AI Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy Moves to Retail Clinics

Source: Medscape News

Retail health clinics have been part of the trend in making healthcare more convenient, and now another option is being offered—testing for diabetic retinopathy—according to a Medscape report.

However, an ophthalmologist won’t make the diagnosis at the clinic; instead, it will be made by an artificial intelligence (AI) system called IDx-DR. Testing will be offered through CarePortMD, the first retail health clinic to adopt this type of AI diagnostic technology, and offered at clinics inside Albertsons grocery stores. The second largest grocery chain in the United States, Albertsons added five CarePortMD clinics to stores in Delaware and Pennsylvania this past year.

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