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

05 July 2022 | News

Bumrungrad International Hospital, Southeast Asia's largest hospital, to deploy Lunit's AI cancer screening system

Image credit: prnewswire

Image credit: prnewswire

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 CE-marked 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-the-art 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 analyze 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. Lunit plans to further support Bumrungrad to drive groundbreaking medical innovation across Southeast Asia.

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