United Imaging Announces Research Collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital Using Artificial Intelligence to Fight COVID-19

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HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — United Imaging, a global leader in advanced medical imaging and radiotherapy equipment, announced today that its artificial intelligence (AI) teams in Boston and Shanghai will collaborate with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to continue fighting COVID-19.
Artificial intelligence is a primary focus of investment for United Imaging, with the strategy of innovating beyond and across modalities to address the entire patient experience, rather than innovating simply within each individual modality. The company’s strategic investments in AI have been well recognized. United Imaging’s UII (United Imaging Intelligence) America Team recently received a Gold Stevie prize for “Achievement in Science or Technology” in the 2020 American Business Awards. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based team also won top prize in the multi-coil 4x acceleration category of a competition organized by Facebook and NYU Langone Health. Globally, United Imaging’s artificial intelligence team also won a “Super AI Leader” award at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference for its uAI Full-Stack solution for COVID-19 in July. 
This new research collaboration reveals a modern, sophisticated approach to a very current issue.  “United Imaging has developed AI software based on our experience with thousands of patients outside the U.S.” explains Dr. Terrence Chen, CEO of United Imaging …

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