When it was created in 2017, the company aimed to digitize the anamnesis, “the first three or four minutes of the consultation in which the doctor traces the patient’s history and his symptoms”, summarized Jérôme Bourreau.
“We were trying to virtually reproduce medical reasoning like medical students: first theoretically, like in college, then with practical experiences, like in boarding school. We had to digitize medical knowledge, then model it in the form of graphs to develop algorithms that ask ‘school’ questions and deduce a probability of diagnosis.”
“It is an explainable artificial intelligence, with rules defined and applied, there is no intuition yet” unlike automated or deep learning, he underlined.
The company wanted to integrate this solution into appointment scheduling or pre-admission software, but “didn’t hear back from publishers saying doctors weren’t willing to pay.” It then turned to medical software publishers, which
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