Kodak Announces U.S. Orders for Its Medical Digital Image Capture Systems
Eastman Kodak Company’s Health Group announced it recently signed contracts for its KODAK DIRECTVIEW digital radiography (DR) and computed radiography (CR) systems with leading U.S. facilities including The Chester County Hospital (West Chester, Penn.) and Good Samaritan Hospital (Lebanon, Penn.).
Some facilities also purchased KODAK DIRECTVIEW CR Long Length Imaging System to provide long-length leg and spine images and KODAK DIRECTVIEW Capture Link System, which allows facilities to identify, scan and review CR images from multiple networked CR systems and integrates CR images into a DR imaging study.
The following healthcare providers are among those that have placed orders for KODAK digital imaging solutions:
Chenango Memorial Hospital (Norwich, NY), ordered a KODAK DIRECTVIEW DR 7500 and a KODAK DIRECTVIEW DR 3000.
The Chester County Hospital (West Chester, Penn.) ordered seven CR systems including two KODAK DIRECTVIEW CR 975 and five KODAK DIRECTVIEW CR 850 systems, Capture Link software and a KODAK long length imaging system.
Good Samaritan Hospital (Lebanon, Penn.) ordered four CR 975, two CR 825 and two CR 850 systems, along with Capture Link software and a KODAK Long Length Imaging System.
Murphy Medical Center (Murphy, NC) purchased KODAK CR 975, CR 850, and CR 500 systems.
Radiology Associates of Tarrant County, Texas (Fort Worth, TX) ordered two KODAK CR 975 systems.
Scranton Orthopaedics (Scranton, Penn.) ordered a KODAK CR 950 system.
About Kodak’s Health Group
Kodak’s Health Group, with 2006 revenues of almost $2.5 billion, is a world leader in advanced imaging products, services and IT solutions for the medical and dental professions; molecular imaging systems for the life science research and drug discovery/development market segments; and x-ray film and digital x-ray products for the non-destructive testing market.
Kodak recently entered into an agreement to sell the Health Group to a subsidiary of Onex Corporation, Toronto, Canada. With consolidated revenues of almost $20 billion, Onex, which owns companies in a range of industries, has a significant and rapidly growing group of healthcare companies. Subject to regulatory and other approvals, it is anticipated that the sale will close in the first half of 2007. At that time, the Health Group will become a standalone company that will operate as Carestream Health, Inc.
For more information about the Health Group, contact your Kodak representative or visit www.kodak.com/go/health.
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