Hitachi signs agreement with Horizon
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Hitachi Medical
Systems America (HMSA) announced that it has signed an agreement with
Horizon Medical Services Ltd., in Mississauga, Ont., to be their
exclusive MRI and CT sales and service representative in Canada.
Hitachi Medical Systems President and CEO, Don Broomfield, said, “This
agreement will enable HMSA to continue to expand our North and South
American distribution organization. Horizon’s extensive coverage across
Canada and excellent service reputation, in addition to their 29 years
of experience in X-ray and CT made them a logical choice to represent
Horizon will initially market Hitachi’s 1.5T Echelon system, 1.2T high
field Oasis Open system and the 64 slice Scenaria CT system, which will
be introduced at the December RSNA meeting in Chicago.” (Scenaria is not
yet licensed in accordance with Canadian law.)
According to Larry Riley, Horizon’s President and CEO, “The addition of
the Hitachi MRI and CT Product Lines to Horizon’s product portfolio
makes us a significant alternative supplier of these modalities to the
Canadian Healthcare marketplace.”
Doug Anderson, Horizon’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing, added, “We
are particularly pleased to represent a world-class organization such as
Hitachi and their unique products such as the Oasis High Field Open MRI.
These additions further prove our commitment to continuing to bring
unique products to Healthcare organizations here in Canada.”
About Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc.
Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc. (HMSA) markets advanced diagnostic
medical imaging systems of Hitachi Medical Corp., Tokyo, Japan. The
company has more than 1,500 MRI systems installed throughout the United
States and also markets multi-slice computed tomography and digital
ultrasound. For more information on Hitachi Medical Systems America,
Inc. please visit www.hitachimed.com.
About Horizon Medical Services Ltd.
Canadian-owned and operated, Horizon Medical Services specializes in
developing comprehensive diagnostic solutions for hospital and clinic
environments throughout North America. They market advanced technology
for a diverse range of modalities including digital x-ray, nuclear
medicine, ultrasound, CT, and MRI applications. In keeping pace with an
ever-changing medical field, they offer the advantage of customized,
integrated solutions composed of premium equipment and software from
multiple vendors. Their customers value them as a trusted, single-source
partner. For more information on Horizon, please visit the company’s
Posted December 2, 2010