Artificial Intelligence

The publicly traded company and its artificial intelligence subsidiary DeepHealth called the Food and Drug Administration's decision a "major milestone."  

Officials with the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant said healthcare artificial intelligence was a key piece of the blockbuster acquisition. 

Plus, FDA clears Philips' SmartCT application software, Siemens takes key step in Varian acquisition and more market moves. 

Chief Financial Officer Mark Stolper recently discussed the Los Angeles-based imaging giant’s strategy during the the Sidoti & Company Spring 2021 Virtual Investor Conference. 

They’re also less costly and more efficient than call centers or physical mailers, Michigan Medicine experts wrote in Academic Radiology

Numerous publications have touted the use of AI to pinpoint the novel coronavirus on X-ray and CT scans, but U.K. experts aren't impressed.

Underreporting of findings on CT exams is relatively common, but a deep learning algorithm showed “superior diagnostic performance” in spotting two particular concerns. 

With the help of a deep learning algorithm, scientists found measurable quality gains, according to a study published in the European Journal of Radiology

ACR said the updates pertain to neuroradiology and cover clinical scenarios including white matter lesion tracking in multiple sclerosis patients. 

The investigation was retrospective, but Duke scientists believe their algorithm could potentially aid radiologists in spotting near-misses in their work.

The Category 3 code proposal would cover AI analysis for the detection of vertebral fractures and could take effect as soon as Jan. 1, 2022. 

RadTranslate is a web app that creates AI-spoken, natural-sounding audio clips, and it's available free of charge for practices struggling to find interpreters.

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The college praised the recent reimbursement decision but noted many of its recommendations have yet to be incorporated into the national coverage determination draft document.

Early experiments showed the saponin/TLR adjuvant activates many different parts of the immune system to strengthen its response against invading pathogens.

The advanced algorithm could make a significant impact on shared decision-making. 

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