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October 29, 2019
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AI is one of the most significant trends shaping DR’s future

The move to DR from CR and conventional analog X-ray systems continues, but the industry is nearing the end of the transition cycle. The image quality and workflow advantages of DR are now benefiting most patients in both mature and emerging markets.

“The most significant new trend in the industry in this context is artificial intelligence applications that promise to improve clinical confidence and efficiency, and there is a lot of AI innovation happening specifically in the X-ray modality,” 

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October 29, 2019
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Diversity Reigns at AHRA 2019

Diversity was on display at the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 2019 meeting — diversity in the practice of radiology and in product portfolios; diversity that translates into the marketplaces as complexity and uncertainty.

In July, show-goers crammed a symposium titled “Imaging Market Outlook at the AHRA 2019” where Stuart Clark, managing director and national spokesperson, The Advisory Board, described the conflicting and contrary factors that could roil the U.S. marketplace over the coming years.

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October 29, 2019
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AI Accurately Detects Key Chest X-Ray Pneumonia Findings Within 10 Seconds

Researchers from Intermountain Healthcare and Stanford University say 10 seconds is about how quickly a new system they studied that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) took to accurately identify key findings in chest X-rays of patients in the emergency department suspected of having pneumonia.

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October 29, 2019
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Konica Minolta Healthcare CEO David Widmann to Share Insights on Creating Successful Strategic Partnerships at Health Connect South 2019 Annual Meeting

Health Connect South, the premier platform for regional health collaboration in the Southeast, will host David Widmann, President & CEO of Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, at the 2019 Annual Gathering on September 26 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Konica Minolta Healthcare is a leader in medical imaging systems, healthcare IT and precision medicine solutions.

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September 23, 2019
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The Unexpected Consequences of Big Data

 While most of the uses of Big Data have been coupled with AI/machine learning algorithms so companies can understand their customer's choices and improve their overall experience (think about recommendation engines, chatbots, navigation apps and digital assistants among others) there are uses that are truly industry transforming.

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September 23, 2019
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Invicro Scientists Published in Science Translational Medicine

Invicro LLC, a Konica Minolta company and a leading provider of imaging biomarkers, core lab services and software for research and drug development, announces that the paper “In vivo Detection of Cerebral Tau Pathology in Long-term Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury 1” has been published in Science Translational Medicine.

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September 23, 2019
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Here's another data point to show virtual rehab works

A remote cardiac rehab program developed by Samsung and Kaiser Permanente showed improved outcomes for cardiac patients in terms of higher program completion rates and lower heart failure hospital readmissions.

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August 26, 2019
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What Has Artificial Intelligence Done for Radiology Lately?

From basic sorting algorithms to sophisticated neural networks, AI and its offspring continue to generate buzz throughout medicine, business, academia and the media. Much of the chatter amounts to no more than hot air. The most farfetched imaginings are usually easy to spot and dismiss.

Yet accounts of real-world AI deployments—applications with strong potential to improve patient care while cutting costs—are amassing into a category of medical literature in its own right.

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August 26, 2019
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Konica Minolta Healthcare’s Dynamic Digital Radiography wins inaugural Innovation Award at AHRA

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. announces that Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR), the company’s transformative X-ray that Moves technology, won the inaugural Innovation Award at the 2019 annual meeting of the AHRA: Association for Medical Imaging Management. DDR is an enhanced X-ray technology that produces images that depict motion and can be fully annotated with diagrams to help radiologists provide more detailed clinical findings.

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August 5, 2019
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Konica Minolta Healthcare’s Dynamic Digital Radiography Wins Inaugural Innovation Award at AHRA 2019

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. announces that Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR), the company’s transformative X-ray that Moves technology, won the inaugural Innovation Award at the 2019 annual meeting of the AHRA: Association for Medical Imaging Management.

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