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AKI!Now

AKI Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to the AKI!Now AI Workgroup Page.
Our goal is to help clinicians, patients and researchers use AI to improve the quality, accessibility, affordability and equity of care. Email us at AI Workgroup via epc@asn-online.org.

Saving Money Saving Lives: AKI

Savings Lives and Saving Money: Artificial Intelligence for Improvement in AKI Quality of Care and Cost Effectiveness

  • WHEN:TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • This webinar, offered by the ASN AKINOW, will discuss potential areas in AKI clinical management where artificial intelligence could reduce costs while saving lives. Anyone interested in learning about or implementing AI into their clinical practice will find great value in this discussion.

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AKI Artificial Intelligence

AKI!Now: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Workgroup Introduction

Dr. Jay Koyner introduces AKI!Now, the Recognition and Intervention Workgroup, and explains their focus on Artificial Intelligence.

  • Recorded October 2021

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Artificial Machine Learning and Data Science: Demystifying the Hype

Artificial Machine Learning and Data Science: Demystifying the Hype

Is AI new to you? Listen to Dr. Nadkarni provides an overview of artificial machine learning and data science for the novice learner. If you have any questions or need additional information, please email us at epc@asn-online.org

  • Recorded September 14, 2021

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5 Myths about AI in AKI

5 Myths about AI in AKI

AI is new to many clinicians and often there are a lot of misunderstandings, favorable or unfavorable, about AI and the research within it. Listen to Dr. Singh's quick snapshot of the 5 myths of AI in AKI.

  • Recorded November 2021

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AKI Detection: AKI Sniffers

AKI Detection: AKI Sniffers

Alerts in the electronic health record are important to identifying a case of AKI earlier. Dr. Kashani reviews these "sniffers" for clinicians to better understand the intent of the alerts and therefore provide the best care to patients.

  • Recorded November 2021

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Preventing Medication-Induced AKI: the NINJA Quality Improvement Program

Preventing Medication-Induced AKI: the NINJA Quality Improvement Program

Learn more about NINJA (Nephrotoxic Injury Negated by Just-in time Action). This program, developed by Dr. Goldstein and colleagues, scans medication profiles in electronic health records in near-real time to identify children at risk for AKI. Pharmacists, who are coordinating with the clinical teams, receive notifications from the scan helping to reduce nephrotoxic injury. This educational video is just one example of AI machine learning to improve patient care.

  • Recorded November 2021

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Uncovering the Ways in which AI Captures and Propagates Bias

Uncovering the Ways in which AI Captures and Propagates Bias
Karandeep Singh, MD, MMSc

During this session, Dr. Singh explains what defines bias and how biases can be learned. He shares important work that is underway to ensure fairness in AI algorithms in order for clinicians to better manage and prevent AKI.

  • Recorded April 2022

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AKI Artificial Intelligence Core Efforts

AKI Artificial Intelligence Core Efforts



AKI!Now Recognition Workgroup Members

  • Jay L. Koyner, MD, Chair
  • Azra Bihorac, MD, MS, FASN
  • Stuart Goldstein, MD, FASN
  • Kianoush Kashani, MD, MS, FASN
  • Shina Menon, MD
  • Girish N. Nadkarni, MD, MPH
  • Javier A. Neyra, MD, MS, FASN
  • Neesh I Pannu, MD, MS
  • Karandeep Singh, MD, MS
  • Danielle Soranno, MD