Israel-based Zebra Medical Vision and Telerad Tech, Minnetonka, Minn., the technology arm of telediagnostic delivery company Teleradiology Solutions (TRS) Corporation, have signed a partnership agreement to bring Zebra’s cloud-based deep learning analytics engine to more than 20 countries and 150 hospitals and healthcare organizations in India, Asia, and Africa.

TRS is currently one of the largest teleradiology and telediagnostic companies in Asia, and is one of the larger teleradiology companies in the United States where it serves more than 100 U.S. hospitals.

Zebra Medical Vision has been a pioneer in the development and commercialization of deep learning imaging analytics solutions. Since 2015 it has released clinical applications that automatically identify liver, lung, bone, and cardiovascular disease, as well as breast cancer and intracranial bleeding. The company’s solutions have been implemented in hospitals across Europe and the United States, and the collaboration with Telerad Tech will allow expansion of the company’s footprint to India, broader Asia, and Africa.

“Our company is proud to serve healthcare systems that treat millions of patients in over 20 countries globally,” says Arjun Kalyanpur, MD, founder and CEO of Teleradiology Solutions and Telerad Tech. “Our emphasis and focus has always been on high quality radiology reporting and accessibility. Zebra’s ability to produce and deploy AI for radiology is the exact type of added value we hope to bring to help fulfill our vision of impacting patient diagnosis and medical care in India, Asia, and Africa.”

“Zebra’s mission has always been to make radiology more accessible and affordable globally,” adds Elad Benjamin, co-founder and CEO of Zebra Medical Vision. “Our partnership with Telerad Tech will help us bridge the growing gap between demand and supply of radiology services, and allow developing healthcare economies to make a leap in their quality of care by using state of the art deep learning technology.”