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05 Feb 2018 - 08 Feb 2018
08 Feb 2018 - 09 Feb 2018

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Image: As part of its Strategy 2025, Siemens Healthineers plans to use data and AI to integrate existing and innovative technologies for therapy (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Siemens Healthineers Strategy 2025 to Focus on AI

Siemens Healthineers has laid out its strategy to bolster its market leadership by 2025 and beyond, aimed at accelerating profitable growth and delivering return. The company has stated that it is well prepared to take advantage of the paradigm shift and structural growth opportunities in healthcare. More...
18 Jan 2018
Image: GE Healthcare and Roche have entered into a partnership to jointly develop and co-market digital clinical decision support solutions (Photo courtesy of iStock).

GE Healthcare and Roche Partner to Develop Digital Diagnostics Platform

GE Healthcare and Roche have entered into a strategic, long-term partnership to jointly develop and co-market digital clinical decision support solutions. Initially, the partnership will focus on products that accelerate and improve individualized treatment options for cancer and critical care patients. More...
16 Jan 2018
Image: Seegene has developed the world’s first molecular diagnostics assays using an artificial intelligence-based automated assay development system (Photo courtesy of Seegene).

Seegene Develops World’s First Multiplex MDx Assays with AI System

Seegene Inc., a developer of multiplex PCR technologies, successfully developed molecular diagnostics (MDx) assays in just four days using an artificial intelligence- (AI) based automated assay development system. These assays are high multiplex real-time PCR reagents developed completely by AI and are meant for the simultaneous detection of eight different DNA targets for each of meningitis and sexually transmitted infections. More...
09 Jan 2018
Image: The global point-of-care infectious disease diagnostics/testing market is expected to reach USD 1.90 billion by 2025 (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Global POC Infectious Disease Market to Reach USD 1.9 Billion by 2025

The global point-of-care (POC) infectious disease diagnostics/testing market is expected to reach USD 1.90 billion by 2025, as the emerging trend of patient-centric services and increase in complicated infectious disorders drives an upsurge in the demand for portable and accurate detection devices. More...
09 Jan 2018
Image: The shortage of pathologists and rise in new cancer cases are responsible for an increased adoption of digital pathology solutions worldwide (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Fewer Pathologists and More Cancer Patients Drive Pathology Market

The global digital pathology market was worth USD 381.8 million in 2016 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 13.2% to reach USD 708.9 million by 2021, driven by the increased adoption of digital pathology solutions worldwide due to shortage of pathologists and rise in new cancer cases. Additionally, new business models and increased FDA approvals of Whole Slide Image (WSI) scanners for primary diagnostics are expected to provide a boost to the digital pathology market. More...
02 Jan 2018
Image: Results of a new study found that machine learning outperformed pathologists in detecting metastatic breast cancer (Photo courtesy of iStock).

AI Outperforms Pathologists in Diagnosing Breast Cancer

A study comparing the ability of Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms with expert pathologists in detecting metastatic breast cancer in whole-slide images found that the machine learning outperformed the pathologists. The results of the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that deep learning algorithms have the ability to improve diagnosis and could be used to help clinicians detect cancer in the clinic. More...
20 Dec 2017
Image: Siemens Healthineers has entered into an agreement to acquire Fast Track Diagnostics (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Siemens Healthineers Acquires Fast Track Diagnostics

Siemens Healthineers has entered into an agreement to acquire Fast Track Diagnostics, which supplies diagnostics tests that can distinguish between viral, bacterial, or other infections in one test. More...
18 Dec 2017


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