FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

DiA Imaging Analysis Enters Partnership with Intelerad Medical Systems

DiA Imaging Analysis and Intelerad Medical Systems | June 17, 2022

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On June 16, Intelerad Medical Systems, leading medical image management solutions provider, announced a commercial partnership with DiA Imaging Analysis, a global leader in AI-based ultrasound software solutions. DiA will offer LVivo Seamless AI-based cardiac ultrasound software solution to Intelerad’s cardiac imaging solutions IntelePACS through this partnership. 

"This collaboration aligns with Intelerad's ongoing expansion of its enterprise imaging offerings in the cardiology space and provides our customers the latest innovations in medical imaging AI," said AJ Watson, Chief Product Officer of Intelerad.

"We're excited to team up with Intelerad as they expand their footprint in the cardiac imaging space. With Intelerad's established presence in the medical imaging field, the value of our LVivo Seamless AI-based solution will now become more accessible to a wider base of echo labs."

Hila Goldman-Aslan, CEO and co-founder of DiA

Intelerad has over 2,000 global customers who can obtain critical key measurement results for their echo studies. The efficiency of routine tasks will be vastly improved and the effectiveness of workflow for echo reading cardiologist and other imaging specialists in the echo lab reading will also skyrocket. 

DiA LVivo Seamless AI-based software solution automatically runs behind the scenes on echo lab servers. It selects and analyzes the optimal cardiac ultrasound images and generates key clinical indications of left and right ventricle function. The results are presented on the CPACS viewer as secondary-capture clips in motion. It contributes to time-saving, reducing variability and optimizing echo lab workflow. 

Intelerad recently acquired cardiac companies, including LUMEDX, HeartIT, and Digisonics. It aims at deepening the company’s ability to provide enterprise imaging and expand its expertise in the cardiovascular space. 

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