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GE HealthCare wins $44m grant to develop AI-assisted ultrasound tools

September 19, 2023

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded GE HealthCare a $44m grant to develop artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted ultrasound imaging auto-assessment tools.

The auto-assessment tools are expected to expand ultrasound access to low and middle-income countries by allowing information captured by the ultrasound scan to be evaluated by healthcare professionals without the need for specialised training or experience.

GE’s Caption Health division will be responsible for designing the AI-assisted auto-assessment tools. GE acquired Caption Health in February 2023.

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