Today, we have a special RSNA 2020 edition of our news updates from Blackford Platform Partners.

Neurodegenerative disease assessment specialist CorTechs Labs announced that it has rebranded as, with a new logo and web site representing the company’s focus on deep learning and machine learning as well as its expanding product lines in the oncology imaging sector.

Cortechs is also hosting a webinar today, discussing the benefits of OnQ Prostate for the detection of clinically significant prostate cancer using an advanced diffusion MRI technique called Restriction Spectrum Imaging (RSI). The company is also making a series of videos available for RSNA participants to learn more about using AI for the assessment of dementia, multiple sclerosis, prostate cancer, and brain cancer.

Medical 3D printing specialist Axial3D wishes all RSNA attendees a successful event and published this blog post for those who would like to understand more about 3D printing and its role within radiology. The company also revealed how a spinal surgeon used 3D modeling to aid a difficult patient consent discussion and how 3D printed anatomical modelling reduced a procedure by over 100 minutes.

AI-powered breast health solution provider Densitas announced that it will be hosting a nightly panel discussion with esteemed clinicians nightly during RSNA. Full details including registration are available on the company’s RSNA page.

In addition, Densitas announced that NorthShore University Health System will deploy the densitas intelliMammo platform across its mammography facilities, and revealed a partnership with Mammography Educators to offer the first artificial intelligence-powered telehealth technologist training platform to support business continuity in mammography facilities.

Visualization and analytical solutions developer Imaging Biometrics announced the launch of version 2.0 of its IB Software suite, which provides immediate and widespread access to the most advanced perfusion and diffusion technologies in a quantitative and automated manner.

Neurovascular emergency AI specialist Avicenna.AI announced that its CINA Head software qualifies for the new technology add-on payment (NTAP) recently approved by the CMS. The NTAP is available for radiological computer-assisted triage and notification software systems that analyze CT angiogram images and urgently notify clinical team members when a suspected large vessel occlusion (LVO) has been identified.

Musculoskeletal AI solutions developer ImageBiopsy Lab unveiled a new online demo portal, in recognition of current Covid-19 restrictions when it comes to customer consultation. Medical experts can get a real-time assessment of their radiographs and can instantly compare the AI’s result with their own expert opinion.

And finally, imaging AI specialist icometrix was awarded winner in Digital Wellbeing, one of the five categories of the 2020 EIT Digital Challenge for best deep-tech scale-ups across five industries in Europe. The company also participated in the GE Healthcare follow-up webinar on the role of CT imaging & AI in the detection, diagnosis, and follow up of COVID-19.

icometrix also participated in the first virtual annual conference of the European MS Platform (EMSP) – a two-day event with this year’s theme being ‘Understanding Progressive Multiple Sclerosis’. Finally, the company’s CEO Wim Van Hecke presented on the investor panel for Disease Knowledge, Diagnostics & Detection at the Frontiers Health conference.

We wish you all a successful RSNA, and stay tuned for more partner news next month!