Medical technology has advanced by leaps and bounds; the advent of computing has revolutionized the way healthcare is handled by governments. Hospitals regularly invest in the latest medical equipment to enhance workflow in today’s fast-paced healthcare environment. So, can Japanese firms be far behind?
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation provides hospitals and medical institutions with medical diagnostic imaging systems; such as, CT, X-ray and vascular, MRI, and ultrasound systems. One of the best-known of the older establishments, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been in the business of supplying medical products for over 80 years. And now, it has come to light that Toshiba’s new Kalare Imaging System has been awarded FDA clearance; this new system is user-friendly and offers great image processing, so the process of fluoroscopy becomes as smooth as silk. The advantages are many; with these new system features, doctors and medical personnel can get quicker and more accurate information on patient diagnoses.
“The HDR-08A Imaging System for Kalare exemplifies how Toshiba continues to improve and develop technology to meet the needs of facilities looking to increase patient throughput,” said Stephen Bumb, who is in-charge of the X-ray Vascular Business Unit, Toshiba. He explained that with an improved user interface and increased dynamic range, the system can conduct more diagnostic exams and clear the patient queue faster.
Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) is headquartered in Tustin, California. It is known for selling, distributing, and marketing diagnostic imaging systems; it also undertakes clinical diagnostic imaging research work for health care firms all across the United States.
Toshiba , the electronics firm, on the other hand, is its parent company. It is well-known for manufacturing, marketing and selling advanced electronic and electrical products, computers, notebook PCs, etc. It also sells LCD TVs and hard disk drives. Besides these, it also deals in electronic devices and components, such as semiconductors, power generation systems and home appliances. The firm was founded in 1875 and now has a global network of more than 490 companies with an employee workforce of 203,000. It has an annual turnover of $77 billion.