MD+ DI: Eko Continues to Reimagine the Stethoscope with AI

Summary: The digital health company now has FDA clearance for an algorithm to identify structural heart murmurs using a smart stethoscope.
Blocks spell out "heart murmur" above an analog stethoscope

The stethoscope just got a little bit stronger thanks to Eko obtaining a new FDA clearance. The Oakland, CA-based company said its Eko Murmur Analysis Software (EMAS) for detecting and characterizing murmurs found in adults and pediatric patients is now ready for the market.

"This clearance gives us the ability to commercialize and get into market a novel heart disease detection AI algorithm that allows physicians to use their stethoscope with more confidence and be able to detect signs of cardiovascular disease like valvular heart disease, " Connor Landgraf, Co-founder & CEO of Eko, told MD+DI.

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Please note: Murmur detection is part of Eko’s SENSORA™ Cardiac Disease Detection Platform. Contact our sales team to learn more.