Research shows that up to 25 percent[1-5] of patients intubated outside of the operating room have misplaced endotracheal tubes (ETT) on chest X-rays, which can lead to severe complications for patients, including hyperinflation, pneumothorax, cardiac arrest and death. GE Healthcare’s Critical Care Suite 2.0 features a new AI algorithm to help clinicians assess ETT placements, a necessary and important step when ventilating critically ill patients. The AI solution is one of five included in GE Healthcare’s Critical Care Suite 2.0, an industry-first collection of AI algorithms embedded on a mobile X-ray device for automated measurements, case prioritization and quality control that can help improve efficiency on the front lines.
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6. 510k pending at the FDA. Distributed in accordance with FDA imaging guidance regarding COVID-19 public health emergency.