Predictive Modeling in Health Care


This is a research project exploring the use of Twitter data to predict health outcomes, including utilization and disease detection.

These include influenza, vector borne disease, and heat related illness.

The research will in collaboration with the Pima County Health Department and it will develop and implement strategies to accomplish the following:

  1. Track and monitor social media for key public health topics
  2. Elicit public feedback and reporting on topics of public health relevance
  3. Measure the impact and reach of social media campaigns

Project Summary

Funding Source: 
PCCI | Predictive Modeling and Advanced Clinical Research
Funding Amount: 
Principal Investigator: 
Dr. Sudha Ram