GE Healthcare: AI Development in Medical Imaging

GE Healthcare and Prof. Hakki Muammer Karakas, M.D., Istanbul Provincial Health Directorate Radiology Services Coordinator & Health Sciences University Faculty Member, have announced the country’s first strategic collaboration to accelerate artificial intelligence (AI) development in medical imaging.

Prof. Dr. Karakas leads an R&D team comprised of distinguished clinicians, radiologists, scientists from different disciplines, data scientists and software developers under newly established company CUREA at TECHNOPOL Istanbul.  Using GE Healthcare’s Edison Health Services, team has started to work on the detection and severity grading of COVID-19; as well as on automatic detection of breast lesions through contrast-enhanced spectral mammography (CESM).