Few years ago, I made the connection between self-driving cars and colonoscopy. The key was the shift to digital. Here’s that article on KevinMD (Aug 2020): What does colon cancer screening have to do with self-driving cars?
It was naturally exciting to find a company that’s actually built an AI inspired by self-driving technology. In this interview, Saurabh Jejurikar, Co-founder and CEO at EndoVisionAI asks the intriguing question: If you can drive autonomous cars on roads, can you drive endoscopes in patients?
This interview is a must-watch for anyone interested in the cutting-edge advancements in digital health and gastroenterology.
▶ From Autonomous Cars to Endoscopes: Saurabh discusses the unique transition from self-driving technology to the development of autonomous endoscopes. This shift represents a significant leap in applying advanced technology to improve patient care in gastroenterology.
▶ The Genesis of EndoVisionAI: Saurabh shares the origin story of EndoVisionAI, sparked by a conversation about the challenges in gastroenterology. With his co-founder, who has a background in autonomous vehicles, and inspired by his father, a gastroenterologist, they embarked on this innovative journey.
▶ A New Approach to Gastroenterology: By addressing quality of care in the upper GI tract and challenges faced by junior doctors in the field, the company is reimagining how GI can be done in the future.
This conversation is a fascinating look at how cross-disciplinary innovation can lead to groundbreaking developments in healthcare.
Don’t miss this one. It’s also a short one (15min).