Becker's Hospital Review: FDA Clears 1st AI to Detect Heart Failure

Summary: The FDA has approved an artificial intelligence algorithm for Eko Health's digital stethoscope that can detect low ejection fraction, a key indicator of heart failure.
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Eko Health developed the algorithm with Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic. The AI stethoscope will allow clinicians to detect low EF — when the heart does not efficiently pump blood — in about 15 seconds during routine exams.

The approval represents a milestone in the early detection of heart disease, the company said. 

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