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National Working Group Releases Landmark Ethical Guidance for New Portable MRI Brain Research

June 2024

"MRI has transformed neuroscience research over the past 50 years, but research participants have had to travel to the scanner."


neuro42 Receives FDA Clearance on Portable and Compact Brain MRI Scanner for Point of Care Imaging

February 2024

"neuro42, Inc. (“neuro42” or the “Company”), a medical technology Company leading the innovation of MRI and robotics for brain related diagnosis and treatment, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its portable diagnostic MRI scanner."


Portable MRI achieves 'immense success' in study of critically ill children

April 2023

"Results from the world’s first study on the use of portable MRI equipment during pediatric ECMO therapy were published April 4 in Critical Care."


First intraoperative MRI in Pakistan conducted at AKU

September 2022

"KARACHI: Pakistan became the first country to successfully use Hyperfine’s Swoop portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system during a surgical operation at Aga Khan University (AKU)."

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The Swoop® system at Cure Hospital in Mbale, Uganda

September 2022

"The Hyperfine Swoop Portable MR Imaging System™ is making a difference for children with hydrocephalus at the Cure Hospital in Mbale, Uganda."

Hyperfine POCMRI.jpg.webp, Hyperfine team up to add image-reading AI to bedside MRI scanners

July 26, 2022

"Hyperfine has developed a compact MRI brain scanner that can be wheeled directly to the point of care, while is churning out artificial intelligence algorithms that analyze imaging data to spot signs of stroke, pulmonary embolism and other life-threatening conditions."


Hyperfine Receives FDA Clearance for Two New Imaging Sequences

June 21, 2022

"World’s first portable MRI with deep learning produces images in under three minutes with new Fast T2 scans"


Hyperfine Announces Zero Radiation Dose Rapid MR Imaging Test for Pediatric Hydrocephalus Patients

June 14, 2022

"Groundbreaking Medical Device Company Unveils AI-Powered Software that Improves Diagnostic Imaging Experience for Young Patients"


Hyperfine Announces Expansion into Australia and New Zealand with Medical Device Registration and Notification

June 14, 2022

"Alfred Health to receive first in nation portable MRI systems for point-of-care brain scans"


Portable MRI diagnoses stroke at the patient bedside

May 25, 2022

"Portable MRI (pMRI), a new type of very low-field MRI scanner that does not require dedicated shielding, can effectively diagnose stroke and detect blood clots in the brain as small as 4 mm in size."


Portable MRI May Offer More Accessible Imaging for Stroke Survivors

April 22, 2022

"Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology is a mainstay of modern medicine — at least, for those who can access it."


Portable MRI Machine Could Revolutionize Health Care, Ontario Doctors Say

April 11, 2022

"A portable MRI machine that brings imaging to a patient's bedside has the potential to revolutionize health care both in major hospitals and in remote areas of the country, doctors say."


Portable MRI Machine Could Revolutionize Health Care, Ontario Doctors Say

April 11, 2022


"TORONTO - A portable MRI machine that brings imaging to a patient’s bedside has the potential to revolutionize health care both in major hospitals and in remote areas of the country, doctors say."


Game changer: St. Michael’s is first hospital in Canada to acquire clinical portable MRI scanner

April 11, 2022


"St. Michael’s Hospital is the first hospital in Canada to acquire a portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner for patient care that can generate clinical images of the brain at the patient’s bedside, helping physicians answer critical questions and make decisions about treatment in a timelier manner."


Portable MRI device reduces time for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries

March 23, 2022


"UC Davis Health is first hospital in Northern California to utilize Swoop Portable MR Imaging system"


Queen's University Radiology Receives Hyperfine Portable MRI to Improve Access to Care for Canadian Patients in Remote Northern Communities

February 16, 2022

"Hyperfine, Inc. (Nasdaq:HYPR), creator of Swoop®, the first FDA-cleared portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system™, is proud to announce that Queen’s University and Kingston Health Sciences Centre are deploying a Swoop system as part of their health services benefitting six communities located in the James Bay and Hudson Bay Area."


Canadian Healthcare Technology - Mini-MRIs Arrive in Canada, Assist at Point of Care

February 2022


"The Weeneebayko General Hospital, in Moose Factory, Ont., has become the first in Canada to clinically test and use a portable MRI system for neuro exams."


Portable MRI Brought to Remote Communities in Canada's North

January 21, 2022

Dr. Omar Islam's interview with CFRC-FM, the non-commercial campus radio station at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.


Queen's University Study Brings Portable MRI to Remote Communities

January 18, 2022

Dr. Omar Islam's interview with CBC Radio's Alan Neal.

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Narrowing the Gap in Health Care Access

January 14, 2022

"When Queen’s researcher Omar Islam (Radiology) first encountered the Hyperfine portable MRI at an international radiology conference in 2019, he immediately realized the potential impact a plug-in magnetic resonance imaging device on wheels could have in remote communities across Canada."


Built for value-based care: How the world’s first portable MR scanner is democratizing imaging


"Connecticut-based Hyperfine made waves earlier this year when it announced the arrival of what it calls the “world’s first” portable MRI scanner."


A Portable MRI Makes Imaging More Democratic

December 16, 2021

"An open-source approach downsizes today’s clunking behemoths with permanent magnets and deep-learning algorithms” 


Hyperfine Announces Expansion into Canadian Market with Medical Device License Issued by Health Canada

December 9, 2021

"Hyperfine, Inc., creator of the first FDA-cleared portable magnetic resonance imaging MRI device, Swoop®, today announced the Health Canada licensing of Swoop as well as the commercial launch of the imaging system in Canada.” 

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Portable MRI machine opens a world of possibilities for M Health Fairview patients

December 9, 2021

"M Health Fairview is trialing a new portable MRI unit that can travel to patients within our hospitals.” 


Bringing Care Closer to Home: Weeneebayko General Hospital Receives Portal MRI Machine

December 3, 2021

"Last month, Weeneebayko General Hospital received an exciting addition to the site- a brand new Hyperfine™ Portable MRI Machine!” 


New portable MRI has the potential to change the future of healthcare

November 9, 2021

"When patients need to get an imaging test, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it can often be expensive, have long wait times and be inaccessible to those in remote locations."


WAWATAY Interview

October 6, 2021


"Neuroradiologist Dr. Omar Islam & Project Coordinator Chloe Desroche shares information on new partnership with Queens & Kingston Health Sciences Centre"


Portable MRI provides life-saving information to doctors treating strokes

August 25, 2021


"When patients exhibit stroke symptoms, doctors must quickly make a life or death determination: Are their symptoms caused by a clot that can be treated with blood thinners or  by bleeding in the brain, which may require surgery?"


Hyperfine’s Swoop Portable MRI System

June 7, 2021


"The Swoop™ system developed by Hyperfine Research is a first-of-its-kind portable, low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device for point-of-care settings such as intensive care units, emergency departments, mobile stroke units and resource-limited environments."


Portable MRI May Potentially ‘Disrupt’ Medical Imaging & Radiology

September 14, 2020


"Medical imaging has come a long way, having endured many trials and tribulations over time."


A Portable MRI Might Help Save Your Life, Especially After a Stroke

February 26, 2020


"Yale doctors and engineers are the first to deploy a portable MRI machine to the bedside."

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Going mobile: FDA clears world's first bedside MRI scanner-on-wheels

February 12, 2020


"The FDA has cleared the world’s first portable MRI system, designed to be wheeled to a hospital bedside for scanning a patient’s head and brain."


Hyperfine introduces world's first point-of-care MRI system at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly 2019

October 29, 2019


"Hyperfine Research Inc. is introducing the world's first low-cost, point-of-care (POC) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly 2019."

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