Case Study

University Medical Center (UMC) – New Orleans

University Medical Center (UMC) is a community-based hospital within the LCMC Health system in New Orleans dedicated to making a difference in the lives of patients with diabetes.

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The Problem

New Orleans has a high percentage of people with diabetes but a shortage of ophthalmologists, creating a backlog for the annual diabetic eye exam. Many people never get an exam, which can delay diagnosis and treatment, leading to vision loss or blindness.

The Focus

Read this case study on using AI to scale an existing retinal exam program. Learn about the following:

  • Challenges to diabetic retinopathy exam compliance for UMC
  • Results using IDx-DR
  • Operator feedback
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University Medical Center - New Orleans