Smart Choice MRI closes up shop, CDI buys four centers
November 25, 2020 -- Low-cost MRI operator Smart Choice MRI has closed its doors. Outpatient imaging provider the Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) has acquired four Smart Choice MRI centers in Wisconsin, and the remaining Smart Choice MRI centers have been closed.
DarwinAI gets $750K for COVID-19 AI software
November 25, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) firm DarwinAI has received $750,000 from Lockheed Martin to support the development of its COVID-Net initiative, which aims to utilize AI to diagnose COVID-19 on chest radiographs.
Fovia Ai to debut new AI products at RSNA 2020
November 25, 2020 -- Fovia Ai, a subsidiary of advanced visualization firm Fovia, will present multiple new artificial intelligence (AI) imaging technologies at RSNA 2020.
Ikonopedia partners with CureMetrix
November 25, 2020 -- Breast imaging software provider Ikonopedia has formed a partnership with computer-aided detection software developer CureMetrix.
Clarius scanner now supports cardiac imaging
November 25, 2020 -- Handheld-ultrasound technology developer Clarius Mobile Health said that its PA HD scanner can now be utilized to perform cardiac imaging exams.
Avicenna wins NTAP award for stroke
November 24, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence software developer Avicenna said that its Cina Head software now qualifies for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services new technology add-on payment (NTAP) available for computer-assisted triage and notification software in detecting stroke on CT exams.
Canon adds service AI analytics via Glassbeam deal
November 24, 2020 -- Canon Medical Systems USA has added new artificial intelligence (AI)-based operational analytics capabilities via a new partnership with medical data analytics firm Glassbeam.
Braid Health gets FDA nod for collaboration software
November 24, 2020 -- Radiology artificial intelligence (AI) diagnostic platform developer Braid Health has garnered U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its AI-powered diagnostic collaboration platform.
Konica Minolta debuts compact ultrasound system
November 24, 2020 -- Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has debuted Sonimage HS2, a compact ultrasound system with functionality optimized for point-of-care environments.
Philips to launch ops command center at RSNA
November 24, 2020 -- Philips Healthcare plans to launch a command center to manage radiology operations and departmental workflow at the upcoming virtual RSNA 2020 meeting.