AI helps novice medical assistants perform high-quality echocardiograms
Novice medical assistants with no sonography experience were able to obtain diagnostic quality cardiac images with the help of AI, announced digital health company UltraSight at the Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society in Tel Aviv.
In a blind pilot study, three medical assistants had eight hours of training and then conducted 2D transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) scans for 61 cardiac patients, guided in real time by AI software. Each patient was also scanned by a trained sonographer.
Three U.S. board-certified cardiologists then judged the resulting images to determine if…
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