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Subtle Medical, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for medical imaging, and Siemens Healthineers, a leading medical technology company, today announced a partnership to integrate Subtle Medical’s SubtleMR™ image enhancement software into Siemens Healthineers’ MRI machines. SubtleMR™ will be integrated into Siemens Healthineers’ planned reconstruction pipeline, Open Recon. SubtleMR is designed to provide DL (Deep Learning) post-processing for denoising and increased sharpness for most MRI sequences.

Siemens Healthineers’ planned Open Recon interface will allow third-party image reconstruction and post-processing solutions to be integrated directly into the reconstruction pipeline. This way, no additional image export step is required and the results are directly available on the scanner console. It is planned that reconstruction including post-processing with SubtleMR can be selected on the user interface.

“We are proud to become the first AI technology company Siemens Healthineers has entrusted for their innovative new Open Recon interface,” stated Dr. Ajit Shankaranarayanan, Chief Product Officer at Subtle Medical. “This milestone marks how powerful collaborations are between AI innovators and scanner manufacturers in order to provide the most robust imaging solutions to providers and the best care possible to patients worldwide.”

Health systems have long strived to be patient-centered, and patients have evolved their ideas of what a positive experience should be. Artificial intelligence has shown promise as a tool to improve the patient experience through faster imaging exams and higher quality imaging, allowing for faster and more accurate diagnosis. Subtle Medical’s SubtleMR™, based on Deep Learning, improves the image quality of accelerated MRI scans, enabling both a better patient experience and a more efficient MRI program. The technology is generalizable to the majority of body parts and sequences. Both companies are looking forward to the new partnership.

“Our commercial teams could not be more delighted with this new partnership. The combination of Subtle Medical’s unique AI software tools with the state-of-the-art MRI scanners of Siemens Healthineers will allow radiologists and radiographers to fully realize the clinical and operational benefits of Subtle Medical’s AI solutions worldwide,” added Josh Gurewitz, Chief Commercial Officer at Subtle Medical.

Subtle Medical’s clinically validated, AI-powered SubtleMR™ and SubtlePET™ software solutions increase imaging efficiency by improving the quality of both accelerated and low-dose imaging. Subtle’s solutions are compatible with all scanner models and field strengths, so institutions can see the benefits across their entire scanner fleet. Meet Subtle Medical at RSNA 2021.