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Diagnostic imaging

Calgary Scientific receives award for breakthrough

CALGARY – Calgary Scientific Inc., a leading innovator in advanced visualization solutions and real time collaboration, has been awarded the 2010 North American Medical Imaging Remote Medicine Healthcare Innovation of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan, an independent research firm that recognizes companies who demonstrate outstanding achievement and performance.

Frost & Sullivan presented the award at Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2010 in Chicago on November 29, 2010. Calgary Scientific is recognized for their innovations in the healthcare industry; specifically in relation to remote and mobile imaging breakthroughs based on their multi-patented PureWeb platform technology and ResolutionMD products.

The Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Best Practices Awards recognize companies that are predicted to demonstrate significant growth in their industries, have identified meaningful emerging trends before they become the standard practice in the marketplace, and have created advanced technologies that will catalyze and transform industries in the near future. In order to identify best practices, independent industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research.

“Calgary Scientific’s products boast some of the most meaningful features for today’s market. Its zero-footprint server-client architecture is among the ‘thinnest’ in the market in that it requires no initial download, no proprietary software outside of standard browsers, works on a wide range of devices from remote personal desktops to smartphones, to tablets and PDAs,” says Nadim Daher, Analyst at Frost & Sullivan. “In practice, this flexibility in the IT translates directly into anytime-anywhere access and seamless availability of full-functionality advanced visualization functions to referring physicians and general practitioners in the broader healthcare enterprise. The market is starting to realize that only through such effective remote visualization solutions, can they fully leverage advanced visualization as an enterprise asset.”

The accolade symbolizes a breakthrough year for Calgary Scientific with significant recognition and interest in their web and mobility enablement technology, PureWeb, from numerous industries. Mobility, security and seamless integration into existing systems are the driving factors in the company’s success and steady growth.

“Being recognized in this manner, based on independent research, significantly enhances the meaningfulness of this award to industry participants,” says Byron Osing, CEO and Chair of Calgary Scientific. “The mobile healthcare sector is predicted to explode over the next five years and it’s thrilling to us at Calgary Scientific that Frost & Sullivan has recognized our leading technical capability in relation to being an enabler behind this movement, with our PureWeb platform.”

About Frost & Sullivan
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About Calgary Scientific Inc.
Calgary Scientific is dedicated to providing advanced web-enablement, mobility enhancement, collaboration and advanced visualization solutions to industries looking for secure access and use of their data or graphics intensive applications, while using their existing systems. All of these products demonstrate a leading edge web and mobile enablement capability made possible with the unique power of PureWeb. Calgary Scientific aims to be the premier leader of truly accessible, advanced visualization solutions, in the medical imaging market, as well as the industry leaders in web and mobility enablement technologies, Calgary Scientific aims to be the premier provider of advanced visualization solutions in the medical imaging market. For more information on Calgary Scientific, go to

Posted December 2, 2010