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We are excited to share with you an opportunity to be part of a beta test of Quinn, Qntfy’s personal wellbeing AI. Quinn has provided many with support, inspiration and humor over the past year, but that was just the beginning.

Users reflected to us that they most wanted Quinn to help them improve their sleep. Sleep is tricky for many people to get right, and it has a tremendous impact on almost everything in our lives, from mood to cognition to weight. …


Qntfy recently presented new research (Fine et al., 2020) at the Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) conference, one of the premier venues for computational linguistics research. Our paper, entitled “Assessing population-level symptoms of anxiety, depression, and suicide risk in real time using NLP applied to social media data” appeared in the workshop for NLP in Computational Social Science, a forum for research addressing how quantitative NLP techniques can be brought to bear on understanding complex social phenomena.

This paper builds on our past work focusing on the link between digital life data on the one hand and real-world…


Latest updates on COVID-19, federal health agencies, and bridging the partisan divide around science and medicine.

What are doctors and nurses reading and talking about? Other organizations are looking at the general discourse around COVID-19. Qntfy is uniquely positioned to show you what healthcare professionals (HCPs) are talking about.

Key Summary:

This report is based on analysis of the public social media data of 25,830 health care professionals in Qntfy’s cohort. …


Key results from recent work on the wellbeing and mental health of US healthcare providers during COVID-19.

We recently submitted a paper that demonstrates the feasibility of using social media data to measure the impact of specific events on the wellbeing of a population in real time. We focus on changes in the rates of anxiety, depression, and suicidality among healthcare providers (HCPs) and the general population in response to critical moments in the unfolding of the COVID-19 pandemic, the killing of George Floyd, and subsequent demonstrations for racial justice and police reform. We used machine learning techniques described in…


Healthcare workers treating COVID patients are dealing with emotional and psychological stress
Healthcare workers treating COVID patients are dealing with emotional and psychological stress
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Yesterday Mashable shared 12 resources for healthcare workers struggling with their mental health from Dr. Loice Swisher, an emergency room physician in Philadelphia and member of the American Association of Suicidology.

As discussed in the article, this list was prompted in part by Qntfy’s ongoing social media analysis on the mental health of healthcare workers during COVID-19 as well as the tragic and widely publicized suicide of Dr. Lorna Breene.

We thank Dr. Swisher for compiling this excellent list of resources and Mashable for amplifying this crucial information and situation.

Qntfy is actively working with partners in the non-profit and public sectors to put our ongoing insights in the hands of individuals and organizations best-positioned to act on them. **Follow us for updates. If your organization would benefit from this data, reach out to us at covid19@qntfy.com**


Reporting on the toll of COVID-19 on HCPs, scientific developments in the virology, pathology, and spread of the disease, as well as the administration’s management of the crisis.

Qntfy is using our Cohort Analytics Platform to analyze and report on the conversations, health, and wellbeing of health care professionals (HCPs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the fifth blog post in our series on HCPs. Learn more about the background and methods in our introductory post. This post was primarily authored by Data Scientist Alex Fine.

We developed the insights in this report by first identifying a cohort of English speaking health care professionals (HCPs) on social media. We then used natural language processing techniques on the content that they produce to provide novel insight into their concerns…


Qntfy is providing free wellness support for health care professionals during COVID-19

When this pandemic started, we at Qntfy looked at what we could do to help. Quinn is a small way that we can give back to you for all that you do to support us, each day.

Thank you.

Many would benefit from help managing stress, grief, and resilience in the time ahead, but right now those directly facing this pandemic could use our help. Quinn is an AI that provides caring contact, support, humor, and long-term behavior change support with light-touch messaging. …


Reporting on economies reopening, updates on treatments and vaccines, inaccuracies in death reporting, and continuing to characterize COVID and its epidemiology

Qntfy is using our Cohort Analytics Platform to analyze and report on the conversations, health, and wellbeing of health care professionals (HCPs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the fifth blog post in our series on HCPs. Learn more about the background and methods in our introductory post. This post was primarily authored by Data Scientist Jenny Blase.

We developed the insights in this report by first identifying a cohort of english speaking health care professionals (HCPs) on social media with high precision. We then use natural language processing techniques on the content that they produce to provide novel insight…


Qntfy’s guidelines on working from home

This article is an adaptation of Qntfy’s Remote Work Guidelines, developed over the years of us working together remotely. This adaptation was primarily authored by Caitie Hilverman, a Qntfy Data Scientist and working parent with a toddler at home due to COVID-19.

Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash

We’re now nearly two months into a pandemic and are gradually realizing that we’re in this for the long haul. For many of us, this has meant figuring out how to work from home. We’re getting a crash course in the social mores of video conferencing, juggling working with the competing needs…


Reporting on treatment and testing best practices, clinical outcomes and dissemination; PPE and staff shortages, censorship for HCPs

Qntfy is using our Cohort Analytics Platform to analyze and report on the conversations, health, and wellbeing of health care professionals (HCPs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the fifth blog post in our series on HCPs. Learn more about the background and methods in our introductory post. This post was primarily authored by Product Lead Joshua Carroll.

We developed the insights in this report by first identifying a cohort of english speaking health care professionals (HCPs) on social media with high precision. We then use natural language processing techniques on the content that they produce to provide novel insight…

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