BioSpectrum Asia

Lunit teams up with FujiFilm Thailand & Microsoft for AI-based cancer screening


South Korea-based startup Lunit has signed a contract with FujiFilm Thailand and Microsoft to supply artificial intelligen­t (AI) cancer screening products to Bumrungrad Internatio­nal Hospital, located in Bangkok, Thailand. Under the agreement, Lunit INSIGHT CXR, a CEmarked chest x-ray analysis AI software, and Lunit INSIGHT MMG, an FDA-cleared AI solution for detecting breast cancer in early stages, are deployed in Bumrungrad hospital. Lunit and FujiFilm Thailand supply AI solutions to Bumrungrad hospital using Microsoft Azure, a global cloud computing platform. Lunit and Microsoft have been partnering to deliver state-of-theart medical AI technology to more diagnostic practices globally. Based on previous collaborat­ion experience­s, Microsoft Azure will enhance the operation of Lunit’s software at Bumrungrad hospital. Currently, the hospital is actively using Lunit AI solutions in its check-ups, intensive care units, emergency rooms, and more. Lunit INSIGHT CXR and Lunit INSIGHT MMG analyse more than 100,000 medical images that are annually taken in the hospital. Through AI, Bumrungrad aims to provide better services by timely detection of chest abnormalit­ies and breast cancer.

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