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May 30, 2019
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Konica Minolta Jointly Develops AI for Interpreting Chest Radiographs to Detect Abnormalities

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) has entered into an agreement on the joint development of artificial intelligence (AI) with Enlitic, Inc. (Enlitic), a pioneering startup company which specializes in developing AI for medical image analysis, and Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni). As the first step under this agreement, work will start on developing AI for interpreting chest radiographs.

 

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May 10, 2019
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How AI Is Making Healthcare Personal

Intelligent machines are becoming a more central aspect of our lives on a daily basis, with AI having already ingrained itself into how modern hospitals and healthcare providers deliver positive patient solutions. Despite the fact that AI is more important now than ever before, however, many in the public still now very little about how these intelligent machines are coming to deliver personalized healthcare that's specifically tailored for you.

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May 10, 2019
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DR now makes up over 80 percent of U.S. general radiography install base

The proportion of fixed general X-ray systems in the U.S. equipped with digital radiography (DR) technology has risen to over 80 percent of the installed base, according to the IMV 2019 X-ray/DR/CR Outlook Report.

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May 10, 2019
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Konica Minolta Dynamic Digital Radiography Receives FDA Clearance

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. announced that its Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR) technology, introduced at the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The company says DDR represents the next evolution in X-ray imaging with the ability to capture movement in a single exam and is a fundamental change in the way clinicians can utilize radiography.

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May 10, 2019
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Personalizing Precision Medicine with Combination Therapies Improves Outcomes in Cancer

Precision oncology often relies on treating patients with a single, molecularly matched therapy that targets one mutation in their tumor. In a report, published online in Nature Medicine on April 22, 2019, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that treating patients with personalized, combination therapies improved outcomes in patients with therapy resistant cancers. 

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May 10, 2019
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Dynamic Digital Radiography Could Improve Thoracic Imaging

The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to Konica Minolta Healthcare’s Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR) solution, which could be used for musculoskeletal and thoracic imaging. According to the company, DDR represents the next evolution in X-ray imaging with the ability to capture movement in a single exam.

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May 10, 2019
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Decision support software could reduce scans by 6 percent: MIT researchers

Clinical decision support (CDS) software may reduce particular scans by about six percent. That’s the assertion made in a new, randomized study by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) seeking to address concerns about the overuse of powerful and expensive diagnostic imaging exams. 

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May 30, 2019
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American College of Radiology unveils free AI software development platform

The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced the launch of a free software platform, AI-LAB, designed to encourage radiologists to participate in the creation, validation and use of artificial intelligence (AI).

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March 28, 2019
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How Virtual Scribes Are Saving Our Doctors, Improving Prevention, and Increasing Revenue

In a recent New Yorker article  Atul Gawande, CEO of the Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan health initiative wrote about “Why Doctors Hate Their Computers.” He points to the soaring physician burnout rate and suicide rates that are nearly double (or triple for women physicians) the average population.  The culprit, Gawande believes is the onset of complicated Electronic Health Records (EHRs), also known as Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and his article vignettes how various physicians are approach the problem, including the use of scribes. 

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March 21, 2019
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Konica Minolta Precision Medicine Announces the Formation of its Inaugural Scientific Advisory Board

Konica Minolta Precision Medicine, Inc. (KMPM), a subsidiary of Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced the formation of their inaugural Scientific Advisory Board. Founded in late 2018, KMPM is dedicated to the advancement of precision medicine that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle to more accurately predict, detect, treat and ultimately defeat disease.

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