Toshiba America Medical Systems has announced that it provided eight Aplio 300 Platinum ultrasound systems to Mercy Hospital Joplin for its rebuilt facility, allowing it to reopen in March 2015 after a tornado decimated the hospital 4 years ago. The new 900,000-square-foot facility, formerly St John’s Regional Medical Center, is using the Aplio 300 systems to provide Joplin, Mo area patients with imaging technology for general, cardiology, and vascular ultrasound studies.

According to Toshiba, the Aplio 300 Platinum is designed to offer good image quality in a small, versatile platform that features a high-resolution 19-inch monitor. The iStyle Productivity Suite, an adaptable user interface, is intended to deliver workflow automation tools for faster exams. The Aplio 300 Platinum also includes advanced imaging features, such as advanced dynamic flow, differential tissue harmonics, precision imaging, and ApliPure+. In addition, BEAM needle visualization allows for better procedural accuracy and minimal invasiveness, leading to a better overall customer experience, says the company.

“Mercy Hospital Joplin demonstrates Toshiba’s commitment to putting customers first by giving their staff a worry-free experience so they can focus on what matters most—rebuilding their hospital from the ground up and delivering the best patient care,” said Maria Piazza, director, Ultrasound Business Unit, Toshiba. “Mercy opened its doors to not only a brand-new facility, but one with the latest ultrasound technology, which provides safer, less invasive, and more cost-effective care to its patients.”

For more information about the Aplio 300 Platinum and other ultrasound systems, visit the Toshiba America Medical Systems website.