Medical diagnosis used to be simpler, or so it seemed. We thought there were fewer diseases and fewer treatment options. Greater mortality was just a fact of life. Today, there are nearly 70,000¹ known diseases, a few thousand drugs to treat them, and literally millions of possible combinations.
While physicians do a great job of diagnosing illness and prescribing the right treatment, they are not perfect. Statistically speaking, every person will experience a diagnostic error at least once,² sometimes with grave consequences for both the patient and the physician³.
Doctors are now using the power of AI, 3D modeling, predictive analytics, and remote reading in concert with patients to help them become better, more empowered healthcare allies. Smarter technology can help ensure fewer errors, more pinpoint therapies, better diagnosis, and improved outcomes from procedures.
While AI in medicine conjures images of a science fiction future, it is already helping doctors