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A New Approach for Identifying Fracture Risk from a Standard Digital Radiograph

IBEX Trueview® software uses physics modelling and AI methods to return an accurate measurement of bone health from standard DR scans. The software aims to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs through increased identification of patients at risk of fracture. Opportunistic Fracture Risk Prediction Trueview’s output is correlated to DXA-derived areal bone mineral density (aBMD) and can therefore be combined with other…

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Reducing costs and improving quality of life through earlier detection of osteoporosis

Health economics modelling shows that adoption of IBEX Trueview​® software for the early diagnosis of osteoporosis could save £9.2 million in costs and generate 1,650 QALYs over 20 years for a typical NHS trust. Tackling the Osteoporosis Crisis Using advanced physics modelling and AI methods, IBEX Trueview® turns standard X-rays into an opportunity for early diagnosis of osteoporosis, a disease that currently affects…

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IBEX secures £3.25m funding to transform osteoporosis diagnosis and care

IBEX Innovations Limited, the UK-based provider of advanced medical imaging software, is delighted to announce the completion of a £3.25m equity financing round from existing venture and corporate investors. The funding will be used to drive market adoption of the innovative IBEX Trueview® software platform across medical X-ray imaging applications and to complete commercialisation of…

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Simulated Clinical Study Reveals Trueview Accurately Predicts Wrist Bone Health

IBEX recently completed a simulated clinical study, where a population of 30 wrist X-rays were synthetically generated for a population with bone health ranging from normal to severe osteoporosis. The IBEX Trueview Bone Health Classifier returns a measure of a patient’s bone health from a standard digital radiograph, without the need for any specialist hardware such as DXA. Synthetic…

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A New £4bn Market for DR Manufacturers

IBEX is pleased to help spread the word of poor bone health, and, most importantly, offer a solution for earlier and more widespread detection of this deadly disease. Osteoporosis: a £50bn Global Problem Osteoporosis may not have the same visibility as breast cancer, but it is a massive global healthcare problem with a financial cost…

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Bone health economics research reveals staggering statistics…

With the growth and ageing of the global population, there is a looming threat to individuals, their friends and family, healthcare providers, and the wider economy from the approaching ‘fracture tsunami’. You may have read our recent article ‘Tackling osteoporosis – the hidden killer’ which discusses some of the widespread impacts of bone fragility and…

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Tackling Osteoporosis – The Hidden Killer

A FRACTURE TSUNAMI… …is approaching and the resulting human and socioeconomic burden will have an enormous impact on all countries with ageing populations. Gaps and Solutions in Bone Health: A Global Framework for Improvement (http://worldosteoporosisday.org/thematic-report-2016) An estimated 3 million people in the UK have osteoporosis, with 500,000 fragility fractures a year costing the NHS more…

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IBEX SECURES €1.6M GRANT FROM THE EU HORIZON 2020 PROGRAMME

IBEX Innovations Limited (IBEX) has secured a €1.6m grant from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme to demonstrate the effectiveness of IBEX X-ray detector technology for the early detection of osteoporosis. The grant will fund a two-year project including a human clinical study undertaken in conjunction with South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust, Newcastle upon…