By: Yvonne K. Okoh, MD, MPH (Head of Clinical Operations)

Introduction

At Curai, we have the very human-centric mission of providing the world’s best healthcare to every individual. In order to do so, we use state of the art technology and are constantly innovating on our products and services. We talk…


It has been over 10 years since the Netflix Prize finished, and I was not expecting to write a blog post about it at this point. However, just in the past couple of weeks I have found myself talking about it extensively both in the context of a Twitter thread…


At Curai we take our mission of “Providing the world’s best healthcare to everyone” to heart. This means our company must be informed by the best medical expertise. We have an amazing group of doctors on our team. In addition, we believe that receiving input from independent experts from outside…


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(In case you came here looking for the spreadsheet, here it is. However, I recommend you continue reading to help you understand the overall framework.)

I am often surprised that many folks I talk to, even those working at startups, have very little understanding of how to think about the…


In case you are not familiar with it, the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) is a federal agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. that is responsible for the control and supervision of food safety, drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and the likes. In recent times the FDA has…


(This is an adaptation of an internal talk I gave a few days back to our engineers at Curai)

Everything is connected

You have probably heard of the butterfly effect: a distant butterfly flapping its wings can have a hard-to-predict effect on a future event. …


Curai’s mission is to “provide the world’s best healthcare to everyone”. In order to do so, we strive to scale the reach of an individual physician by creating tools that automate large portions of a medical interaction under their supervision. …


I recently had a candidate I was interviewing to ask about my leadership style. I gave a short answer, but I was left thinking that I would have liked to continue talking about this for a much longer time. My “style”, if there is such a thing, is composed of…


Few would disagree that there are big inefficiencies and deficiencies in healthcare systems across the world, many of which were known before this pandemic. Those include lack of accessibility to healthcare services, physician shortage and burnout, and medical errors. Covid-19 has not only exposed, but also augmented all these shortcomings…


It has become somewhat of a tradition for me to do an end-of-year retrospective of advances in AI/ML (see last year’s round up for example), so here we go again! This year started with a big recognition to the impact of Deep Learning when Hinton, Bengio, and Lecun were awarded…

Xavier Amatriain

Cofounder/CTO at Curai (AI for healthcare). Former Quora VP, Netflix Director. Software, Machine Learning, Data, Recsys... From Barcelona, in the Valley

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