How An A.I.-Based Skin Checking App Can Work With A National Healthcare System

You might be already familiar with skin checking apps, we too have discussed them quite extensively recently. Skin checking applications allow users to take pictures of their suspicious skin lesions, upload these pictures to a server, the images are first evaluated by an A.I. algorithm and the results will be later validated by a dermatologist.  However, this time there is something new under the sun: AIP Labs and Semmelweis University (Hungary’s leading medical university) developed a skin checking application that offers several features we have not seen before. It was launched to work integrated with the national healthcare system and offer full-scope dermatology services including diagnostics, treatment plans and cloud-based drug subscriptions. According to currently available data, processing speeds have improved by 5-10 times compared to the traditional care model.  In this analysis, we called these apps an emerging trend, and still stand by this statement. If you are looking for a signature digital health solution, these are great examples, as they: address an existing demandrely on already existing infrastructure from the patients’ side (eg: their mobile phones)provide easy and cheap access to patients who otherwise might have difficulties with scheduling dermatology appointments for any reason, like physical distance, insurance problems, anxiety and so onallow fast and reliable evaluation of skin lesions, cutting down waiting timeseliminate...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: TMF Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Digital Health Research E-Patients Future of Medicine Healthcare Design Healthcare Policy Telemedicine & Smartphones AI dermatology skin skin cancer skin checker skin checking app digital Source Type: blogs