Generative AI is coming to the emergency room

Jun 20, 2024 | Media Mentions, News

Stethoscopes, thermometers, and cardiac monitoring machines are go-to technologies in hospital emergency departments—and now you can add generative AI to the list. 

Augmedix, a San Francisco-based company that provides AI-powered medical documentation tools, today announced a partnership with Emergency Services Inc. that will bring a version of the company’s technology created specifically for the chaos of the emergency room environment to seven Ohio facilities and over 50 doctors. Using proprietary LLMs as well as Google Cloud’s MedLM’s suite of medically tuned models, Augmedix Go ED is designed to capture conversations between physicians and ER patients via Bluetooth and draft medical notes almost instantaneously. The technology will take over a task previously performed by emergency room doctors as they rushed between patients and, hopefully, curb the administrative overload that’s causing them to quit. 

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