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Medical imaging

Canadian DI supplier attains ISO designation

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Horizon Medical Services Ltd., a leading provider of radiographic systems to the medical industry, announced that it recently achieved certification to the ISO 13485:2003 standard.

This designation means the organization has a top-level, quality management system. Canadian-owned and operated, Horizon Medical Services specializes in developing comprehensive diagnostic solutions for hospital and clinic environments throughout North America.

It offers 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.

The company conducts research and development, and has in-house engineering and technical expertise. Their state-of-the-art digital radiographic technology, like the Canon DR System, is available in multiple and single plate configurations. Horizon sources products from some of the most prominent names in medical imaging, including:

• Quantum Medical Imaging
• Kodak Medical Systems
• Sedecal Medical Systems
• GE Healthcare
• Thinking Systems Corporation - PACS
• Hoorne Holland
• Digirad Nuclear Cardiology
• DOBI Medical

In addition, Horizon represents GE Medical in a national service partnership for the GE Lunar Bone Densitometry system.

In the Mississauga facility, all systems are uncrated, staged, and comprehensively tested for software compatibility, communication capacity and total operational functionality.

The company management believes that attention to detail is a key component of professionalism and integrity. “That translates into a dependable and seamlessly installed system for our customers”, said Larry Riley, President and CEO.

Jean-Guy Cayouette, Chief Operations Officer, added that “Horizon Medical has always had a passion for exceeding our customers’ expectations and we felt that this certification was important to our company as we continue to expand our products and services as the first Independent Service Organization in Canada to attain this prestigious certification.”

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