Artificial Intelligence

Radiologist Chirag Parghi, MD, slid into the role in May following stints as interim CMO and director of breast imaging across several Houston-area locations. 

Centaur Labs deploys “tens of thousands” of medical students across 140 countries, competing on its smartphone app as they work to label X-ray, CT, MR, and US images for algorithms. 

Radiobotics' software analyzes images of the joint, helping radiologists and orthopedists pinpoint common findings tied to the condition.

Mass General scientists believe their AI system could address further facets of the pandemic and other diseases manifested in medical images. 

DiA Imaging Analysis said the funds come by way of existing and new contributors including Philips and several investment firms. 

New York-based Covera Health said the Series C financing comes by way of private equity firm Insight Partners, with additional contributions from existing investors. 

West Virginia University Medicine hopes its new LDCT pilot can serve as the model for a nationwide mobile screening rollout. 

The Israel-based radiology startup said it plans to respond by the 180-day deadline, but did not indicate whether the rollout of its technology will be postponed. 

The publicly traded startup is paying $200M to land artificial intelligence expert Zebra Medical and $30 million more for USARad, the three said. 

This latest announcement comes just a few months after the platform gained CE mark approval.

ACR is collaborating with the American Academy of Ophthalmology on the initiative, adding new data and use cases to its AI-LAB platform.

The world’s largest medical imaging conference will return to Chicago's lakefront on Sunday, Nov. 28, after the pandemic forced its in-person cancellation in 2020. 

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Two different companies announced that they are recalling all lots of the medication. 

CardioSmart, an online resource for both patients and clinicians, has a new editor. 

The funding includes $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan resources for providers who treat Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicare patients.

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