FDA clears AI for mobile radiology reads, patient communications

The healthcare AI startup founded by developers of the Apple Watch has been greenlit to market an AI-powered mobile application that lets radiologists interpret images and share the results with patients in real time.

In announcing the development, San Francisco-based Braid Health says its mobility solution is compatible with any image-storage system and requires no additional software or hardware for legacy archiving systems.

Last spring the company made news when it attracted strong investor interest and hired a chief medical officer.

Co-founder Alessandro Sabatelli says the November clearance positions Braid to “level the playing field in diagnostics and fundamentally change how imaging is delivered.”

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