|[January 29, 2014]
Our Lady of Lourdes Enhances Image Quality and Workflow with 14 Toshiba Aplio 500 Ultrasound Systems
TUSTIN, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital in Binghamton, N.Y. is providing
its clinicians with a streamlined, worry-free experience by replacing
its entire ultrasound fleet with 14 AplioTM 500s from Toshiba (News - Alert)
America Medical Systems, Inc. By selecting one system type, Lourdes
clinicians have a consistent and easy-to-use platform across all exams,
including breast, echocardiograms and vascular ultrasound studies.
"Previously, we had a mix of manufacturers, and decided that upgrading
to a single system would ensure our clinicians and sonographers could
use every ultrasound in the hospital, making exams more streamlined and
efficient," said Brian Wetzel, administrative director, Diagnostic
Imaging, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital. "Not only are the
systems easy to use, but the image quality allows our clinicians to see
things they've never seen before."
The Aplio 500 is Toshiba's premier ultrasound system, offering
picture-perfect imaging with numerous advanced features. It offers
efficient and precise exams with enhanced workflow tools and ergonomics,
including the iStyleTM+ Productivity Suite.
"Lourdes required ultrasound systems that improved image quality and
allowed its clinicians to make confident diagnoses, and the Aplio 500
met these requirements," said Tomohiro Hasegawa, director, Ultrasound
Business Unit, Toshiba. "To ensure success with the new systems we
listened to their needs, and our applicatons and training team made
sure their clinicians were ready to use the systems confidently from day
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.
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 website at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
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