Day: October 16, 2018

Skin Vision Enters Into Partnership With German Insurer

Skin Vision Enters Into Partnership With German Insurer

Health
A major benefit of the digital transformation of healthcare is improving the speed and accuracy of diagnoses. As the healthcare business model shifts from a fee-for-service business to value-based care, innovative healthcare startups and payers are partnering to reinvent healthcare by enabling patients to take care of themselves. SkinVision and Central launch a skin cancer screening app to offer Central policyholders a mobile phone app to scan their bodies for signs of skin cancer is a prime example Users take photos of lesions or moles and SkinVision’s app, which uses a clinically tested algorithm, checks for signs of skin cancer in skin spots and surrounding tissue. The algorithm calculates the fractal dimension of skin lesions and surrounding skin tissue to reveal the different g