AI-powered technology significantly improves stroke care in the UK: analysis

Artificial intelligence technology has tripled the number of stroke patients in the UK, enabling them to go on with their daily lives, according to new research published on Tuesday.

An early analysis of more than 111,000 suspected stroke patients, including the use of this technology, showed improved outcomes by reducing the time between seeing a doctor and starting treatment by more than 60 minutes. I understand.

Analysis of the Brainomix e-Stroke imaging platform showed that the percentage of people who were able to resume their daily activities increased from 16% to 48%.

Developed by Brainomix, a UK medical technology solutions company, the technology is used by 11 of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) stroke care networks to diagnose strokes and determine the best treatment. increase.

The platform helps doctors interpret brain scans and allows them to share images with remotely accessible experts around the world.

UK Health Secretary Steve Berkley said in a statement: “AI has the potential to transform the NHS, providing faster and more accurate diagnoses and ensuring patients get the care they need, when they need it. ‘ said.

“Brainomix is ​​a great example of how the power of AI can be used to save lives in one of medicine’s most time-sensitive diagnoses.”

Teaching assistant Carol Wilson said she was up and texting her family later in the day because the technology helped her get a quick diagnosis and treatment.

“Two days after the stroke, I was able to go home and walk,” said my grandmother, who had returned to work.

More than 85,000 people in the UK have a stroke each year.

Dr Timothy Ferris, NHS England’s Director of Transformation, says the treatment “harnesses the potential of AI to support professional staff in delivering life-changing care”.

“Saving one minute during the initial hospital evaluation of people with stroke-like symptoms dramatically improves the chances of a patient being discharged healthy,” he said.

Brainomix was founded in 2010 as a spin-out of the University of Oxford. Its electronic stroke platform is currently used by over 330 hospitals in over 30 countries. AI-powered technology significantly improves stroke care in the UK: analysis

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