Thursday, July 18, 2019

Using AI to prevent pressure ulcers in hospitals

I am very excited to announce GoodAI Applied’s most recent project which is using AI to detect and prevent pressure ulcers in hospitals. This is our first major project using AI in the healthcare industry and has great potential.
The GoodAI team with MUDr. Lívia Večeřová of Hospital Na Bulovce

Pressure ulcers, also known as decubitus ulcers, are caused when patients spend too much time lying in one place. They can develop extremely quickly and are even used as an indicator of good care in healthcare facilities. We have teamed up with Hospital Na Bulovce in Prague to help nurses and doctors tackle this problem.

Our team is using AI image analysis technology in order to determine the position of a patient and alert a nurse, or doctor, to let them know whether they should take action. 

GoodAI developer testing the technology
I find this solution particularly interesting as it follows the core values of GoodAI and it will have meaningful impacts on people's lives. 


  1. This sounds like great work! Glad to see you talk about some interesting things with GoodAI.