SANTA CLARA, Calif. –VisualDx, providers of a diagnostic clinical decision support tool for physicians, has launched its first consumer mobile app. Aysa is an artificial intelligence-driven symptom checker app. It is trained through the VisualDx platform, which combines combines clinical search and medical knowledge from experts with a database of more than 120,000 medical images from around the world world. “Industry data suggests that nearly 80% of Internet users have searched for a health-related topic online, however 50% of the time these searches produce inaccurate information,” said Dr. Art Papier, CEO of VisualDx, in a statement. “Consumers in the U.S. deserve better and Aysa can provide peace of mind by serving as the foundation for a productive visit to the doctor’s office. We want people to use their smartphones to get the right answers when they need it most, and for the answers to be drawn from the professional knowledge of physicians.” Using machine learning, Aysa is able to provide real-time results for skin photos taken in the privacy of a consumer’s home. Users take a photo of their skin condition and answer a few questions, then Aysa generates a few possible answers in addition to next steps.
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