BROSSARD, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 25, 2016) - Diagnos Inc. ("DIAGNOS" or "the Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:ADK), a leader in healthcare technical services including screening, software and algorithm development, data analysis, and image processing, announces today the addition of a new pilot project in South East Asia with its strategic pharmaceutical partner.
This pilot will add an additional 1,000 patients to be screened using the DIAGNOS artificial intelligence technology platform. This new pilot project will bring to 12 countries the number of installations worldwide.
"DIAGNOS successful Wellness Program (CARA) empowers the diabetic communities by enabling the physical analysis of the retina. Diagnos allows doctors to better monitor the vison disorders that affect most diabetic patients. This powerful tool simplifies and streamlines the process by allowing it to refer only the patients that need to be seen by a specialist", said André Larente, DIAGNOS' President.
Founded in 1998, DIAGNOS is a publicly traded Canadian corporation with a mission to commercialize technologies combining contextual imaging and traditional data mining thereby improving decision making processes. DIAGNOS offers products, services, and solutions to clients in a variety of fields including healthcare and natural resources.
CARA is a tele-ophthalmology platform that integrates with existing equipment (hardware and software) and processes at the point of care (POC) and comprises: image upload, image enhancement automated pre-screening, grading by a specialist, and referral to a specialist. CARA's image enhancement algorithms make standard retinal images sharper, clearer, and easier to read. CARA is accessible securely over the internet, and is compatible with all recognized image formats and brands of fundus cameras, and is EMR compatible. CARA is a cost-effective tool for screening large numbers of patients, in real-time and has been approved by regulatory authorities including Health Canada, US Food and Drug Administration, and the European Union.
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