Carestream announces orders
for CR mammo in Canada
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Carestream
Health, Inc., has signed contracts for its computed radiography-based
mammography solutions with healthcare providers in Canada. The KODAK
DIRECTVIEW CR Mammography feature is available for order with new or
existing CR 850/950/975 systems and the recently announced Classic and
Elite CR systems. These flexible CR platforms can be used for both
mammography and general radiography exams.
The following mammography providers are among those that have placed
orders for the CR Mammography feature:
Courtice Medical Center (Courtice, Ontario) purchased a KODAK DIRECTVIEW
CR 850 with the CR Mammography feature as a dedicated mammography unit.
Insight Medical Imaging (Spruce Grove, Alberta) purchased two KODAK
DIRECTVIEW Elite CR Systems with the CR Mammography feature. One system
will be a dedicated mammography unit and the other will be used for
general radiography. Either system can perform mammography and general
imaging, which provides full imaging redundancy for the clinic.
Ontario Medical Imaging (Ontario) purchased the CR Mammography Feature
as an upgrade for its existing CR 850 and CR 950 systems and ordered a
new CR 975 system with the mammography feature. Each CR system will be
used for mammography and general radiology applications.
Oshawa Clinic (Oshawa, Ontario) ordered a CR 850 with the CR Mammography
feature to be used as a dedicated mammography unit.
Quantum Medical Imaging (Toronto, Ontario) has ordered a CR 975 with the
CR Mammography Feature to serve two mammography rooms. Each room also
has a KODAK DIRECTVIEW Remote Operations Panel to provide efficient
workflow. The facility also has a KODAK CARESTREAM Mammography
Workstation that provides multi-modality viewing of breast exams; a
CARESTREAM PACS for sharing and storing images and information; and a CR
850 for general radiology exams.
Radiology Associates Inc. (Lethbridge, Alberta) purchased three CR 850
systems with the CR Mammography feature for dedicated mammography
Woodstock General Hospital (Woodstock, Ontario) purchased a new CR 850
system with the CR Mammography Feature and KODAK Digital Mammography CAD
Carestream Health’s CAD system provides computer-aided detection (CAD)
analysis for CR-based mammography exams. The company’s mammography CAD
system for CR images is currently available outside the United States
where approved for use.
About Carestream Health, Inc.
Carestream Health, Inc., is a leading provider of dental and medical
imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems
for the life science research and drug discovery/development market
segments; and x-ray film and digital x-ray products for the
non-destructive testing market. The company was formed in 2007 when Onex
Corporation, of Toronto, purchased Eastman Kodak Company’s Health Group.
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