Harris Corporation Teams with Cancer Treatment Services International to Advance Oncology Treatment
Harris Expands Enterprise Intelligence Systems to Healthcare Market
ORLANDO, FL, February 2008 (HIMSS, Booth #1841) — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has joined forces with Cancer Treatment Services International (CTSI) to advance the quality and delivery of radiation oncology. Harris will provide advanced imaging and information systems that assure critical medical information is delivered with accuracy, speed, security and privacy.
“We believe Harris’ expertise in image processing and enterprise intelligence will significantly advance radiation oncology,” said Dr. Jeff Shogan, MD and chairman of CTSI. “Our collaboration with Harris will enhance our ability to deliver the highest quality cancer treatment services to more people, more effectively.”
“We are very pleased to be working with CTSI and Dr. Shogan, who is a leading practitioner and innovator in cancer treatment services on an international scale,” said Jim Traficant, vice president of Harris Healthcare Solutions. “We have been working closely with Dr. Shogan to leverage our imaging and informatics expertise to deliver enterprise intelligence to radiation oncology.”
CTSI L.P. is a provider of comprehensive treatment for cancer patients with a main focus on medical oncology and radiation oncology. The company was founded by a core group of physicians and businessmen with substantial experience in the development, operation and networking of cancer services on a national and international level. CTSI is able to provide innovative and technologically-advanced treatment solutions to areas of the world where therapy is currently inadequate in either quality or capacity. The company currently operates clinics and has development projects both in the U.S. and internationally.
Harris Healthcare Solutions provides enterprise intelligence solutions and services for commercial and government customers, including systems integration, information assurance, intelligent infrastructure, advanced visualization and display, enterprise digital content management, and IT services solutions. Harris products, systems, and services improve health outcomes by assuring that critical medical information is delivered with security and privacy to the right person, on the right device, at the point of care.
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