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Kodak Reports Recent Worldwide Orders For Its KODAK CARESTREAM Radiology Solutions.



ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Eastman Kodak Company announced that it has recently signed contracts for KODAK CARESTREAM Radiology Solutions with leading healthcare facilities across the globe including Adan Hospital (Kuwait) and Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (pwār`tō rē`kō), island (2005 est. pop. 3,917,000), 3,508 sq mi (9,086 sq km), West Indies, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) SE of Miami, Fla.  Medical Services Administration (Puerto Rico).

KODAK CARESTREAM Radiology Solutions include radiology information systems (RIS RIS

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The following facilities purchased KODAK CARESTREAM RIS and/or KODAK CARESTREAM PACS platforms:

--Adan Hospital, Kuwait

--Balassagyarmat Hospital, Hungary

--Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion "Salvador Zubiran", Mexico

--Madison County Memorial Hospital, United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area.  

--Puerto Rico Medical Center, Puerto Rico

--Puerto Rico Medical Services Administration (ASEM ASEM Asia-Europe Meeting
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CARESTREAM Solutions Architecture Integrates Easily With Other Systems

Kodak's powerful CARESTREAM Radiology Solutions can be easily integrated with third-party radiology, clinical, or hospital information systems--including third-party RIS/PACS systems--to create a highly productive desktop and workflow environment for customers that want to use components from other suppliers. These solutions are designed to satisfy the diverse operational needs of imaging centers and orthopaedic, mammography mammography, diagnostic procedure that uses low-dose X rays to detect abnormalities in the breasts. The early diagnosis of breast cancer made possible by the routine use of mammography for screening women increases a woman's treatment alternatives and improves her  and oncology facilities, as well as hospitals and healthcare networks.

KODAK CARESTREAM Information Management Solutions go beyond conventional storage functions to provide efficient clinical information lifecycle management Information Lifecycle Management refers to a wide-ranging set of strategies for administering storage systems on computing devices. Specifically, four categories of storage strategies may be considered under the auspices of ILM.  of data, while enabling access to images and information stored in many platforms and locations across a healthcare enterprise or regional community.

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), healthcare information systems, 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 with12  (DR) systems, laser imagers, mammography and oncology systems, x-ray film Noun 1. X-ray film - photographic film used to make X-ray pictures
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 systems, dental imaging products, and a range of consulting--as well as repair and maintenance--services.

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.

For more information about Kodak's Health Group, contact your Kodak representative or visit www.kodak.com/go/health.

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