CT scans

Artificial intelligence, Thirona, Cystic Fibrosis
By Sara Mageit 07:10 am October 16, 2020
Dutch AI medical image analysis company, Thirona has obtained a license on a patent for the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The patent allows Thirona to develop an AI algorithm that will analyse CT scans to identify abnormalities in the lungs, ensuring that they are identified from an early age and that a personalised treatment plan can follow. WHY IT MATTERS Worldwide, there are approximately...

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By Dean Koh 03:58 am February 27, 2020
Mumbai-based healthcare AI startup Qure.ai announced that has raised $16 million in funding led by Sequoia India and was supported by MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia. The fresh funds will be used for geographical expansion, product portfolio expansion and to support regulatory clearances. Qure.ai was founded in 2016 by co-founders Prashant Warier (who is also CEO) and Pooja Rao (who is also R...
By Laura Lovett 11:10 am April 26, 2018
This morning healthcare AI company Qure.ai announced the launch of its new AI technology which can identify bleeds, fractures, and other critical abnormalities in the head CT scans.  “Qure.ai’s new head CT scan technology rapidly screens scans in under 10 seconds to detect, localize, and quantify abnormalities, as well as assess their severity,” Prashant Warier, cofounder and CEO of Qure.ai, said...
By Brian Dolan 08:36 am April 17, 2009
Canadian radiologist Dr Mark Baerlocher partnered with Tidal Pool Software to develop an iPhone application that estimates a person's exposure to radiation from X-ray machines, CT scans and other known sources, according to a report from medGadget. The app, called Radiation Passport, costs about $3 and crunches metrics the user enters in about their lifestyle and medical tests taken -- then, it...