Mednax announces its launching a radiology AI incubator

Sunrise, Florida-based Mednax announced it is launching an artificial intelligence (AI) incubator focused on creating innovative radiology solutions.

The MDR-AI incubator will join radiologists and tech partners to foster products designed to improve radiology accuracy, efficiency and overall quality of patient care, according to a Mednax release.

Work from the Sunrise-based incubator will be split between Florida and Minnesota.

“The MDR-AI Incubator brings together a range of companies, from start-ups to blue-chip technology leaders and innovators, to develop innovative tools in a collaborative, safe and secure environment,” said Imad Nijim, chief information officer of Mednax Radiology Solutions and vRad, in the release. “Our approach to AI has always been to develop sound models that have immediate and measurable impact. It will allow medical and technical leaders to build tools that improve the practice of radiology for physicians and their patients. The goal is to deliver something that pushes our entire industry forward.”