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Smart image-reading system eyes early detection of COVID-19

Ping An Smart Healthcare has developed a smart image-reading system aimed at helping medical professionals to improve efficient and accurate diagnosis of the new COVID-19 virus that is currently taxing the resources of the global healthcare communities.

The system can generate smart analysis results in around 15 seconds, with an accuracy rate above 90%', said Geoff Kau,  co-president and chief strategy officer of Ping An Smart City.

Closing the gap in COVID-19 detection and treatment As COVID-19 is a new disease, medical institutions, especially at the primary level in China, lack diagnosis experience, according to Ping An Healthcare.

The company said Computed Tomography (CT) images is being used by many doctors for diagnosis, but the lack of radiologists in the epidemic areas to review the volume of CT images is a major challenge.

It helps doctors to track the development of the disease, evaluate the treatment and have prognosis of patients, ultimately it assists doctors to diagnose, triage and evaluate COVID-19 patients swiftly and effectively.

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