Bayer makes radiology play with Blackford Analysis acquisition

Bayer announced today that it acquired AI imaging provider Blackford Analysis as it looks to drive innovation in radiology.

The company said in a news release that its strategy includes developing and adopting AI within the clinical workflow. It aims to improve patient care and advance its position in digital medical imaging.

Blackford has a presence in both the U.S. and United Kingdom. It develops a clinical application ecosystem focused on imaging and analytics.

“Adding Blackford and its AI technology to our radiology portfolio secures Bayer an excellent position in the fastest growing segment within the overall global radiology industry,” said Stefan Oelrich, member of the board of management, Bayer AG and President of Bayer’s Pharmaceutical Division. “This acquisition complements our comprehensive radiology portfolio and nourishes our engagement to drive innovation in digital health. We are pleased to join forces with Blackford and their exceptional …

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