Nano-x Imaging Ltd.’s (Nanox) subsidiary Nanox.AI has received the FDA’s 510(k) clearance for Healthost, an artificial intelligence (AI) software device providing qualitative and quantitative analysis of the spine from CT scans.
Clinicians are still at liberty to use medical products outside the labeled indication for use, but the U.S. FDA believes radiologists may be unaware of the limitations of radiological computer-aided triage and notification (CADt) software for intracranial large-vessel occlusion (LVOs). The agency advised clinicians that these programs are not intended for use as a substitute for radiologist review of images, but instead should be used only to flag suspect images as part of an effort to triage these patients.
Diagnostic testing group Clinisys Inc. has acquired cloud-based laboratory operations software company Apollolims in an undisclosed deal. Headquartered in Chertsey, U.K., and Tucson, Ariz., Clinisys will expand its public health, toxicology, and molecular diagnostics offering through the acquisition. The deal builds on the company’s combination with Sunquest and Horizon announced in January.