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SAMPa: Smart Assistant for Monitoring Prenatal Health Care with Large Language Models (LLMs)

Livia Oliveira-Ciabati of the Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Albert Einstein Hospital in Brazil will leverage AI to produce guidance and monitoring tools for less-experienced or overworked health professionals providing prenatal care via telemedicine to people from minority groups and people with greater social vulnerabilities. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Brazil's maternal mortality rate jumped to 110 deaths per 100,000 live births, which is far from their target of reaching 30 deaths per 100,000 live births by 2030. To increase the quality of prenatal care, they will integrate LLMs with an API for converting and preparing voice data and develop a simple interface to present suggestions and results to the healthcare professional. The training database will be developed using protocols defined and validated by the scientific community, including from the Global South. They will test their model with health professionals by comparing the professional decisions with the AI's suggestions which they will then follow up with a randomized clinical trial.

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