How a Mumbai start-up is helping Italian doctors test Covid-19 patients

Qure.ai's AI-backed solution interprets X-rays to help doctors classify patients as high-, medium- or low-risk and prioritise testing accordingly

Prashant Warier, founder, Qure.ai
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Prashant Warier, founder, Qure.ai

Samreen Ahmad Bengaluru
With the number of Covid-19 patients across the globe having crossed the 12-million mark, nations are grappling with a chronic shortage of test kits.

Apart from the production of more such kits, another solution to this problem is triaging. In medical terms, it is the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients. This would help find out who needs to be tested on priority.

A Mumbai-based start-up realised in February that Covid-19 is going to hit the nation hard and gathered all resources to build solutions

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First Published: Apr 07 2020 | 4:20 PM IST

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