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[December 03, 2013]

Improved Workflow and Lower Cost of Ownership with Toshiba's New Single-Panel RADREX-i Wireless X-ray

CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--

To offer healthcare providers affordable X-ray technology that performs efficient exams, Toshiba (News - Alert) America Medical Systems, Inc. is introducing a new single-panel RADREX™-i Wireless digital radiographic (DR) X-ray system (FDA cleared).

The RADREX-i Wireless single-panel is a new version of Toshiba's digital, versatile and patient-friendly X-ray system. The wireless panel, one of the lightest on the market, is easy to handle and improves image quality, as it can be positioned more closely to the anatomy. It is ideal for out-of-bucky work, including tabletop imaging of extremities, such as hands, wrists, forearms and feet, and wheelchair- and gurney-patient imaging.

The system also features RexProtect dose savings technology, RexSpeed technology to automate workflow, and RexView™ with image preview to enhance patient care by allowing technologists to make point-of-care decisions.

"The new single-panel RADREX-i Wireless is an example of Toshiba putting customers first and providing flexible system designs to meet the needs of healthcare providers and their patients," said David Sloop, director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit, Toshiba. "The single-panel wireless solution lowers cost of ownership and increases workflow, responding to the two main directives of healthcare reform."

Toshiba is introducing the new single-panel RADREX-i Wireless at this year's Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, ec. 1-6, 2013 (Booth #7330, North Hall).


About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation's website at www.toshibamedicalsystems.com.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

RADREX and RexView are trademarks of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation.


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