FDA clears GE Healthcare X-ray artificial intelligence aid for endotracheal tube placement

GE pointed to previous research demonstrating that upward of 25% of patients intubated outside of the operating room end up having misplaced endotracheal tubes on chest X-rays. This can potentially lead to serious complications including collapsed lungs, cardiac arrest or death. Upward of 15% of COVID patients may require intubation to be put on a ventilator, GE noted, and about 200 hospitals have already deployed the AI assistant since last year.

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Omnica Corporation is a privately-held design, engineering, and medical product development firm located in Irvine, California. The 28-person company is staffed with full-time employees and has been in operation since 1984. Our speciality is custom product development for the medical industry and industrial fields. Our expertise is developing complex medical devices.

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Our specialized resources and experience enable us to build almost any medical device, and we have been doing so for nearly three decades. Omnica has partnered with startups and industry leaders alike to deliver world-class results that speak for themselves.

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