AI diagnosis

By Sara Mageit 06:38 am September 30, 2020
A research programme led by US-based non-profit medical centre Mayo Clinic and UK health tech firm Ultromics will apply AI to forecast heart failure. The team will use AI analysis of ultrasound heart scans to identify the markers of heart failure and alert doctors to potential heart failure. WHY IT MATTERS The aim is to develop a diagnostic and predictive tool that can reduce misdiagnosis and...
By Laura Lovett 01:40 pm November 19, 2018
On Friday, New York-based startup Renalytix AI, maker of a clinical diagnostic that uses artificial intelligence to diagnose for kidney disease, landed $29 million in funding. This news coincides with Renalytix AI’s announcement that it will now be publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange.  Looking ahed, the company said the new money will be used to help it develop two products designed for...
By Dave Muoio 03:17 pm August 28, 2018
Pivotal trial data that led to April’s de novo clearance of the first AI-based diagnostic system to not require clinician interpretation is now available to the public. Published today in npj Digital Medicine, this 900-patient investigation showed that the IDx-Dr system for autonomous detection of diabetic retinopathy “robustly exceeded the pre-specified primary endpoint goals” and is able to...