|[January 02, 2014]
U.S. Defense Department Awards Carestream a One-Year, $70.2 Million Contract Extension for X-ray Imaging Systems
ROCHESTER, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Carestream Health has been awarded an extension of its contract with the
U.S. Defense Department that allows the federal government and federal
agencies to spend up to $70.2 million for digital
radiography and computed
radiography medical imaging systems.
Carestream's newest digital radiography systems deliver rapid access to X-ray exams by radiologists and physicians, which can help improve patient care. (Photo: Business Wire)
The extension, which ends Dec. 15, 2014, is part of a six-year contract
that includes the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine
Corps and federal agencies.
Medical imaging systems involved in this contract include Carestream's versatile
family of digital radiography systems that deliver rapid access to
X-ray exams by radiologists and physicians, which is designed to improve
patient care. Carestream offers wireless detectors that can be used with
new or existing room-based or mobile imaging systems. Carestream's
specialized imaging software can help improve visualization of soft
tissue in the chest and also helps physicians verify correct placement
of tubes and lines used in treating patients. Carestream offers
healthcare providers the flexibility to move its digital radiography
detectors among X-ray imaging systems located throughout a
facility-including systems from other suppliers-to maximize equipment
utilization and help reduce costs.
Carestream also offers a fully
featured family of computed radiography systems that can accommodate
a variety of imaging workflows. These CR systems include reliable,
compact tabletop solutions as well as high-volume, multi-cassette
systems. Carestream's CR and DR imaging systems offer the same user
interface, which can improve productivity and help allow technologists
to proficiently use any system with minimal training.
About Carestream Health
Carestream is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems
and IT solutions; X-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; and
advanced materials for the precision films and electronics markets-all
backed by a global service and support network. For more
information about the company's broad portfolio of products, solutions
and services, please contact your Carestream representative or call
888-777-2072, or visit www.carestream.com.
To view Carestream's latest news announcements, please visit www.carestream.com\news.
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