March 5, 2020
SymphonyAI Group, a collection of private B2B artificial intelligence companies spanning multiple sectors, announced yesterday that it has acquired TeraRecon, the maker of products for medical-image post-processing and other related products.
As the group’s seventh portfolio company, TeraRecon will continue building out its radiology, cardiology and vascular-surgery AI-imaging support. However,...
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...
November 25, 2019
Nines, a tele-radiology and artificial intelligence startup, unveiled its software platform alongside news of a $16.5 million Series A raise. The funding was led by Accel and 8VC, with individual participants also taking part.
WHAT THEY DO
The two-year-old startup’s efforts are broken into two camps. On the one hand is a tele-radiology service that’s staffed by live specialists, and according to...
June 17, 2019
The past week has seen two FDA clearances awarded to Israeli companies building artificial intelligence analysis tools for medical imaging.
The first, announced last Tuesday, was Aidoc’s tool for triaging cervical spine fractures. Much like the company’s prior offerings, the new product analyzes images to prioritize high-risk cases for review by a radiologist, and does so within the specialist’s...
May 15, 2019
Aidoc, an Israeli provider of artificial intelligence products for radiologists, announced today that it has received FDA clearance for a tool that identifies potential cases of pulmonary embolism — a blockage in one of the lung’s pulmonary arteries — for expert review.
“We chose to focus on this product because these are patients who might not necessarily have clear symptoms of pulmonary...
May 13, 2019
Kibbutz Shefayim, Israel-based deep learning startup Zebra Medical Vision announced yesterday that it has received an 510(k) clearance for an artificial intelligence tool that can read medical imaging to identify potential cases of pneumothorax — a build-up of gas between a lung and the chest wall.
The HealthPNX product scans a chest X-ray or digital radiography scan for signs of the condition,...
March 20, 2019
As more big names in tech are jumping into the healthcare arena, the industry is getting a makeover. Now Nvidia, a hardware company best known for creating consumer and professional-grade graphics processing units (GPUs) as well as chip units for mobile computing, sees an opportunity to carve out a bigger name for itself in the space.
“I think that computational biology is the future,” Kimberly...
March 20, 2019
Healthy looks a little bit different on everyone. We vary in what foods are best for our health, the shape of our bodies and even our natural abnormalities. These variances can make personalizing medicine difficult.
But artificial intelligence and new technologies could not only help personalize medicine, they also have the potential to help prevent mistakes, according to Dr. Eric Topol, founder...
Photo by Monty Rakusen (Getty).
February 19, 2019
Clinical data analysis company Covera Health has raised $8.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Equity Group Investments (EGI). Additional undisclosed strategic and individual investors also contributed to the round. This is Covera’s first round of institutional funding.
What they do
Covera Health uses data analytics to help its payer and employer customers choose the best providers and...
October 30, 2018
Artificial intelligence medical imaging diagnostics startup Visla Labs announced today that it has raised $3 million in seed funding. The round was led by Lux Capital, with participation from others including Dick Costolo and Adam Bain, Twitter’s former CEO and COO, respectively.
The startup’s first software offering uses AI to increase the accuracy, speed and cost of radiology diagnoses. Founded...