Neusoft Medical leveraging AI remote diagnosis platform with Kenya hospitals to beat the epidemic

Release time:2020.03.23
On March 22nd, Kenyatta National Hospital, together with its strategic partner Neusoft Medical (Shenyang, China) and Megascope Healthcare (K) Ltd (Nairobi, Kenya) leading by ME/CEO Mr. Richard Ngaita, as well who is President of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI), makes its official launch of the CT Imaging Center, Kenya National Imaging Cloud Center and Clinical Training Center. At the same time, Neusoft Medical and Megascope unveils the clinical cooperation program of Artificial Intelligence Software with Kenyatta National Hospital, making the millstone in the enhancement of a ‘Health Silk Road’ defined by a sharing of advanced medical experiences.

Hon. Mutahi Kagwe,Cabinet Secretary of Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kenya,is cutting ribbon for the launching ceremony of CT scan center
As the coronavirus outbreaks at an unpredictable speed and it has become an unprecedented challenge for all healthcare providers around the world, after the launching, Neusoft Medical conducts a remote international diagnostic meeting with radiologists from Kenya, France,United Arab Emirates and China using medical imaging cloud of Neusoft Medical. This meeting aims to share the successful experience in defeating the epidemic in China and empower the hospitals in Kenya to provide effective diagnostic methods to local patients.

Remote international diagnostic meeting
Dr. Jin Zhengyu, Chairman of Chinese Society of Radiology,President-elect of Chinese Association of Radiologists, Director of Radiology Department of Peking Union Medical Colleague Hospital
Radiologists from Wuhan who have supported the fight against the coronavirus, shared all their knowledge and successful experiences with doctors of Kenyatta National Hospital and Moi Teaching& Referral Hospital.
HuanYan AI, an AI screening system in the clinical research cooperation program of Artificial Intelligence Software with Kenyatta National Hospital, is also deployed in the imaging center.  A case of COVID-19 was analyzed by radiologists from Beijing “it can automatically recognize suspicious lesion areas in the image and conduct quantitative processing which can effectively enhance the quality of screening and diagnosis.”

“I am happy to see that we make this connection possible. This connection surely helps us move forward to share experience with global radiologists and reduce the impact of coronavirus in Kenya” said Hon. Mutahi Kagwe, Cabinet Secretary of Ministry of Health, The Republic of Kenya,” By sharing experience of technology, medicine and treatment, we will win this fight against the epidemic. Together with the world, I hope to bring new operations in the medical field and move forward to another level of cooperation to benefit all mankind”
Beyond the medical imaging cloud and Huoyan AI, a NeuViz 64 In CT scanner also provides reliable, safe and consistent service in Kenyatta National Hospital. NeuViz 64 In, a patient-centric imaging CT scanner, focused on minimizing patient X-Ray dose while maintaining excellent image quality, delivering high patient throughput.

NeuViz 64In CT scanner in Kenyatta National Hospital
In past three years, Neusoft Medical with Megascope, the powerful Kenya distributor through closely and strategic cooperation, have provided total Medical Imaging Diagnostic Solution, which includes advanced medical imaging equipment, center buildings and all facilities, Imaging Cloud System, diagnosis software, application training and etc., to hospitals of 37 counties in Kenya covering 70% population of Kenya. Connecting with Kenya National Imaging Cloud Center, these hospitals are able to receive AI-powered solutions that can help them atomizing workflows and diagnosing accurately and quickly.
Neusoft Medical has established an extensive global R&D network aimed at continuous creating and innovating medical imaging equipment and solutions. Throughout the clinical cooperation between Kenyatta National Hospital and Neusoft Medical, more customized AI software for African patients will be developed and implemented in these 37 hospitals.

Including Kenya, 18,000 patients from Belt and Road countries are receiving safe and high-quality healthcare services from Neusoft Medical every day.
Living our mission “Creating value for medical institutions and enhancing global healthcare to all”, Neusoft Medical has delivered merely 300 units of cutting-edge medical imaging systems during the last two months to healthcare providers around the world enabling them to join the battle against the global coronavirus outbreak.