Tag: imaging

Toronto Hospital Installs Agfa DR Technology

Toronto-based Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has enhanced its radiographic capabilities with Agfa HealthCare’s digital radiography (DR) 600 system. The DR 600 was chosen primarily for its ZeroForce technology—which allows the tube head, wall stand, and table to move in all directions—as well as its Musica image processing software.

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Medical Center Deploys Toshiba Technologies

Colton, Calif-based Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) has added a Toshiba Infinix-i digital imaging system to its renovated cardiovascular catheterization lab—a move that is helping ARMC physicians better diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease, hospital officials say.

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Open PET/CT System Improves Imaging Experience for Cancer Patients

A new cancer care center in Wisconsin recently installed the Celesteion PET/CT system from Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc to provide patients with more accurate PET/CT scans. The new Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology’s (FVHO) Health & Wellness Center, which opened in September 2015, will use the Celesteion PET/CT system to image and plan treatment for cancer patients, as well as open up a new service line in the future for orthopedic imaging.

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Carestream Receives Numerous Domestic, Foreign Imaging Patents

Carestream Health announced that it was awarded 61 new patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office in 2015 for the company’s research and development efforts in radiography, cone beam CT imaging, and healthcare IT, among other areas. The company also received 64 additional patents in European and Asian countries last year.

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Carestream Ultrasound Meets Challenge of Imaging Obese Patients

Overweight patients are more difficult to image using ultrasound because greater amounts of tissue weaken sound waves as they pass into the body, which hinders the ability to achieve high-resolution images. Carestream Health says its recently released Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE ultrasound systems address these challenges by providing deep penetration of the abdomen and other areas and offering uniform resolution over the entire depth of the imaged area.

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Ziehm Imaging Announces Cooperative Partnership with OrthoScan

Ziehm Imaging has announced a cooperative partnership with OrthoScan to help address the needs of their customers, effective immediately. To this end, Nelson Mendes, president and CEO of Ziehm Imaging Inc, has been appointed to be president and CEO of OrthoScan as well. OrthoScan hopes to grow through Ziehm's global network, and the two companies’ service activities will be bundled.