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Image: The algorithm CheXNet can diagnose up to 14 types of medical conditions, including pneumonia (Photo courtesy of Stanford ML Group).

Algorithm Outperforms Radiologists in Detecting Pneumonia on X-Rays

A deep learning algorithm developed by researchers from the Stanford University that evaluates chest X-rays for signs of disease has outperformed expert radiologists at diagnosing pneumonia in just over a month of its development. A paper about the algorithm named CheXNet, which can diagnose up to 14 types of medical conditions, was published November 14 on the open-access, scientific preprint website arXiv. More...
21 Nov 2017
Image: A screenshot from the Illumeo imaging and informatics technology platform (Photo courtesy of Philips Healthcare).

Philips and Nuance to Bring AI Directly into Radiology Reporting

Health technology company Royal Philips and Nuance Communications, Inc., a provider of intelligent voice and language solutions, will jointly bring artificial intelligence-based (AI-based) image interpretation and reporting capabilities to radiologists. More...
21 Nov 2017
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Image: PROTEC will be presenting its brand new, motorized and auto-tracking X-ray system PRS 500 B at MEDICA 2017 (Photo courtesy of PROTEC).

PROTEC to Launch New Motorized PRS 500 B X-ray System

PROTEC GmbH & Co. KG, a developer of analog X-ray film processing machines and complete X-ray systems, will be presenting its brand new, motorized and auto-tracking X-ray system PRS 500 B at MEDICA 2017. More...
16 Nov 2017
Image: The Lumify system is designed as a high-quality portable ultrasound (Photo courtesy of Philips Healthcare).

Philips to Highlight Healthcare Innovations at MEDICA 2017

Royal Philips will be showcasing innovative solutions, which help remove the bounds of care by seamlessly connecting people, technology and data, at MEDICA 2017, the world's leading medical trade fair taking place in Düsseldorf, Germany, from November 13 to 16, 2017. More...
15 Nov 2017
Image: The new 3MP diagnostic monitor, model 21HK512D (Photo courtesy of LG).

LG Unveils Expanded Medical Imaging Product Lineup

LG Electronics will be showcasing its expanded lineup of medical imaging devices at MEDICA 2017, the world’s largest medical trade fair taking place in Düsseldorf, Germany from November 13 to 16, 2017. More...
15 Nov 2017
Image: Zebra Medical Vision will be enabling all its current and future radiology algorithms on the Google Cloud as part of its new AI1 offering for global health providers (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Zebra Medical Vision to Enable Radiology Algorithms on Google Cloud

Zebra Medical Vision, a deep learning imaging analytics company, will be enabling all its current and future radiology algorithms on the Google Cloud as part of its new AI1 offering for global health providers. More...
13 Nov 2017
Image: The global interventional X-ray equipment market is expected to grow at a rate of 3.5 percent between 2016 and 2021 to reach an estimated market value of USD 3.12 billion by 2021 (Photo courtesy of Philips Healthcare).

Global Interventional X-Ray Market to Reach USD 3.12 Billion by 2021

The global interventional X-ray (IXR) equipment market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.5 percent between 2016 and 2021 to reach an estimated market value of USD 3.12 billion by 2021. Value-based pricing, product differentiation, technology innovation and embracement of multi-modality integration in hospital segments will continue to drive the demand for IXR systems. These are the findings of Frost & Sullivan, a consulting and research firm. More...
09 Nov 2017


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