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Smartphone stethoscope maker Steth IO launches AI assistant to help doctors detect heart problems
The stethoscope is an enduring symbol of medicine, but the long-serving tool isn’t actually as effective as you might think. One study found that doctors in three countries could only detect abnormal heart sounds using a stethoscope about 20 percent of the time, meaning four out of every five patients with a potential problem went undetected. Seattle-based startup Steth IO is hoping to give doctors’ detection skills a boost with its smartphone-based stethoscope application. Tuesday i...

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