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Artificial Intelligence Diagnoses Heart Murmurs Better Than Expert Cardiologists

November 14th, 2018 Editors Cardiology, Informatics, Medicine, Pediatrics At the just concluded American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2018 in Chicago, Eko, the makers of popular digital stethoscopes, showed off a neural network AI algorithm that is able to detect murmurs better than a group of cardiologists. The study, titled “Artificial Intelligence Detects Pediatric Heart Murmurs With… Read More »

Stakeholders join to find ways to improve medical diagnoses

More than 40 organizations have launched ACT for Better Diagnosis, an effort to improve diagnostic processes and their resulting accuracy. The organizations—representing providers, specialty societies, federal agencies, patients, policymakers and other groups—believe that as many as 80,000 patient deaths annually can be attributed to inaccurate or delayed diagnosis, and that the use of information technology… Read More »