“21st-century stethoscope” uses portable ultrasound and computer analysis to democratize medical diagnosis.
A University of Alberta spinoff company is hoping its new technology to analyze ultrasound images will make diagnosing health problems possible even from remote locations.
“My vision is for a 21st-century stethoscope, a tool where you can look inside the body and use artificial intelligence to help people who are not experts interpret the images,” said U of A radiologist Jacob Jaremko.
Along with former U of A/Alberta Innovates post-doctoral fellow Dornoosh Zonoobi and Jeevesh Kapur, a radiologist from Singapore, Jaremko formed Medo.ai two years ago to develop and commercialize software that creates and analyzes 3-D images from ultrasounds.Diagnosing life-altering hip problems in babies
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