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AI imaging database for COVID-19 diagnosis provided to UK hospitals


An AI imaging database for COVID-19 diagnosis has been provided to British hospitals and universities. The National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database (NCCID) is comprised of more than 40,000 CT scans, MRIs, and X-rays taken from more than 10,000 UK patients since the start of the pandemic. Clinicians are already using the images to track patterns and markers of illness. These insights could help speed up diagnosis, inform treatment plans, and predict whether a patient will end up in a critical condition. The database was developed by NHSX, a digital unit of the UK’s National Health Service. “We are applying the power of artificial…

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