Using AI to get accurate medical summaries. Also Medbrat HealthConnect Plus is targeted at dpctors
September 20 2023 Updated October 17 2023: AI4Rx, the AI powered, high-quality medical care platform for all, announces the launch of MedBeat HealthConnect, an application that uses AI to get an accurate medical summary of patients’ ailments and symptoms for diagnosis by the medical professionals. This will help bridge the communication gap between patients and doctors.
The MedBeat HealthConnect app is available for download on both PlayStore and AppStore. In addition, a web app is available on www.medbeat.ai
Setup in 2019, AI4Rx has worked ceaselessly to create a strong backend of symptoms and diseases by working closely with medical professionals. MedBeat Healthconnect aims to narrow down probable diagnosis by intelligently asking relevant questionnaire, creating medical history for the prescriber, directing and recommending the right specialist along with lab investigations to the patients.
In India, with just one medical doctor for approximately 11,000 population, the patient load is obviously high. In addition, challenges in taking a patient history are also many - Language, Understanding, cultural, psychological, etc. All of these adds to the issues of Patient – Doctor Communication.
“A good diagnosis requires a full medical history of the patient, which in turn requires a fair amount of time and effort on the doctor’s end for asking relevant questions. MedBeat HealthConnect, helps doctors optimize the time spent on each patient. Our App, through an innovative knowledge-based tool that uses AI algorithms helps ease this by providing a full summary to the medical professional for correct diagnosis”, says Dr. Monika Agarwal, Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist, AI4Rx.
The application asks the patient minimum number of questions required for the diagnosis, narrowing down the set of probable diseases in the background. To solve the problem pertaining to language barriers, the platform interacts with the patient in their mother tongue. Utilizing this key information, it creates a summary of symptoms and medical history to be presented to the doctor and suggests the right specialist. This summary contains doctor’s technical medical terminology, helping them in quick understanding and reaching the relevant diagnosis.
In addition to providing medical summaries, the app also suggests which specialty of doctor to visit and relevant lab examinations. One can book appointments online as well as book appointments for home collection of lab samples.
Setup by an MD doctor with over 2.5 decades of experience, AI4Rx seeks to harness the power of Artificial Intelligence for providing a definitive healthcare platform that helps both doctors and patients alike.
MedBeat HealthConnect is the first of its kind app in India that transforms medical diagnosis by filling a critical gap – creating an accurate medical summary. The app takes on the digital avatar of a junior doctor, bridges the communication gap between doctor and patient, overcomes the language barrier and streamlines the consultation process.
MedBeat HealthConnect Plus, targeted at medical institutions and doctors with independent practice, uses AI to not just get an accurate medical summary of patients’ ailments and symptoms, but also offers differential diagnoses.
Acting as a Digital Avatar of the junior doctor, the app will help independent physicians and small clinics to manage their consultation time better. MedBeat HealthConnect Plus will assist the medical professionals acquire and retain patients, by an integrated offering that helps in decision making with accurate diagnosis.
The patient app will ensure that the communication issues due to language barriers is taken care of since the app asks questions about patients’ symptoms in their own language. Currently available in Hindi and English, the app asks questions in these languages but creates a summary in medical terminology. The assistant app will then share the summary with the Doctor with differential diagnoses for the Doctors’ consumption. The doctor can physically examine the patient clinically and reach a formal diagnosis.