The AI Mammogram is Here

Posted by Dawn Anderson on Dec 21, 2021 4:00:09 PM

In response to a recent article published in the Washington Post, our hearts go out to Ms. Barzilay and the trauma that breast cancer causes millions of women.

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Topics: News, Cancer Detection, AI, innovation, breast cancer, cmTriage, cmAssist, artificial intelligence, mammography, AI-CAD, AI Mammogram, heart disease, cmangio

Breast Cancer Screening Gets Personal | DOTmed

Posted by Navid Alipour, Chief Executive Officer on Jul 7, 2021 10:33:35 AM

Focused on Women’s Health, CureMetrix AI-based cmAngio™ was highlighted in the July 2021 edition of DOTmed HealthCareBusiness News.  cmAngio “represents the potential to screen 40 million women a year for heart disease in the U.S. alone,” with AI that maximizes the mammogram for both breast cancer and heart disease detection.

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Topics: News, AI, mammogram, cmTriage, cmAssist, AI Mammogram, CHD, heart disease, cmangio

AI Test Drive - CureMetrix Highlights Mammo AI Study Results

Posted by Dawn Anderson on Dec 7, 2020 12:53:27 PM

As published by - Dec 1, 2020:

Computer-aided detection (CAD) software developer CureMetrix reported in a Tuesday morning presentation at the virtual RSNA 2020 meeting that radiologists who used its mammography artificial intelligence (AI) software in a recent challenge were more accurate than those who didn't utilize the technology.

In a "Test Drive Challenge" study performed by the company in collaboration with Ambra Health, CureMetrix found that radiologists who used its AI software had improved sensitivity and specificity for detecting breast cancer compared with those who didn't. They also read normal cases much faster than those who interpreted the exams without the aid of AI software, said Kevin Harris, president of CureMetrix.

In the study, CureMetrix first invited seven experienced radiologists to read an enriched test of 25 mammograms, which included 19 normal and six biopsy-confirmed cancer cases, according to the vendor. These exams were interpreted without the use of AI on a research platform created by Ambra, according to the vendor.

Next, 30 other radiologists who volunteered to participate in the challenge read the same cases on the same platform, but with help from AI. In this part of the study, the radiologists were given a worklist of the 25 mammograms that had been prioritized by the firm's cmTriage mammography triage software by level of cancer suspicion. They then interpreted the exams with help from the vendor's cmAssist algorithm, which identifies, marks, and scores suspicious lesions for review by the radiologist, according to CureMetrix.

Radiologist performance on test set of 25 screening mammograms
  Radiologists without AI Radiologists with AI Percentage improvement
Sensitivity 71% 75% 5%
Specificity 56% 75% 34%
Accuracy 60% 75% 25%

The improvements were seen across all levels of reader experience, according to the company.

In addition, the radiologists were able to read normal exams 40% faster with use of AI, CureMetrix said.

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Topics: News, AI, mammogram, cmTriage, cmAssist

What's New | DOTmed

Posted by Brock Anderson on Jul 13, 2020 2:07:40 PM

As mentioned in the July 2020 edition of DOTmed HealthCareBusiness News, CureMetrix was highlighted as a healthcare innovator for women's health and as a breast imaging product that helps with coronavirus backlog. With the COVID-19 pandemic pushing back breast cancer screenings for many patients, there is more reason than ever to bring products to the market that help radiologists manage their growing worklists.

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Topics: News, AI, mammogram, cmTriage, cmAssist

3 Success Strategies for Post-COVID Recovery

Posted by Kevin Harris, President at CureMetrix on May 11, 2020 4:26:34 PM

None of us could have anticipated the COVID-19 pandemic, and due to the pause on screenings, millions of mammograms have been deferred.

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Topics: News, AI, innovation, cmTriage, covid19, artificial intelligence, mammography, AuntMinnie, Partnering, Communication

What Criteria Do You Need to Adopt AI Into Your Radiology Practice?

Posted by Alyssa Watanabe, MD, FACR on Nov 20, 2019 2:24:54 PM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has arrived in radiology and is quickly moving from the lab to clinical use. A recent survey shows that healthcare executives are not only embracing the use of artificial intelligence, they’re making budgetary plans to bring the technology into their organizations.

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Topics: News, radiology, artifical intelligence

What do Siri and self-driving cars have to do with your mammogram and peace of mind?

Posted by Alyssa Watanabe, MD, FACR on Oct 29, 2019 9:53:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence assists doctors and empowers patients

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Topics: News, Cancer Detection, artifical intelligence

CureMetrix Wins - Best New Radiology Vendor

Posted by Dawn Anderson, SVP Marketing on Sep 26, 2019 4:46:36 PM


We are honored to share the news that CureMetrix was selected by an esteemed panel of industry and clinical experts as the Best New Radiology Vendor for 2019

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Topics: Insider, News, Case Studies, radiology, Cancer Detection, artifical intelligence, AI, Best Radiology Vendor

Artificial Intelligence Demonstrating Enhanced Patient Care and Efficiency

Posted by Kevin Harris, President and COO CureMetrix on Sep 20, 2019 12:15:00 PM

Artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare has evolved quickly, and today interest is surging. After its early days in R&D and testing, we’re now seeing the emergence of powerful FDA-cleared products with vast potential to reshape and enhance patient screening, diagnosis and treatment.

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Topics: News, Case Studies, radiology, Cancer Detection, artifical intelligence, AI