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Zebra Medical Partners With Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary

DePuy Synthes, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, develops surgical devices used to treat fractures and orthopedic injuries

Meir Orbach 15:2319.12.19
Medical analytics company Zebra Medical Vision Ltd. has signed a partnership agreement with Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Synthes Co., the former announced Thursday. The financial details of the partnership were not disclosed. The companies will work to jointly develop artificial intelligence technologies for spine and other orthopedic surgeries.

 

DePuy Synthes develops surgical devices used to treat fractures and orthopedic injuries. The company employs more than 20,000 people.

Zebra Medical co-founder Eyal Gura. Photo:Tzvika Tishler Zebra Medical co-founder Eyal Gura. Photo:Tzvika Tishler

 

Established in 2014 and based in central Israel, Zebra Medical uses artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms for the automated analysis of radiological scans such as X-rays, CT scans, and MRI. Last month, the company announced it had received FDA clearance for its automated chest x-ray triage product that uses deep learning technology to analyze chest x-ray images in order to detect and prioritize lung trauma. The company has raised $50 million to date, according to Pitchbook data.