International Business School students to work as interns on the COVID-19 project.
“Over the course of three semesters, this successful collaboration with InterGen Data provided our students with the opportunity to collect, organize and analyze COVID-19 data, create engaging data visualizations, and build an interactive web app,” said Ahmad Namini, Professor of the Practice of Business Analytics at Brandeis International Business School and the Faculty Advisor on the InterGen Data field project. “Experiential learning is foundational to our educational philosophy at the International Business School, and this field project allowed our students to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom in a real-world business setting.”
About InterGen Data, Inc.
InterGen Data, Inc. (InterGen Data) was founded by the financial services industry veteran Robert J. Kirk in December 2017. InterGen Data is a Life Event Data, analytics, and predictive modeling that uses AI based ML-driven technology along with their proprietary algorithms that identify when someone is likely to have an important life event occur, what that event could be, and how much of a economic impact that it would have on their financial journey. They supply this data to banks, financial services, and insurance companies.
More information can be found at https://www.intergendata.com/
About Brandeis International Business School
By teaching rigorous business, finance, and economics, connecting students to best practices, and immersing them in international experiences, Brandeis International Business School prepares exceptional individuals from around the globe to become principled professionals in companies and public institutions worldwide. Located on the campus of Brandeis University in Waltham, MA, the International Business School has a worldwide reputation for academic excellence, offering five graduate programs, two accelerated graduate programs, six dual-degree programs and undergraduate majors and minors in business and economics.
More information can be found at https://www.brandeis.edu/global/
This news release may contain or refer to forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements give expectations or forecasts of the future using terms such as “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “will,” “potential,” “look to,” and other terms tied to future periods. Results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and expectations. They involve risks and uncertainties, including the “Risk Factors” MetLife, Inc. describes in its U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The company has no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statement. Parts of this news release may include additional information on forward-looking statements. This news release may also contain measures that are not calculated based on accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America, or GAAP.