December 28, 2023

A Year of Breakthroughs in AI for Healthcare: Reflections and Achievements from Paige

The Evolving Landscape of AI in Healthcare
As we close another remarkable year, it’s the right time to reflect on the significant strides made in the field of AI for healthcare. This year has been nothing short of transformative, witnessing unprecedented advancements that have reshaped how we approach medical diagnoses and treatments, especially in the realm of cancer care. Cutting-edge AI tools have revolutionized cancer diagnoses, offering more accuracy, speed, and efficiency. From automated image analysis to predictive algorithms, LLMs to LVM (Large Visual Models), foundation models to AI Biomarkers, AI is playing an increasingly vital role in aiding pathologists and oncologists in making more informed decisions.

Paige’s Pioneering Contributions: A Year in Review

At Paige, we’re proud to have been at the forefront of these innovations. This year, our team’s dedication and hard work have led to several notable achievements:

  • FDA Breakthrough Designation of Paige Breast Lymph Node: This landmark recognition has set a new standard in cancer diagnostics, underscoring the potential of AI to enhance the accuracy of breast cancer staging.
  • Partnership with Leica BioSystems: Our collaboration with Leica BioSystems has been instrumental in advancing digital pathology, combining our AI expertise with their state-of-the-art imaging and scanning technology.
  • Collaboration with Nuance Communications: This partnership aims to create a broad network for pathology consultation, leveraging Nuance’s robust PowerShare network to enhance our platform’s reach and impact.
  • Groundbreaking Research with Microsoft: Together, we’re building the world’s largest oncology Foundation Model. This ambitious project aims to revolutionize how cancer is understood and treated.
  • Release of the “Virchow” Foundation Model: Our release of the 1.5 million slide Foundation model, named “Virchow”, marks a significant milestone in AI-driven pathology, offering an unparalleled resource for cancer research and diagnostics.
  • Global Adoption of the Paige Platform: Today, Paige’s platform is used on four continents in the clinical practice of digital pathology. Our continued customer adoption globally reflects the growing trust and reliance on our platform for accurate, efficient cancer diagnostics.
  • Over 10,000 patients impacted with AI: We are most proud of the impact that our AI products have in the real-world treatment of cancer patients. In 2023, our AI products Paige Prostate and Paige Breast were utilized in clinical practice over 10,000 times!

Beyond Boundaries: Collaborations and Research
Our achievements extend beyond product development and partnerships. This year, Paige’s products have been highlighted in dozens of abstracts, clinical studies, posters, and oral presentations, propelling the field of digital pathology and AI in healthcare forward. Our research collaborators include Oxford University, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Ohio State University, the Veterans Administration, Hologic, Yale, and the UMC Utrecht in the Netherlands. These efforts underscore our commitment to advancing cancer care through innovative research and partnerships.

Looking Ahead: The Future of AI in Healthcare
As we look towards the future, we remain committed to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in AI and healthcare. Our vision is to continue revolutionizing cancer care, making accurate diagnoses more accessible and efficient for patients worldwide.

Thank you to our dedicated team, partners, and the broader medical community for your unwavering support and collaboration. Together, we’re not just imagining a better future in healthcare; we’re creating it.