Kodak Announces Digital Imaging and Information Systems Orders from North American Healthcare Facilities.ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Eastman Kodak Company's Health Group announced it recently signed contracts for its KODAK CARESTREAM Radiology Solutions and KODAK CARESTREAM Information Management Solutions with leading healthcare facilities throughout North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. . In addition, healthcare facilities including Houston-based Memorial Herman Health System and Canada's South Shore Regional Hospital purchased KODAK computed radiography radiography: see X ray. (CR) and digital radiography digital radiography Imaging A format for producing x-rays in which film used to produce conventional x-ray images is replaced with more sensitive sensitive electronics; DXRs produce images with1⁄2 (DR) systems for medical digital image capture.
"Our growing base of customers appreciate the way our CARESTREAM Solutions and digital capture systems combine ease of use and advanced functionality with the ability to integrate with other image and information systems," said John Madigan John Madigan is a Gaelic football player from Laois in Ireland.
At club level, John usually lines out at centre half back with Ballyroan Abbey and in 2006 he had the honour of captaining the Ballyroan/Abbeyleix combination, Ballyroan Gaels to the Laois Senior Football Championship , Vice president of Operations, Healthcare Information Solutions, Kodak's Health Group. "Many healthcare facilities are taking this leading-edge technology a step further by combining it with our consulting services. The result is a streamlined workplace with greater productivity, enhanced service Enhanced service is service offered over commercial carrier transmission facilities used in interstate communications, that employs computer processing applications that act on the format, content, code, protocol, or similar aspects of the subscriber's transmitted information; to clinicians and better patient care."
The following facilities are among those that have placed orders for KODAK digital medical imaging and information systems:
Alta Vista Regional Medical Center (Las Vegas, N.M.) ordered a KODAK CARESTREAM PACS (Picture ArChiving System) A storage and management system for high-resolution images. Typically pertaining to the medical field, images such as X-rays, MRIs and CAT scans require a greater amount of storage than other industries. and two KODAK CR systems.
CentraStrate Healthcare System (Freehold, N.J.) ordered seven KODAK DIRECTVIEW CR 975, CR 850 and CR 825 systems.
Cornwall Community Hospital (Cornwall, Canada) purchased one KODAK DIRECTVIEW DR 7500 System.
Freehold Radiology Group (Freehold, N.J.) ordered two KODAK CR 975 systems.
Great River Medical Centre (West Burlington, Iowa The City of West Burlington is in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States, adjacent to the City of Burlington located on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 3,161. ) purchased CR 975 and CR 825 Systems and a KODAK DRYVIEW 8900 Laser Imaging System.
Lake Forest Hospital Lake Forest Hospital is located in the city of Lake Forest, Illinois, USA. The hospital is licensed for 215 beds, and provides a comprehensive array of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services. (Lake Forest, Ill.) ordered two DR 7500 systems.
Memorial Herman Health System (Houston, Texas) purchased four KODAK CR systems.
St. John Owasso Hospital (Owasso, Okla.) purchased a DR 7500, CR 975 and DRYVIEW 8900 system.
Phoenixville Hospital (Phoenixville, Penn.) ordered CARESTREAM PACS and three CR 975 and CR 850 systems.
Pottstown Memorial Medical Center (Pottstown, Penn.) ordered CARESTREAM PACS and five CR 975, CR 850 and CR 825 systems.
Regional Hospital (Jackson, Tenn.) ordered CARESTREAM PACS with a CR 975 and a CR 850 system.
Roper St. Francis Healthcare (Charleston, S.C.) ordered seven KODAK CR 975, 850 and 825 systems.
South Shore Regional Hospital (Bridgewater, Canada) purchased two DR 7500 systems.
Strong Memorial Hospital (Rochester, N.Y.) purchased two DR 7500 systems for its Level 1 Trauma Center level 1 trauma center Emergency care A hospital equiped to handle any level of severity of trauma, and has a trauma surgeon on-site 24/7 and an OR ready at all times for trauma cases. See Trauma center. and one DR 7500 for its outpatient orthopaedic clinic.
VA Medical Centre (San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan (IPA: [saŋ hwaŋ]) (from the Spanish San Juan Bautista, "Saint John the Baptist") is the capital and largest municipality on Puerto Rico. ) ordered CARESTREAM PACS, CARESTREAM Information Management Solutions and seven KODAK CR systems, along with network design/installation and workflow optimization services.
Val-d'Or Hospital (Quebec, Canada) purchased a DR 7500 system.
Vanguard Imaging (Dayton, Ohio) ordered four CR 825 systems.
Vista Health (Waukegan, Ill.) ordered CARESTREAM PACS and two KODAK CR systems.
Wilkes Regional (North Wilkesboro, S.C.) ordered two KODAK DR 7500 systems.
About Kodak's Health Group
Kodak's Health Group, with 2005 revenues of $2.65 billion, is a world leader in supplying the medical and dental professions with advanced healthcare products, services and information technology solutions. Its broad portfolio includes picture archiving and communications systems (PACS), radiology information systems (RIS RIS
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Kodak is the world's foremost imaging innovator, providing leading products and services to not only healthcare customers, but to the photographic and graphic communications markets. With sales of $14.3 billion in 2005, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak's system of digital and traditional image capture products and services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; Businesses effectively communicate with customers worldwide using Kodak solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document imaging; and Creative Professionals rely on Kodak technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images.
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