The United Kingdom has begun to use applications that rely on artificial intelligence by using smart phone cameras to diagnose kidney and urinary tract diseases, especially in light of
The United Kingdom has started using applications that rely on artificial intelligence by using smart phone cameras to diagnose kidney and urinary tract diseases, especially in light of the lockdown that the country is going through after the exacerbation of the Corona pandemic.
According to the British newspaper “Daily Mail”, the new health technology applications were designed by Healthy.io and its headquarters Israel; To provide for people’s medical needs during the lockdown.
The company confirmed that these applications will convert the phone to mobile medical devices.
The applications have obtained FDA approval from the US Food and Drug Administration and CE mark for product safety from the European Union.
The newspaper reported that the first application is called Velieve, and it is responsible for diagnosing urinary tract infection, as it requires its users to use disease testing tools inside their homes, which are a cup, a urine tool and a color palette at a price of $ 16, and send the results through the application and then obtain a correct medical diagnosis within Half an hour, by showing the proteins in the urine that are approved by doctors as an accurate measure to diagnose kidney disease in the early stages and those with urinary tract infection.
The application will also ask a set of questions after the user dips the color palette into the urine sample, photographing it and sending it through the application, and if a urinary tract infection is detected, the drug will be sent to the person inside his home from the nearest pharmacy within the big city of London.
As for the ACR app, it is responsible for early detection of kidney disease, and it will be applied from the beginning of next month, and it is like the Velieve app, sending a set of test kits to the home and when the infection is found, a doctor from the NHS communicates with the patient to develop a treatment plan.