The FDA gives green signal to GE Healthcare’s new AI based X-ray device (Critical Care Suite) to prioritize critical cases for pneumothorax, a type of collapsed lung. This technology can reduce diagnosis time from eight hours to fifteen minutes.
How the AI algorithm works:
A scanned image of lungs is automatically searched for pneumothorax. If pneumothorax is predicted then a notification with the original chest X-ray, is sent to the radiologist/doctor to review. The technologist who is performing the scan is also been notified to understand the seriousness of a case.