CoLumbo and Nuance collaborate to advance AI in medical imaging company

March/21/2024

Smart Soft Healthcare JSC, the developer of CoLumbo, a pioneering AI tool for L-Spine imaging, is pleased to announce a collaboration with Nuance, a Microsoft company, and a leader in AI-powered cloud platforms for medical imaging.

This initiative will integrate CoLumbo with Nuance Precision Imaging Network (PIN), fusing CoLumbo’s innovative AI capabilities with Nuance’s extensive network to drive advancements in diagnostic imaging and clinical workflows. across the USA.

 Microsoft + Nuance expertise in delivering clinical intelligence across the workflow, coupled with Smart Soft Healthcare’s advanced AI CoLumbo, will enable more healthcare organizations to benefit from accelerated spine reporting, reduced waiting times, and standardized radiology practices.

 “As healthcare continues to evolve, integrating imaging networks and AI tools like CoLumbo into mainstream diagnostic practices is becoming increasingly crucial. We are delighted to collaborate with Nuance, whose esteemed AI platform will significantly extend the reach and impact of our CoLumbo AI Spine Assistant, said Nedelcho Georgiev, CEO of SmartSoft Healthcare JSC.

 The Nuance Precision Imaging Network (PIN) offers healthcare organizations a single point of access to a curated collection of third-party AI models that deliver imaging insights into the radiology workflow. By combining PowerScribe, a workflow and reporting solution used by 80% of U.S. radiologists, with PowerShare, the largest image sharing infrastructure, and the scale, security and strength of Microsoft Azure, PIN enables organizations to harness the power of AI to help achieve work efficiencies, more informed decision-making, and better patient care. The more than 15,000 healthcare facilities connected to PowerShare Image Sharing already have PIN infrastructure components in place — only minimal setup is required to access AI solutions through PIN.

 “The addition of CoLumbo to Nuance’s Precision Imaging Network is yet another step forward in unlocking insights in diagnostic imaging and clinical workflows nationwide,” said Vikram Chhabra, General Manager of Diagnostics at Microsoft. “This collaboration is a testament to our dedication to advancing healthcare through a platform centric approach that is deeply embedded in clinician’s workflow. We are excited to see the positive impact this will have on patient care.”

About CoLumbo

CoLumbo AI Spine Assistant leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to assist radiologists and spine specialists in measuring and reading spine conditions. CoLumbo has been adopted by several leading medical institutions in Europe and is FDA (510k) approved.