On The Streets #6: Artificial Intelligence Detection for LVOs - The Emergency Medical Minute

On The Streets #6: Artificial Intelligence Detection for LVOs

Meet Michelle Whaley, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Stroke Program Coordinator at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colorado. Jordan and Michelle discuss advances in Artificial Intelligence technology in an app that uses algorithms to analyze CT Angiograms to alert physicians of patients with images concerning for Large Vessel Occlusions (LVOs). Listen as they discuss the sweeping implications of this technology in the realm of stroke care and how it is decreasing wait times for critical patients to receive tPA and interventional procedures.


For EMS, this technology is already improving the care given by specialized transfer teams of patients from smaller hospitals to regional stroke centers. Tune in for other applications of this technology in pre-hospital settings on the horizon.


Disclaimer: This episode of On The Streets is for educational purposes only. Emergency Medical Minute is not affiliated with VIZ AI in any way and did not receive compensation for this episode.

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