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Korea-Sweden partnership to address radiologist shortage with AI-powered mammography analysis

06 June 2023 | News

Lunit and Sweden's largest private hospital pioneering a new approach to combine radiologists' expertise with AI

Image credit: shutterstock

Image credit: shutterstock

South Korea-based startup Lunit, a leading global provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered cancer diagnostic solutions, has announced the signing of a supply and license agreement with Capio S:t Göran Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Under the agreement, Lunit will provide S:t Göran Hospital with Lunit INSIGHT MMG, an AI solution for mammography analysis, for the next three years.

Capio S:t Göran Hospital is Sweden's largest private hospital with over 2,300 medical staff. It is operated by Capio, a part of the Ramsay Santé group. The hospital delivers both planned and emergency medical care services to 100,000 patients from the region of Stockholm.

The integration of Lunit's AI solution will enable Capio S:t Göran Hospital to analyze approximately 78,000 patients' mammography images each year, significantly contributing to Sweden'snational cancer screening program.

Sweden currently struggles with a pronounced shortage of radiologists, posing challenges to efficient mammography analysis. In response, Lunit INSIGHT MMG is poised to play a pivotal role in addressing this shortage and enhancing the efficacy of cancer screening programs. By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, the solution assists radiologists in accurately interpreting mammography images, alleviating the burden on limited resources. 

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