Avicenna.AI partners UpCare for innovative value-based solutions to Canadian health providers

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Toronto & Marseille – July 27th , 2021 –Medical imaging AI specialist Avicenna.AI today announced a partnership with UpCare Partners & Associates to distribute, deliver and implement a fully integrated stroke detection AI solution for any PACS Platform in Canada.

With this partnership, Avicenna provides UpCare with its FDA-approved CINA Head triage AI solution for neurovascular emergencies, which detects two of the leading causes of stroke – intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) and large vessel occlusion (LVO) – from CT-scan imaging.

Using a combination of deep learning and machine learning technologies, CINA Head automatically detects and prioritizes acute ICH and LVO cases within 20 seconds, seamlessly alerting the radiologist within their existing systems and workflow.

CINA’s ICH detection capability was validated using data from 814 cases conducted at more than 250 imaging centers across the United States, with 96% accuracy, 91.4% sensitivity and 97.5% specificity. The product’s LVO detection capability was validated based on 476 cases, with 97.7% accuracy 97.9% sensitivity and 97.6% specificity.

“Canada is a Leading Country in the world of Neuroscience, the partnership will enrich physicians’ resources for accessing and qualifying Stroke events and ICH seamlessly in a record time; we are always looking to provide our customers with enhanced and expanded imaging capabilities” said Benoit Sai, Co-Founder & CCO, UpCare Partners & Associates. “By adding Avicenna’ proven and validated solutions to our Neuroscience ecosystem, Canadian healthcare providers have access to innovative automated advanced brain imaging technology, allowing them to deliver better patient care.”

Cyril Di Grandi, co-founder and CEO, Avicenna.AI, said, “Our partnership with a Canadian distributor focussing on ecosystems approach toward the continuum of care in the field of neurosciences combined with expertise in medical imaging, medical devices and ai like UpCare Inc is a testament to the excellent accuracy, sensitivity and specificity data that has been gathered during our validation phase. We look forward to working with our new partner to bring the benefits of our AI-powered stroke triage solution to the emergency room and beyond in Canada.”

About UpCare Partners & Associates
Founded in 2019, UpCare Partners & Associates, a Canadian MedTech Company, is the gateway to the Canadian market for start-ups and international OEM. The company provides the best expertise in each field by committing special attention and a focussed approach to your product on a Pan Canada basis. In this challenging time for Healthcare Institutions UpCare Partners & Associates works with its partners on Value Based Solutions for the best Patient Outcome and Continuum of Care. www.upcarepartners.com

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