Two radiology professors and a fellow engineer have teamed up to develop an alternative way to diagnose patients with COVID-19. They are using CT scan diagnostics through the help of cloud computing. Tech Times brought this news to our attention in their article, “Coronavirus diagnostics soon to be powered by cloud computing giant Amazon.

The three are working together to gather chest x-rays and CT scans of coronavirus patients to build an open-source artificial intelligence model that will help analyze how COVID-19 displays in the lungs of infected people.

Health systems around the world are currently struggling to cope with the pace that the coronavirus is sweeping the countries worldwide.

New ways of using technology to diagnose patients is encouraged. World Health Organization’s digital health technical advisory group co-chair Steve Davis explained that the need for new diagnostics is a top priority for the current global public health problem since there are inadequate funding and coordination on the diagnoses of this pandemic.

Melody K. Smith

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