RSNA to offer webinar on COVID-19 disparities
September 17, 2020 -- The RSNA plans to offer a webinar on September 18 at 11:00 a.m. CT that will address health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
RapidAI secures $25M in funding
September 17, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer RapidAI has secured $25 million in funding, which it plans to use to support further development of its AI software for cerebrovascular imaging around the world.
COVID-19 CT dataset added to NCIA
September 17, 2020 -- An image dataset containing noncontrast-enhanced chest CT scans of 632 patients with COVID-19 infections has been added to the U.S. National Institutes of Health's The Cancer Imaging Archive.
iCAD touts ProFound AI Risk clinical data
September 17, 2020 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) software developer iCAD is highlighting research published September 8 in Radiology that attests to the ability of its ProFound AI Risk clinical decision-support software to provide accurate two-year breast cancer risk estimates.
Alliance HealthCare Radiology acquires 4 PET/CT centers
September 17, 2020 -- Alliance HealthCare Services subsidiary Alliance HealthCare Radiology has purchased four PET/CT centers from Molecular Imaging Technologies.
China extends tariff exclusion for Varian for a year
September 16, 2020 -- Radiation therapy vendor Varian Medical Systems will remain exempt from paying additional tariffs to China on the company's medical linear accelerators for another year.
Aidoc raises $60M total in financing
September 16, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence company Aidoc raised an additional $20 million as part of a series B extension financing round, bringing the total amount of the round to $60 million.
Presagen develops algorithm to improve AI scalability
September 16, 2020 -- Presagen has developed a new algorithm that cleans poor-quality data automatically to improve artificial intelligence (AI) scalability.
7D Surgical completes financing round
September 16, 2020 -- 7D Surgical has completed a round of financing, the company's largest fundraising to date, according to the Toronto firm.
National Ultrasound to sell Elesta laser unit
September 16, 2020 -- National Ultrasound has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Elesta to sell that company's EchoLaser ultrasound-guided laser treatment unit in the U.S.