Fujifilm and Summit Imaging Announce Strategic Alliance to Better Serve Specialized Needs of GI Professionals
Wayne, NJ, October 31, 2013 – The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and Summit Imaging, Inc. recently announced a joint initiative to enhance and complement Fujifilm’s product line, enabling both organizations to better serve the specialized needs of GI professionals. Under the agreement, Fujifilm will serve as the exclusive distributor of the Summit Imaging suite of software products designed to work directly with any GI endoscopy OEM platform.
“As leaders in innovative technology, Fujifilm and Summit Imaging share a vision for improving healthcare solutions.” said Kurt Cannon, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Operations, Endoscopy Division, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “This partnership will strengthen Fujifilm’s product portfolio and provide an open-architecture platform allowing customers to connect to multiple vendor systems seamlessly. Our goal is to offer unique leading-edge technologies to support GI professionals.”
Fujifilm and Summit Imaging signed a distribution agreement to provide quality endoscopy image management and physician reporting solutions to mutual customers. The expanded market reach will lead to more options for customers, and continued growth for both organizations.
“This exclusive agreement with Fujifilm represents an unprecedented milestone in providing industry-leading products with unmatched customer service support. With Fujifilm, we are working together to provide world-class endoscopy imaging and patient data management solutions,” said Darren Meyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Summit Imaging, Inc.
For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women’s health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. supplies high quality, technologically advanced FUJINON brand endoscopes to the medical market. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.fujimed.com and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 10 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2012, and in the year ended March 31, 2013, had global revenues of $26.7 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.
* At an exchange rate of 83 yen to the dollar.
About Summit Imaging
Established in 1999 outside of Kansas City, Missouri, Summit Imaging, Inc. presents a dedicated EndoManager suite of products for image capture, physician and nurse reporting, data management, and EMR interoperability. Delivering industry-leading customer service via remote access across the United States and Canada, Summit Imaging serves multifaceted clinical facilities. Administrators, physicians, nursing staff, medical records personnel, and IT departments rely on Summit Imaging’s effortless accessibility and reliability to assist in providing quality patient care and service to facilities of all sizes, including large urban hospitals, university and veterinary facilities, and individual physician centers.
The EndoManager suite of products includes EndoGI, a core management tool for GI procedure rooms, EndoProse, the “2-minute report writer”, Nurse Notes, an integrated charting environment, Xpress, the “no frills” electronic image management solution, EndoOR, image management specific to the operation room, and EndoVet, a turnkey solution to veterinary practice imaging. Summit Imaging, Inc. also offers HL7, DICOM, and custom interfaces managing ADT, ORU, and SIU applications to fully integrate EndoManager’s suite of products with facility EMR systems.
For more information, please visit www.endomanager.com
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