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Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital Provides More Efficient Exams with Toshiba X-ray in New GI Lab

Kalare Offers High Image Quality and Flexibility to Meet Clinical Needs TUSTIN, Calif., July 21, 2014 – To offer pre- and postoperative care to patients all within one dedicated unit, Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital installed its third KalareTM X-ray system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. This system was installed in the recently renovated gastrointestinal (GI)…


Toshiba’s New Cardiovascular X-ray System Provides Uncompromised Imaging to Meet Facilities’ Clinical Needs

Toshiba Launches New Infinix Essential, Repositions Infinix Product Line to Meet Needs of Providers During Healthcare Reform  TUSTIN, Calif., July 7, 2014 – Hospitals are now able to address their interventional cardiology needs with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s newest X-ray system, the InfinixTM Essential. As healthcare reform challenges hospitals to do more with less,…


Toshiba Introduces New MR Software for More Efficient Exams

Innovative Automated Tools for Vantage Titan 1.5T and 3T MR Customers with M-Power Enhance Productivity TUSTIN, Calif., July 2, 2014 – To ensure healthcare providers have access to the most advanced technology for efficient exams, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces its newest M-Power software version for the Vantage TitanTM 1.5T MR system and a…


Toshiba’s Wall Motion Tracking Provides Worry-Free Experience with Accurate Analysis of Cardiac Function

Industry-Leading Depth and Detail Showcased at ASE PORTLAND, Ore., June 20, 2014 – To help identify early stages of cardiovascular disease, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase its AplioTM 500 CV, 300 CV and ArtidaTM with Wall Motion Tracking at this year’s American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting in Portland, Ore., June 20–24,…


Cincinnati Children’s Enhances Pediatric Exams with 10 Toshiba Aplio 500 Ultrasounds

Systems Provide the Right Diagnosis on All Patients with Industry-Leading Depth and Detail TUSTIN, Calif., June 16, 2014 – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has advanced its pediatric imaging capabilities by adding 10 AplioTM 500 ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. The facility is utilizing the Aplio 500 ultrasounds to perform high quality…


Toshiba Introduces New Patient-Friendly PET/CT System

Celesteion Delivers a More Comfortable Patient Experience with the Industry’s Largest Bore, Widest Field-of-View and Fastest Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., June 9, 2014 – Oncology departments can now provide their patients with a better PET/CT imaging experience using Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s all-new Celesteion (pending 510(k) clearance). The versatile system combines high performance PET and…


Toshiba’s Cardiovascular X-ray Provides Flexibility and Makes Exams Safer During Pediatric Interventions

Infinix-i Bi-Plane Capabilities Demonstrated During Live Case at PICS CHICAGO, June 6, 2014 – To demonstrate the ease of performing advanced pediatric procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Infinix™-i bi-plane cardiovascular X-ray system will be used during a live pediatric case at the Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS-AICS), June 7–10, 2014, in Chicago….


Toshiba’s Customer-Focused Ultrasound Business Outpaces U.S. Market for Second Consecutive Year

Aplio 500 Helps Drive Company’s 13 Percent Growth in Ultrasound Radiology Market According to Klein Biomedical Consultants TUSTIN, Calif., June 3, 2014 – Toshiba ultrasound systems put customers first with a worry-free experience, resulting in a 10 percent growth in its U.S. ultrasound business in 2013. According to Klein Biomedical Consultants, Inc.’s industry report published…


Toshiba’s Aquilion ONE Family Puts Customers First with the Industry’s Only Scalable Premium CT Solution

Unmatched Flexibility and Clinical Capabilities Designed for the New Healthcare Environment TUSTIN, Calif., June 2, 2014 – Leading healthcare providers now have a scalable top-tier CT solution with the launch of Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AquilionTM ONE Family. As today’s healthcare providers strive for more efficient, accurate and safe patient care, the Aquilion ONE…


Patients at St. Luke’s Benefit from Low Dose, High-Image-Quality Exams

St. Luke’s Upgrades its Toshiba Aquilion 64 CT with VeloCT to Provide the Best CT Solution for Patients TUSTIN, Calif., May 13, 2014 – St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center provides safer CT exams to patients with the recent upgrade of its Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. AquilionTM 64 CT system. Providing an upgrade solution that…


Toshiba’s Cardiovascular X-ray Provides Greater Flexibility for South Georgia Medical Center

Better Patient Access and High Image Quality to Meet All Clinical Needs TUSTIN, Calif., April 29, 2014 – South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) is now able to conduct faster, safer and more comfortable procedures using Toshiba’s cardiovascular X-ray systems. To serve patients during more than 2,500 diagnostic cardiac catheterizations and interventional procedures annually, SGMC installed…


Ochsner Medical Center Makes Interventional Procedures Safer, More Efficient with Toshiba Cardiovascular X-ray Technology

Adds a Toshiba Infinix DP-i and Hybrid OR Suite for Unparalleled Access and Coverage TUSTIN, Calif., April 21, 2014 – Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans is further improving patient safety and comfort in interventional cardiology by adding new equipment from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Ochsner installed a new hybrid OR suite and an…


Toshiba Is First CT Manufacturer to Meet Security Guidelines of the U.S. Department of Defense for Connection to Air Force Network

TUSTIN, Calif., April 14, 2014 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. received approval to operate (ATO) with the U.S. Air Force, making Toshiba the only current manufacturer to have a fully certified CT system for use on the Air Force Network.  By achieving ATO status, Toshiba met the Department of Defense’s stringent guidelines of ensuring…


Toshiba Delivers Industry-Leading Depth and Detail on New Sleek Ultrasound System

Xario 200 Lets Clinicians Focus on the Right Diagnosis for All Patients LAS VEGAS, March 29, 2014 – Hospitals and imaging centers of any size can now access premium image quality with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s XarioTM 200. The all-new ultrasound system is sleek and lightweight and takes the worry out of providing high-quality…


Toshiba’s MR Software Delivers Faster, Easier Cardiac Exams

CardioLine Enhances Efficiency and Productivity; Showcased at ACC WASHINGTON, D.C., March 29, 2014 – MR cardiac exams are faster and more accurate with new tools from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. CardioLine, now available on the Vantage TitanTM 1.5T and 3T MR systems, improves workflow and standardizes exams to meet the pressures of today’s cardiology…


Real-Time Dose Monitoring from Toshiba Makes Cardiac Interventions Safer

Dose Tracking System Optimizes Dose Management Like Never Before WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28, 2014 – With the unmatched flexibility to measure radiation peak skin dose in real time, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Dose Tracking System is the latest advancement in optimizing dose management for its InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray systems during adult and pediatric interventional…


Pacific Vascular Adds 36 Toshiba Aplio 300 Ultrasounds

Provides Advanced Image Quality with Extensive Training and Support so Clinicians Can Focus on What Matters Most WASHINGTON, D.C., March 27, 2014 – Pacific Vascular, Inc. is providing its patients with the latest in ultrasound technology by acquiring 36 AplioTM 300 ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Across 12 facilities in Washington, Toshiba…


Toshiba’s Smart Fusion Ultrasound Technology Improves Interventional Accuracy

Successful Biopsies and Reduced Procedure Times Using Ultrasound-guidance; Showcased at SIR SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 22, 2014 – Ultrasound-guided biopsies are more accurate and safer with Toshiba’s Smart Fusion ultrasound technology, giving clinicians a worry-free experience to focus on what matters most. Toshiba will showcase Smart Fusion at this year’s Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) annual…


Toshiba’s Interventional X-Ray Technologies Create Safer Exams for Patients

Spot Fluoroscopy and Dose Tracking System Optimize Dose Management SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 21, 2014 – Committed to optimizing dose management for patients and clinicians during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase its Spot Fluoroscopy technology and Dose Tracking System at this year’s Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) annual meeting. Both dose…


Toshiba’s Exclusive CT Myocardial Perfusion Helps Produce Faster and Safer Cardiac Diagnoses

Industry’s Best Solution Allows Clinicians to Visualize Myocardial Ischemia with CT TUSTIN, Calif., March 12, 2014 – To improve cardiac diagnoses with simplified dose reduction technology, Toshiba announces the FDA clearance of its industry-exclusive CT Myocardial Perfusion capability. Available on Toshiba’s AquilionTM ONE and Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition CT systems, Myocardial Perfusion allows clinicians to…


Houston Healthcare Makes CT Exams Safer with Toshiba’s PROTECT Program

Industry’s Best CT Solution Helps Houston Healthcare Lower CT Radiation Dose by Up to 65 Percent TUSTIN, Calif. March 10, 2014 – Houston Healthcare is putting patient safety first by offering low dose CT exams with the industry’s best solutions and a comprehensive dose management approach from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Working in partnership…


Toshiba’s Aplio 500 Provides EPIC Imaging with Industry-Leading Depth and Detail

Systems Provide a Worry-Free Experience So Clinicians Can Focus on What Matters Most TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 – EPIC Imaging has enhanced its ultrasound capabilities by upgrading its fleet with nine AplioTM 500 ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. The facility recently completed a significant overhaul of its ultrasound systems after conducting…


Our Lady of Lourdes Enhances Image Quality and Workflow with 14 Toshiba Aplio 500 Ultrasound Systems

Provides Industry-Leading Depth and Detail so Clinicians Can Focus on What Matters Most Tustin, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 – 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 America Medical Systems, Inc. By selecting…


AHRA and Toshiba Select 2013 Putting Patients First Grant Recipients

Demonstrating Its Understanding of Healthcare Business Needs, Toshiba Funds Education to Improve Patient Care and Safety TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 – Helping facilities develop or improve existing education and patient care initiatives in diagnostic imaging, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management and Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced the seven recipients of the sixth…


Arizona Heart Foundation Expands Student Education with Nine Toshiba Ultrasound Units

Toshiba’s Aplio 500 and Viamo Ultrasound Systems Offer a Worry-Free Experience with Accurate Diagnoses and Industry-Leading Depth and Detail TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 – The Arizona Heart Foundation enhanced its School of Cardiac & Vascular Ultrasound by installing eight Toshiba AplioTM 500 ultrasound systems and one ViamoTM ultrasound to educate students with the most…


Toshiba’s New MR Technologies Make Exams Faster for Better Patient Care

Enhancements Include New Flexible Coils, 3T 32-Channel Head Coil and Rapid Transport System CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2013 – To help healthcare providers image patients faster and more comfortably, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is introducing enhancements to its Vantage TitanTM MR product line. The new technologies improve workflow, image quality and patient comfort. Flexible Coils:…


Safer CT Exams with Toshiba’s Dose Reduction Technology

AIDR 3D Included on All New Aquilion CT Systems CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2013 – Healthcare providers can now deliver the safest CT exam possible, as Toshiba Medical Systems’ most advanced dose reduction technology, Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D (AIDR 3D), comes standard on all new AquilionTM CT systems: Aquilion ONETM ViSION Edition, Aquilion ONE, Aquilion…


New Toshiba Ultrasound Technology Shows Blood Flow Like Never Before

Latest Innovation Will Give Clinicians a Worry-Free Experience So They Can Focus on What Matters Most  CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 – Ultrasound will be able to depict blood flow with more detail and accuracy using Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s new innovative ultrasound technology (works-in-progress). This capability is the latest advancement to Toshiba’s premium Aplio™…


Toshiba’s Innovative MR Applications Improve Diagnostic Accuracy and Patient Safety

Vantage Titan Expands the Clinical Capabilities of MRI CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 – Clinicians can utilize MRI to diagnose more conditions with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s advanced applications for its Vantage Titan™ MR systems. Toshiba expands MR’s ability to visualize neurological conditions without contrast using Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) Dynamics imaging and 3D Arterial…


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

Flexibility of Lightweight Wireless Panel Makes Exams More Efficient CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 – To offer healthcare providers affordable X-ray technology that performs efficient exams, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is introducing a new single-panel RADREXTM-i Wireless digital radiographic (DR) X-ray system (FDA cleared). The RADREX-i Wireless single-panel is a new version of Toshiba’s digital,…


Toshiba CT Delivers More Consistent Results with Its Adaptive Diagnostics Technology

Helps Eliminate Variability in Scanning with Industry’s Best Solutions CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 – Lowering CT dose and improving workflow are not choices that clinicians should have to make, so Toshiba CT is putting customers first by providing the industry’s best solutions to solve these challenges. To make complex exams easier, lower dose and improve…


Toshiba Adds Flat Panel Detector to Kalare R&F X-ray for More Accurate Exams

Flexibility of System Improves Productivity and Patient Care with High Quality Images CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 – Healthcare providers can improve their diagnostic confidence with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s more flexible KalareTM R&F digital X-ray system. Featuring a new 17ʺ x 17ʺ dynamic flat panel detector (works-in-progress), the system provides clinicians with distortion-free, high-quality…


Toshiba Upgrades MR Interface for Streamlined Exams

M-Power Interface Adds New Automated Tools that Help Improve the Patient Experience CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 – Healthcare providers are able to do more with less and improve patient care thanks to Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s enhanced M-Power™ user interface. Toshiba’s M-Power interface simplifies MR scans by automatically guiding clinicians to complete exams accurately…


First-Ever Real-Time Monitoring of Skin Radiation Exposure Optimizes Dose Management for Patients and Clinicians

Safer Interventional Procedures with Toshiba’s Industry-First Dose Tracking System CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2013 – For the first time ever, clinicians have the flexibility to track X-ray skin dose exposure in real time during interventional procedures with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Dose Tracking System. FDA cleared on Toshiba’s InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray systems for use in…


Researchers Awarded 2013 Toshiba America Medical Systems/RSNA Grants

OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 25, 2013 – The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research & Education (R&E) Foundation awarded the 2013 Toshiba America Medical Systems/RSNA Research Seed Grant to Soterios Gyftopolous, M.D. and two 2013 Toshiba America Medical Systems/RSNA Research Resident Grants to Daniel S. Chow, M.D. and H. Benjamin Harvey, M.D., J.D. These…


Aquilion ONE Club Brings Users Together to Share Ideas, Improve Patient Care

Toshiba’s Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition, ONE and Premium CT Customers to Share Best Practices, Key Learnings TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 – Providing Aquilion™ ONE ViSION Edition, Aquilion ONE and Aquilion Premium customers with the opportunity to share best practices in CT imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announces the Aquilion ONE Club. The Aquilion…


A Better Patient Experience with Toshiba’s Quiet MR Technology

Pianissimo Addresses Patient and Business Needs of MR  TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013 – One of the biggest complaints patients have with MR imaging is the loud acoustic noise. The sound produced by the powerful gradients makes patients uncomfortable. This discomfort results in longer exams and sometimes poor image quality because patients can’t stay still….


A Faster, Smaller and Versatile CT Solution from Toshiba

All-New Aquilion PRIME Puts Customers First in Adapting to Changing Patient and Business Needs TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 – Healthcare providers searching for a CT system that offers the best in usability, dose management and scalability now have a solution with Toshiba’s all-new AquilionTM PRIME. The system delivers on customers’ clinical and financial needs…


Toshiba’s Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition Named Best New Radiology Device by AuntMinnie.com

Customers Come First with the Industry’s Best Solutions on Every CT Scanner TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 – The AquilionTM ONE ViSION Edition 640-slice CT scanner from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. received the 2013 Minnies Award for Best New Radiology Device from AuntMinnie.com. The award acknowledges the emphasis that Toshiba puts on providing the…


Toshiba Brings Industry-Leading Depth and Detail to New Ultrasound System

Aplio 300 Special Edition Configured to Help Clinicians Diagnose with Confidence TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 4, 2013 – Clinicians now have the essentials to confidently diagnose their patients with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AplioTM 300 Special Edition (SE). Building on the current Aplio 300, the system includes advanced imaging features to provide the highest resolution…


Rush University Medical Center and Piedmont Heart Institute Show How Toshiba’s Cardiovascular X-ray Systems Improve Patient Care

Live Cases Performed Using Toshiba’s Infinix-i at TCT SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28, 2013 – Physicians can produce more complete images while improving both patient and clinician safety with the InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. To demonstrate these capabilities, the system will be used in two live cases at the Transcatheter…


GVI Conducts Safer Exams Using Toshiba’s Cardiovascular X-ray Technologies

Infinix-i Cardiovascular System, Dose Management Technologies Showcased at TCT TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 21, 2013 – Gates Vascular Institute is now able to conduct safer exams using Spot Fluoroscopy, a cardiovascular X-ray dose management technology from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. GVI utilizes Spot Fluoroscopy with its InfinixTM-i bi-plane to reduce radiation exposure to both patients…


Toshiba’s Vantage Titan 3T MR Solves Patient and Clinical Challenges

Advanced Whole-Body MR Imaging Showcased at SCBT-MR  TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 10, 2013 – Body imaging becomes clearer and clinicians are able to diagnose diseases in a timely manner more accurately using Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Vantage Titan™ 3T MR. Toshiba will showcase its Titan 3T MR system at this year’s Society of Computed Body…


Toshiba’s New Aquilion Large Bore Offers Versatility for Radiology and Oncology

Widest Large Bore System Now with Advanced Dose Reduction Technologies ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2013 – Expanding the clinical utility of CT with a low-dose, comfortable and versatile system, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will introduce its all-new, FDA-cleared Aquilion™ Large Bore CT System at this year’s American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in…


Penrose-St. Francis Expands Cardiac Care with Toshiba Ultrasound

Multiple Aplio 500 Ultrasound Systems Make Exams Easier to Perform, Provide More Accurate Diagnoses TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 – Penrose-St. Francis Health Services enhanced its cardiac ultrasound capabilities for better patient care by installing six Toshiba AplioTM 500 ultrasound systems. Penrose-St. Francis, part of Centura Health, selected the systems after a thorough evaluation and…


White Memorial Medical Center Delivers More Efficient Care with Toshiba’s Infinix-i

Infinix VF-i Single Plane Offers Greater Patient Access During Vascular X-ray Procedures TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 – White Memorial Medical Center is now able to respond to the directives of healthcare reform, conducting faster and safer procedures, using Toshiba’s InfinixTM VF-i single plane cardiovascular X-ray system. The 353-bed, not-for-profit hospital in East Los Angeles…


Toshiba Installs 1,600th Vantage MR Worldwide

Winn Army Hospital Enhances Image Quality, Produces More Comfortable Exams with Titan 3T TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 26, 2013 – Injured soldiers returning from combat now have access to more advanced and comfortable MR technology with Toshiba’s Vantage TitanTM 3T MR. Winn Army Community Hospital, a TRICARE military treatment facility in Fort Stewart, Ga., installed the…


PINNACLEHEALTH USES TOSHIBA WIRELESS X-RAY FOR SAFER, MORE EFFICIENT EXAMS

RADREX-i Wireless Improves Workflow and Patient Care  TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 – Offering its clinicians more flexibility while improving patient safety and workflow, PinnacleHealth installed a RADREXTM-i Wireless digital radiographic (DR) X-ray system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. PinnacleHealth utilizes the system for a variety of general exams, including orthopedic, pediatric and bariatric…


THE IOWA CLINIC MAKES EXAMS SAFER WITH TOSHIBA CT TECHNOLOGY

Aquilion PRIME 80 and VeloCT Upgrade Reduce Radiation Across Exams TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 5, 2013 – Lowering radiation dose and ensuring patient safety in an outpatient setting, The Iowa Clinic installed an AquilionTM PRIME 80 CT system and upgraded its Aquilion 64 with VeloCT from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. As a result, The Iowa…


TOSHIBA’S MR CUSTOMER LOYALTY PROGRAM DELIVERS PATHWAY TO ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

TUSTIN, Calif., July 31, 2013 – Toshiba offers its loyal Vantage MR customers a unique pathway to acquire a state-of-the-art MR system at a fraction of the cost of a new system. Through Toshiba’s ENCORE Titan customer loyalty program, VantageTM 1.5T MR customers can now upgrade their current system to the Vantage TitanTM 1.5T with…


JAMESON HOSPITAL INSTALLS FIRST TOSHIBA RADREX-i WIRELESS X-RAY

Also Acquires Aquilion Premium CT to Enhance Patient Care and Safety in New ED  TUSTIN, Calif., July 30, 2013 – Jameson Hospital, in New Castle, Pa., opened a brand new emergency department (ED) to bring advanced healthcare to its patient population. As part of the new facility, Jameson installed the first RADREXTM-i Wireless digital radiographic…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA LAUNCH SIXTH ANNUAL PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST PROGRAM

Grants Focused on Education, Improving Patient Care  TUSTIN, Calif., July 29, 2013 – Providing hospitals with resources to expand or create education and patient care initiatives, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management announces the sixth year of its Putting Patients First Program. Putting Patients First grants enable healthcare facilities to fund programs, training or…


TOSHIBA PARTNERS WITH UNFORS RAYSAFE TO HELP MAKE CARDIOVASCULAR X-RAY PROCEDURES SAFER FOR CLINICAL STAFF

RaySafe i2 Now Available on Toshiba Infinix-i Systems  TUSTIN, Calif., July 22, 2013 – To improve clinical staff safety during interventional procedures and help monitor radiation dose, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has partnered with Unfors RaySafe, Inc. to offer a new dose monitoring and management tool for Infinix™-i cardiovascular X-ray systems. The Unfors RaySafe…


TOSHIBA NAMES X-RAY VASCULAR BUSINESS UNIT DIRECTOR

TUSTIN, Calif., July 15, 2013 – Enhancing its product leadership team, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has named David Sloop director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit. Sloop will be responsible for implementing strategic marketing plans to drive growth and profitability of Toshiba’s X-ray Vascular product line. “David Sloop came to Toshiba in 2012 with 22 years…


GORILLA DOCTORS USES TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND TO HELP SAVE ENDANGERED SPECIES

Viamo Used to Treat Injured and Ill Gorillas in Africa  TUSTIN, Calif., July 8, 2013 – To help save the lives of injured and ill mountain and Grauer’s gorillas and to sustain their populations in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gorilla Doctors is using the ViamoTM ultrasound system, donated by Toshiba America…


TOSHIBA CARDIAC ULTRASOUND IMPROVES VISUALIZATION, DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY

New Aplio 500 CV and 300 CV Showcased at ASE  MINNEAPOLIS, June 28, 2013 –To improve exam efficiency and increase accuracy of cardiovascular disease diagnoses, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase its AplioTM 500 CV, 300 CV and ArtidaTM ultrasound systems at this year’s American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting in Minneapolis, June…


TOSHIBA’S APLIO 500 ULTRASOUND SYSTEM NAMED BEST IN KLAS

TUSTIN, Calif., June 26, 2013 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AplioTM 500 received top ranking in the Ultrasound – General Imaging category in the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure. “We’re seeing real movement in the market,” said Kent Gale, KLAS founder and VP of medical imaging and equipment. “It’s a…


PARK NICOLLET PARTNERS WITH TOSHIBA TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

Three-Year, Multimodality Agreement Puts Patient Safety First  TUSTIN, Calif., June 17, 2013 – As part of a health system comprised of more than 25 health clinics and hospitals, Park Nicollet needed a diagnostic imaging partner that could help deliver quality care across exams and facilities. To meet these needs, Park Nicollet entered into a three-year…


TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND HELPS RESEARCH CAUSE OF SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH

Aplio 500 CV Used to Identify Leading Cause of Death in High School Athletes  TUSTIN, Calif., June 12, 2013 – Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the leading cause of death in high school-aged athletes. To determine if SCD can be prevented with a heart screening, The Christ Hospital Health Network (Cincinnati, Ohio), The University of…


SUMMA AKRON CITY HOSPITAL ADVANCES PATIENT CARE WITH TOSHIBA IMAGING SYSTEMS

Aquilion ONE CT and Infinix-i Cardiovascular X-ray Improve Treatment Planning, Intervention and Safety TUSTIN, Calif., June 10, 2013 – As a level-one trauma and accredited stroke center, time is critical at Summa Health System’s Akron City Hospital, located in Akron, Ohio. To provide the highest level of patient care, the hospital installed an AquilionTM ONE…


USERS GET GREATER FLEXIBILITY, PATIENT ACCESS FOR SURGICAL AND INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES

Combination of Infinix DP-i with Hybrid Table Creates More Versatile Hybrid Labs  NEW ORLEANS, June 4, 2013 – In hybrid operating rooms (ORs), hospitals require a flexible cardiovascular X-ray system and table to allow both surgical and interventional procedures to be performed. Creating an ideal combination, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s InfinixTM DP-i X-ray system…


ADVANCED IMAGE QUALITY AND SUPERIOR ERGONOMICS WITH TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND

Aplio 500, 300 and Viamo Showcased at Vascular Annual Meeting  SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2013 – Meeting the demands of changing patient needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will be showcasing the AplioTM 500, Aplio 300 and ViamoTM ultrasound systems at this year’s Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM), May 30 to…


TOSHIBA CARDIAC ULTRASOUND TOP RATED IN KLAS REPORT

Aplio 500 CV Recognized for Its Image Quality, Functionality, Workflow and Ergonomics   TUSTIN, Calif., May 29, 2013 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AplioTM 500 CV cardiac ultrasound system was ranked as the top performer in KLAS’ “Echocardiography 2013: 2D or not 2D?” report. Toshiba received top scores in 18 out of 25 attributes. In…


TOSHIBA NAMES MR BUSINESS UNIT DIRECTOR

TUSTIN, Calif., May 28, 2013 – Continuing its focus on meeting customer needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. named Beverly Plost director, MR Business Unit. Plost will be responsible for implementing strategic marketing plans to drive growth and profitability of Toshiba’s MR product line. Plost will also interface with Toshiba’s global business unit at Toshiba…


TOSHIBA’S PATIENT-FOCUSED ULTRASOUND ACHIEVES 28 PERCENT BUSINESS GROWTH

New Aplio 500 and 300 Systems Drive 52 Percent Growth in Radiology, According to Klein Biomedical Consultants TUSTIN, Calif., May 22, 2013 – Led by the successful launch of the AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. saw a 28 percent U.S. ultrasound business growth in 2012, far exceeding the…


SUPERIOR NEURO IMAGING WITH TOSHIBA’S TITAN 3T MR

Dr. Meng Law, USC, Presents on Advances in Neurological 3T Imaging at ASNR  SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2013 – Advanced MR imaging is required for accuracy when studying activity in the brain. Highlighting innovative neuro MR technologies, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the Vantage TitanTM 3T MR system at this year’s American Society…


WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS IMAGES PATIENTS WITH TOSHIBA’S MOST ADVANCED CT TECHNOLOGY

One of the First Healthcare Providers to Install Toshiba’s Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition  TUSTIN, Calif., May 21, 2013 – West Virginia University Hospitals (WVUH) wanted to acquire new technology to improve workflow and patient care in its busy radiology department. Using the AquilionTM ONE ViSION Edition from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., WVUH has expanded…


TOSHIBA APLIO 500, APLIO 300 AND VIAMO FEATURED AT LEADING EDGE ULTRASOUND CONFERENCE

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., May 20, 2013 – Combining outstanding image quality with ergonomics and flexibility for improved clinical use and patient care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will feature the AplioTM 500, Aplio 300 and ViamoTM ultrasound systems at the Leading Edge in Diagnostic Ultrasound annual conference, May 21 – 23, 2013, in Atlantic City,…


TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND ENABLES MORE CONFIDENT PEDIATRIC DIAGNOSES

Aplio 500 Showcased at SPR   SAN ANTONIO, May 13, 2013 – Offering an ultrasound system for diverse pediatric needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase its AplioTM 500at the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) annual conference, May 14 – 18, 2013, in San Antonio. The system combines advanced visualization capabilities with ergonomics and flexibility…


TOSHIBA INFINIX-i SYSTEM DISPLAYS RADIATION DOSE EXPOSURE TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY

Dose Tracking and Spot Fluoroscopy Showcased at HRS and SCAI    TUSTIN, Calif., May 8, 2013 – Providing clinicians real time data to optimize radiation dose management during cardiac procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces the FDA-cleared Dose Tracking System for InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray. The Dose Tracking System visualizes X-ray emissions like never before through…


TOSHIBA’S NEW EP PACKAGE OPTIMIZES PROCEDURES TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

Features Improve Safety, Workflow and Room Utilization  DENVER, May 7, 2013 – Electrophysiology (EP) clinical teams require a unique set of technologies to perform accurate and safe exams. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. offers these clinicians an InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray system tailored for EP procedures with a new package of features, accessories and technologies. This…


TOSHIBA PARTNERS WITH LEADING UNIVERSITIES FOR ADVANCED MR RESEARCH

Introduces New Sequence Development Environment at ISMRM  SALT LAKE CITY, April 19, 2013 – Leading research institutions are making breakthroughs in advanced MR imaging with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Vantage Titan™ 3T MR system. Toshiba has partnered with Shands at the University of Florida and the Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern…


TOSHIBA’S SPOT FLUOROSCOPY LOWERS DOSE, ENHANCES INTERVENTIONAL EFFICIENCY

Showcasing Infinix-i’s Unconventional Collimation Technology at SIR  NEW ORLEANS, April 12, 2013 – Improving patient safety while offering clinicians a more complete picture during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase Spot Fluoroscopy for its InfinixTM-i vascular X-ray systems at this year’s Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2013 annual meeting. Spot Fluoroscopy allows…


TOSHIBA’S MR SMART FUSION ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGY IMPROVES INTERVENTIONAL ACCURACY

Showcasing Aplio 500’s Smart Fusion for CT and MR at SIR NEW ORLEANS, April 11, 2013 – To help reduce complications and improve the accuracy and safety of interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. extends AplioTM 500’s Smart Fusion ultrasound technology to MR. Smart Fusion syncs previously acquired CT or MR images with live…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES INNOVATION 2013 FOR IMPROVED ULTRASOUND IMAGING

First New Software Release for Aplio 500 and 300 Showcased at AIUM NEW YORK, April 5, 2013 – To expand imaging capabilities and improve productivity, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces Innovation 2013, new FDA-cleared software advancements for the AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems, at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)…


TOSHIBA NAMES NANCY GILLEN VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING

TUSTIN, Calif., April 1, 2013 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Nancy Gillen has been named vice president, Marketing. Gillen will manage all marketing activities, including business units, corporate communications and research with the goal to build on Toshiba’s record in customer satisfaction. “Nancy Gillen brings a proven track record and deep…


MCLEOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IMPLEMENTS TOSHIBA CT PROTECT PROGRAM

Aquilion ONE and PROTECT to Help Lower Dose Across CT Exams TUSTIN, Calif., March 25, 2013 – A longtime partner of Toshiba, McLeod Regional Medical Center installed the AquilionTM ONE from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. to offer the most advanced CT technology to its patients and become a leader in lowering radiation dose. McLeod…


THE IOWA CLINIC INSTALLS FIRST TOSHIBA AQUILION RXL

New 16-Detector Row, 32-Slice CT System Used for Faster Reconstruction, Safer Patient Exams  TUSTIN, Calif. March 19, 2013 – To meet the demands of its growing multi-specialty facility, The Iowa Clinic in West Des Moines, Iowa, installed the first AquilionTM RXL from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., in the U.S. The Aquilion RXL has fast…


ALASKA FAMILY SONOGRAMS ADDS TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS FOR BETTER PATIENT CARE

Three Aplio 500 Systems Provide Enhanced Image Quality for More Accurate Diagnoses  TUSTIN, Calif., March. 18, 2013 – To upgrade its ultrasound exam capabilities with the most advanced and durable technology available, Alaska Family Sonograms installed three AplioTM 500 ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., the first Aplio 500 systems in Anchorage. Alaska…


TOSHIBA CT ENHANCES PATIENT SAFETY WITH MITA’S SMART DOSE STANDARD

All New Aquilion CT Systems Include Industry-Leading Dose Features  TUSTIN, Calif., March 13, 2013 – As a leader in developing low dose CT technologies, all new Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Aquilion™ CT systems meet the needs of the recently announced Smart Dose standard from the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA). Also known as…


TOSHIBA’S CARDIOVASCULAR X-RAY IMPROVES CLINICIAN EXPERIENCE AND PATIENT CARE

Infinix-i’s WorkRite Technology Showcased at ACC  SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2013 – To conduct cardiovascular interventions with ease, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the InfinixTM-i bi-plane angiography system at this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting in San Francisco, March 9 – 11, 2013 (Booth #5733, North Hall). Toshiba will demonstrate…


ACTIVATION IMAGING TECHNOLOGY IMPROVES TREATMENT OF CRT FOR BETTER PATIENT OUTCOMES, LOWER COSTS

Toshiba’s New Offering Enhances Cardiac Function Assessment  SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2013 – For better treatment planning during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Activation Imaging is the company’s latest addition to its 3D Wall Motion Tracking software. Activation Imaging is an FDA-cleared, proprietary technology available on the Aplio ArtidaTM cardiovascular ultrasound…


TOSHIBA’S PREMIER CT SYSTEM HELPS DIAGNOSE CARDIAC DISEASE FASTER AND SAFER

Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition Reduces Risk, Maximizes Outcomes; Showcased at ACC  SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2013 – With the ability to capture the entire heart in a single rotation, the AquilionTM ONE ViSION Edition from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. helps improve cardiac diagnoses. The system offers a simplified low dose exam, and when combined…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES NEW CARDIAC ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS AT ACC

Aplio 500 CV and Aplio 300 CV Designed to Improve Cardiac Diagnoses    SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2013 – To help clinicians more accurately and efficiently diagnose cardiovascular disease, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces the AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 CV ultrasound systems. Compact and easy-to-use, Aplio 500 CV and Aplio 300 CV deliver…


CIS IS FIRST CARDIAC CENTER TO INSTALL 10 TOSHIBA APLIO 500

TUSTIN, Calif., March 4, 2013 – Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) now offers its patients the most advanced cardiac ultrasound, thanks to its purchase of 10 AplioTM 500s from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. This is the first acquisition of Toshiba’s newest and most advanced system in a dedicated cardiac setting.  “The image quality…


TOSHIBA’S ADVANCED CT HELPS REDUCE RADIATION DOSE FOR SAFER EXAMS

Emerson Hospital Lowers Dose and Expands Bariatric Capabilities with Toshiba’s Aquilion PRIME CT TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 – To make exams faster, safer and more comfortable for patients, Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass., installed the AquilionTM PRIME 160 CT system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., featuring AIDR 3D dose reduction software. Emerson Hospital…


PINNACLEHEALTH EXPANDS MR IMAGING CAPABILITIES WITH TOSHIBA’S TITAN 3T

Enhanced Image Quality, Patient Comfort and Workflow   TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 – To offer its patients the most advanced MR imaging, PinnacleHealth installed the Vantage TitanTM 3T from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. PinnacleHealth utilizes the Titan 3T for all general imaging studies, such as abdomen, musculoskeletal and body imaging. It also conducts advanced…


OREGON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY INSTALLS 16 TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS

Toshiba’s Aplio 300 Features Reliability, Customization, Premium Image Quality; Ideal for Leading Training Facility  TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 – To train students with the most advanced ultrasound technology available, Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) installed 16 AplioTM 300 ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Oregon Tech will use the Aplio 300s…


RADY CHILDREN’S INSTALLS TOSHIBA VASCULAR X-RAY FOR BETTER PEDIATRIC CARDIAC INTERVENTIONS

Infinix-i Enables Faster, Safer Procedures  TUSTIN, Calif.,Jan. 28, 2013– Enabling physicians to perform more accurate and safer cardiac exams for pediatric patients, Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, installed Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s InfinixTM CF-i bi-plane vascular X-ray system. Rady Children’s will use the Infinix-i system for treatment planning and interventional cardiac procedures, including…


EASIER PEDIATRIC INTERVENTIONS WITH TOSHIBA’S INFINIX-i

Infinix-i Bi-Plane System to Be Used During Live Clinical Cases at PICS-AICS  MIAMI, Jan. 18, 2013 – Performing cardiovascular interventions involving pediatric patients requires imaging systems that give clinicians greater visibility and access. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Infinix™-i bi-plane cardiovascular X-ray system will be used during three live pediatric cases at the Pediatric and…


TOSHIBA MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEMS NOW LISTED IN ATTAINIA FOR EASIER PLANNING

Greater Efficiency in Budgeting Toshiba Equipment Purchases   TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 16, 2013 – Healthcare organizations can now plan diagnostic imaging system purchases from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. with Attainia applications. Attainia, the world’s most widely used and highly customized equipment planning, budgeting and tracking software, now includes CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular…


TOSHIBA’S VERSATILE HYBRID LAB ENHANCES CARDIAC CARE AT ST. BERNARDINE MEDICAL CENTER

Infinix-i and Hybrid Table Facilitate Interventional and Surgical Procedures in One Setting   TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 15, 2013 – In October, St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino, Calif., opened the first hybrid cath lab in Southern California’s Inland Empire equipped with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Infinix™ VC-i cardiovascular X-ray system and hybrid table. The…


BELLIN HEALTH MAKES EXAMS SAFER WITH TOSHIBA’S LOW DOSE CT TECHNOLOGY

VeloCT and AIDR 3D Improve Safety, Image Quality, Workflow  TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 14, 2013 – To lower radiation dose and improve workflow, Bellin Health upgraded its Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. AquilionTM ONE with AIDR 3D and its Aquilion 32 with the VeloCT console, which enables 64 detector row acquisition, 128 double slice reconstruction, advanced…


CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL EXPANDS CARDIOVASCULR SERVICES WITH THREE TOSHIBA X-RAY SYSTEMS

Infinix-i Systems Make Interventional Procedures Faster, Easier TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 – To improve visualization and diagnostic confidence during a wide range of interventional and EP procedures, California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles installed three InfinixTM-i vascular X-ray systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. “Infinix-i’s design offers unprecedented access to the patient…


USC ADDS NEW TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS

Toshiba’s Aplio 500 and Viamo Improve Image Quality for Accurate Diagnoses TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 – To stay competitive using the most cutting-edge technology, the Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California (USC) installed two AplioTM 500 ultrasound systems and a ViamoTM ultrasound system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. at its…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA ANNOUNCE 2012 PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST GRANT RECIPIENTS

Seven Winners Selected for Programs That Improve Patient Care and Safety  TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 – Helping facilities develop or improve existing education and patient care initiatives in diagnostic imaging, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management and Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced the seven recipients of the fifth annual Putting Patients First…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE ENABLES FASTER, LOWER DOSE EXAMS AT ORLANDO HEALTH

Toshiba’s AIDR 3D Helps Reduce Radiation Dose, Improve Image Quality TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012 – To lower CT radiation dose for cardiac exams and to improve image quality, the Orlando Health Heart Institute, in Orlando, Fla., utilizes Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AquilionTM ONE CT system with AIDR 3D. The Orlando Health Heart Institute…


TOSHIBA MR SYSTEM EXPANDS CLINICAL CAPABILITIES, IMPROVES PATIENT COMFORT AT FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL

First Hospital to Install Scalable 16-Channel Vantage Titan 1.5T TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 – Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minn., improved its advanced imaging capabilities and patient comfort by installing the first 16-channel Vantage TitanTM 1.5T scalable system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Fairview will use the system for all general MR exams,…


TOSHIBA’S INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED IMAGING ADDS NEW CT TRAINING COURSES

Aquilion PRIME and RXL Courses Now Available  CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2012 – Providing customers with advanced training for their imaging technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Institute of Advanced Imaging in Irvine, Calif., offers courses for the Aquilion™ PRIME and Aquilion RXL CT systems. Both courses provide training on CT theory and practical scanning. Technologists…


MOVE BETTER, SEE BETTER AND WORK BETTER WITH TOSHIBA’S WORKRITE CARDIOVASCULAR X-RAY TECHNOLOGY

Infinix-i Cardiovascular X-ray Systems Improve Clinician Experience and Patient Care  CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2012 – Featuring hovercraft-like C-arm movement and the unique Access Halo, the WorkRite technology on Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray systems makes interventional procedures easier for clinicians and improves patient care.  The Infinix-i five-axis system’s WorkRite technology feature is…


TOSHIBA BRINGS BACK INDUSTRY’S BEST ULTRASOUND WARRANTY PROGRAM

Reliance Extended Warranty Available for New Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 Ultrasound Systems  CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2012 – Providing the industry’s best ultrasound warranty and technology protection program, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. offers the Reliance Extended Warranty for all new AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems. Toshiba’s Reliance Extended Warranty provides three years…


TOSHIBA’S SPOT FLUOROSCOPY LOWERS DOSE AND PROVIDES MORE COMPLETE PICTURE

Flexible Collimation Technology Improves Cardiovascular X-ray Imaging  CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2012 – Giving clinicians a more complete picture while improving safety during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces Spot Fluoroscopy for its InfinixTM-i systems. Enabling quicker diagnoses and lower dose, clinicians can observe a target region of anatomy using Spot Fluoro’s live fluoroscopy…


TOSHIBA’S MR ENHANCEMENTS IMPROVE EFFICIENCY, PATIENT CARE

Introducing M-Power User Interface Upgrade, Pediatric Scan Apparatus, Patient Transport Gurney CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2012 – To make MR imaging more user and patient friendly, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. unveiled enhancements to its Vantage Titan™ MR product line at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 25 –…


TOSHIBA’S NEW MR SERIES OFFERS TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT FOR THE FUTURE

Full Upgrade Path Available with Vantage Titan 1.5T Series CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2012 – Providing hospitals with MR technology that fulfills their financial needs and grows with their clinical needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the scalable Vantage Titan™ 1.5T MR series, which includes 8-, 16- and 32-channel MR systems, at this year’s…


TOSHIBA’S PROTECT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM OFFERS SAFER CT IMAGING

Combines Industry Leading Technology and Education to Help Manage Dose  CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2012 – To ensure the lowest possible CT radiation dose without compromising image quality, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. launches PROTECT. PROTECT is a three-year, comprehensive CT radiation dose management program to help customers achieve ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) imaging…


NEW AND FUTURE INNOVATIONS FOR TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND IMPROVE IMAGE QUALITY AND WORKFLOW

Showcasing UltraExtend FX, Luminance, New Transducers and Workflow Enhancements for Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2012 – To expand imaging capabilities and improve department productivity, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is showcasing new and future innovations for the AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems at this year’s Radiological Society of North…


TOSHIBA ADDS WIRELESS DETECTOR TO RADREX-i

Designed for More Efficient Exams  CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2012 – Offering clinicians more flexibility in X-ray imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduced the RADREXTM-i Wireless digital radiographic (DR) X-ray system at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 25 – 30, 2012 (Booth #3438, South Hall).  RADREX-i Wireless…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES PREMIER CT SYSTEM TO ACCURATELY IMAGE MORE PATIENTS FASTER AND SAFER

Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition Reduces Risk and Maximizes Returns  CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2012 – Hospitals will now be able to diagnose diseases faster and safer with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s newest and most advanced CT system yet, the AquilionTM ONE ViSION Edition. The system offers a low dose exam with the largest bore, widest…


NEW SERVICE OFFERING ENSURES OPTIMAL IMAGING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

Toshiba Introduces e-Watch Environmental Monitoring Solution TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 – The environment surrounding a medical imaging system can now be monitored with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s e-Watch™. This integrated solution monitors power, temperature and humidity in the room in which the imaging system resides, ensuring optimal performance and uptime. e-Watch is a…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE RESOURCE FOR REIMBURSEMENT QUESTIONS

Reimbursement Rx Available for All Toshiba Customers  TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 –To provide hospitals with answers to coding and reimbursement questions, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. launched Reimbursement Rx. Reimbursement Rx is an online portal where hospitals can submit diagnostic imaging coding and reimbursement questions and receive accurate answers from Panacea Healthcare’s certified experts….


SHORE MEDICAL CENTER LOWERS RADIATION DOSE WITH TOSHIBA CT SYSTEM

Aquilion PRIME Improves Diagnostic Confidence for Greater Efficiency, Safer Exams  TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 – To image all patients, from pediatric to bariatric, with the lowest possible radiation dose, Shore Medical Center in Somers Point, N.J., installed the Aquilion™ PRIME 160 with AIDR 3D from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Shore Medical Center utilizes…


TOSHIBA’S ULTRASOUND OFFERS PICTURE-PERFECT IMAGING

Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 Showcased at SRU Annual Conference  BALTIMORE, Oct. 26, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems at the Society of Radiology in Ultrasound (SRU) Annual Conference, October 26-28, 2012, in Baltimore, MD. Both systems combine advanced visualization capabilities with ergonomics and…


CLINICIANS MOVE, SEE AND WORK BETTER WITH TOSHIBA’S INFINIX-i SYSTEMS

Three Live Cases Performed Using Toshiba’s Cardiovascular X-ray Systems at TCT  MIAMI, Oct. 22, 2012 – Giving clinicians greater visibility and access during interventional procedures, InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will be used in live cases at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual conference, October 22 – 26, 2012, in…


FAIRVIEW IMPROVES STROKE CARE WITH TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE WHOLE BRAIN PERFUSION PROTOCOL

Only CT Scanner That Acquires Whole Brain with Every Rotation to Enable Faster, Safer Perfusion Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 – To enhance its emergency department and stroke care capabilities, Fairview Health Services installed the AquilionTM ONE dynamic volume CT system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. at its Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina,…


TOSHIBA PARTNERSHIPS HELP FACILITIES MANAGE DOSE

Radimetrics Inc. Expands Toshiba’s Dose Management Software Tools and Phoenix Technology Corporation Adds to Toshiba’s Dose Management Consulting Services  TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announces strategic partnerships with Radimetrics, Inc. and Phoenix Technology Corporation to enhance dose management capabilities and support Toshiba customers through American College of Radiology (ACR)…


IMPROVED STROKE CARE WITH AQUILION ONE PRESENTED AT ASHNR

Whole Brain Perfusion Imaging Improves Stroke Diagnoses   TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 3, 2012 – Dr. Ken Snyder, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Radiology and Neurology at State University of New York at Buffalo, will discuss how his institution used the AquilionTM ONE from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. to diagnose stroke during a Lunch & Learn Symposium titled…


TOSHIBA EXPANDS ASSURANCE PROGRAM TO ULTRASOUND

Assurance Program Provides Customers Greater Access to Advanced Technology, Quality and Service  TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 – To provide increased value to healthcare facilities, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. expands its Assurance Program to offer reconditioned Toshiba ultrasound systems. Assurance ultrasound products include AplioTM XG, Aplio MX, Aplio ArtidaTM, ViamoTM, and XarioTM XG. All…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES APLIO 500 WITH FLY THRU TECHNOLOGY AT SDMS

Aplio 500 and 300 Offer Breakthrough Image Quality and Advanced Technology SEATTLE, Wa., Sept. 20, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the AplioTM 500 and 300 ultrasound systems at the Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) annual conference, September 20-23, 2012, in Seattle, Wa. (Booth #810). Both systems combine advanced visualization capabilities…


TOSHIBA’S VERSATILE 3T MR OFFERS IMAGING SOLUTIONS FOR DIVERSE CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

Shands at the University of Florida Purchases Two Vantage Titan 3T MR Systems TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 19, 2012 – To meet 3T MR imaging needs for both orthopaedic and neuro exams, Shands at the University of Florida purchased two Vantage Titan™ 3T MR systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. for the UF Orthopaedics and…


GATES VASCULAR INSTITUTE SELECTS TOSHIBA’S VANTAGE TITAN 3T FOR PATIENT-FRIENDLY FEATURES AND IMPROVED IMAGE QUALITY

Toshiba Installs 1,400th Vantage MR System Worldwide TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 11, 2012 – Providing patient-friendly 3T MR imaging with outstanding image quality, Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) in Buffalo, N.Y., installed the Vantage TitanTM 3T MR system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., the 1,400th Vantage MR installation worldwide. “Two important aspects of any…


TOSHIBA’S ADVANCED CT EFFECTIVELY IMAGES PATIENTS WITH IRREGULAR HEARTBEATS

Carnegie Hill Radiology Expands Clinical Capabilities with Toshiba’s Aquilion PRIME CT TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 – Patients with irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia) are difficult to image with CT. Addressing this challenge, Carnegie Hill Radiology in New York installed the AquilionTM PRIME 160 series from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., featuring SURECardioTM Prospective software that automatically…


SHANDS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA ACHIEVES SIGNIFICANT RADIATION DOSE REDUCTION USING TOSHIBA’S AIDR 3D

AIDR 3D Reduces Radiation Dose in CT Imaging While Maintaining High Image Quality for Improved Patient Outcomes TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 – In CT imaging, healthcare providers strive to lower radiation dose while maintaining the high image quality needed for accurate diagnoses. Shands at the University of Florida, one of the first facilities to…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION RXL RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

Toshiba’s New 16-Detector Row CT System Provides Faster Reconstruction and Helps Lower Radiation Dose for Safer Patient Exams TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 23, 2012 – Offering healthcare providers a CT system designed for acute and routine imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has received FDA clearance for its AquilionTM RXL Edition CT system. The Aquilion RXL…


TOSHIBA RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE FOR THE NEW 8- AND 32- CHANNEL TITAN 1.5T MR SYSTEMS

TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has received FDA clearance on its new Vantage Titan™ 1.5T series, which features the 8-, 16- and 32-channel MR systems. The series offers a scalable solution with a full upgrade path from the 8-channel to the 32-channel system. In addition to these upgrades, the…


TOSHIBA NAMES CT BUSINESS UNIT SENIOR DIRECTOR

TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 – Further strengthening its executive leadership, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. named Satrajit Misra senior director, CT Business Unit. Building on Toshiba’s extensive success in the CT market, in this position Misra will implement tactical and strategic marketing plans for Toshiba’s CT product line to enhance visibility for Toshiba and…


ASANTE INSTALLS 15 TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND UNITS

Toshiba’s Aplio 500 and 300 Help Improve Image Quality, Exam Capabilities and Workflow for Better Patient Care  TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 – To upgrade its ultrasound systems across three facilities, Asante in Medford, Ore., purchased 15 of Toshiba’s newest ultrasound systems for its Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center and…


TOSHIBA OPENS FIRST MR RESEARCH CENTER

World-Class MR Center for Innovative Research and Advanced Training Helps Customers Maximize Technology to Improve Care TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 – To offer healthcare providers advanced MR imaging technology supported through ongoing training and education, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has opened the Toshiba MR Research Center in Irvine, Calif. A $3 million investment…


TOSHIBA RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE FOR THE INDUSTRY’S FIRST 16-ELEMENT MR FLEX COILS

Flexible Coil System Expands Exam Capabilities, Improves Efficiency and Diagnostic Confidence TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 7, 2012 – To improve MR exam efficiency and image quality, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has received FDA clearance for its high-density 16-element flexible coil system, developed in partnership with NeoCoil. The new coil system makes it easier for clinicians…


TOSHIBA’S NON-CONTRAST MR ALLOWS NON-INVASIVE VISUALIZATION OF CEREBRAL SPINAL FLUID

Industry-First Capability Improves Patient Diagnoses of CSF Disorders TUSTIN, Calif., July 30, 2012 – Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF), the clear water-like fluid that surrounds the brain and the spinal cord, plays a key role in maintaining balanced brain dynamics. For the first time, CSF bulk flow can now be visualized non-invasively with Toshiba America Medical…


TOSHIBA’S APLIO 500 ULTRASOUND SYSTEM FEATURED ON “THE DOCTORS”

Segment Highlights System’s Fly Thru Technology  TUSTIN, Calif., July 24, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s newest ultrasound system, the Aplio™ 500, was featured on the nationally syndicated television show, “The Doctors.”  In an episode about old medical remedies versus new technologies, hosts Lisa Masterson, M.D., and Travis Stork, M.D., talked about the Aplio…


DR. GABRIEL VOROBIOF TO PRESENT INITIAL FINDINGS OF ADVANCED CT DOSE REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY AT SCCT

Toshiba’s AIDR 3D Demonstrates Significant CT Dose Reduction  TUSTIN, Calif., July 18, 2012 – Integrating advanced dose reduction technologies into all CT exams is essential for optimal dose management and improving patient safety. Dr. Gabriel Vorobiof from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Cardiovascular Center will discuss his research using Toshiba’s AIDR 3D dose…


THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY PILOT STUDY FINDS TOSHIBA’S ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGY HELPS IMPROVE BREAST MICROCALCIFICATION VISUALIZATION

Study Shows MicroPure Image Processing Technique Identifies More Breast Microcalcifications Than Gray Scale Ultrasound Imaging  TUSTIN, Calif., July 17, 2012 – The Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine has published a pilot study conducted at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pa., with funding provided by Toshiba, that explores the effectiveness of Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s…


TOSHIBA’S SMART FUSION TECHNOLOGY HELPS MAKE INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES SAFER AND MORE ACCURATE

University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, Uses Aplio 500’s Ultrasound-CT Fusion Technology to Reduce Radiation Dose for Improved Quality of Care During Biopsies TUSTIN, Calif., July 11, 2012 – When conducting ultrasound-guided biopsies, the ability to link previously acquired CT images with ultrasound enables more accurate treatment while reducing radiation dose with fewer interventional…


TOSHIBA’S DYNAMIC VOLUME PERFUSION IMAGING IMPROVES PATIENT CARE WITH FASTER STROKE DIAGNOSES AT LEADING STROKE CENTER

Long Beach Memorial Uses Aquilion ONE CT for Comprehensive Diagnoses, Treatment Planning TUSTIN, Calif., July 9, 2012 – To expand its stroke care capabilities for fast diagnoses and more accurate treatment, Long Beach Memorial, a primary stroke care center for MemorialCare Health System, is using Toshiba’s AquilionTM ONE dynamic volume CT system for both acute…


TOSHIBA’S PATIENT-FRIENDLY 3T MR WITH SUPERIOR BODY IMAGING IMPROVES PATIENT CARE

Vantage Titan 3T MR System Brings Advanced Imaging Technology to Community Hospital Setting TUSTIN, Calif., July 5, 2012 – To provide patients with advanced 3T MR imaging, Jeff Davis Imaging, which is located within Jennings American Legion Hospital in Jennings, La., installed the Vantage Titan™3T from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Vantage Titan 3T is…


TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS OFFER BREAKTHROUGH IMAGE QUALITY AND ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR CAPABILITIES

Toshiba to Showcase Aplio 500 and Aplio 300, Enhancements to Aplio Artida’s 3D Imaging Capabilities at ASE Annual Scientific Sessions  NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., June 29, 2012 – Helping to improve the ability to diagnose cardiac disease with advanced ultrasound imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the newest additions to its ultrasound product line,…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA ANNOUNCE FIFTH ANNUAL PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST PROGRAM

Putting Patients First Program Funds Grants Focused on Providing Education and Improving Patient Care TUSTIN, Calif., June 14, 2012 – To help hospitals and imaging centers build new or expand upon existing education and patient care initiatives, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management announces the fifth year of its Putting Patients First Program. Putting…


TOSHIBA’S ENCORE VeloCT CONSOLE RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

VeloCT Brings Latest Dose Reduction and Workflow Enhancements to Aquilion 32, 64 and CX TUSTIN, Calif., June 12, 2012 – To enable hospitals to keep pace with the latest technological advances and offer better patient care and improved workflow while containing costs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announces the availability of VeloCT. This console upgrade…


TOSHIBA PARTNERS WITH UNITED MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS TO DISTRIBUTE ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS

TUSTIN, Calif., June 11, 2012 – To meet the increased need for advanced ultrasound equipment, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has partnered with United Medical Instruments (UMI), a worldwide provider of new and pre-owned ultrasound systems, parts and transducers, to sell Toshiba’s ultrasound systems to the private physician office and clinic market in the U.S….


TOSHIBA’S ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS OFFER BREAKTHROUGH IMAGE QUALITY AND ADVANCED ERGONOMICS

Aplio 500, Aplio 300 and Viamo Showcased at SVU Annual Conference NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., June 7, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the AplioTM 500, Aplio 300 and ViamoTM ultrasound systems at the Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) annual conference, June 7 – 9, 2012, in National Harbor, Md. (Booth #923). All…


TOSHIBA’S INFINIX-i VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEMS HELP TREAT LIMB ISCHEMIA FOR BETTER PATIENT OUTCOMES

Infinix DP-i and VF-i Used in Four Interventional Live Cases at New Cardiovascular Horizons Conference NEW ORLEANS, June 6, 2012 – Enabling physicians to transition between cardiac and peripheral work seamlessly during a single procedure, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s InfinixTM-i vascular X-ray systems facilitate better physician workflow and support improved patient care. New Cardiovascular…


TOSHIBA’S AWARD-WINNING CUSTOMER SUPPORT IS KEY TO 14-LAB INSTALLATION AT GATES VASCULAR INSTITUTE

Toshiba Installs 14 Infinix-i Vascular X-Ray Systems at Kaleida Health’s New Gates Vascular Institute TUSTIN, Calif., May 29, 2012 – When opening a new hospital or medical center, partnering with the right diagnostic imaging vendor with patient-focused technology and a trusted, responsive service and support team is critical to meet the tight deadlines of bringing…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (SCCT) ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL TOSHIBA YOUNG INVESTIGATOR (YIA) AWARD

Vienna, VA, May 16, 2012 – The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) announces the finalists for the 6th Annual Toshiba Young Investigator Award (YIA). Sponsored by an educational grant from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., the YIA program supports the professional and clinical development of top radiology residents and cardiology fellows within five years…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS FIRST AQUILION PRIME CT IN U.S.

SDMI Uses Advanced CT System to Conduct Lower Dose, Faster Exams for Improved Throughput and Patient Care  TUSTIN, Calif., May 15, 2012 – To reduce radiation dose while maintaining high image quality, Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging Center (SDMI) in Las Vegas has installed the first AquilionTM PRIME 160 series from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc….


GATES STROKE CENTER STUDY FINDS TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE CT IMPROVES ACUTE STROKE DIAGNOSES

Phase Two of Study Shows Even Greater Improvements in Patient Outcomes, Length of Stay Reductions, Cost Savings TUSTIN, Calif., May 14, 2012 – Kaleida Health’s Gates Stroke Center (GSC) at the Gates Vascular Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., a world-class neurological and stroke care center, recently completed the second phase of its study analyzing the patient…


SOFTWARE ENHANCEMENTS TO TOSHIBA’S CARDIOVASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEMS IMPROVE TAVR PROCEDURES WITH ENHANCED CLINICAL GUIDANCE

Toshiba’s Infinix-i Systems Ideal in Planning and Guiding TAVR Procedures LAS VEGAS, May 9, 2012 – To better facilitate transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces two new software enhancements that complement its Infinix™-i cardiovascular X-ray systems. The Infinix-i systems will now utilize software from Pie Medical Imaging BV –…


TOSHIBA’S APLIO 500 AND 300 PROVIDE ADVANCED VISUALIZATION FEATURES AND SUPERIOR ERGONOMICS

Toshiba’s Newest Ultrasound Systems Showcased at the Leading Edge in Diagnostic Ultrasound Annual Conference ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., May 8, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems at the Leading Edge in Diagnostic Ultrasound Annual Conference, May 8 – 11, 2012, in Atlantic City, N.J. (Booth…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS NAMES CALUM CUNNINGHAM VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS OPERATIONS

TUSTIN, Calif., May 7, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) has named Calum Cunningham vice president, Business Operations. In his new role, Cunningham is responsible for Toshiba’s business operations, specifically as they relate to maintaining customer satisfaction. “Toshiba offers innovative technology and dependable, responsive support, resulting in a customer-focused approach that is unmatched…


TOSHIBA’S ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS OFFER ADVANCED IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES AND SUPERIOR ERGONOMICS

Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 Showcased at LARS Spring Diagnostic Ultrasound Conference PASADENA, Calif., May 5, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems at the Los Angeles Radiological Society (LARS) Spring Diagnostic Ultrasound Conference, May 5 – 6, 2012, in Pasadena, Calif. (Booth #1). Aplio…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION PRIME 80 CT SYSTEM RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

New CT System Features AIDR 3D, Faster Reconstruction and Lower-Dose Exams  TUSTIN, Calif., April 30, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announces the FDA clearance of the AquilionTM PRIME 80 series CT system, the latest addition to the Aquilion CT product line. Producing high-quality clinical images and reducing radiation exposure with Adaptive Iterative Dose…


TOSHIBA’S CT PLAYS INTEGRAL ROLE IN FULL-FACE TRANSPLANT PLANNING

Dr. Frank J. Rybicki to Present at ARRS on the Use of 320-Detector Row CT in Face Transplant Planning   VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 26, 2012 – Full-face transplants are new, breakthrough medical procedures that dramatically alter the lives of patients suffering from severe facial disfiguration. At this year’s American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Annual Meeting…


TOSHIBA’S AIDR 3D RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

Dose-Reduction Software Makes CT Exams Safer, Improves Image Quality  TUSTIN, Calif., April 25, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announces the FDA clearance of Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D (AIDR 3D), the company’s newest dose-reduction technology. Toshiba will offer the AIDR 3D software upgrade and related training, complimentary, to all existing Aquilion™ ONE, Aquilion…


TOSHIBA’S HYBRID BI-PLANE SYSTEM IMPROVES EFFICIENCIES AND MAKES EXAMS SAFER DURING PEDIATRIC INTERVENTIONS

Infinix-i Bi-Plane System to Be Used During Live Clinical Cases at PICS-AICS CHICAGO, April 16, 2012 — Performing pediatric cardiovascular interventions requires imaging equipment specifically designed for the setting. With superior access to both patient and equipment, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Infinix™-i bi-plane cardiovascular X-ray system will be used during two live pediatric cases…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS FIRST VANTAGE TITAN 3T IN U.S.

SDMI Uses Advanced MR System for Wider Range of Patient-Friendly Exams TUSTIN, Calif., April 3, 2012 – Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging Center (SDMI) in Las Vegas needed an MR system to perform a range of patient exams at a high-volume imaging center. To solve this issue, it recently installed the first Vantage TitanTM 3T in…


TOSHIBA’S NEW ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS OFFER BREAKTHROUGH IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES AND SUPERIOR ERGONOMICS

Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 Showcased at AIUM Annual Convention PHOENIX, March 29, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) annual convention, March 29–April 1, 2012 in Phoenix, Ariz. (Booth #213). Aplio 500 and Aplio 300,…


TOSHIBA’S ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS FEATURE ADVANCED IMAGING AND SUPERIOR ERGONOMICS FOR INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES

Aplio 500 and Viamo Showcased at SIR Annual Meeting SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2012 – Providing interventionalists with ultrasound solutions designed to meet their needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the AplioTM 500 and the ViamoTM ultrasound systems at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) annual meeting, March 24 – 29, 2012 in…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE DIAGNOSES CARDIAC DISEASE WITH CT MYOCARDIAL ANALYSIS SOFTWARE FROM VITAL IMAGES

Highlighted at ACC’s Annual Meeting, CT Myocardial Analysis Shows Cardiac Function CHICAGO, March 25, 2012 – As the only CT system with a detector wide enough to capture the entire heart in a single rotation, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AquilionTM ONE dynamic volume CT system, combined with Vital Images’ CT Myocardial Analysis software, provides…


TOSHIBA’S CARDIOVASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEMS FACILITATE TRANSRADIAL AND TAVR PROCEDURES FOR SAFER, ACCURATE PATIENT EXAMS

Industry Leaders Using Infinix-i Systems Present Advanced Treatment Options and Improved Patient Outcomes at ACC Annual Industry Expert Theater CHICAGO, March 24, 2012 – The design of Toshiba’s Infinixi-i cardiovascular X-ray system improves patient access in the cath lab during transradial and transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR) intervention, resulting in better patient care and outcomes. At…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW SOFTWARE FOR INFINIX-i VASCULAR IMAGING SYSTEMS TO FACILITATE FASTER, SAFER PROCEDURES

New Software Enables High-Speed 3D Reconstruction and Helps Lower Radiation Dose SAN FRANCISCO, March 24, 2012 – Committed to developing technology to make vascular procedures faster, easier and safer, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces new software for its InfinixTM-i vascular X-ray systems, enabling high-speed 3D reconstruction and low-contrast imaging. Toshiba will showcase the Infinix-i…


TOSHIBA’S NEWEST ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS OFFER BREAKTHROUGH IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES AND ADVANCED CARDIAC CAPABILITIES

Toshiba to Highlight Aplio 500 and Aplio 300; Enhancements to Aplio Artida’s 3D Imaging Capabilities at ACC Annual Meeting CHICAGO, March 22, 2012 – Improving the ability to diagnose cardiac disease with advanced ultrasound imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the newest additions to its ultrasound product line, AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300…


TOSHIBA X-RAY SYSTEM IMPROVES PATIENT CARE AT HEALTH CENTRAL WITH FASTER, MORE ACCURATE EXAMS

RADREX-i Digital X-ray System Enhances Throughput in Hospital’s Emergency Department TUSTIN, Calif., March 14, 2012 – Time is critical in emergency departments (EDs), and fast diagnoses improve treatment and patient care. To reduce exam times and increase throughput in its ED, Health Central in Ocoee, Fla., installed Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s RADREXTM-i digital radiographic…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (SCCT) IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL TOSHIBA YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD (YIA)

Vienna, Va., March 12, 2012 – The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) is now accepting applications for the 6th Annual Toshiba Young Investigator Award (YIA). Sponsored by Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., the YIA supports the professional and clinical development of top radiology residents and cardiology fellows within five years of completing a training…


TOSHIBA’S DIGITAL X-RAY SYSTEM ALLOWS FASTER IMAGING AT LE BONHEUR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

RADREX-i X-ray Systems Improve Throughput in Hospital’s Emergency and Radiology Departments TUSTIN, Calif., March 5, 2012 – Following several successful years of utilizing Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s RADREXTM-i digital radiographic (DR) X-ray system, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., has installed two additional systems in the emergency and radiology departments at its recently…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS FIRST APLIO 500 ULTRASOUND SYSTEM AT SPECTRUM HEALTH

System Offers Advanced Visualization for Quick Diagnoses TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 8, 2012 – To enhance the diagnostic capabilities of ultrasound and improve patient care, Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Mich., has installed the first AplioTM 500 ultrasound system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Aplio 500 offers advanced visualization capabilities, workflow automation tools, superior ergonomics…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION PRIME CT SYSTEM RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

New Addition to the Aquilion CT Product Family Offers Ultra-Low Dose and Ultra-Fast Workflow TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announces the FDA clearance of the AquilionTM PRIME CT system, the latest addition to the Aquilion CT product line and part of the “ONE Family” of CT scanners. With double-slice…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS 1,200th VANTAGE MR SYSTEM WORLDWIDE

Banner Good Samaritan Selects Vantage Titan for Breast Imaging, Patient-Friendly Features and Non-Contrast Techniques TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 23, 2012 – To provide patient-friendly MR imaging, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz., has installed a Vantage TitanTM 1.5T MR system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., which is the 1,200th Vantage MR installed worldwide….


NADER RAD NAMED VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL OF TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS

TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) announced today that Nader Rad has been named vice president and general counsel of the company. In this role, Rad is responsible for TAMS’ legal and regulatory affairs, as well as the company’s interaction with the Food and Drug Administration and the medical…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE CT FACILITATES FASTER, ACCURATE NEURO IMAGING AT BUFFALO GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Installation Marks Kaleida Health’s Second Aquilion ONE CT in an Emergency Department TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 – Based on proven success at Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital triaging stroke patients, Kaleida Health installed a second AquilionTM ONE from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., at Buffalo General Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y. As the only…


DONALD FOWLER NAMED PRESIDENT OF TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS

TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 12, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Donald L. Fowler has been named president of the company. Fowler will continue to drive the growth of Toshiba’s multi-modality business in the United States and reinforce the company’s commitment to and position of industry leadership in customer satisfaction. “Mr. Fowler…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA ANNOUNCE 2011 PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST GRANT RECIPIENTS

Seven Winners Selected for Programs That Improve Patient Care and Safety TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 19, 2011 – Helping hospitals, imaging centers and health systems develop or improve existing education and patient care initiatives in diagnostic imaging, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management and Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced the seven recipients of the…


TOSHIBA ENHANCES RADREX-i DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHIC SYSTEM WITH DOSE MANAGEMENT TOOLS TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY

Dose Reporting and Reject Analysis Software Help Manage Radiation Exposure, Increase Workflow and Ensure High-Quality Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 – Improving patient care by enabling clinicians to better manage radiation dose for X-ray procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has added two new enhancements to the RADREXTM-i digital radiographic (DR) X-ray system –…


TOSHIBA’S INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED IMAGING OFFERS NEW MR AND CT COURSES

Titan 3T MR, Cardiac CT Courses Now Available CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2011 – To provide customers with advanced training for their imaging technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Institute of Advanced Imaging in Irvine, Calif., now offers courses for the Vantage TitanTM 3T MR system and advanced cardiac applications on the AquilionTM ONE and Premium…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW APPLICATIONS TAKING CT FROM ANATOMICAL TO FUNCTIONAL

CT Clinical Applications Help to More Accurately Diagnose Disease CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2011 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announces new functional-based clinical applications – Dual Energy and Myocardial Perfusion (both works-in-progress), as well as Body Perfusion – for its AquilionTM CT systems. These applications are shown at this year’s Radiological Society of North America…


TOSHIBA’S TRAINING PROVIDES CUSTOMIZABLE OPTIONS

Performance Pro Education Program Helps John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Tailor Education to Fit its Needs CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2011 – Understanding that each customer has unique needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. partners with institutions to create customizable training and education programs. John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, in…


TOSHIBA’S KALARE WIRELESS X-RAY INCREASES EFFICIENCY AND MAKES EXAMS EASIER FOR PATIENTS AND CLINICIANS

Toshiba Showcases Wireless 14” x 17” Panel and Rotating Bucky Tray for Kalare CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2011 – Designed to improve productivity and efficiency in today’s fast-paced healthcare environment, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the KalareTM Wireless X-ray system at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov….


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES DICOM RADIATION DOSE STRUCTURED REPORT ON ALL NEW VASCULAR SYSTEMS FOR BETTER DOSE MANAGEMENT AND SAFER PATIENT EXAMS

Toshiba’s New Dose Management Tool Places Clinicians at Forefront of Patient Safety CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2011 – Enabling clinicians to better manage dose for safer vascular X-ray procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has introduced Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Radiation Dose Structured Report on all new Toshiba InfinixTM-i vascular X-ray systems. Toshiba’s…


TOSHIBA UNVEILS AIDR 3D TO REDUCE DOSE AND PROVIDE SAFER CT EXAMS

Dose-Reduction Software Enables Lower-Dose for All Exams, Including Functional Studies CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2011 – To make today’s CT examinations even safer, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., unveils next generation dose reduction technology, Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D (AIDR 3D, pending 510(k) clearance), at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES THE NEW VANTAGE TITAN 1.5T MR SERIES

Now Available in 8, 16 and 32 Channels to Meet Wide Range of Clinical Needs CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2011 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces the Vantage TitanTM 1.5T MR Series. In addition to the current 16-channel system, Toshiba will offer 8-channel (works-in-progress) and 32-channel (WIP) systems. The Vantage Titan 1.5T MR series is…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION PRIME CT OFFERS FAST, LOW DOSE EXAMS FOR IMPROVED PATIENT CARE

Newest Addition to Aquilion CT Family Showcased at RSNA Annual Meeting 2011 CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2011 – As the latest addition to the “ONE Family” of CT scanners, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the AquilionTM PRIME CT (pending 510(k) clearance) at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago,…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES APLIO 300 ULTRASOUND SYSTEM

510(k) Cleared with Crystal Clear Imaging, Superior Ergonomics Designed for Today’s Healthcare Environment CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2011 – Responding to the need for versatile ultrasound technology for radiology departments everywhere, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. launched the AplioTM 300 ultrasound system. The Aplio 300 is shown at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES APLIO 500 ULTRASOUND WITH ADVANCED FLY THRU AND SMART FUSION FEATURES

System Offers Picture-Perfect Imaging, Workflow Tools and Reliance Program CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2011 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., launched the AplioTM 500 ultrasound system, enabling clinicians to diagnose like never before, using the most advanced visualization tools in the industry. The Aplio 500 ultrasound is 510(k) cleared and displayed at the Radiological Society of…


TOSHIBA’S VANTAGE TITAN 3T MR DEMONSTRATES ADVANCED WHOLE-BODY MR IMAGING

Solves Clinical, Patient Compliance Challenges of 3T MR Imaging CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2011 – Designed to eliminate the patient compliance challenges and poor whole-body images associated with 3T MR imaging, Toshiba has developed the Vantage TitanTM 3T MR. The new system is showcased at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in…


TOSHIBA’S DUAL C-ARM CATH LAB WORKS LIKE TWO SYSTEMS IN A SINGLE ROOM MAKING EXAMS FASTER AND EASIER FOR PATIENTS

Ochsner Medical Center Installs Toshiba’s Infinix DP-i Cardiovascular X-ray System TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 – In cath lab procedures, the ability to freely move the X-ray system around the patient, clinicians and equipment is crucial to make exams faster, easier and safer. Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, La., installed the InfinixTM DP-i from…


TOSHIBA’S CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS MAKE TRANSRADIAL APPROACH EASIER AND SAFER

Three Different Infinix-i X-ray Systems Optimize Harrison Medical Center Patient Throughput for Interventional Cardiac, Peripheral and EP Exams TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 – Performing cardiac catheterizations through the radial artery is proven to make exams safer for patients while frequently reducing post-procedure hospital stay times. To conduct radial interventions from both the right and…


TOSHIBA’S LARGE MONITOR DISPLAY ENHANCES VISIBILITY FOR MORE ACCURATE DIAGNOSES

Toshiba Showcases 56-Inch Large Monitor Display for Infinix-i Vascular and Cardiovascular X-ray Systems SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2011 – In cath lab procedures, clearly visualizing complex vascular structures is crucial to making exams faster and easier. Toshiba will showcase a new 56-inch LCD monitor for the InfinixTM-i line at this year’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS 1,100th VANTAGE MR SYSTEM WORLDWIDE

Vantage Titan Improves Bariatric Imaging, Reduces Claustrophobia at Geisinger Health System TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 – Demonstrating the ability of Toshiba’s VantageTM Titan MR system to help healthcare providers improve patient care and workflow in MR, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., has installed the 1,100th Vantage MR system at Geisinger Health System in Danville,…


TOSHIBA’S DUAL PLANE X-RAY SYSTEM ENABLES FASTER AND EASIER CARDIAC, PERIPHERAL INTERVENTIONS FOR PATIENTS

Eight Live Cases at Peripheral Angioplasty/All That Jazz Annual Conference Using Infinix DP-i NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 31, 2011 – Enabling clinicians to seamlessly transition between cardiac and peripheral intervention during a single procedure, InfinixTM DP-i cardiovascular X-ray system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will be used in eight live cases at Peripheral Angioplasty and…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES THE INDUSTRY’S ONLY 16-CHANNEL MR FLEX COILS

Flexible Coil System and Other Enhancements Improve Efficiency and Diagnostic Confidence TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 27, 2011 – To ensure MR imaging is as efficient and safe as possible, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has unveiled enhancements to its Vantage Titan™ MR product line, including the first high-density 16-channel flexible coil system (works-in-progress). The new additions…


TOSHIBA’S VIAMO ULTRASOUND SYSTEM IMPROVES DIAGNOSTIC CONFIDENCE AND WORKFLOW IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Toshiba Showcases Premium Portable, Advanced Ultrasound at ACEP SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2011 – Ultrasound is often used as a first-line exam to quickly and safely diagnose a range of patient conditions in the emergency department. At this year’s American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) annual scientific assembly in San Francisco, Oct. 15–18, 2011 (Booth…


TOSHIBA’S INFINIX-i CARDIOVASCULAR DUAL PLANE X-RAY SYSTEM ENHANCES PRODUCTIVITY FOR HIGH-VOLUME MEDICAL CENTER

North Mississippi Medical Center Installs Toshiba’s Infinix DP-i for More Precise Whole-Body Imaging on a Single System TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 6, 2011 – In high-volume cath labs, the ability to conduct both cardiac and peripheral procedures with one system allows clinicians to treat a variety of patients and improves efficiency. North Mississippi Medical Center in…


TOSHIBA’S IMAGING SYSTEMS PROVIDE SAFE AND EFFICIENT EXAMS FOR PATIENTS AT LOURDES HOSPITAL

Lourdes Hospital Selects 17 Toshiba Systems Across Multiple Modalities TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 28, 2011 – To make diagnostic imaging safer and faster for patients while maintaining high image quality for accurate diagnoses, Lourdes Hospital, in Binghamton, NY, has acquired a suite of diagnostic imaging systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. To date, Lourdes has…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS FIRST T.RAD PLUS X-RAY SYSTEM WITH NEW WIRELESS CAPABILITIES AT LANSDALE HOSPITAL

T.RAD Wireless Helps Lansdale Hospital Emergency Department Conduct Faster Exams TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 – Since reducing X-ray exam time in the ER is crucial to improving patient care, Lansdale Hospital has installed Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s T.RAD PlusTM X-ray system with the new wireless detector, the first U.S. installation with the new…


TOSHIBA’S ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS ENHANCE DIAGNOSTIC CONFIDENCE AND WORKFLOW IN TODAY’S HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENT

Toshiba to Showcase Suite of Premium Performance and Ergonomically Friendly Ultrasound Units at SDMS Annual Meeting ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2011 – Ultrasound is often used as a first-line exam to quickly and safely diagnose a range of patient conditions. At this year’s Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 22–25,…


TOSHIBA RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE FOR ADVANCED M-POWER INTERFACE

Customizable User Interface Streamlines and Accelerates Imaging Process TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 21, 2011 – Increasing MR exam efficiency, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc’s. advanced M-Power interface has received FDA clearance. M-Power is a customizable MR system user interface enabling technologists to streamline and accelerate scanning processes and enhance diagnoses. M-Power will be available for use…


TOSHIBA’S VASCULAR X-RAY LOWERS PATIENT RISK IN CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION PROCEDURES

Infinix-i System Improves Patient Outcomes During Transradial Interventions at Shannon Medical Center TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 – Performing cardiac catheterizations through the radial artery is proven to lower the risk of vascular complications, reduce major bleeding and improve patient recovery time when compared to femoral access. Shannon Medical Center, in San Angelo, Texas, installed…


TOSHIBA DONATES AQUILION 4 CT SYSTEM TO TENWEK HOSPITAL IN KENYA

Refurbished CT Installed at Training Hospital as Part of Community-Based Neurosurgery Program TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011 – In an effort to provide remote countries better access to medical imaging technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has donated and installed a refurbished Aquilion™ 4 CT system at Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. As the training…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE HELPS DIAGNOSE STROKE AND CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONS FASTER, MORE ACCURATELY IN THE ED

Benefits of Advanced Ultra Helical CT Scanning, Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction and Other Features of Toshiba’s Aquilion ONE to Be Highlighted at the ASER Annual Meeting MIAMI, Sept. 14, 2011 – Since fast and accurate detection of potential conditions in the head, chest and abdomen can save lives in a hospital’s emergency department (ED), clinicians…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME AND PERFUSION IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES IMPROVE HEAD AND NECK TUMOR DIAGNOSES

Toshiba Showcases the Aquilion ONE at the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology’s Annual Meeting TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 7, 2011 – When diagnosing and planning treatment for head or neck tumors, clinicians require a CT system that is able to identify diseases and malignancies with high accuracy. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AquilionTM ONE…


TOSHIBA’S KALARE WIRELESS X-RAY SYSTEM MAKES IMAGING MORE EFFICIENT

Kalare X-Ray System Now Available with a Wireless 14”x17” Panel TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 6, 2011 – Designed to improve productivity and efficiency in X-ray imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has introduced the KalareTM Wireless X-ray system. The Kalare Wireless includes the advanced technology from the original Kalare, plus a new wireless 14”x17” panel with…


TOSHIBA’S NEW KALARE IMAGING SYSTEM RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

HDR-08A Imaging System for Kalare Offers Advanced User Interface TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 29, 2011 – To enhance workflow in today’s fast-paced healthcare environment, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announces the FDA-cleared HDR-08A Imaging System for KalareTM, which offers Toshiba’s same feature-rich Kalare R&F technology with a new innovative user interface and more advanced image processing….


TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND’S ADVANCED IMAGE QUALITY IMPROVES PATIENT DIAGNOSIS IN PREMIER PEDIATRIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY LAB

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Sibley Heart Center Installs Toshiba’s Aplio MX Ultrasound TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 24, 2011 – To improve clinical performance in fetal echocardiography with advanced imaging applications, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has acquired Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AplioTM MX ultrasound system for the Children’s Sibley Heart Center fetal echo program. The Children’s…


TOSHIBA CT AND ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS IMPROVE ACUTE DIAGNOSES FOR LEADING CRITICAL CARE HOSPITAL

Tri Valley Health System’s Cambridge Memorial Hospital Installs Toshiba Aquilion 64 CT and Aplio XG Ultrasound to Help Improve Image Quality and Diagnostic Efficiency TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 22, 2011 – Since quick and accurate diagnosis is critical in an acute setting, Cambridge Memorial Hospital, a critical care hospital in Nebraska operating as part of the…


TOSHIBA CONTINUES ROLE AS MAJOR CORPORATE DONOR OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVES

CHICAGO, August 15, 2011 — To help educate future healthcare leaders, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., is continuing its support of the Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as a corporate donor for the Fund for Innovation in Healthcare Leadership. Starting in 2010, Toshiba is underwriting 20 scholarships each year for mid-level…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA EXPAND FOURTH ANNUAL PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST PROGRAM

Putting Patients First Program Funds Seven Grants, Including a New $20,000 Grant for Integrated Delivery Networks (IDN) TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 15, 2011 – To help hospitals and imaging centers build new or expand upon existing education and patient care initiatives, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management announces the fourth year of its Putting Patients…


TOSHIBA’S PATIENT-FOCUSED DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES HELP PHYSICIANS PROVIDE SAFER, MORE ACCURATE EXAMS

Toshiba Showcases Patient-Friendly CT, MR, Ultrasound and X-Ray Technologies at 2011 AHRA Annual Meeting GRAPEVINE, Texas, Aug. 14, 2011 – Addressing the need to improve diagnostic accuracy while making exams safer and more comfortable for patients, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., is showcasing patient-focused technology, including its AquilionTM ONE and AquilionTM Premium CT systems, M-Power…


TOSHIBA’S PATIENT FRIENDLY 3T MR SYSTEM RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

Features of New 3T MR Designed to Improve Patient Comfort and Workflow TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 – In the 3T MR marketplace, patient compliance often impacts image quality and patient throughput. As the only 3T MR system designed to improve patient compliance and comfort while offering advanced radiology capabilities, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s…


TOSHIBA NAMES VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 1, 2011 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Scott Goodwin has been named vice president, Sales. In this role, Goodwin will oversee CT, MR, X-ray/vascular and ultrasound sales field operations, sales and customer training and applications. “Scott has an excellent record in the diagnostic imaging market and brings strong…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (SCCT) ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF TOSHIBA YOUNG INVESTIGATOR (YIA) AWARD

VIENNA, VA, July 26, 2011 – The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) announces the winners of the Toshiba Young Investigator (YIA) award that were recently presented at the society’s 6th Annual Scientific Meeting. Sponsored by an educational grant from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., the YIA award supports the professional and clinical development of…


TOSHIBA’S VASCULAR X-RAY AND ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGIES IMPROVE INTERVENTIONAL CAPABILITIES DURING PEDIATRIC HEART PROCEDURES

Infinix CF-i Bi-Plane Systems and Aplio Artida to Be Used During Live Clinical Cases at PICS-AICS BOSTON, July 25, 2011 – Vascular interventions performed in pediatrics require imaging equipment specially designed for this setting. During the Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS-AICS), July 24–27, 2011 in Boston, three leading pediatric cardiac hospitals will perform…


TOSHIBA’S HYBRID VASCULAR X-RAY TECHNOLOGIES IMPROVE PEDIATRIC OUTCOMES AT ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN

Infinix CF-i Bi-Plane Combined with CAT-880B Table Enables Arnold Palmer to Open Dedicated Hybrid Suite to Treat Pediatric and Complex Congenital Cardiovascular Disease TUSTIN, Calif., July 13, 2011 – In a true hybrid suite, both cath lab and open surgical procedures are performed in a single room. In creating hybrid cath labs, healthcare facilities require…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES MR WORKSTATION SOFTWARE UPGRADE

VirtualExplorer Version 3.1 Software Provides Enhanced Features and Functionality TUSTIN, Calif., July 11, 2011 – To streamline diagnosis and enable greater overall exam efficiency, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has announced FDA approval of VirtualExplorer Version 3.1, a software upgrade package for Toshiba MR VirtualExplorer workstations. The software provides enhanced post-processing functionality, and the new…


TOSHIBA NAMES 3T MR PRODUCT MANAGER

TUSTIN, Calif., June 30, 2011 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Guy Poloni, Ph.D., has been named product manager for the Vantage Titan™ 3T MR system. In his new position, Poloni will develop and implement product marketing strategies and programs for the system, and will play an integral role in the launch…


TOSHIBA HONORED BY PREMIER HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE FOR OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

TUSTIN, Calif., June 20, 2011 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that it is a winner of the sixth annual Performance Award, presented by the Premier healthcare alliance. Premier has contracts with more than 800 suppliers, and Toshiba is one of 38 contracted suppliers to receive the Performance Award. Winners are recognized for…


TOSHIBA HIGHLIGHTS HYBRID OPERATING ROOM CONFIGURATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES AT SVS ANNUAL MEETING

The Mechanical Flexibility and Patient Access Enabled by Single Plane, Ceiling Mounted Infinix-i Vascular X-ray Systems Help Create the Ultimate Hybrid OR Lab CHICAGO, June 16, 2011 – In hybrid operating rooms (OR), healthcare facilities require a flexible imaging system to create a collaborative environment between clinicians and to allow both surgical and interventional procedures…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES TOP KLAS CARDIOVASCULAR RATING, TYING FOR FIRST OVERALL

Toshiba Will Showcase Cardiac Diagnostic Applications for Its Ultrasound Product Line at ASE MONTREAL, June 13, 2011 – Ultrasound is often used as a first-line diagnostic exam to quickly and safely diagnose a range of patient conditions. At this year’s American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting in Montreal, June 11–14, 2011 (Booth #1019), Toshiba…


TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION ANNOUNCES EXPIRATION OF INITIAL TENDER OFFER PERIOD FOR OUTSTANDING SHARES OF VITAL IMAGES, INC. AND COMMENCEMENT OF SUBSEQUENT OFFERING PERIOD

New York, New York, June 9, 2011 and Tokyo, Japan, June 9, 2011 – Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (“TMSC”) today announced the completion of the initial cash tender offer by TMSC and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Magenta Corporation (“Merger Sub”), for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL) (“Vital…


TOSHIBA DEMONSTRATES EFFECTIVENESS OF AQUILION ONE CT SYSTEM IN DIAGNOSING ACUTE STROKE AT ASNR ANNUAL MEETING

Aquilion ONE’s 320-Detector Row, Dynamic Volume Imaging Improves Stroke Patient Outcomes While Lowering Healthcare Costs SEATTLE, June 7, 2011 – Stroke accounts for approximately one in every 18 deaths in the U.S. and is the third most common cause of death, according to the American Heart Association. With three-fourths of strokes occurring in people over…


TOSHIBA’S INFINIX-i VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEMS USED IN 12 INTERVENTIONAL LIVE CASES AT NEW CARDIOVASCULAR HORIZONS CONFERENCE

Live Cases Showcase the Unique Features of the Infinix-i for a Variety of Interventional Procedures, Including the Treatment of Limb Ischemia NEW ORLEANS, June 1, 2011 – Enabling physicians to perform a range of interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s InfinixTM DP-i X-ray system provides clinicians with the ability to transition between cardiac and…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES AQUILION ONE PEDIATRIC IMAGING CAPABILITIES AT IPR

Toshiba’s Dose Reduction Technologies Help Limit Radiation Exposure in Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging LONDON, May 27, 2011 – With the potential to undergo multiple diagnostic imaging exams over one’s lifetime, it is important to limit radiation and sedation for pediatric patients. Since children have a longer life expectancy and rapidly growing tissues, they are more sensitive…


MORRIS HOSPITAL CHOOSES TOSHIBA’S X-RAY TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING CAPABILITIES AND PROVIDE OPTIMAL PATIENT CARE

Ultimax Achieves Multifunctional Capabilities Using a Single System TUSTIN, Calif., May 23, 2011 – Advancements in diagnostic imaging technology are enabling healthcare facilities to achieve multifunctional capabilities using a single modality. To streamline diagnosis and improve patient throughput, Morris Hospital has installed the Ultimax™ X-ray system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. The Ultimax’s advanced,…


MR KNEE COIL FOR THE TOSHIBA VANTAGE TITAN ENABLES BETTER CLINICAL ACCURACY FOR BARIATRIC IMAGING

Toshiba Announces FDA Clearance of Extra-Large Knee Array Coil Tustin, Calif., May 10, 2011 – With obesity on the rise, today’s radiology departments are continually challenged to provide diagnostic imaging solutions to improve clinical accuracy for bariatric imaging without sacrificing patient care. As part of its commitment to develop patient-focused MR imaging technology to accommodate…


TOSHIBA PARTNERS WITH VARIETY THE CHILDREN’S CHARITY OF THE DESERT TO DONATE BIKES TO CHILDREN

TUSTIN, Calif., May 5, 2011 – Community involvement is an important component of the effort to improve quality of life. In keeping with its commitment to the surrounding communities, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has donated bicycles to deserving children from the Coachella Valley, Calif., area through Variety the Children’s Charity of the Desert’s Mobility…


TOSHIBA TO SHOWCASE DOSE REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES IN CARDIOVASCULAR CT AT ARRS

NEMA XR 25 Dose Check Software Combined with QDS and Boost3D Help Physicians Reduce Dose While Obtaining High-Quality Cardiovascular CT Diagnostic Information CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 – Reducing radiation dose while maintaining high image quality is a priority for medical imaging manufacturers and healthcare facilities. Addressing the need of improving clinician confidence and diagnostic accuracy…


TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO ACQUIRE VITAL IMAGES, INC. FOR $18.75 PER SHARE IN ALL CASH TRANSACTION

Vital signs merger agreement with TMSC; Combination to Strengthen TMSC’s Global Healthcare Imaging Solutions Business Vital Shareholders to Receive $18.75 in Cash per Share Minneapolis, Minnesota April 27, 2011 and Tokyo, Japan April 28, 2011 – Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (“TMSC”) and Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL) (“Vital”) announced today that they have entered into…


MERCY MEDICAL CENTER INSTALLS TOSHIBA’S INFINIX-i VASCULAR HYBRID SYSTEM TO HELP IMPROVE PATIENT CARE AND WORKFLOW

The Infinix VC-i X-ray System with Customized CAT-880B Table Enables Mercy’s Vascular Surgeons to Improve Care and Enhance Interventional Capabilities for Multiple Procedures TUSTIN, Calif., April 27, 2011 – Enhancing diagnostic and interventional capabilities to provide the highest level of patient care, The Vascular Center at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore has installed the InfinixTM VC-i…


DONALD FOWLER JOINS TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS AS GENERAL MANAGER AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

TUSTIN, Calif., April 26, 2011 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Donald L. Fowler has been named general manager and senior vice president. In this role, Fowler is responsible for driving the growth of Toshiba’s multi-modality business in the United States. He will oversee sales, marketing, service, finance, HR and IT functions….


TOSHIBA’S PATIENT-FRIENDLY DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING TECHNOLOGY HELPS KOSAIR CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER IMPROVE PEDIATRIC CARE

Vantage Atlas MR, Aquilion 64 CT, Aplio XG and Kalare Help Effectively Diagnose, Treat and Monitor a Multitude of Pediatric Patient Conditions TUSTIN, Calif., April 20, 2011 – As one of the leading pediatric centers in the United States, Kosair Children’s Medical Center (KCMC) treats pediatric patients with conditions ranging from congenital heart disease to…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES UPGRADES ACROSS ITS ULTRASOUND PRODUCT LINE TO FURTHER ENHANCE IMAGING CAPABILITIES AND IMPROVE WORKFLOW

New Upgrades Include Auto IMT, 4D Imaging and Workflow Enhancements TUSTIN, Calif., April 14, 2011 – Enhancing imaging capabilities and improving workflow are paramount in today’s demanding ultrasound environment. To meet these ongoing needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has introduced upgrades across its ultrasound product line and will showcase these upgrades at the American…


THUMB MRI CENTER, LLC CHOOSES TOSHIBA AND CLEVELAND CLINIC TO SET THE HIGHEST STANDARD OF CARE IN MRI IMAGING

TUSTIN, Calif., April 11, 2011 – Trying to improve MR exam workflow without sacrificing patient comfort or image quality can be a struggle for many healthcare facilities. To better accomplish this, Thumb MRI Center in Cass City, Mich., has used Toshiba MR technology that is designed to be patient-friendly while improving diagnostic confidence. Currently, Thumb…


STEPHEN BUMB JOINS TOSHIBA AS DIRECTOR OF X-RAY VASCULAR BUSINESS UNIT

TUSTIN, Calif., April 6, 2011 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Stephen Bumb has been named director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit. As the new director, Bumb is responsible for implementing strategic and tactical marketing plans to drive growth. He will also interface with the global business unit at Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES ENHANCEMENTS ON ITS ULTRASOUND PRODUCT LINE TO IMPROVE CARDIAC DIAGNOSTIC CAPABILITIES

3D Wall Motion Tracking and Tissue Enhancement on the Aplio Artida, Auto IMT for Shared Service Systems and New TEE Probe, All Designed to Improve Advanced Cardiac Imaging NEW ORLEANS, April 5, 2011 – Ultrasound is often used as a first-line diagnostic exam to quickly and safely diagnose a range of patient conditions. At this…


SHANDS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA EXPANDS CARDIAC AND NEURO DIAGNOSTIC CAPABILITIES THROUGH UTILIZATION OF TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE

Shands at UF Improves Workflow While Providing More Accurate and Safer Diagnostic Imaging for Patients NEW ORLEANS, April 5, 2011 – Shands at the University of Florida, the primary teaching hospital for the UF College of Medicine and one of the Southeast’s premier health centers, has expanded its diagnostic imaging capabilities for both cardiac and…


TOSHIBA’S INFINIX-i VASCULAR SYSTEMS HELP MEMORIAL HERMANN TO IMPROVE CARE THROUGH TRANSRADIAL INTERVENTION

Infinix-i’s Flexible Five-Axis C-arm Movement Facilitates Radial Approach, Offers Better Patient Access and Increased Collaboration Among Interventional Teams NEW ORLEANS, April 4, 2011 – As one of the world’s largest providers of cardiovascular care, Memorial Hermann is a leader in cardiac and vascular intervention, performing thousands of interventional procedures annually in the cath lab. With…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES UPGRADES TO ITS INFINIX-i CARDIOVASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEMS

Volume Navigation 3D Roadmapping Now Available Across All New Infinix-i Systems to Improve Diagnostic Confidence During Interventional Procedures TUSTIN, Calif., March 28, 2011 – Accurately navigating and interpreting cardiovascular anatomy for precise device deployment is a challenge to physicians during complex interventional procedures. Providing physicians with greater confidence during these difficult procedures, Toshiba America Medical…


TOSHIBA’S NEW VOLUME NAVIGATION 3D ROADMAP FACILITATES MORE ACCURATE VISUALIZATION DURING COMPLEX INTERVENTIONS

Easy-to-Use Software Available on the Infinix-i Product Line Provides Clinicians with Greater Confidence During Procedures TUSTIN, Calif., March 26, 2011 – During complex interventional procedures, it is challenging to accurately navigate and interpret the vascular anatomy for precise device deployment. To aid physicians during such interventions, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., has introduced Volume Navigation…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION LARGE BORE CT SYSTEM IMPROVES ACCURACY OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY PLANNING AT GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER

Toshiba’s Aquilion Large Bore Offers Superior Image Quality and the Industry’s Largest True Field-of-View TUSTIN, Calif., March 7, 2011 – When planning radiation therapy treatments for cancer, it is critical to accurately target the tumor and spare healthy tissue. In order to achieve this, a CT simulation of the patient in the ideal treatment position,…


WESTERN MEDICAL CENTER SANTA ANA INSTALLS TOSHIBA’S VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEM TO PERFORM ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES

Toshiba’s Infinix VF-i bi-plane with 3D Volume Navigation Roadmapping Delivers Optimum Image Quality, Patient-Focused Care and Quicker Exams TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 – To increase diagnostic capabilities and provide patients with the highest quality care, Western Medical Center Santa Ana has installed Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Infinix™ VF-i bi-plane vascular X-ray system with…


TOSHIBA’S reNEW UPGRADE PROGRAM PROVIDES PATHWAY FOR ACCESSING THE LATEST IN MR TECHNOLOGY

Upgrade Program Offers Cost-Effective Solution for Toshiba MR Customers to Improve Their Technology TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 – To help customers gain access to the latest innovations in imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. offers the reNEW™ upgrade program, which provides customers the ability to upgrade throughout the entire suite of Toshiba’s advanced Vantage™…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES FDA CLEARANCE OF AUTO-IMT ULTRASOUND SOFTWARE

New Auto-IMT Streamlines Measuring Intima-Media Thickness (IMT) of Carotid Artery to Help with Early Detection of Cardiovascular Disease Risk TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 – For physicians, the ability to streamline exams for determining a patient’s risk for cardiovascular disease is important in determining the patient’s clinical pathway. To enhance diagnostic efficiency, Toshiba America Medical…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS FIRST AQUILION ONE WITH DOSE CHECK SOFTWARE MEETING MITA CT DOSE CHECK INITIATIVE

Aquilion ONE’s New Features Support MITA’s Radiation Dose Reduction Plan Initiatives and Allow Clinicians to Attain High-Quality Images with Lower Doses of Radiation TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 – Leading the medical imaging community in supporting the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance’s (MITA) Radiation Dose Reduction Plan and its CT Dose Check Initiative, Toshiba America…


TERREBONNE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER EXPANDS INTERVENTIONAL AND LIMB SALVAGE PRACTICE WITH TOSHIBA SHARED CARDIAC/VASCULAR LAB

Final Installation of Third Infinix DP-i Enables Better Imaging Accuracy and Patient Access for Evaluation and Treatment for Interventional Cases and Limb Ischemia TUSTIN, Calif. Feb. 10, 2011 – As a nationally recognized healthcare organization, home to one of the most advanced vascular interventional practices in the country, Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) handles approximately…


MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL STUDY DEMONSTRATES EFFECTIVENESS OF TOSHIBA’S CT SYSTEM IN HELPING DIAGNOSE ACUTE STROKE

Toshiba’s Patient-Focused Technology Improves Patient Outcomes, Reduces Length of Stay and Enables Cost Efficiencies Under Episode-Based Care TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 – Containing costs while delivering high-quality, effective care is a directive of healthcare reform. Episode-based care is part of the reform mandate and is a payment approach that reimburses on expected costs for…


TOSHIBA SECURES CONTRACT WITH NOVATION FOR ITS ENTIRE CT PRODUCT LINE

High Customer Service Satisfaction Ratings and Toshiba’s Commitment to Superior Technology Led to Contract Decision TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 – Continuing its commitment to offer the highest-quality products and services to hospitals nationwide, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has signed an agreement with Novation, the leading healthcare supply contracting company, to offer Toshiba CT…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES INDUSTRY CONSULTING PANEL AIMED AT COLLECTING NEW PERSPECTIVES ON AN EVOLVING INDUSTRY

TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 25, 2011 – Toshiba has a strong reputation for partnering with customers to acquire feedback on how the company can continue to offer products and services that best meet the market’s needs. Toshiba is once again showing its commitment to customer partnerships by introducing its Industry Consulting Panel. Existing customers and prospects…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA ANNOUNCE 2010 PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST GRANT RECIPIENTS

Six Winners Selected for Programs Focused on Patient Care and Safety in Pediatric and Adult Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 17, 2011 – Helping facilities to build new or expand upon existing education and patient care initiatives in diagnostic imaging, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management and Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced the six…


CHILDREN’S HOSPITALS AND CLINICS OF MINNESOTA SELECTS TOSHIBA CARDIAC IMAGING SYSTEM FOR HYBRID OR SUITE

InfinixTM CC-i X-ray System Produces Excellent Image Quality and MAQUET OR Table Provides Flawless Integration for Hybrid OR Lab TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 8, 2010 – To advance its ability to provide patients with the highest quality of care and increase the collaboration between pediatric surgical and interventional doctors, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota recently…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW ADVANCED COURSES AT ITS EDUCATION CENTER

Advanced CT Imaging and Advanced Non-Contrast MRA Classes Now Offered at Toshiba’s Education Center CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2010 – As advanced applications for imaging technology continue to develop at a fast pace, it is critical that the medical community have access to education opportunities to enhance the use of these new tools. Toshiba America Medical…


NEW TOSHIBA VANTAGE TITAN HSR 1.5T PRODUCES OUTSTANDING IMAGE QUALITY FOR ADVANCED MR APPLICATIONS

The Advanced Gradients of the Titan HSR Improve Temporal and Spatial Resolution for Increased Diagnostic Confidence CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2010 – Certain MR exams such as advanced cardiac and neuro imaging require a system with enhanced gradients for better image quality and quicker exams. For these applications, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announces the new…


ENHANCEMENTS TO TOSHIBA’S KALARE X-RAY SYSTEM INCREASE WORKFLOW AND PRODUCTIVITY

New Lightweight DR Panel and Rotating Bucky Tray Demonstrate Toshiba’s Commitment to Improving Operational Efficiency CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2010 – Maximizing medical imaging resources and improving patient throughput is critical to success for healthcare facilities today. To improve workflow in X-ray imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is showcasing the KalareTM DR system with a…


TOSHIBA PROVIDES QUALITY EDUCATION WITH PERFORMANCE PRO TRAINING PROGRAM

Performance Pro Education Offers Custom, Collaborative and Creative Approaches to Training on All Toshiba Modalities CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2010 – As hospitals obtain new imaging equipment, it is essential to train and educate staff to ensure that they are able to use advanced technologies to help diagnose patients. A carefully planned and in-depth program is…


TOSHIBA ENHANCES APLIO XG WITH WOMEN’S IMAGING CONFIGURATION DESIGNED TO IMPROVE BREAST AND HIGH-RISK OB/GYN IMAGING

Elastography, MicroPure, Dynamic Micro Slice and 4D Improvements Enable Fast and Accurate Diagnosis During Women’s Exams, Breast Imaging and OB/GYN Procedures CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 – Many healthcare providers use ultrasound as a first-line diagnostic tool in detecting and monitoring women’s health conditions. To help meet the needs of healthcare providers administering women’s imaging, Toshiba…


TOSHIBA’S 3T MR ENHANCES PATIENT COMFORT AND IMPROVES EXAM EFFICIENCY

New System Showcased at RSNA Demonstrates Toshiba’s Commitment to Patient-Friendly, Efficient Imaging CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 – For many patients, claustrophobia and acoustic noise can make MR imaging uncomfortable. Understanding this challenge, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. developed a 3T MR system designed to improve patient compliance and comfort while offering advanced radiology capabilities for…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES ULTRA HELICAL CT SCANNING FOR AQUILION ONE AND AQUILION PREMIUM

160-Detector Row Helical Scanning Helps Improve Workflow and Patient Outcomes Through Rapid, Accurate Routine Body Imaging CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 – One of the most common applications of CT exams is routine body imaging of the chest, abdomen and pelvis. During these exams, healthcare facilities look to provide cutting-edge exams for diagnosis, while improving departmental…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES VF-i BI-PLANE VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEM WITH DUAL MID-SIZED 12” x 12” FLAT PANEL DETECTORS AT RSNA 2010

Toshiba X-Ray System Offers Unprecedented Patient Access and Coverage CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 – When imaging patients in the cath lab, it is critical that the vascular X-ray system provides clinicians unprecedented access without restricting image angles. Designed to increase flexibility and diagnostic capabilities, especially in neuro and pediatric imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc….


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES NON-CONTRAST MRA MULTI-CENTER TRIAL

Trial Will Include Comparisons Between Non-Contrast Time-SLIP Angiography and Other Diagnostic Imaging Techniques, Including Digital Subtraction X-Ray Angiography in the Diagnosis of Renal Artery Stenosis CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2010 – Non-contrast MR angiography provides clear, high-quality images and can be used as an effective tool for diagnosing renal artery stenosis. To illustrate non-contrast MRA’s ability…


TOSHIBA OFFERS STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS TO HELP CUSTOMERS PREPARE FOR EPISODE OF CARE

Toshiba’s Advanced Technology, Multidimensional Knowledge Base, Customer Interaction and Training/Education Support Healthcare Providers in Effective Episode-Based Care CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2010 – Containing costs while delivering high-quality, effective care is a directive of healthcare reform. With episode-based care as part of the reform mandate, many healthcare providers are uncertain about its effect on both patient…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES UPGRADES ACROSS ITS ULTRASOUND PRODUCT LINE TO FURTHER ENHANCE IMAGING CAPABILITIES AND IMPROVE WORKFLOW

New Upgrades Include New Transducers, 4D Imaging and Workflow Enhancements CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2010 – Enhancing imaging capabilities and improving workflow are paramount in today’s demanding ultrasound environment. To meet these ongoing needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has introduced upgrades across its ultrasound product line at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)…


TOSHIBA’S CT RADIATION DOSE REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES HELP PHYSICIANS PROVIDE SAFER EXAMS FOR PATIENTS

Technologies Showcased at RSNA Extend the Ability of Toshiba CT Systems to Lower Radiation Dose CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2010 – Reducing radiation dose is a high priority for medical imaging manufacturers and healthcare facilities. Expanding its dedication to reducing CT radiation dose while maintaining diagnostic confidence, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is expanding its suite…


TOSHIBA’S PERFORMANCE PLUS PROGRAM ENHANCES EDUCATION BY OFFERING CUSTOMIZABLE TRAINING

The Performance Plus Education Program Now Includes Custom Training for All Toshiba Modalities CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2010 – When it comes to imaging technology training, one size does not fit all. Often, a standard education plan may not meet all of a site’s needs to ensure that the staff is able to utilize the equipment…


TOSHIBA’S NEW VOLUME NAVIGATION 3D ROADMAP FACILITATES MORE ACCURATE VISUALIZATION DURING COMPLEX INTERVENTIONS

Easy-to-Use Software Available on the Infinix-i Product Line Provides Clinicians with Greater Confidence During Procedures TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010 – During complex interventional procedures, it is challenging to accurately navigate and interpret the vascular anatomy for precise device deployment. To aid physicians during such interventions, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., has introduced Volume Navigation…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES NEW M-POWER USER INTERFACE

M-Power User Interface Improves Operational Efficiency and Features Advanced Post Processing Software for More Accurate Diagnosis TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 – To streamline the imaging process for MR technologists and enable overall exam efficiencies, as well as enhanced diagnoses, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will introduce the advanced M-Power user interface. M-Power is a…


TOSHIBA SERVICE EARNS THE MOST TOP RANKINGS IN IMV SERVICETRAK 2010 MR IMAGING SURVEY

Customers Rank Toshiba No. 1 in 31 Percent of Categories TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 – As healthcare organizations continue to look for the best value in imaging and customer service, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Service organization continues to deliver on the company’s dedication to top-tier service and customer satisfaction. In the 2010 IMV…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES THE RADREX-i STANDARD X-RAY SYSTEM

New Streamlined X-Ray System Provides Economical Solution to Improve Workflow and Diagnostic Capability TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 – Obtaining advanced diagnostic imaging equipment to improve workflow and provide highly accurate diagnoses in a cost-effective manner is a requirement for healthcare facilities today. To meet this challenge in X-ray imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc….


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES 32 ELEMENT COILS FOR ITS VANTAGE TITAN MR SYSTEMS

New Coils Deliver Superior Imaging During Advanced Applications TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 – To enhance image quality and improve the speed of MR exams, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces its all-new 32 element cardiac and head coils (works-in-progress) for its Vantage TitanTM product line. Available on both the Vantage Titan 1.5T MR and…


PRESBYTERIAN INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL PROVIDES ADVANCED ONCOLOGY IMAGING WITH 4D CAPABILITIES

Toshiba’s Aquilion Large Bore Offers Unique Ability to Capture Movement and Makes Treatment Planning More Accurate TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 25, 2010 – For oncology radiation therapy, the ability to capture movement during treatment planning helps healthcare providers administer radiation therapy with better accuracy. For example, when planning treatment for lung cancer therapy, it is critical…


TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS IMPROVE WORKFLOW AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS CASE MEDICAL CENTER

Enhanced Resolution and Ergonomic Design Ideal for Range of Patient Exams TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 21, 2010 – One of the top priorities for healthcare facilities today is improving operational efficiency. To help address this issue, University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC) in Cleveland, Ohio, rated among the best hospitals in the nation, recently purchased a…


TOSHIBA SERVICE EARNS THE MOST TOP RANKINGS IN IMV SERVICETRAK IMAGING 2010 CT SCANNERS SURVEY

Customers Rank Service on Toshiba’s CT Scanners No. 1 in 26 Attributes; Toshiba Outscored Industry Overall in 33 Out of 40 Attributes TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 14, 2010 – When it comes to diagnostic imaging, today’s healthcare facilities seek the best value in imaging and customer service. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Service organization is committed…


TOSHIBA NAMES JOSEPH COOPER DIRECTOR OF CT BUSINESS UNIT

TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 4, 2010 – Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced today that Joseph Cooper has been named director, CT Business Unit. As the new director, Cooper will be responsible for implementing tactical and strategic marketing plans that drive customer satisfaction, market share growth and profitability. He will also interface with the global business…


TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND IMPROVES IMAGING CONSISTENCY ACROSS DEPARTMENTS AT FLORIDA HOSPITAL FISH MEMORIAL

Xario XG’s Portability and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Improve Bariatric, OB/GYN and General Radiology Imaging Throughout Hospital TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 20, 2010 – Today’s hospitals are under pressure to enhance patient care and streamline workflow while containing costs. To achieve this goal, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial acquired four XarioTM XG ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS 1,000th VANTAGE MR SYSTEM WORLDWIDE

Vantage Atlas’ Patient-Focused Features Ideal for Pediatric Facility TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 30, 2010 – Diagnostic imaging leader Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has installed its 1,000th Vantage MR system worldwide. Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro, the only pediatric outpatient facility of its type in Kentucky, is the site of Toshiba’s milestone installation. The new…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA ANNOUNCE THIRD ANNUAL PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST PROGRAM

Putting Patients First Program to Fund Grants Focused on Providing Education and Improving Patient Care TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 23, 2010 – Healthcare facilities across the country are committed to providing the highest levels of patient care and safety for their communities. To help facilities build new or expand existing education and patient care initiatives, AHRA:…


THREE RESEARCHERS AWARDED 2010 TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS/RSNA GRANTS

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 18, 2010 – The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research & Education (R&E) Foundation awarded 2010 Toshiba America Medical Systems/RSNA grants to Kenneth S. Lee, M.D., Nitin Ohri, M.D., and Ben Paxton, M.D. The grants are made possible by Toshiba’s support of the RSNA R&E Foundation. The Toshiba America Medical…


TOSHIBA NAMES STUART CLARKSON DIRECTOR OF MR BUSINESS UNIT

TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 12, 2010 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Stuart Clarkson has been named director, MR Business Unit. As the new director, Clarkson will be responsible for implementing tactical and strategic marketing plans to drive growth and profitability. He will also interface with Toshiba’s global business unit at Toshiba Medical…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE REDUCES RADIATION DOSE AND SEDATION

System’s Ability to Capture up to 16 cm in One Rotation is Ideal for Pediatric Patients TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 9, 2010 – When pediatric patients are imaged using CT, reducing sedation and radiation dose while maintaining the best possible image quality is paramount in delivering care. To provide patients with high-quality CT exams and a…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF FOURTH ANNUAL YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Physicians from California and Washington, D.C., Awarded for their Patient Care Research in Technical and Clinical Advancement of Cardiovascular CT TUSTIN, Calif., July 28, 2010 – The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the leading international professional society dedicated to research, education and clinical excellence in cardiovascular computed tomography (CT), has named Dr. Raman Dusaj…


TOSHIBA MR SYSTEM ENABLES CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER TO SUCCESSFULLY IMAGE BARIATRIC PATIENTS

Large Open-Bore Vantage Titan MR System Allows Facility to Image Bariatric Patients Who Were Previously Sent to Other Facilities for Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., June 28, 2010 – Obesity is a growing trend in the United States, requiring hospitals to provide medical imaging technology designed to accommodate bariatric patients without compromising diagnostic confidence or patient comfort….


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES AEGIS BREAST MR IMAGING WORKSTATION

Post-Processing Workstation Improves Capabilities of Breast MR and Clinician Workflow TUSTIN, Calif., June 23, 2010 – Improving the ability to efficiently process MR images used for breast cancer analysis, the AegisTM breast imaging workstation is now available with Toshiba America Medical Systems’ MR products. The Aegis workstation was developed with the distinct needs of radiologists…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE IMPROVES CLINICAL PATHWAYS FOR EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS

Unique Ability to Show Entire Organ and Dynamic Function Quickly Provides Rapid Diagnosis When Time Is of the Essence TUSTIN, Calif., June 21, 2010 – Emergency departments are challenged to streamline patient diagnoses and treatment for a variety of conditions and require a CT system capable of imaging patients quickly, accurately and safely. Toshiba America…


TOSHIBA NAMES TOMO HASEGAWA DIRECTOR OF ULTRASOUND BUSINESS UNIT

TUSTIN, Calif., June 17, 2010 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that Tomo Hasegawa has been named director, Ultrasound Business Unit. As the new director, Hasegawa will be responsible for implementing tactical and strategic marketing plans to drive growth and profitability. He will also interface with Toshiba’s global business unit at Toshiba Medical…


TOSHIBA TO SUPPORT THE EDUCATION OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF HEALTH CARE EXECUTIVES

Toshiba Becomes a Corporate Donor of ACHE’s Fund for Innovation in Healthcare Leadership TUSTIN, Calif., June 16, 2010 – To help educate future health care leaders, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., is providing support to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as a corporate donor for the Fund for Innovation in Healthcare Leadership. Toshiba…


TOSHIBA MR SYSTEM IMPROVES DIAGNOSTIC CAPABILITIES AND PATIENT COMPLIANCE AT CENTRAL WASHINGTON HOSPITAL

Open-Bore Titan MR Provides a Comfortable Patient Experience for a Range of MR Exams TUSTIN, Calif., June 15, 2010 – In today’s demanding health care environment, many community hospitals require imaging equipment that provides a variety of advanced diagnostic exams with features that improve patient cooperation. To offer a variety of high-quality, comfortable MR exams…


TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO

Otawara Tochigi Japan, June 9, 2010 – Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC),a member of the Toshiba group of companies, announced today at the company’s annual shareholder meeting that Satoshi Tsunakawa will be appointed president and CEO of the company. Tsunakawa, most recently senior vice president, TMSC, succeeds Kenichi Komatsu, Ph.D., who will become an adviser…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS HONORED BY PREMIER HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE FOR EXCEEDING PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS HONORED BY PREMIER HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE FOR EXCEEDING PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS TUSTIN, Calif., June 9, 2010 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., today announced that it is a winner of the Supplier Performance Award, presented by the Premier healthcare alliance. Premier contracts with more than 800 suppliers and Toshiba America Medical Systems is…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY NAMES FINALISTS FOR FOURTH ANNUAL YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Winners Named at Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Annual Scientific Meeting TUSTIN, Calif., June 7, 2010 – The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the leading international professional society dedicated to research, education and clinical excellence in cardiovascular computed tomography (CT), has named the finalists of the fourth annual Young Investigator Award. Sponsored by Toshiba…


TOSHIBA’S PREMIUM ULTRASOUND SYSTEM EXPANDS DIAGNOSTIC CAPABILITIES AT NORTHSTAR HEALTH SYSTEM

Image Quality, Ergonomic Design and Portability of the Aplio MX Enhances NORTHSTAR’S Ability to Provide Advanced Ultrasound Imaging to Its Patient Community TUSTIN, Calif., June 3, 2010 – NORTHSTAR Health System, a rural critical-access health care system in Iron River, Mich., recently completed an $18 million renovation that included upgrading its medical imaging technology. To…


TOSHIBA EARNS 2010 NORTH AMERICAN COMPETITIVE STRATEGY LEADERSHIP OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM FROST & SULLIVAN

Award Recognizes Toshiba’s High-Quality Products, Commitment to R&D, Strategic Product Launches, Outstanding Customer Service and Ability to Adapt in a Changing Environment TUSTIN, Calif., June 1, 2010 – Frost & Sullivan, the global research and growth consulting firm, has conferred the 2010 North American Competitive Strategy Leadership of the Year Award in Medical Imaging on…


TOSHIBA’S LARGE OPEN BORE MR SYSTEM IMPROVES WORKFLOW AT OVERLAKE HOSPITAL

Titan’s Patient-Friendly MR Design Increases Throughput, Enabling Facility to Handle Imaging Needs TUSTIN, Calif., May 26, 2010 – Improving MR exam workflow without sacrificing patient safety, exam comfort or image quality is a goal for many health care facilities. Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, Wash., selected Toshiba America Medical Systems’ patient-friendly Vantage TitanTM ultra-short, open bore…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES MYIMAGINGEXAM.COM, A RESOURCE FOR PATIENTS UNDERGOING MEDICAL IMAGING EXAMS

New Web Site Offers Educational Tools for Patients to Use with Their Physician to Better Understand Diagnostic Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., May 24, 2010 – To help patients work with their physicians to better understand medical imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has launched myimagingexam.com, an educational resource Web site for patients receiving diagnostic imaging exams….


TOSHIBA PROMOTES CATHERINE WOLFE TO SENIOR DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE AND STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS

Wolfe to Oversee All Communication, Research and Marketing Activities TUSTIN, Calif., May 17, 2010 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., announced today that Catherine Wolfe has been promoted to senior director, Corporate and Strategic Communications, leading the new Corporate and Strategic Communications team. In her new role, Wolfe will guide the team in researching and…


TOSHIBA MR TECHNOLOGY SHORTENS BRAIN IMAGING TIME

Proprietary V-TRACE Technology Captures Four Image Contrasts in One Sequence TUSTIN, Calif., March 22, 2010 – When imaging the brain, time is critical as vascular abnormalities can have a profound effect on patients’ lives if not diagnosed quickly. To help health care facilities diagnose disease with greater accuracy and speed, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc….


TOSHIBA HIGHLIGHTS ULTRASOUND CARDIAC CAPABILITIES AT ACC 2010

Toshiba’s Ultrasound Systems Provide Advanced Cardiac Imaging to Improve Patient Care ATLANTA, March 16, 2010 – Health care facilities use ultrasound as a first-line diagnostic exam to quickly and efficiently perform a range of patient exams, including cardiac imaging. Developed to meet these demanding clinical needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the advanced…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW X-RAY SYSTEM WITH 12” X 12” FLAT PANELS AND HYBRID CATHETERIZATION TABLE AT ACC 2010

Offers Unprecedented Patient Access and Function, Creating a Best-in-Class Hybrid Suite ATLANTA, March 15, 2010 – When working on patients in a hybrid setting, it is critical the imaging system provides outstanding image quality, as well as the flexibility to reach ancillary equipment and the patient quickly and easily. Designed to create a best-in-class hybrid…


TOSHIBA’S CATH LAB USED DURING INTERVENTIONAL LIVE CASES AT ACC 2010

Live Cases Showcase the Infinix-i C-arm Positioning and Unprecedented Patient Access ATLANTA, March 14, 2010 – In interventional procedures, it is critical that the imaging system provide outstanding image quality, as well as positioning flexibility for clinicians to access ancillary equipment and the patient quickly and easily. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray…


MIAMI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL SELECTS TOSHIBA VASCULAR X-RAY EQUIPMENT FOR HYBRID CATHETERIZATION LAB

Infinix-i X-ray System and Hybrid Table Provide Unprecedented Patient Access and Create Ideal Hybrid Suite TUSTIN, Calif., March 11, 2010 – In hybrid catheterization procedures it is crucial that the imaging system provides the flexibility to quickly and easily access both the patient and ancillary equipment. To form its new hybrid catheterization suite, Miami Children’s…


INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTHCARE AND TOSHIBA ANNOUNCE ULTRASOUND SUBSTUDY OF faCTor64 – SPECKLE TRACKING BY ECHO

Toshiba Ultrasound Used for Early Detection of CHD in Asymptomatic Diabetics TUSTIN, Calif. March 8, 2010 – Cardiovascular death is the most common cause of mortality among Type 2 diabetics and claims the lives of millions each year, with many diabetics experiencing their first “symptom” as a heart attack or sudden death. Understanding that diabetics…


CHILDREN’S MERCY HOSPITALS AND CLINICS INSTALLS TOSHIBA VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEMS WITH NEXT GENERATION AIP

Unprecedented Patient Access of Infinix Systems Ideal for Pediatric Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., March 3, 2010 – To bring the latest in cardiovascular X-ray technology to its pediatric patients, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Mo., has installed two InfinixTM CF-i/BP vascular X-ray systems with 8″ x 8″ flat panel detectors (FPD) from Toshiba…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES CARDIAC SOFTWARE UPGRADES FOR THE AQUILION ONE AND AQUILION PREMIUM

Software Enhancements Improve Ability to Produce High Image Quality at Lower Radiation Doses TUSTIN, Calif., March 1, 2010 – Responding to the cardiac CT market’s need for superior image quality with lower radiation doses, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., has unveiled new cardiac software enhancements available now for the Aquilion® ONE and Aquilion Premium CT…


TOSHIBA’S CONTRAST-FREE MRA TECHNIQUES IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY AT LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY

Proprietary Contrast-Free Techniques Eliminate the Use of Potentially Dangerous Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 25, 2010 – In response to concern over gadolinium-based contrast agents, Little Company of Mary, a not-for-profit Catholic community hospital in Evergreen Park, Ill., wanted to provide the highest quality and safest MRA procedures to its patients. To accomplish this,…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY ANNOUNCES FOURTH ANNUAL YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

SCCT Now Accepting Submissions; Deadline is April 2nd TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 24, 2010 – The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the leading international professional society dedicated to research, education and clinical excellence in cardiovascular computed tomography (CT), is now accepting submissions for the fourth annual Young Investigator Awards. Sponsored by Toshiba America Medical Systems,…


TOSHIBA PROMOTES DOUG RYAN TO VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING AND STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT

Ryan’s Expertise Will Build on Toshiba’s Strength in Developing Products to Meet The Clinical and Performance Needs of The U.S. Market TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 23, 2010 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., announced today that Doug Ryan has been promoted to vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, further increasing Toshiba’s ability to develop products to…


TOSHIBA SERVICE EARNS THE MOST TOP RANKINGS IN IMV SERVICETRAK IMAGING CARDIOVASCULAR X-RAY USER SURVEY

Customers Rank Service on Toshiba’s Cardiovascular X-ray Line No. 1 in 18 Categories TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 11, 2010 – As health care facilities today seek the best value in imaging and customer service, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Service organization strives to deliver top-tier service and customer satisfaction. The result of this dedication was once…


TOSHIBA RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE FOR VIAMO ULTRASOUND SYSTEM

New Portable Laptop System Offers Best-In-Class Imaging Capabilities in a Laptop Size TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 4, 2010 – Designed to meet the needs of today’s hospitals by combining portability with high-end radiology features, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s new ViamoTM laptop ultrasound system has received FDA clearance. The Viamo is the industry’s no-compromise ultrasound system…


PIEDMONT HOSPITAL INSTALLS FIRST TOSHIBA VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEM WITH 12” X 12” MID-SIZED FLAT PANEL DETECTOR

System Marks Piedmont’s Fourth Toshiba Vascular X-Ray Installation and Includes Advanced Imaging Processing for Enhanced Image Quality TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 27, 2010 – Increasing its ability to provide patients with the highest quality of care, Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta has installed the country’s first InfinixTM VF-i vascular X-ray system with the 12” x 12” mid-sized…


ST. LUKE’S EPISCOPAL HEALTH SYSTEM SELECTS TOSHIBA IMAGING EQUIPMENT FOR NEW LAKESIDE HOSPITAL

Toshiba Products Improve Diagnostic Confidence and Accuracy in Cardiovascular and Orthopedic Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 14, 2010 – St. Luke’s Lakeside Hospital of The Woodlands, Texas has chosen Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. to provide magnetic resonance (MR), ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), X-ray and vascular equipment for its newly built surgical hospital. St. Luke’s Lakeside…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA ANNOUNCE 2009 PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST GRANT RECIPIENTS

Six Winners Selected for Programs Focused on Quality and Safety in Pediatric and Adult Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 14, 2009 – Recognizing the need for programs that improve patient safety and quality care, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management and Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced the six recipients of the second annual Putting…


TOSHIBA X-RAY SYSTEMS IMPROVE WORKFLOW IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS

Rapid Acquisition Times, Increased Flexibility and Improved Ergonomics Allow Emergency Departments to Diagnose Patients Quickly CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2009 – Today’s emergency departments are challenged to provide rapid, accurate diagnosis for a variety of patient conditions when time is of the essence. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s RADREXTM-i digital radiographic system and KalareTM R&F system…


TOSHIBA MR TECHNOLOGY IMPROVES EFFICIENCY AND PATIENT CARE THROUGH PATIENT-FOCUSED MR DESIGN

Features Address Top Patient Concerns to Improve Overall MR Exam Experience CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2009 – Patient compliance for MR exams often can impact imaging efficiency and patient throughput in radiology departments. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. understands MR exams can be daunting to patients, whether they are claustrophobic or sensitive to the loud noise…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW HYBRID CATHETERIZATION TABLE FOR FIVE-AXIS CARDIOVASCULAR X-RAY LINE

Hybrid Catheterization Table Provides Unprecedented Patient Access and Function to Create a Best-in-Class Hybrid Suite CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2009 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has introduced the CAT-880B, a new hybrid catheterization table, for its five-axis InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray line. Toshiba will feature the new hybrid table at this year’s Radiological Society of North…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES AQUILION ONE’S ADVANCED CAPABILITIES IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT STROKE SETTING

Unique Ability to Show Entire Brain and Dynamic Function Quickly Improves Stroke Diagnosis CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2009 – When a patient comes to a hospital’s emergency department (ED) exhibiting stroke symptoms, it can take hours to diagnose and treat the patient when time is of the essence. Toshiba’s Aquilion® ONE dynamic volume CT system has…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS 100TH RADREX-i X-RAY SYSTEM WORLDWIDE AT AURORA HEALTH CARE

Milestone Installation Demonstrates RADREX-i’s Ability to Excel in Demanding Clinical Environments and Improve Patient Care CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2009 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., an industry leader in X-ray technology, reached a significant milestone in installing its 100th RADREXTM-i X-ray system worldwide at Aurora Health Care’s newly opened Aurora Wilkinson Clinic. The system’s patient-focused…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES PERFORMANCE PLUS CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR CUSTOMERS

Performance Plus Provides Additional Educational Opportunities to Maximize Technology CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2009 – In today’s fast-paced health care environment, it is critical that hospitals keep their staff updated on using the latest imaging technology available. Currently, most facilities receive the majority of their diagnostic imaging equipment training when a new system is delivered. Toshiba…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES AQUILION ONE’S PEDIATRIC IMAGING CAPABILITIES

System’s Features Reduce Radiation and Sedation Dose for Pediatric Patients CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2009 – With smaller vessels, lower bone density and less body fat, pediatric patients have different imaging needs than adults. Pediatric patients frequently have difficulty holding their breath or staying still during a scan, creating the need for CT technology tailored for…


TOSHIBA ENTERS ULTRA-PORTABLE ULTRASOUND MARKET WITH NEW LAPTOP SYSTEM

New Portable System Offers Advanced Radiology Capabilities for a Variety of Patient Exams CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2009 – Many hand-carried ultrasound systems offer better access to patients when space is compromised, but cannot provide all of the advanced radiology capabilities required to perform exams in today’s demanding ultrasound environment. Designed to meet the needs of…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES PATIENT-FRIENDLY 3T MR SYSTEM

Toshiba’s Vantage Titan Open Bore 3T MR’s Patient-Centered Features Increase Patient Comfort and Improve Exam Efficiency CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2009 – Understanding that claustrophobia and acoustic noise are the top patient complaints with 3T MR imaging today, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., has developed a comfortable and efficient 3T MR, the Vantage TitanTM 3T open…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES THE TOSHIBA ASSURANCE REFURBISHMENT PROGRAM

New Program Provides Increased Value to Health Care Facilities with Varying Needs TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 10, 2009 – Demonstrating its commitment to providing top-tier value and service in diagnostic imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has introduced the Toshiba Assurance Refurbishment Program to provide customers the ability to purchase previously owned, completely refurbished Toshiba systems….


PINNACLE HEALTH FIRST HOSPITAL IN THE UNITED STATES TO INSTALL TOSHIBA’S AQUILION PREMIUM CT

Advanced Multi-detector CT System Offers Faster, Comprehensive Exam Ideal for Range of Imaging Needs Including Acute Care, Neurology, Oncology and General Radiology TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 9, 2009 – Leading hospitals require premium diagnostic imaging equipment to image patients faster, with the best possible diagnostic accuracy. PinnacleHealth, a leading health care system in Harrisburg, Pa., has…


HUNTINGTON HILL INSTALLS TOSHIBA AQUILION PREMIUM CT SYSTEM

Advanced Multi-detector CT System Offers Faster, More Comprehensive Exam to Improve Patient Care, Diagnostic Confidence and Workflow TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 4, 2009 – Today’s high-volume health care facilities require premium diagnostic imaging equipment that can image patients faster, with the best possible diagnostic accuracy. Huntington Hill Imaging Center has installed Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW PREMIUM MID-SIZED ULTRASOUND SYSTEM

Aplio MX Offers Hospitals Exceptional Value with Advanced Clinical Performance and Improved Portability TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 2, 2009 – Hospitals use ultrasound as a first-line diagnostic exam, requiring them to have cutting-edge ultrasound technology available to quickly and efficiently perform a range of patient exams. To meet these demanding clinical needs, while also considering the…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES THE INFINIX VF-i/BP VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEM WITH LARGE AND MID-SIZED FLAT PANEL DETECTORS

New Infinix System is the Optimal Universal Bi-plane Configuration TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 28, 2009 – Increasing the flexibility and diagnostic capabilities in bi-plane vascular X-ray imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces the all new Infinix™ VF-i/BP with large and mid-sized flat panel detectors. The large and mid-sized flat panel detectors provide clinicians with the…


ST. ANTHONY HOSPITAL SELECTS TOSHIBA MR SYSTEM TO FULFILL MR DIAGNOSTIC CAPABILITIES AT NEW FACILITY

Patient-Focused Features of the Vantage Titan MR System Improve Exam Efficiency and Patient Comfort TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 15, 2009 – To provide the latest in MR technology to its patient community, St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor, Wash. installed the Vantage TitanTM from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. to offer comprehensive MR patient exams. The…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES ITS NEXT GENERATION CV-3D FOR INFINIX CARDIOVASCULAR

CV-3D Workstation and Software Reconstructs 2D X-ray Images into 3D to Improve Stent Placement Accuracy SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2009 – To improve the ability of physicians to provide superior patient care during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has introduced its Next Generation CV-3D™ workstation and software package available on the Infinix™-i X-ray…


MIDWEST ULTRASOUND SELECTS TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND PRODUCTS

Midwest Ultrasound Chooses Toshiba Following Extensive Quantitative Selection Process TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 22, 2009 – Midwest Ultrasound, a proven leader in providing quality cardiac and vascular ultrasound systems to a diverse client mix from small rural and community hospitals to major urban academic centers and large physician practices, entered into a two-year renewable partnership with…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES LOW-CONTRAST VASCULAR IMAGING

Low-Contrast Imaging Improves Visualization of Soft Tissue to Improve Patient Care and Diagnostic Confidence in the Angio Suite SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 21, 2009 – To continue its commitment to advancing medical imaging technology and improving diagnosis, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces Low-Contrast Imaging (LCI) for Toshiba’s Infinix™-i systems with mid (12” x 12”) and…


TOSHIBA EXPANDS AVAILABILITY OF NEXT GENERATION ADVANCED IMAGE PROCESSING FOR INFINIX-i LINE

Next Generation AIP Improves Image Quality and Diagnostic Capabilities TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 16, 2009 —Improving the ability to provide premium patient care during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is expanding the availability of Next Generation Advanced Image Processing (AIP) to more systems in the Toshiba InfinixTM-i product line. Toshiba will showcase Next Generation…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS MILESTONE 800TH VANTAGE MR SYSTEM AT ELKVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL

Vantage Image Quality, Patient Comfort and Contrast-Free Techniques Enhance Patient Care TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 25, 2009 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., an industry leader in magnetic resonance (MR) technology, reached a significant achievement in installing its 800th Vantage™ 1.5T MR system at Elkview General Hospital in Hobart, Okla. Elkview is using the Vantage system…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA PARTNER ON PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST PROGRAM; EXPANDED TO INCLUDE IMAGING CENTERS AND PEDIATRICS

Building on the Success of the First Year, the Program will Fund Grants Focused on Quality and Safety in Imaging TUSTIN, Calif., August 10, 2009 — Patient safety and quality care continue to be important issues for hospitals and imaging centers. To help these facilities start new or build upon existing programs, AHRA: The Association…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THIRD ANNUAL YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Physicians from Ohio and North Carolina Awarded for their Patient Care Research in Technical and Clinical Advancement of Cardiovascular CT TUSTIN, Calif., August 5, 2009— The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the leading international professional society dedicated to research, education and clinical excellence in cardiovascular computed tomography (CT), has named Dr. Chirapa Puntawangkoon and…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE HONORED WITH MEDICAL DESIGN EXCELLENCE GOLD AWARD

World’s First Dynamic Volume CT Recognized for its Speed, Accuracy and Ability to Improve Patient Safety TUSTIN, Calif., July 29, 2009 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc’s Aquilion® ONE was named a Gold winner in the Medical Design Excellence Awards, an award organized by Canon Communications and sponsored by the company’s Medical Device and Diagnostic…


PRECISION IMAGING ULTRASOUND SOFTWARE FOR TOSHIBA’S APLIO XG PROVIDES UNPRECEDENTED IMAGE CLARITY AND RESOLUTION

New Technology Improves Diagnostic Confidence and Patient Care Through Enhanced Structure Definition and Reduced Noise TUSTIN, Calif., July 13, 2009 — To help leading healthcare institutions increase productivity while improving patient care in diagnostic imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., has introduced Precision Imaging technology available on the Aplio™ XG ultrasound system. Precision Imaging technology…


HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IS FIRST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO INSTALL TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT SYSTEM

World’s First Dynamic Volume CT Will Improve Workflow in High-Volume ER While Providing More Accurate and Safer Diagnostic Imaging for Stroke, Cardiac and Pediatric Patients PASADENA, CA — July 6, 2009 — To meet the growing needs of its high-volume emergency department (ED), Huntington Memorial Hospital has acquired Toshiba’s Aquilion® ONE dynamic volume CT system….


TOSHIBA RECEIVES 2009 PROGRESSIVE MANUFACTURING 100 OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD

TUSTIN, Calif., July 2, 2009 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has been named a winner in the fifth annual Progressive Manufacturing 100 Awards (PM100), sponsored by Managing Automation Media, a Thomas Publishing Company, LLC publication. Toshiba won in the category of operational excellence for its successful implementation of a mobile communications system and field…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS SELECTED BY THE PREMIER HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE TO HIGHLIGHT COMMITMENT TO HEALTHCARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT, INNOVATION

TUSTIN, Calif., June 17, 2009 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. was recently selected to participate in the Premier healthcare alliance‘s first Innovation Celebration, an annual event to celebrate advances in healthcare while highlighting healthcare industry suppliers committed to innovation and improving patient outcomes. Premier’s Innovation Celebration highlights innovative solutions that bring a positive impact…


PRESBYTERIAN/ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN AT P/SL INSTALL TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT

World’s First Dynamic Volume CT Enables Hospital to Support Its Diverse Range of Specialties and Patient Groups, Including Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Limb Preservation TUSTIN, Calif., June 10, 2009 — To continue to provide the most advanced care for adults, newborns and children across the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains region, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center…


HIMA SAN PABLO INSTALLS FIRST Aquilion ONE IN LATIN AMERICA

HIMA San Pablo Brings Premium Healthcare to Puerto Rico with Aquilion ONE Installation TUSTIN, California — May 28, 2009 — To continue offering the highest quality care available in Puerto Rico and the surrounding areas, Hospital HIMA San Pablo in Caguas, Puerto Rico, has installed Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Aquilion® ONE. As the world’s first…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES INTOUCH FLEX SERVICE AGREEMENT

New Service Product from Toshiba Offers Customers Ultimate Flexibility, Security and Value TUSTIN, California — May 26, 2009 — To further its commitment to providing innovative, quality customer solutions, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has launched the new InTouch™ Flex Service Agreement, offering customers unparalleled flexibility, security and value. Considered the first of its kind…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW MULTI-DETECTOR CT SYSTEMS

New Aquilion CT Products Address Needs for Premium CT Offerings TUSTIN, California — May 20, 2009 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today introduces two advanced multi-detector CT systems, the Aquilion® Premium edition and the Aquilion CX edition. The Aquilion Premium rounds out the company’s CT portfolio to include a product with 160-detector rows and…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY NAMES FINALISTS FOR THIRD ANNUAL YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Finalists to Present Submissions and Winners Named at Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Annual Scientific Meeting TUSTIN, California — May 19, 2009 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the leading international professional society dedicated to research, education and clinical excellence in cardiovascular computed tomography (CT), has named the finalists of the third annual…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES BENEFITS OF NEW 12″ X 12″ FLAT PANEL DETECTOR FOR THE INFINIX

New Detector Improves Visualization; Images on Display at ASNR TUSTIN, California — May 18, 2009 — To increase workflow and optimize patient access during diagnostic and interventional neuro-vascular procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is showcasing benefits of its new biplane 12″ x 12″ flat panel detector system at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)…


SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TOSHIBA COMPANIES TO HELP PLANT 80,000 TREES THIS SATURDAY, MAY 9 IN NATIONAL FOREST

ORANGE COUNTY, California — May 4, 2009 — Toshiba America Inc., along with volunteers from four Toshiba Southern California operating companies (TABS, TAEC, TAIS and TAMS), will help plant 80,000 trees in the San Bernardino National Forest this Saturday, May 9 in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation to help replace trees lost to the wildfires in the fall…


Aquilion ONE CT SYSTEM ENABLES ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE TO EXPAND SERVICE LINES AND IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

Aquilion ONE is Foundation for New Cardiovascular, Neurological and Pediatric Care Programs TUSTIN, California — April 29, 2009 — To better serve the needs of a growing patient population and bring the most advanced imaging technology to the community, St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Mont. installed Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Aquilion® ONE, the world’s first dynamic…


PIEDMONT HOSPITAL INSTALLS FIRST TOSHIBA INFINIX SYSTEMS WITH NEXT GENERATION ADVANCED IMAGE PROCESSING

Next Generation AIP Improves Visualization and Patient Safety During Interventional Procedures TUSTIN, California — April 28, 2009 — Increasing its ability to provide patients with the highest quality of care, Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta has purchased four Infinix™ CF-i systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. All four systems will have Toshiba’s Next Generation Advanced Image…


HELENA CARDIOLOGY CLINIC ENHANCES PATIENT CARE WITH TOSHIBA 3D SPECKLE TRACKING CAPABILITIES

Toshiba’s Artida Improves Diagnostic Confidence, Productivity and Accuracy While Reducing Cost TUSTIN, California — April 7, 2009 — The Helena Cardiology Clinic of Helena, Mont. has installed two Toshiba Aplio™ Artida ultrasound systems with 3D Wall Motion Tracking capabilities. 3D Wall Motion Tracking allows sonographers and physicians to more quickly and accurately identify wall motion defects…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION ONE HONORED WITH MEDICAL DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARD

World’s First Dynamic Volume CT Provides Quick, Accurate Diagnosis and Increased Patient Safety TUSTIN, California — April 6, 2009 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Aquilion® ONE has been named a winner in the Medical Design Excellence Awards, a program organized by Canon Communications and sponsored by the company’s Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry magazine. The…


TOSHIBA’S NEXT GENERATION AIP PROCESSOR FOR THE INFINIX-i INCREASES ACCURACY, IMPROVES WORKFLOW AND ENABLES PHYSICIANS TO BETTER DIAGNOSE PATIENTS

Leading Physician Evaluates the Feature TUSTIN, California — April 1, 2009 — Improving the ability to provide top-tier patient service during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has introduced Next Generation Advanced Image Processing (AIP) available on its Infinix™-i X-ray product line. Next Generation AIP was tested and evaluated by Dr. Vinit Lal, interventional cardiologist,…


ARKANSAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IS FIRST PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL TO INSTALL TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT SYSTEM

System’s Ability to Reduce Radiation Dose Ideal for Pediatrics TUSTIN, California — March 31, 2009 — Helping to provide safer imaging for children in a hospital setting, Arkansas Children’s Hospital has installed Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Aquilion® ONE 320-detector row CT system. As the world’s first dynamic volume CT scanner, the Aquilion ONE can lower…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES THE NEW INFINIX WITH MID-SIZED FLAT PANEL DETECTOR AND NEXT GENERATION ADVANCED IMAGE PROCESSING

New Digital Processor and Flat Panel Detector Enhance Ability to Perform Cardiac Procedures ORLANDO, Florida — March 30, 2009 — Improving upon the success of its current X-ray technologies, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is introducing a new addition to its Infinix™-i cardiovascular system offering — the Infinix VF-i with mid-sized flat panel detector (FPD) and…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES UPGRADES TO THE APLIO ARTIDA TO ENHANCE IMAGING CAPABILITIES FOR THE CARDIAC MARKET

New Cardiac and Pediatric Packages Expand Clinical Applications ORLANDO, Florida — March 30, 2009 — Offering new upgrades that will improve the ability to diagnose cardiovascular disease with ultrasound, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the company’s newest additions to the Aplio Artida™ ultrasound system at this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY ANNOUNCES THIRD ANNUAL YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

SCCT Now Accepting Submissions; Deadline is April 6th TUSTIN, California — March 27, 2009 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the leading international professional society devoted to cardiovascular computed tomography (CT), is now accepting submissions for the third annual Young Investigator Awards. Sponsored by Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., the unrestricted educational grant will…


TOSHIBA SERVICE EARNS MORE TOP RANKINGS THAN ANY OTHER VENDOR IN IMV’s SERVICETRAK IMAGING’S CT USER SURVEY

Customers Rank Performance and Service on Toshiba’s CT Line No. 1 in 21 Categories TUSTIN, California — March 3, 2009 — As healthcare facilities continue to look for the best value in imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Service organization continues to deliver on the company’s dedication to top-tier service and customer satisfaction. Once again, this…


LEADING STROKE CENTER INSTALLS ADVANCED MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEM TO DIAGNOSE STROKE — TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT

Millard Fillmore is the First U.S. Stroke Center to Offer Dynamic Volume CT to Reduce Diagnosis Time From Hours and Days to Mere Minutes TUSTIN, California — February 25, 2009 — Every minute counts when diagnosing a stroke. Now, Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y. has installed a CT system that can dramatically reduce…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES THE AQUILION PREMIUM

TUSTIN, California — February 12, 2009 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced the launch of the Aquilion® Premium CT system. The Aquilion Premium rounds out the company’s CT portfolio to include a product with the capability to cover up to 8 cm in a single rotation. This system is also field-upgradeable to an Aquilion ONE….


AHRA AND TOSHIBA ANNOUNCE PATIENT FIRST GRANT PROGRAM WINNERS

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Washington Hospital Center and Jennie Edmundson Hospital Awarded Grants to Improve Patient Care and Safety in Diagnostic Imaging TUSTIN, California — January 14, 2009 — Helping to fund programs that improve patient care and safety in diagnostic imaging, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management and Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc….


NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH INSTALLS TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT SYSTEM

Whole Organ Imaging CT System Planned for use in Multiple Studies, Including Low-dose Cardiac Study TUSTIN, California — December 8, 2008 — Meeting the needs of today’s healthcare demands for improving patient care and safety while lowering costs, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institutes of Health (NIH) has installed the most advanced,…


CVCTA EDUCATION, AMIGENICS AND NEVADA IMAGING CENTERS INTRODUCE CARDIAC AND NEURORADIOLOGY DYNAMIC VOLUME CT COURSES

Hands-On Courses Provide Insight on Capabilities of World’s First Dynamic Volume CT System CHICAGO — December 4, 2008 — Providing cardiologists, radiologists and neurologists top-tier education on the latest diagnostic imaging technology, CVCTA Education, AMIGenics and Nevada Imaging Centers have partnered to create two new courses focused on applications for Toshiba America Medical System Inc.’s Aquilion®…


TOSHIBA EDUCATION CENTER OFFERS NEW DYNAMIC VOLUME CT AND BREAST MR COURSES

Comprehensive Courses Provide Hands-on Training with Advanced Toshiba Technology CHICAGO — December 4, 2008 — Continuing to expand its educational offerings, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has created two new courses that will be taught at the Toshiba Education Center in Irvine, Calif. One course will provide an overview of dynamic volume CT using Toshiba’s Aquilion®…


TOSHIBA AND SALINAS VALLEY MEMORIAL ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP CARDIAC MR EDUCATIONAL SERIES

Dr. Timothy Albert to Lead Program and Utilize Industry Leading Vantage Technology CHICAGO — December 3, 2008 — To further the advancement of using Magnetic Resonance (MR) in diagnosing cardiovascular disease, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. and CVMR Solutions, Inc. have partnered to create a cardiac MR educational series for physicians and technologists. This educational series,…


MILESTONE 700th TOSHIBA VANTAGE MR SYSTEM INSTALLED AT COMANCHE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER IN TEXAS

Vantage’s Image Quality, Reduced Noise and Contrast-Free Techniques Improve Patient Care CHICAGO — December 3, 2008 — The ability of the EXCELART Vantage™ MR system to provide patient comfort without compromising image quality and diagnostic capability has led to its rapid acceptance in hospitals and imaging centers around the world. Highlighting this success, Toshiba America Medical…


TOSHIBA’S XARIO XG ULTRASOUND SYSTEM UPGRADES ENHANCE IMAGE QUALITY

D-THI Application Provides Clearer Images for More Accurate Diagnoses CHICAGO — December 2, 2008 — At this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will be introducing features now available on its Xario™ XG ultrasound system. Differential Tissue Harmonic Imaging (D-THI) has been so instrumental in helping physicians better…


TOSHIBA TO SHOWCASE NEW OPTIONS FOR RADREX-i SYSTEM

Portable Mixed Detector and Auto-stitch Capabilities to Enhance Versatility and Workflow CHICAGO — December 2, 2008 — To help meet the versatile needs of high-volume medical facilities, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will unveil new options for the RADREX™-i Dual Detector Radiographic system, including the option for a mixed detector system (works-in-progress) and Auto-stitching capabilities. These…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS VANTAGE TITAN MR SYSTEMS AT PRESTIGIOUS MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

With the Industry’s Largest Bore and Noise Reduction Technology, the Titan Improves Patient MR Experiences CHICAGO — December 1, 2008 — A year after its successful debut at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in 2007, the Vantage Titan™ MR system has been installed at some of the leading hospitals and medical imaging facilities…


NEVADA IMAGING CENTERS PERFORMS MORE THAN 3,500 PATIENT STUDIES USING THE WORLD’S FIRST DYNAMIC VOLUME CT — TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE

Versatile Imaging System Benefits Community By Offering Quick, Accurate Diagnosis CHICAGO — December 1, 2008 — Demonstrating the strength and versatility of the world’s first dynamic volume CT system, Nevada Imaging Centers has provided more than 3,500 scans using Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Aquilion® ONE dynamic volume CT scanner. Nevada Imaging Centers was the first…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES NEW DIGITAL SYSTEM OPTIONS FOR INFINIX VF-i/BP

New Digital Options Streamline Workflow Through Intuitive Interface and New Detector Panel CHICAGO — December 1, 2008 — To help improve workflow and usability during diagnostic and interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase new digital upgrades for the Infinix™ VF-i/BP Vascular X-ray system at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES NEW WOMEN’S ULTRASOUND IMAGING TECHNIQUES AND TRANSDUCER AT RSNA

New Techniques Increase Detection of Breast Lesions and Aid Diagnosis CHICAGO — November 30, 2008 — To help improve diagnostic confidence in breast imaging and women’s health, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has developed a new and exclusive ultrasound technique — MicroPure™, which helps physicians detect breast lesions and micro-calcifications more clearly. In addition, Toshiba will…


TOSHIBA TO SHOWCASE KALARE X-RAY SYSTEM AT RSNA

System’s Features Increase Productivity and Patient Comfort While Eliminating Film CHICAGO — November 30, 2008 — Demonstrating a commitment to efficiency in diagnostic imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will feature the Kalare™ R&F system at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting held in Chicago, Nov. 30 – Dec. 5 (Booth #3429,…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES MR RADIANCE PLUS BREAST IMAGING SUITE

New Multi-Channel Coil Optimizes Breast MR on Toshiba MR Systems CHICAGO — November 30, 2008 — Advancements in medical imaging technology have significantly increased early detection and improved outcomes for patients with breast cancer. At this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 30 – Dec. 5, 2008 (Booth #3429, South…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES CORE 320 — THE FIRST WORLDWIDE MULTI-CENTER TRIAL TO VALIDATE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT TECHNOLOGY IN A CLINICAL SETTING

New Study to Validate the Effectiveness of 320-Detector Row CT as Compared to SPECT CHICAGO — November 30, 2008 — As the next phase in validating advanced computed tomography technology in a clinical setting, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) will support CORE 320, the largest worldwide multi-center trial comparing the effectiveness of 320-detector row dynamic volume…


TOSHIBA TO HOST — CLINICAL APPLICATIONS WITH 320 DETECTOR ROW CT — HIGHLIGHTING IMPACT OF Aquilion ONE AFTER ONE YEAR

WHAT: A year after its successful introduction, two clinicians will present their experience with Toshiba America Medical System’s Aquilion® ONE dynamic volume CT and demonstrate how it is changing clinical pathways. With substantial experience imaging both cardiac and neurological patients, both clinicians will illustrate the benefits of dynamic volume CT imaging and how it is…


TOSHIBA TO HOST ULTRASOUND AND MR EVENT FEATURING NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN MULTI-MODALITY BREAST IMAGING

WHAT: In “New Technologies in Multi-Modality Breast Imaging,” three physicians will discuss their experience using MRI and ultrasound collaboratively for breast imaging, including how the two modalities can be used together, the latest techniques and how this multi-modality approach will ultimately provide better patient outcomes. WHY: As thousands of patients undergo breast exams each year,…


Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation Acquires Advanced Visualization Imaging System Division of Barco

Brings Critical Core Competency In-house TOKYO, Japan — November 21, 2008 — Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation announced today that via its newly formed, wholly-owned subsidiary, Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems Europe, Ltd. (TMVS), it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Advanced Visualization Imaging System Division (AVIS) of Barco nv, Edinburgh, Scotland. This acquisition brings in-house…


TOSHIBA UPGRADES LEARNING CENTER WEB SITE

Web Site Upgrades Include More Intuitive Navigation and Easy Access to Information TUSTIN, California — November 17, 2008 — To continue to help medical professionals meet their educational needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has completed new upgrades to its Learning Center Web site, www.ToshibaLearningCenter.com. The Web site is an online resource for medical professionals to access…


POPULAR SCIENCE NAMES TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE

World’s First Dynamic Volume CT Provides Uniquely Comprehensive Exam to Aid Patient Diagnosis TUSTIN, California — November 13, 2008 — Recognizing the innovation behind its dynamic volume CT scanner, Popular Science has named Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Aquilion® ONE 320-detector row CT scanner “Best of What’s New” in the Personal Health category of its annual awards. As…


AUNTMINNIE.COM NAMES TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT SCANNER WINNER OF “MINNIES 2008″ BEST NEW RADIOLOGY DEVICE

Prestigious Industry Awards Voted on by a Panel of Leaders in Radiology TUSTIN, California — November 12, 2008 — Further illustrating its ground-breaking medical imaging technology and innovation in the field of radiology, the Aquilion® ONE dynamic volume CT system has been named “Minnies 2008″ Best New Radiology Device, an accolade given by AuntMinnie.com and selected…


OREGON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ACQUIRES TOSHIBA APLIO ARTIDA 4D ULTRASOUND SYSTEM

Acquisition of Artida Makes OIT First in the Nation to Offer 4D Ultrasound Training TUSTIN, California — November 11, 2008 — To offer its students access to the most advanced medical technology available, Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) has acquired the Toshiba Aplio™ Artida 4D ultrasound system. The acquisition of the advanced ultrasound system will make…


SPRINGHILL MEDICAL CENTER INSTALLS FIRST TOSHIBA Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT IN ALABAMA

TUSTIN, California — November 10, 2008 — To further emphasize a growing commitment to improving diagnostic confidence and patient outcomes, Springhill Medical Center has installed the Aquilion® ONE dynamic volume CT by Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. This is the first dynamic volume CT in the state of Alabama. “The installation of the Aquilion ONE, the…


TOSHIBA CT RANKS NUMBER ONE BY MD BUYLINE FOR SIXTH YEAR

MD Buyline Customers Rank Toshiba Number One in Six out of Seven Product Categories, Including Number One in Cardiac Ultrasound for 11 Consecutive Quarters TUSTIN, California — November 5, 2008 — As a testament to its customer service approach and competitive product portfolio, MD Buyline customers have ranked Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. number one in…


TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT SCANNER NAMED MOST VALUABLE PRODUCT IN CT BY RT IMAGE MAGAZINE

Leading Radiology Publication Recognizes Toshiba in its First Best-of-the-Best Ranking TUSTIN, California — November 4, 2008 — Continuing to be recognized by the radiology field as a game-changing imaging technology, the Aquilion® ONE dynamic volume CT system has been named Most Valuable Product in the CT category by rt image magazine. The rt image Most Valuable Product ranking, which is…


PINNACLEHEALTH INSTALLS THE MOST ADVANCED MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEM AVAILABLE — TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT

Dynamic Volume CT’s Faster, More Accurate Diagnosis Can Help Lower Healthcare Costs TUSTIN, California — November 3, 2008 — To help reduce diagnosis time for stroke, serious heart conditions and other life-threatening diseases, PinnacleHealth in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will install the Aquilion® ONE dynamic volume CT system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. The Aquilion ONE, the…


TOSHIBA AND MAQUET PARTNERSHIP TO OFFER HYBRID SOLUTIONS FOR INFINIX-i ADDRESSING A WIDE RANGE OF SURGICAL, IMAGING AND INTERVENTIONAL NEEDS

Infinix Line to Include a Range of Innovative Table Tops for Optimal Versatility and Utilization TUSTIN, California — October 28, 2008 — To offer hospitals more versatility and a seamless transition from endovascular imaging to surgical intervention on a single system, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is partnering with surgical table manufacturer, MAQUET, to provide new…


SALINAS VALLEY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM PROVIDES FULL RANGE OF CARDIAC IMAGING SOLUTIONS WITH MULTIPLE TOSHIBA MODALITIES

Cardiovascular Diagnostic Center Limits Radiation and Contrast Dosage Using Toshiba’s Industry Leading Technology TUSTIN, California — October 27, 2008 — The diagnosis and subsequent treatment of cardiovascular disease can be accomplished through a variety of medical imaging modalities. Demonstrating the effectiveness of a multi-modality approach, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System created the Cardiovascular Diagnostic Center at…


TOSHIBA INFINIX SYSTEMS USED IN LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS AT TCT CONFERENCE

Live Cases Showcase System’s Unique C-arm Positioning and Unparalleled Patient Access TUSTIN, California — October 15, 2008 — The unique C-arm positioning of the Toshiba Infinix™ cardiovascular X-ray system provides physicians and support personnel superior access to the patient. Demonstrating these capabilities, Toshiba’s Infinix CF-i/BP and Infinix DP-i configurations will be used in multiple live cases…


PIEDMONT HOSPITAL FIRST IN GEORGIA TO INSTALL TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT SCANNER

New Technology Reduces Radiation Exposure, Time and Healthcare Costs TUSTIN, California — October 13, 2008 — Patients experiencing symptoms associated with heart conditions or stroke frequently undergo multiple tests over the course of several days for physicians to make an accurate diagnosis. Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta is streamlining this process by installing the Aquilion® ONE from…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS VANTAGE TITAN MR SYSTEM AT HEALTH SCAN IMAGING

Significant Noise Reduction and High Image Quality Led to Purchase of the Titan TUSTIN, California — October 8, 2008 — The quietness and open design of the Toshiba Vantage Titan™ is dramatically improving the MR experience for patients. Health Scan Imaging has installed the Vantage Titan as the flagship MR machine at its new 5,000-square-foot location…


AHRA AND TOSHIBA ANNOUNCE PATIENT FIRST GRANT PROGRAM

Program to Fund Grants Focused on Improving Patient Care and Safety in Imaging TUSTIN, California — October 6, 2008 — Improving patient care and safety in diagnostic imaging is an important issue to hospitals, physicians and administrators. Helping to support this need, the AHRA, the association for medical imaging management, has created the Patient First Program…


SHANDS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA MEDICAL CENTER INSTALLS THE TOSHIBA Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT

Perfusion Capabilities of Dynamic Volume CT to Dramatically Improve Patient Care TUSTIN, California — October 2, 2008 — In a single gantry rotation Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc’s. Aquilion ONE™ dynamic volume CT system may change the way hospitals and physicians treat and diagnose patients with cardiovascular and neurological disease. As a testament to the industry…


TOSHIBA SECURES MAGNETIC RESONANCE BROADLANE LIVE GROUP BUY AGREEMENT

Industry-Leading Technology and Overall Value Secured Toshiba’s MRI Contract, Second CT Contract Announced Earlier this Year TUSTIN, California — September 22, 2008 — For the second year in a row, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. was awarded a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Live Group Buy contract from Broadlane, a leading healthcare supply chain services company serving…


IOWA HEART PURCHASES FIRST TOSHIBA APLIO ARTIDA ULTRASOUND SYSTEM

New System Features World’s First 3D Wall Motion Tracking TUSTIN, California — August 6, 2008 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. delivered the first AplioTM Artida ultrasound system to Iowa Heart Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Known for its cardiovascular services, Iowa Heart has purchased the Aplio Artida to continue to provide superior patient care and…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY NAMES YOUNG INVESTIGATORS AWARD WINNERS

Winners to Have Their Work Published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography TUSTIN, California — August 4, 2008 — Continuing to foster and support innovation for computed tomography (CT) applications and improving patient care, the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has named the winners of the second annual Young Investigators Award (YIA), which is…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS AWARDED CT GROUP BUY AGREEMENT FROM BROADLANE

Industry Leading Technology and Unrivaled Product Value Highlights Toshiba Win TUSTIN, California — July 14, 2008 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. was awarded a computed tomography (CT) contract by Broadlane’s clients. Toshiba, an industry leader in CT technology, has won this contract two years in a row for the same modality from Broadlane, a leading…


TOSHIBA NAMED TOP MEDICAL EQUIPMENT VENDOR BY KLAS

CT, MR and Ultrasound Modalities All Receive Number One Rankings TUSTIN, California — July 10, 2008 — In the recently released KLAS Top 20: Best in KLAS Awards for Medical Equipment, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. achieved three modality number one rankings and the overall medical equipment vendor for 2008. The Aquilion® 64, the Vantage™ 1.5T…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC BUSINESS AGREEMENT WITH HEALTHCARE LEADER PINNACLEHEALTH

Strategic Business Agreement Offers Large Healthcare Providers Unparalleled Value, Leading Technology and Exceptional Customer Service TUSTIN, California — June 25, 2008 — Enhancing its flexibility in providing medical imaging solutions for large hospitals and healthcare networks across the country, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced a strategic business agreement with PinnacleHealth, a non-profit hospital and healthcare…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES YOUNG INVESTIGATORS AWARD FINALISTS

Award Winners to be Recognized at Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Annual Scientific Meeting TUSTIN, California — June 19, 2008 — Continuing its mission to improve the quality of patient care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has named the finalists of the second annual Young Investigators Award. Sponsored by Toshiba through an unrestricted educational grant, the…


TOSHIBA INFINIX HYBRID SYSTEMS USED IN THREE LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS AT ISHAC SYMPOSIUM

Flexible C-arm of Infinix Systems Allows Cardiologists and Surgeons to Work Together Seamlessly in Hybrid Cardiac Setting TUSTIN, California — June 16, 2008 — Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Infinix™ Hybrid cardiovascular X-ray imaging system will be featured in three live cases during the International Symposium on the Hybrid Approach to Congenital Heart Disease (ISHAC), June 16–18,…


TOSHIBA NAMES TRISH MALONE AS DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL PROGRAMS

Malone to Lead Toshiba’s New Leasing Group to Provide Financing Solutions for Customers TUSTIN, California — May 20, 2008 — Expanding its role in the medical imaging marketplace, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) has welcomed Trish Malone to the company as the director of financial programs. Malone will lead Toshiba’s new leasing group, Toshiba America…


HARVARD TEACHING HOSPITAL BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS INSTALLS MOST ADVANCED CT SYSTEM AVAILABLE — Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT

Toshiba’s Dynamic Volume CT Provides Faster, More Accurate Diagnosis While Lowering Healthcare Costs BOSTON — May 20, 2008 — As a testament to the growing demand to improve patient care while reducing healthcare costs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has installed the Aquilion ONE™ dynamic volume CT system at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching…


CVCTA EDUCATION, AMIGENICS AND NEVADA IMAGING CENTERS PARTNER TO INTRODUCE THE FIRST DYNAMIC VOLUME CT EDUCATION CENTER

Using Toshiba’s Dynamic Volume CT — the Aquilion ONE — the New Center will Provide Advanced Training for Cardiac and Neurological Applications LAS VEGAS — May 15, 2008 — CVCTA Education, AMIGenics and Nevada Imaging Centers celebrate the opening of the Dynamic Volume CT Education Center located at AMIGenics in Las Vegas. This is the first…


LEADING HOSPITALS ADOPT TOSHIBA’S ADVANCED IMAGE PROCESSING FOR INFINIX LINE

New X-ray Feature Increases Image Quality and Diagnostic Capabilities TUSTIN, CALIFORNIA — May 14, 2008 — Already being used in more than 25 hospitals across the country, Toshiba America Medical Systems’ new Advanced Image Processing (AIP) feature is improving patient care. Developed for the InfinixTM X-ray line, AIP is increasing the quality, sharpness and contrast of…


NEVADA IMAGING CENTERS INSTALLS THE FIRST TOSHIBA Aquilion ONE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES

Dynamic Volume CT’s Faster, More Accurate Diagnosis Can Help Lower Healthcare Costs LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — May 8, 2008 — As a testament to the growing demand to improve patient care while reducing healthcare costs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has installed the first Aquilion ONE™ dynamic volume CT system in the Western U.S. at Nevada…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES ADVANCED IMAGE PROCESSING FOR ITS INFINIX CARDIAC SYSTEMS

New Advanced Image Processing Feature Improves Diagnosis with Increased Visibility; Will be Showcased with Infinix VF-i/SP at ACC CHICAGO — April 1, 2008 — At this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting in Chicago, March 30 – April 1, 2008 (Booth # 8001), Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will be showcasing its Advanced Image…


TOSHIBA DEMONSTRATES NEWEST CT SOFTWARE AT ACC

Recently Cleared by the FDA, SURECardio Prospective and Variable Helical Pitch Will Improve Patient Care and Workflow While Reducing Dose CHICAGO — April 1, 2008 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is committed to new CT clinical applications that improve throughput and workflow, while further reducing contrast and radiation dose to patients. At this year’s American College…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND PRODUCT — APLIO ARTIDA — AT ACC

World’s First 3D Wall Motion Tracking to Assess LV Function and Volume CHICAGO — March 31, 2008 — Enhancing diagnostic confidence through the development of cutting-edge imaging technologies, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced the company’s newest product — the Aplio™ Artida™ ultrasound system. With its comprehensive applications, the Artida meets the demands of the…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES BREAKTHROUGH CT SYSTEM — the Aquilion ONE

The World’s First Dynamic Volume Computed Tomography System Enables Faster, More Accurate Diagnosis to Reduce Healthcare Costs and Improve Patient Care CHICAGO — March 30, 2008 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging, will feature the world’s first dynamic volume computed tomography (CT) system — the Aquilion ONE™ at this…


TOSHIBA RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE FOR TWO CT CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

New Software Package Will Improve Patient Care and Workflow While Reducing Dose TUSTIN, California — March 28, 2008 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has received FDA clearance for two new CT clinical applications that will improve throughput and enhance workflow, while further reducing contrast and radiation dosage. The applications, SURECardio™ Prospective and Variable Helical Pitch (vHP),…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS MILESTONE 500TH VANTAGE 1.5T MR SYSTEM AT JEFFERSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

New Advanced Image Processing Feature Improves Diagnosis with Increased Visibility; Will be Showcased with Infinix VF-i/SP at ACC TUSTIN, California — March 24, 2008 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., an industry leader in magnetic resonance (MR) technology, reached a significant achievement in installing its 500th Vantage™ 1.5T MR system at Jefferson Regional Medical Center (JRMC)…


TOSHIBA MR, CT AND ULTRASOUND NAMED BEST IN KLAS IN 2007

KLAS Top 20 Year-End 2007 Report Marks Toshiba’s Commitment to Excellence TUSTIN, California — March 6, 2008 — KLAS recently named Toshiba’s Aquilion® 64, Xario™ and Vantage 1.5T MR “Best in KLAS” in its Top 20 Year-End Report for 2007. This recognition for leadership in working with customers to maintain satisfaction, gives Toshiba America Medical Systems,…


TOSHIBA NAMES GIRISH T. HAGAN AS VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING

Hagan’s Expertise Will Build on Toshiba’s Strength in Customer Loyalty and Technology Innovation TUSTIN, California — February 26, 2008 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that Girish T. Hagan has been named vice president, Marketing, further increasing Toshiba’s marketing capabilities and expertise in the diagnostic imaging marketplace. As the vice president of Marketing, Hagan…


TOSHIBA RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE FOR VANTAGE TITAN MR SYSTEM

Large Bore MR System Improves Patient Care with Reduced Noise, Extended Field-of-View and Increased Homogeneity TUSTIN, California — January 28, 2008 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., an industry leader in magnetic resonance (MR) technology, announced FDA clearance for the new open-bore 1.5T Vantage Titan™ MR system. With this clearance, Toshiba is on schedule to make…


Reimbursement Update

  Notice to our customers and colleagues: On December 13, 2007, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a change to the way coronary CTA is reimbursed under Medicare. CMS’s proposed National Coverage Decision would eliminate all Medicare reimbursement for coronary CTA except for two indications and further stipulated that coronary CTA must…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS IMPROVES FEATURES ON EDUCATION WEB SITE

New Features Enhance Online Education Capabilities and Class Offerings CHICAGO — November 29, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a diagnostic imaging leader dedicated to furthering medical education, today announced enhancements to the Toshiba Learning Center Web site — www.ToshibaLearningCenter.com. The Web site, now in its second generation, will include online continuing medical education (CME) courses,…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES EDUCATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

Advisory Board Demonstrates Toshiba’s Commitment to Medical Education CHICAGO — November 29, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a diagnostic imaging leader, today announced the implementation of its new Educational Advisory Board, demonstrating the company’s continued commitment to improving diagnostic imaging education. As the only educational advisory board in the industry, the group will oversee…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIST COURSES IN CT AND MR AT TOSHIBA EDUCATION CENTER

CHICAGO — November 29, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leading diagnostic imaging provider committed to furthering medical education, today announced two new advanced technologist courses in CT and MR available at the Toshiba Education Center in Irvine, Calif. Information about the courses is available at Toshiba’s booth at the Radiological Society of North…


TOSHIBA AND MCKESSON SHOWCASE ULTRASOUND MULTIVIEW OFF-LINE REVIEW WORKSTATION SOFTWARE AT RSNA

New Workstation Software Improves Image Reconstruction and Patient Throughput CHICAGO — November 28, 2007 — As part of an ongoing partnership to deliver the industry’s best workstation and applications products, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will feature its Ultrasound Multiview Off-line Review Workstation software, developed in collaboration with McKesson Corp., at this year’s Radiological Society of…


TOSHIBA UNVEILS NEW LOW-CONTRAST X-RAY IMAGING FEATURE AT RSNA

New Feature Available on Infinix-i X-ray Systems Improves Visualization of Soft Tissue CHICAGO — November 28, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging, will unveil its new low-contrast imaging feature (510k pending) available on all Toshiba Infinix™-i large panel X-ray systems at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES NEW CLINICAL APPLICATIONS FOR AQUILION CT PRODUCT LINE AT RSNA

New Clinical Applications Increase Productivity and Workflow CHICAGO — November 28, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging, is showcasing the Aquilion® CT product line’s new automated workflow enhancements and clinical applications at the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 25–30 (Booth # 7130)….


TOSHIBA’S Aquilion ONE RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE

With 510(k) Clearance, the New Dynamic Volume Computed Tomography System is on Schedule for Commercial Availability in 2008 CHICAGO — November 27, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging, today announced FDA clearance of the most advanced diagnostic imaging computed tomography (CT) equipment available — the Aquilion ONE™. With…


TOSHIBA REACHES MILESTONE OF 20,000 CT UNITS PRODUCED

Milestone Exemplifies Toshiba’s Continuing Commitment to Leading CT Innovation; Toshiba to Showcase 20,000th CT Unit at RSNA CHICAGO — November 27, 2007 — Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging, today announced its milestone of producing 20,000 CT units. To demonstrate Toshiba’s continued innovation in the evolution and development of computed tomography…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES ULTRASOUND 4D VOLUMETRIC IMAGING APPLICATIONS AND NEW XARIO XG AT RSNA

New Clinical Applications Increase Patient Throughput and Diagnostic Accuracy CHICAGO — November 27, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging, today announced it will be showcasing new 4-D volume imaging applications for Toshiba’s Aplio™ and Xario™ ultrasound systems. The 4D applications and the latest system — the Xario XG…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES BREAKTHROUGH CT SYSTEM — the Aquilion ONE

The World’s First Dynamic Volume Computed Tomography System Enables Faster, More Accurate Diagnosis to Reduce Healthcare Costs and Improve Patient Care CHICAGO — November 26, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging, today introduced the world’s first dynamic volume computed tomography system — the Aquilion ONE™. This advanced diagnostic…


TOSHIBA PREVIEWS NEW AUTOMATED RADREX-i X-RAY SYSTEM AT RSNA

Cost-Effective, Robust System Ideal for Imaging Patients from Pediatric to Bariatric CHICAGO — November 26, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging, will preview the new RADREX™-i automated X-ray system at the Radiological Society of North America annual meeting held in Chicago, Nov. 25–30 (Booth # 7130). “Toshiba’s automated…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW VANTAGE TITAN MR SYSTEM AT RSNA

Vantage Titan Improves Patient Care with Large Bore, Reduced Noise and Extended Field-of-View with Increased Homogeneity CHICAGO — November 26, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., an industry leader in magnetic resonance (MR) technology, will preview the Vantage Titan™ MR system as a works-in-progress at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES INFINIX VF-i/BP AT RSNA

X-ray System Provides Unprecedented Patient Access and Anatomical Coverage CHICAGO — November 25, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging, will showcase its biplane X-ray system, the Infinix™ VF-i/BP at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting held in Chicago, Nov. 25–30 (Booth # 7130). “The new…


TOSHIBA PREVIEWS ADVANCED 3T MR SYSTEM AT RSNA

System Increases Diagnostic Capabilities and Produces Higher Image Resolution CHICAGO — November 25, 2007 — Reinforcing the company’s commitment to the MR marketplace, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will preview its advanced 3T (3-Tesla) MR system as a works-in-progress at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 25–30, 2007 (Booth #…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES ITS FOURTH GENERATION CONTRAST-FREE TECHNIQUE — TIME AND SPACE ANGIOGRAPHY (TSA)

TSA Visualizes Dynamic Blood Flow Without Contrast Offering Safer MRA Exams TUSTIN, CA — November 15, 2007 — As the leading developer of contrast-free magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) techniques, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., today introduced a fourth generation contrast-free imaging technique, Time and Space Angiography (TSA). Adding to the robust offering of contrast-free techniques from…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES FACTOR64 STUDY TO IMPROVE EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN ASYMPTOMATIC DIABETICS

faCTor64 Study to Increase Detection of CAD at Early Stages to Save Lives TUSTIN, CA — November 6, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced faCTor64, the Screening For Asymptomatic Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease Among High-Risk Diabetic Patients Using CT Angiography, Following CorE 64: A Randomized Control Study. Toshiba’s CorE 64 (Coronary Evaluation on 64)…


CVCTA EDUCATION TO OFFER LIVE CASE TRAINING FOR LEVEL I PARTICIPANTS

Course to Use Toshiba’s Aquilion 64 to Provide Physicians with Unique Training TUSTIN, CA — November 1, 2007 — Strengthening its position as a leader in medical education and improved patient care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that its partner, CVCTA Education, will provide access to live case training for ACCF/AHA Level 1 cardiac…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES FIRST U.S. INSTALL OF INFINIX CF-i/SP AT ARLINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Versatile Infinix System Helps Improve Diagnosis and Patient Care With Greater Patient Access and High Quality Imaging Capabilities TUSTIN, CA — October 23, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. a leader in medical and diagnostic imaging equipment, today announced the first U.S. installation of the Infinix CF-i/SP™ X-ray system was recently completed at Arlington Memorial…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS VEHICLE FLEET GOING GREEN

Hybrid Vehicles Further Enhance Toshiba’s Commitment to Reducing Carbon Footprint TUSTIN, CA — October 10, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging systems, announces its commitment to replacing the company’s entire fleet of sedans for its sales and service teams with hybrid cars over the next three years. As…


CVCTA EDUCATION RECEIVES TOP SCORES IN SCCT’S CTA COURSE REVIEW

CVCTA’s Top-rated Courses Use Toshiba’s Aquilion 64 CFX to Provide Physicians with Outstanding Training Experience TUSTIN, CA — September 20, 2007 — CVCTA Education, a leading provider of top-tier medical educational programs, received the most positive reviews for its CTA courses in an online physician student review conducted by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT)….


EAST TENNESSEE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL INSTALLS TOSHIBA’S AQUILION 16- AND 64-SLICE CT SYSTEMS

Toshiba’s Contrast Resolution Technology Combines Low Dose with High Quality Imaging Ideal for Pediatric Use TUSTIN, CA — August 30, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a global provider of diagnostic medical imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, today announced that East Tennessee Children’s Hospital has installed two Aquilion® computed tomography systems — one 16-slice…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS TWO INFINIX CF-i/BP VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEMS AT THE CHILDREN’S HEALTHCARE OF ATLANTA SIBLEY HEART CENTER

Versatile Five-Axis System Offers Unequaled Access Ideal for Pediatric Patients TUSTIN, CA — August 27, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in diagnostic and medical imaging systems, announced today the installation of two Infinix CF-i/BP vascular X-ray systems at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Sibley Heart Center, located at the Egleston hospital campus….


LIVE DEMONSTRATION USING TOSHIBA INFINIX CF-i/BP TO BE PERFORMED AT PEDIATRIC INTERVENTIONAL CARDIAC SYMPOSIUM

Complexity of Procedures Requires High-End Cutting-Edge Technology TUSTIN, CA — July 24, 2007 — Continuing to position itself as a leader in medical education and patient care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that the Pediatric Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS) in Las Vegas, the most comprehensive symposium worldwide on pediatric cardiac interventional therapies, will feature…


TOSHIBA PARTNERS WITH CVCTA EDUCATION TO OFFER NEW PV-CTA TRAINING COURSE

Course Will Help Teach Detection of Disease Affecting Twenty Million People TUSTIN, CA — July 5, 2007 — Strengthening its position as a leader in medical education and improved patient care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced a partnership with CVCTA Education to provide a Peripheral Vascular CTA (PV-CTA) training course. This course will be…


TOSHIBA TO SPONSOR HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL COURSE IN VIRTUAL COLONOSCOPY

TUSTIN, CA — June 20, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced it will sponsor a continuing medical education course in Virtual Colonoscopy in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education. Since 2004, courses in Virtual Colonoscopy have been offered at Harvard Medical School….


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES SURESUBTRACTION SOFTWARE PACKAGE FOR NEUROLOGICAL CT ANGIOGRAPHY PROCEDURES

Software Automates Bone Subtraction Process, Saves Critical Time For Patients with Neurological Symptoms TUSTIN, CA — June 13, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces a new advanced software package, SURESubtraction, for Toshiba’s Aquilion® CT line that will reduce CT examination time for patients exhibiting symptoms of neurological disorders by automating and streamlining bone subtraction. Currently,…


TOSHIBA NAMES JEFF HOWORTH VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC BUSINESS GROUP

TUSTIN, CA — May 22, 2007 — Further strengthening an already robust strategic and operational team, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that Jeff Howorth has been named vice president, Strategic Business Group. Howorth will be responsible for developing Toshiba’s Strategic Business Group, a new division within the company focused on developing partnerships with Integrated…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS FIRST VANTAGE POWERED BY ATLAS MRI SYSTEM AT STEINBERG DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL IMAGING CENTER

New Vantage Atlas MRI System Improves Patient Comfort and Enhances Workflow LAS VEGAS, NV — May 7, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a global leader in diagnostic and medical imaging systems, today announced it has installed its first Vantage powered by Atlas 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system at Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI),…


TOSHIBA TO PROVIDE 20 XARIO ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS TO OREGON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Toshiba To Be Exclusive Provider of Ultrasound Systems at Oregon Center for Health Professions, Providing Cutting-Edge Technology to Students TUSTIN, CA — May 3, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic medical imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, today announced that Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) has purchased 20 Toshiba Xario™…


TOSHIBA’S CORE 64 MULTI-CENTER STUDY COMPLETES ENROLLMENT

Largest International Multi-Center 64-Slice CT Trial; Benefits of Findings Evidenced By Use In Two Ancillary Studies Presented at ACC TUSTIN, CA — May 2, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced the completion of enrollment for 400 patients in its CorE 64 (Coronary Evaluation on 64) study taking place across seven countries, the largest…


SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY ANNOUNCES YOUNG INVESTIGATOR’S AWARD

Toshiba Provides Funding for New Annual Award through Unrestricted Educational Grant TUSTIN, CA — May 1, 2007 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the leading professional society devoted exclusively to cardiovascular computed tomography (CT), today announced a new annual award program focused on innovation in the field of patient care. The Young Investigator’s Award,…


CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER SELECTS TOSHIBA’S APLIO XG ULTRASOUND SYSTEM

Cincinnati Children’s Purchased 13 Aplio XG Ultrasound Systems, Delivering High Frequency and Depth without Sacrificing Image Quality TUSTIN, CA — April 30, 2007 — Less than six months after the Toshiba America Medical Systems launch of the Aplio™ XG, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center selected Toshiba’s Aplio XG ultrasound system for its pediatric ultrasound division. Toshiba…


FIRST TOSHIBA APLIO XG ULTRASOUND INSTALLED AT STEINBERG DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL IMAGING (SDMI)

Largest Freestanding Clinic in Las Vegas Reports Better Diagnosis, Improved Patient Outcomes with New, State-of-the-Art System TUSTIN, CA — April 9, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) announced today that the nation’s largest outpatient imaging practice, Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) in Las Vegas, is the first to install the new Aplio™ XG ultrasound…


TOSHIBA MR SYSTEMS ALLOW FOR SAFE MRA EXAMS

Toshiba’s Fresh Blood Imaging, Contrast Free Improved Angiography and Time-SLIP Techniques Eliminate Need for Gadolinium and Ensure Safe and Effective Patient Exams TUSTIN, CA — April 4, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has developed three imaging techniques for its MR product line, including the Vantage systems, that allow for contrast free imaging during MRA…


JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY INSTALLS TOSHIBA INFINIX DP-I/FD2

New Vascular Imaging System Increases Patient Comfort and Decreases Exam Time TUSTIN, CA — April 3, 2007 — The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and its Heart Institute is installing the Infinix™ DP-i/FD2 imaging system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Johns Hopkins will use the system for detailed peripheral vascular work and coronary studies…


SHANDS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA MEDICAL CENTER INSTALLS TOSHIBA AQUILION 16 CT SYSTEM

Aquilion 16-Slice System Compliments Existing Toshiba 32 and 64-slice Systems For Optimal CT Patient Workflow Capabilities TUSTIN, CA — April 2, 2007 — Today Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced that Shands at the University of Florida (UF) has installed an Aquilion® 16 computed tomography (CT) system. The academic medical center now is home to three…


TOSHIBA PARTNERS WITH GEORGIA RADIOLOGY RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL NETWORK TO PROVIDE ACC LEVEL I AND II, ACR CARDIAC CT ACCREDITATION TRAINING

TUSTIN, CA — March 28, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has expanded its professional education and training offerings by partnering with Atlanta-based Georgia Radiology Research and Educational Network (GRREN). GRREN, with its Aquilion® 64 CFX and state-of-the-art training center, will serve as Toshiba’s newest site for American College of Cardiology (ACC) Level I and…


TOSHIBA SHOWCASES VANTAGE ATLAS MRI SYSTEM AT AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING

System Is Suited for Coronary Artery Disease Screening NEW ORLEANS, LA — March 27, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will feature its EXCELART Vantage™ powered by Atlas 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system at this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting in New Orleans, March 24–27, 2007. The system is capable of…


TOSHIBA UNVEILS CARDIO PACKAGE FOR APLIO XG ULTRASOUND AT ACC

Software Enhancements Allow for Improved Patient Outcomes, Including Accurate Identification of Cardiac Resynchronization Candidates NEW ORLEANS, LA — March 27, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced it will showcase its Aplio™ XG ultrasound system including the latest innovations for diagnosing heart disease. For the first time, the Aplio XG cardio package will be…


RESPECTED PHYSICIANS DELIVER ORAL PRESENTATIONS AND SHARE LATEST INFORMATION ABOUT CTA ADVANCES

MEDIA ALERT/INVITATION — March 27, 2007 WHAT: Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will sponsor an oral presentation titled,Criteria for Defining Coronary Segments Using Computed Tomography: The Core-64 Trialduring this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting. The presentation will be included within a variety of oral presentations by respected medical experts related toAdvances in Coronary…


TOSHIBA INTRODUCES NEW INFINIX VF-i/SP VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEM

New, Multi-Axis Cardiovascular X-Ray System Handles Both Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures TUSTIN, CA — March 26, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced the introduction of its Infinix™ VF-i/SP X-ray system, a universal cardiovascular system designed to accommodate diagnostic and interventional procedures. The system will be showcased at the American College of Cardiology (ACC)…


TOSHIBA ACHIEVES GOLD-STAR STATUS FOR APLIO XG AND SECURES SPOT AS ONLY ULTRASOUND EXHIBITOR AT IHE BOOTH DURING ACC

TUSTIN, CA — March 26, 2007 — The Aplio™ XG ultrasound system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) received gold-star ratings for profiles recognized by Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) at this year’s Connectathon, the healthcare IT industry’s only large-scale interoperability testing event, held January 15–19 in Chicago. The system received gold stars for compliance…


MEDIA ALERT/INVITATION — March 24, 2007

New 3D MR Workstation Offers Unmatched Cardiac Evaluation Capabilities NEW ORLEANS, LA — March 25, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) will unveil the Virtual Explorer 3D Workstation — designed to analyze magnetic resonance (MR) images of the heart — at the American College of Cardiology’s annual meeting in New Orleans, March 24–27, 2007….


TOSHIBA TO HOST EDUCATIONAL SERIES “CT ANGIOGRAPHY MADE EASY” AT ACC 2007

MEDIA ALERT/INVITATION — March 24, 2007 WHAT: Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will host a presentation and Expo Lunch & Learn series entitled, CT Angiography Made Easy* at this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting. All presentations and the Expo Lunch & Learn sessions are free to attendees. Three well-respected physicians will give two presentations each…


FOURTH ANNUAL CARDIAC CT CME PROGRAM — CTA AND MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION BEYOND 64 SLICE — LED BY JOHNS HOPKINS CARDIOLOGISTS

MEDIA ALERT/INVITATION — March 24, 2007 WHAT: For the fourth year in a row, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with support from Toshiba has brought the most current information surrounding CT applications to the American College of Cardiology’s annual meeting. This Cardiac CT CME Meeting* is open to physicians attending ACC and is supported…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS LANDMARK 400th VANTAGE 1.5T MRI SYSTEM

For LakeWest Hospital, State-of-the-Art Technology Results in Greater Patient Comfort and Better Clinical Outcomes TUSTIN, CA — March 7, 2007 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. — a trusted leader in medical imaging technology — has achieved a significant milestone: the installation of its 400th Excelart Vantage 1.5T, high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. The installation…


CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL SELECTS TOSHIBA CT

Top Children’s Hospital Installs Aquilion 64 CFX to Improve Diagnostic Capabilities TUSTIN, CA — November 2, 2006 — The nation’s premier site for pediatric radiology — Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center — has selected an Aquilion™ 64 CFX from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. to strengthen its position as a provider of patient-friendly imaging technology and…


TOSHIBA NAMES ROBERT MICER DIRECTOR OF X-RAY/VASCULAR BUSINESS UNIT

TUSTIN, CA — October 31, 2006 — Further strengthening an already robust strategic and operational team, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that Robert Micer has been named director, X-Ray/Vascular Business Unit. In this new role, Micer will be responsible for implementing tactical and strategic marketing plans for a business segment that helps to drive…


TOSHIBA RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL FOR INJECTOR SYNCHRONIZATION OPTION

Improves Efficiency and Patient Care TUSTIN, CA — October 30, 2006 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today it received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for a new CAN Level 1 injector synchronization option for its Aquilion™ 64- and 32-slice computed tomography (CT) systems. The new option facilitates contrast enhanced CT exams by interfacing…


TOSHIBA’S VANTAGE MRI SYSTEM ACHIEVES NO. 1 RANKING IN KLAS PERFORMANCE STUDY

Image Quality and Patient Comfort Cited as Reasons for High Ranking TUSTIN, CA — October 16, 2006 — Highlighting its position as a leading provider of diagnostic imaging technologies, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s Vantage 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system ranked first in a multichannel MRI performance report by KLAS Enterprises LLC. The Vantage received…


TOSHIBA PARTNER AWARDED FIRST PLACE FOR CARDIAC IMAGING RESEARCH AT ISMRM

Research Validates Use of Non-Contrast Imaging Techniques for Diagnosing Disease TOKYO, August 23, 2006 — Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) today announced that Dr. Katsumi Nakamura of Tobata Kyoritsu Hospital in Japan received first place honors for his research in the area of non-contrast magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) imaging. Nakamura, a radiologist and long-time Toshiba collaborator,…


TOSHIBA SECURES EXCLUSIVE FIVE-YEAR EQUIPMENT AGREEMENT WITH OHIOHEALTH

TUSTIN, Calif., August 21, 2006 — Further establishing its business in the Midwest, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced an exclusive five-year agreement with OhioHealth, a not-for-profit healthcare organization providing healthcare services to 46 Ohio counties. Under the terms of the contract, four award-winning OhioHealth hospitals — Grant Medical Center, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Doctors Hospital…


DELNOR-COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ACQUIRES TOSHIBA TECHNOLOGY

Purchase of Six Aplio Ultrasound Systems Broaden Clinical Capabilities TUSTIN, Calif., August 7, 2006 — Strengthening its position as a leader in the ultrasound market, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced the successful installation of six Aplio™ ultrasound systems at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva, Illinois. The new Aplio systems allow clinicians at the hospital, and…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES VERSION 3.0 SOFTWARE FOR AQUILION 64

Fastest Reconstruction and Enhanced DICOM Data Transfer for Increased Productivity TUSTIN, Calif., August 1, 2006 – Meeting clinical demands for applications that enhance departmental workflow, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today the release of its Version 3.0 software for the Aquilion™ 64 and 32 computed tomography (CT) systems – the most advanced multislice CT technology…


TOSHIBA APPOINTS VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Richards to Support Company’s Rapid Start in 2006 TUSTIN, Calif., July 25, 2006 – Further strengthening an already robust strategic and operational team, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that it has promoted industry veteran, Peter Richards, to vice president of business operations and member of the company’s executive team. Prior to this appointment, Richards…


MCKESSON AND TOSHIBA TARGET SMALL HOSPITALS AND IMAGING CENTERS WITH COMBINED MEDICAL IMAGING SOLUTION

ATLANTA, GA — July 26, 2006 — McKesson announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. The agreement calls for Toshiba to offer McKesson’s No. 1 ranked Horizon Medical Imaging™ PACS solution with Toshiba’s innovative diagnostic imaging devices, including the Aquilion™ line of CT scanners. The agreement is designed to…


TOSHIBA’S NEW NEMIO XG ULTRASOUND UPGRADE IMPROVES DIAGNOSIS AND PATIENT CARE

Newly Available Clinical Applications Enhance Image Quality, Accuracy and Efficiency TUSTIN, Calif., July 26, 2006 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of a new upgrade for the popular NemioT ultrasound system. Using next-generation technology, the Nemio XG provides the image quality needed to render a fast, accurate diagnosis – limiting the number…


TOSHIBA NAMES VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

Aaron Hudy Charged with Driving Corporate Sales Growth TUSTIN, Calif., July 18, 2006 – Bolstering the company’s strong growth trend in the diagnostic imaging industry, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that it has named Aaron Hudy as vice president of sales and newest member of the executive team. “Aaron Hudy’s proven sales experience and…


REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AT MEMPHIS INSTALLS MOST ADVANCED 32-SLICE CT SYSTEMS AVAILABLE

Nation’s Third Largest Trauma Center Selects Toshiba to Expand Diagnostic Capabilities TUSTIN, Calif., July 10, 2006 – Reinforcing its position as a leader in the advancement of multislice computed tomography (CT) technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced the successful installation of two of the company’s Aquilion 32-slice CT systems at the Regional Medical Center…


ST. FRANCIS AND TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS EXPAND VASCULAR IMAGING CAPABILITIES WITH NEW TOSHIBA INFINIX DP-i/FD2

Hospitals First in the U.S. to Install Toshiba’s New Vascular Imaging System TUSTIN, Calif., May 30, 2006 – Improving cardiac care at two regional healthcare institutions, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced the installation of its InfinixTM DP-i/FD2 at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way, Washington, near Seattle, and Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.  The hospitals…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS 300th VANTAGE 1.5T MRI SYSTEM

Patient-Focused Technology Results in Major Success for Family of High-Performance Systems TOKYO, Japan – May 23, 2006 –Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) today announced that it has installed its 300th Excelart VantageTM magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system.  The 1.5T, high-field MRI system was installed at the Center for Advanced Imaging in Roanoke, Va., and will be used to…


TOSHIBA’S TECHNOLOGY CONTRIBUTIONS FEATURED ON TOP MORNING TALK SHOW “LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY”

Company Donates More Than $80,000 in Equipment to Help Uninsured Community TUSTIN/IRVINE, Calif., May 12, 2006 –Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc., Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. and Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. today donated more than $80,000 in much-needed advanced technology equipment to Partners for Healing clinic (PFH) in Tullahoma, Tenn., as part of “Live with…


PARMA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ENHANCES PATIENT CARE, OPTIMIZES WORKFLOW AND EXPANDS CLINICAL CAPABILITIES WITH TOSHIBA’S NEW INFINIX-I SERIES

TUSTIN, Calif., March. 30, 2006 – Further empowering cardiologists by delivering cutting-edge diagnostic imaging technologies, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced that Parma Community General Hospital in Parma, Ohio, has completed installation of the InfinixTM CC-i FPD (flat panel detector), Toshiba’s single plane, ceiling-mounted vascular and cardiac imaging system.  Parma is the latest healthcare institution…


BORGESS MEDICAL CENTER ENHANCES CARDIAC CAPABILITIES FOR ADVANCED PATIENT CARE

Heart Center Acquires Newest Diagnostic Imaging Technology from Toshiba  TUSTIN, March 28, 2006 – Improving the accessibility and delivery of cardiac care to the residents of Michigan, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced that Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo has installed five InfinixTM-i series catheterization labs, the latest in diagnostic and interventional imaging technology. …


TOSHIBA’S NEW ULTRASOUND CARDIAC PACKAGE CAN HELP REDUCE UNSUCCESSFUL PACEMAKER SURGERY

New Aplio CV Cardio Package Designed to Further Enhance the Accuracy and Efficiency of Ultrasound Imaging and Improve Overall Cardiac Capabilities ACC Booth # 4119 ATLANTA, March 13, 2006 – Offering the latest technology to enhance the delivery of cardiac care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today introduced a new comprehensive cardio offering for its…


TOSHIBA INFINIX DP-i/FD2 DEBUTS AT ACC

New System Features Two Flat Panel Detectors for Improved Cardiac Imaging  ACC Booth # 4119 ATLANTA, March 12, 2006 – As a leading developer of technologies that improve the delivery of cardiac care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) is debuting its new InfinixTM DP-i/FD2 vascular X-ray system at the America College of Cardiology’s (ACC) 55thAnnual Scientific…


TOSHIBA RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE FOR VANTAGE ZGV MRI SYSTEM

MRI System Boasts Advanced Capabilities for Cardiac Imaging Applications ACC Booth # 4119 ATLANTA, March 11, 2006 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced FDA clearance for its high performance Excelart VantageTM ZGV magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, the most sophisticated 1.5T system in the industry.  The new Vantage ZGV is immediately available and offers…


EXPERTS TO DISCUSS THE CLINICAL BENEFITS OF 64-SLICE CT TECHNOLOGY AT ACC

Leading Cardiologists To Host Interactive Presentations EXPERT INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WHO:  Leading cardiologists Gerald Burma, M.D., PhD, cardiologist, Cardiovascular Clinic at Parma, and Peter Fail, M.D., director of cardiac catheterization laboratories, Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) will deliver presentations, highlighting the clinical and practical benefits of incorporating the latest 64-slice cardiac CT technology in a…


KLAS SURVEY RANKS TOSHIBA’S AQUILION 64-SLICE CT SYSTEM TOP AMONG LEADING MEDICAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY VENDORS

TUSTIN, Calif. March 7, 2006 - Reinforcing its position as a leader in the diagnostic imaging marketplace, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced results of the KLAS 64-slice CT perception report, which ranked Toshiba’s AquilionTM 64-slice CT system at the top in overall vendor ratings, outpacing leading diagnostic imaging manufacturers.  The KLAS 64-slice CT perception…


JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICINE TO HOST THIRD ANNUAL CARDIAC CT: TODAY AND THE FUTURE MEETING/CME PROGRAM

This event is not part of the official ACC Annual Scientific Session Program Committee (ASSPC.) CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT / INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY For Saturday, March 11, 2006 WHAT:  Cardiologist João Lima, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology and Director, Cardiovascular Imaging in Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will direct the third annual meeting…


TOSHIBA AND CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE OF THE SOUTH ESTABLISH CARDIOVASCULAR CT EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP

TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 24, 2006 – As part of the company’s commitment to cardiac and vascular imaging education, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., together with Louisiana-based Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS), today announced the new “Cardiovascular CT Basics Program.” The program is designed to educate cardiologists, radiologists, vascular surgeons and administrators about the latest 64-slice…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES F2 EDITION OF THE VANTAGE MRI SYSTEM

Advanced Software and Hardware Features Improve Acquisition Speed and Image Quality TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 8, 2005—Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced availability of its F2 Edition/Version (V7) software and hardware for its Vantage family of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems, designed to improve acquisition speed and enhance image quality and detail. According to…


PARK NICOLETTE COMPLETES PURCHASE OF 21 APLIO CV ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS FOR ENHANCED CARDIAC APPLICATIONS

New State-of-the-Art Heart and Vascular Center Provides Cardiac Procedures For Improved Patient Comfort TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 7, 2005 – Strengthening its position as the global leader in ultrasound technology innovation, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the successful installation of 21 AplioTM CV ultrasound systems at the Park Nicolette Heart and Vascular Center in Minneapolis,…


TOSHIBA EXPANDS CARDIAC CT TRAINING PROGRAM FOR AQUILION 64 CUSTOMERS

Expansion Aimed at Meeting Industry Demand for Practical Training Using 64-slice CT Technology RSNA Booth # 7114 (North Building, Hall B) IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2005 – As part of its ongoing commitment to cardiac CT education, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced that it has expanded its cardiac CT training program to meet…


TOSHIBA UNVEILS NEW ROOM CONFIGURATION FOR T.RAD PLUS DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY X-RAY SYSTEM

Allows Clinicians to Accommodate Patients at Virtually Any Angle RSNA Booth # 7114 (North Building, Hall B) CHICAGO, Nov.30, 2005—Committed to meeting the diverse needs of today’s radiology departments, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today unveiled a unique room configuration for its T.RAD Plus product line—offering traditional radiographic systems and a removable digital radiography…


TOSHIBA OFFERS INTEGRATED DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY PANEL FOR KALARE R&F SYSTEM

New DR Integration Enables True, All-Digital Examinations and Post Processing for Reduced Procedure Times RSNA Booth # 7114 (North Building, Hall B) CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2005 – Further advancing digital X-ray capabilities for improved cost-efficiency and overall patient benefits, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today introduced an integrated Digital Radiography (DR) panel for its KalareTM R&F…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS INTRODUCES NEW TECHNIQUES FOR VANTAGE MRI SYSTEMS

DUO and JET Designed to Deliver High Quality Images and Improve Departmental Efficiency RSNA Booth # 7114 and # 6913 (North Building, Hall B) CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2005 – Continuing its charge to meet the needs of clinicians, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today unveiled two new techniques for use with its full line of…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS LAUNCHES COILS FOR VANTAGE MRI SYSTEMS

Long Bone Coil and 32 Channel Head/Spine Coil Previewed as Works-in-Progress RSNA Booth # 7114 (North Building, Hall B) CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2005 – Supporting its ongoing commitment to the development of technologies that meet clinician needs, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the launch of two new coils.  The first coil is designed…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS FEATURES VANTAGE ZGV MRI SYSTEM AT RSNA

Toshiba’s Newest MRI System Offers New Sequences, High-Quality Images and Faster CPU RSNA Booth # 7114 (North Building, Hall B) CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2005 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the introduction of its high performance Vantage ZGV magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system—the highest-end 1.5T system available.  The works-in-progress Vantage ZGV features new…


TOSHIBA UNVEILS NEW ENHANCEMENTS TO LINE OF AUTOMATED SCAN SURE TECHNOLOGIES

Latest Advancements Improve Workflow, Security and Reduce Dose RSNA Booth # 7114 (North Building, Hall B) CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2005 – Furthering its commitment to developing technologies that improve efficiency and enhance patient care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today unveiled new workflow, security and dose exposure enhancements to its SURE line of automated scan…


New CT Scanner Specifically Designed For Cancer Patients Lets Physicians Locate, Treat Tumors More Accurately

  Aquilion LB CT Scanner from Toshiba America Medical Systems Has Larger-Than-Normal Opening, Allows Physicians to: • Move Patients into Crucial Exam Positions • Obtain More Accurate Images of Tumor Size, Location • More Precisely Target Tumors During Radiation Treatment TUSTIN, Calif., November 28, 2005 – With CT scanners playing a key role in the detection and treatment of…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS NAMES TED NEMETZ VICE PRESIDENT, TECHNOLOGY SERVICES BUSINESS UNIT

RSNA Booth # 7114 (North Building, Hall B) TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 27, 2005 - Further supporting the company’s continued growth, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the appointment of Ted Nemetz as vice president of the company’s Technology Services Business Unit.  In this role, Nemetz will lead Toshiba’s extensive service organization, including field operations,…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES 510(K) CLEARANCE FOR INFINIX VC-i SYSTEM WITH 12X16 INCH FLAT PANEL DETECTOR

New High Resolution FPD Represents Next Generation of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging RSNA Booth # 7114 (North Building, Hall B) CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2005 – Furthering the advancement of diagnostic imaging technologies designed to deliver exceptional clinical performance, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s 510(k) clearance of its…


TOSHIBA’S AQUILION LB CT OFFERS INDUSTRY’S LARGEST BORE AND WIDEST FIELD-OF-VIEW

CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2005 – Leading the development of diagnostic imaging technologies that aid in the diagnosis of cancer, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced that the AquilionTM Large Bore (LB) will be featured at this year’s Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) annual meeting, held Nov. 27-Dec. 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago.  The…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP OF SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

Founding Support Provided to Aid Establishment of Organization Devoted Exclusively to Cardiovascular CT TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 15, 2005 – A leader in advanced imaging technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS), today announced its platinum sponsorship of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT).  Toshiba is a founding sponsor, contributing $100,000 to the organization as part…


TOSHIBA PROVIDES JOHNS HOPKINS APLIO CV ULTRASOUND SYSTEM FOR USE IN GROUNDBREAKING CLINICAL TRIAL

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Initiates First-Ever Study Using Ultrasound and Computerized Tomography (CT) to Assess Outcomes Following Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 7, 2005 – A leader in ultrasound technology innovation, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS), today announced an agreement to provide Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center the state-of-the-art AplioTM CV ultrasound system…


TOSHIBA LAUNCHES SEVEN-CHANNEL BREAST SPEEDER COIL FOR VANTAGE MRI SYSTEM

New Coil Designed to Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Interventional Breast Procedures  TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 3, 2005 – Leading the industry in advanced technologies that aid the early detection of breast cancer, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the availability of the new Breast SPEEDER coil, an advanced seven-channel coil that allows for improved…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF FIVE-AXIS INFINIX CF-i CARDIAC IMAGING SYSTEM AT TCT 2005

Fast, Agile System Offers Clinicians Unparalleled Flexibility and Patient Access TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 17, 2005 – Further expanding its commitment to innovative cardiac care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., today introduced the five-axis InfinixTM CF-i/SP (single plane) diagnostic and interventional imaging system—delivering unprecedented head-to-toe and fingertip-to-fingertip patient access.  The system will be demonstrated at the Transcatheter…


TOSHIBA HOSTS SEMINAR ON FIRST-EVER INTERNATIONAL CARDIAC CT STUDY

Presentation Addresses Patient and Economic Benefits of 64-Slice CT Cardiac Imaging TUSTIN, Calif.—Oct. 17, 2005 – Further contributing to the body of knowledge supporting the use of multislice CT for coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) imaging using 64-slice CT technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today hosted a physician seminar to discuss CorE 64 (Coronary…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS FIRST AQUILION LB CT SYSTEM AT BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER

New CT Scanner Features Industry’s Largest Bore and Widest Field-of-View to Meet Clinical Oncology Needs TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 10, 2005 – Furthering its commitment to improve the lives of patients suffering from cancer, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced that it has successfully installed the first AquilionTM LB at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)…


TOSHIBA SUPPORTS NEW CARDIAC IMAGING FELLOWSHIP AT SHANDS HOSPITAL, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

New Program Uses World’s Most Advanced 64-slice CT System To Educate Physicians About ACC and ACR Guidelines TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 7, 2005 – Reinforcing its position as a leader in cardiac CT education, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today announced support of a new visiting fellowship program at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida (UF)…


TOSHIBA AND UC IRVINE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP STATE-OF-THE-ART IMAGING RESEARCH CENTER

Center to House World’s Most Advanced 64-slice CT System and Offer Certification Program That Meets ACC Guidelines IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2005—UC Irvine School of Medicine, through its division of cardiology, today announced a joint agreement to collaborate on development of the UCI/Toshiba CT Education and Research Center.  The training center is being built on…


TOSHIBA INVITES PHYSICIANS TO FIRST-EVER SEMINAR ON EFFECTIVE ADMINISTRATION OF CARDIOVASCULAR CT BUSINESS

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 20, 2005 – Demonstrating its leadership and ongoing commitment to advancing the use of computed tomography (CT) technologies, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) announces its first-ever one-day seminar covering business practices for effective administration of cardiac CT in a clinic or office setting.  The seminar will feature members of the faculty…


NEW TOSHIBA ULTRASOUND SYSTEM OFFERS SUPERIOR QUALITY IMAGING OUT-OF-THE-BOX FOR THE IN-OFFICE ENVIRONMENT

Easy-to-Use Black and White 2-D Imaging made Affordable with Famio TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 22, 2005 – To meet the ultrasound imaging needs of the physician office environment, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today introduced the FamioTM ultrasound system, the most affordable, high-end, gray-scale 2-D system in its class.  Superior image quality is achieved through Famio’s smart…


TOSHIBA AND COLUMBUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL PARTNER TO DEVELOP FIRST CARDIAC BI-PLANE FLAT PANEL SYSTEM

New Infinix CB-i System Gives Clinicians New Capabilities for Superior Pediatric Care  TUSTIN, Calif., August 12, 2005 – Following years of research and development, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., in conjunction with Columbus Children’s Hospital, has unveiled the InfinixTM cardiac bi-plane (CB-i) flat panel diagnostic imaging X-ray system, the first of its kind to be installed worldwide. …


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS NAMES SENIOR MANAGER, RADIOLOGY CT

New Position to Support Toshiba’s Rapid Growth  TUSTIN, Calif., July 28, 2005 – Further supporting the company’s successful CT business, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the hiring of Joseph Cooper, senior manager, radiology CT. Cooper is responsible for developing and driving vital marketing messages, including the development of sales tools and internal/external education….


BRACCO DIAGNOSTICS INC. PARTNERS WITH TOSHIBA ON CorE64 STUDY

Contrast Agent Isovue®-370 (iopamidol injection 76%) Used in International Investigation Assessing Multislice CT for Diagnostic Cardiac Imaging PRINCETON, NJ, July 13, 2005 – Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced today it has partnered with Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation in supporting a landmark clinical trial aimed at assessing the viability of using multislice computed tomography (CT) as a primary…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS APPOINTS MARK G. MINDELL AS VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES

TUSTIN, Calif., July 7, 2005 - Further supporting the company’s continued growth, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the appointment of Mark G. Mindell as vice president, human resources and the newest member of the company’s senior management team.  In this role, Mindell will drive the development and implementation of human resources policy, processes,…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS NAMES SENIOR MANAGER, CARDIOLOGY CT

New Position to Support Toshiba’s Rapid Growth in Cardiology  TUSTIN, Calif., June 28, 2005 – Further supporting the company’s successful cardiology business, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the promotion of Robb Young to a newly created position, senior manager, Market Segment Cardiology CT.  The new position was created in response to Toshiba’s steady…


TOSHIBA EXPANDS CAPABILITIES OF NON-CONTRAST MR ANGIOGRAPHY TECHNIQUE

Fresh Blood Imaging Platform Provides Greater Detail Without Contrast Injection TUSTIN, Calif., June 24, 2005 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced availability of Contrast Improved Angiography (CIA), further supporting the fast, high-resolution imaging needs of today’s clinicians and advancing Toshiba’s pioneering work in MR angiography. CIA offers better visualization of smaller vessels with…


TOSHIBA AND SHANDS HEALTHCARE OF FLORIDA ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

Premiere Healthcare System to Serve as Toshiba’s National Show Site and Regional Physician Education Partner for Cardiology Modalities TUSTIN, Calif., June 21, 2005 – As part of an ongoing strategy to expand its position in the U.S. cardiology market, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced a long-term, strategic partnership with Shands HealthCare of Florida…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS UNVEILS AFFORDABLY PRICED XARIO ULTRASOUND SYSTEM AT AIUM

Cost-Effective, Multi-functional System Increases Diagnostic Confidence, Enhances Efficiency and Improves Workflow ORLANDA, Fla., June 17, 2005 – Delivering maximum value and superior image quality, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. (TAMS) today introduced its latest ultrasound system, XarioTM, at the 2005 Annual Convention of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) in Orlando, Fla.  The Xario…


TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS INTRODUCES MULTI-FUNCTIONAL CARDIAC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM FOR BUDGET-STRAPPED HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

Xario Ultrasound System Enables Increased Diagnostic Confidence, Enhanced Efficiency and Improved Workflow BOSTON, June 16, 2005 – Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. (TAMS) today unveiled the XarioTM ultrasound system, the company’s latest cardiac ultrasound offering, at the 2005 Annual Scientific Session of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) in Boston.  The Xario ultrasound system quickly and accurately…


SPRINGHILL MEDICAL CENTER INSTALLS WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED CT SYSTEM, OFFERS THE BEST IN CARDIAC CARE

Toshiba’s Aquilion 64 CFX Latest Addition to Suite of Cutting-Edge Cardiac Technologies  Mobile, Ala., June 15, 2005–Celebrating more 30 years of cutting-edge medical service, Springhill Medical Center today announced it has joined a select group of U.S. hospitals equipped with industry-leading multislice computed tomography (CT) technology to improve the detection and treatment of heart disease. …


MANHATTAN DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY – CARDIOLOGY CENTER REACHES 500th PATIENT MILESTONE

Physicians Deliver Advanced Cardiac Care Using Toshiba’s Aquilion 64-slice CFX CT TUSTIN, Calif., June 14, 2005 – Manhattan Diagnostic Radiology (MDR), a dedicated heart center located in New York City, today announced it has successfully scanned its 500thpatient using the center’s state of the art Aquilion 64-slice CFX from Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc (TAMS).  The…


TOSHIBA’S VANTAGE PROVIDES OPTIMAL ULTRA-SHORT BORE MRI PERFORMANCE AT HEALTH SCAN IMAGING

Advanced Outpatient Imaging Center Takes Advantage of High-Quality Images and Patient Comfort Features TUSTIN, Calif., June 9, 2005 – Delivering patient-focused imaging technology without sacrificing clinical performance, Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Vantage, the company’s ultra short-bore 1.5-tesla (1.5T) high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, provides optimal imaging performance and patient comfort features at Health Scan Imaging…


NEW CARDIAC CT EXAM CAN ELIMINATE NEED FOR CARDIAC ANGIOGRAM

Aquilion 64 CFX CT Scanner Provides Fast, Easy Heart Exams, Minimizes Patients Exposure to Radiation Tustin, Calif., June 8, 2005 – While patients take a single breath and hold it for just six-10 seconds, a new computed tomography (CT or “CAT”) scanner, the AquilionTM 64 CFX from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. can capture superior, precise images…


TOSHIBA SUPPORTS STANFORD RADIOLOGY’S INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MULTIDETECTOR-ROW CT

TUSTIN, Calif., June 7, 2005 – Further strengthening its position as the leader in multislice computed tomography (CT), Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced its support of the 7th Annual Stanford Radiology International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT, held at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, June 15-18, 2005.  The symposia offers courses on state-of-the-art medical…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S FIRST AQUILION 64 CFX AT THE NEWPORT COAST ADVANCED IMAGING

The World’s Most Advanced 64-Slice Cardiac CT Imaging System Delivers Unmatched Image Quality and Speed for Cardiac Applications TUSTIN, Calif., May 5, 2005 – Setting new standards in image quality, acquisition time and diagnostic capabilities for cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the installation of its AquilionTM 64 CFX multislice…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS ULTRA MRI SYSTEM AT BOYNTON BEACH OPEN IMAGING CENTER IN FLORIDA

Imaging Center Expands Clinical Capabilities and Delivers Faster, More Comfortable Exams Tustin, Calif., May 3, 2005 – Leading the open magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) market with standard-setting gradient performance, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the installation of the Ultra open-MRI system at Boynton Beach Open Imaging Center in Florida.  With its cryogenless superconducting…


TOSHIBA RELEASES EXCLUSIVE UPGRADES TO THE INFINIX-I SERIES VASCULAR X-RAY SYSTEM

Improvements to the Vitrea® 2 Workstation Include 3-D Image Fusion, Advanced Imaging Controls and Image Transfer Capabilities NEW ORLEANS, April 4, 2005 – Continuing to offer new innovations to improve clinical performance, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today released exclusive software upgrades (v3.5.1) for the InfinixTM-i series vascular and cardiac imaging system to improve the…


WORLD’S FIRST ECG-GATED CT CHEST STUDY CONDUCTED ON THE TOSHIBA AQUILION 64

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Performs Chest Pain Evaluation to Detect Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection and Cardiac Events  Tustin, March 28, 2005 – Using the most advanced 64-slice computed tomography (CT) technology available, clinical researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) today announced the completion of the world’s first chest pain evaluation using Electrocardiogram-gated (ECG-gated)…


TOSHIBA PROCEEDS WITH INTERNATIONAL CARDIAC CT STUDY

Multi-Center Study on 64-Slice CT Cardiac Imaging Ready for Patient Evaluations TOKYO, Japan, March 21, 2005 – Taking the next step towards validating the use of multislice CT for diagnostic cardiac imaging, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation today announced the beginning of patient evaluations in the industry’s first multi-center clinical study on coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA)…


HEALTHCARE INSTITUTIONS WORLDWIDE CHOOSE TOSHIBA INFINIX™-i SERIES FOR VALUE AND CLINICAL PERFORMANCE

Facilities Large and Small Experience Measurable Benefits of Optimized Workflow and Expanded Clinical Capabilities TUSTIN, Calif., March 15, 2005 – Offering superior technology, image quality and reliability at a competitive price, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) and Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation announced today the company will have over 100 worldwide installation sites for the InfinixTM-i…


TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES THE VANTAGE CGV FOR CARDIAC MRI STUDIES

Ultra-Short Bore MRI System Offers New Gradient Configuration and Applications Dedicated to Advanced Cardiac Examinations ACC Booth #3551 Hall D   TUSTIN, Calif., March 8, 2005 – To meet the demands of the U.S. cardiology market, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) is introducing a new optimized cardiac configuration for the Excelart VantageTM, the company’s 1.5-tesla…


TOSHIBA UPGRADES CT TECHNOLOGY AT THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, DIVISION OF CARDIOLOGY, WITH AQUILION™ 64 CFX

World’s Most Advanced 64-Slice CT Scanner Improves Cardiac CT Imaging With the Industry’s Best Isotropic Slice Resolution and Faster Scan Time  ACC Booth #3551 Hall D TUSTIN, Calif., March 7, 2005 – Improving cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging with the most advanced 64-slice technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the installation of its…


PRESS RELEASE FROM JOHNS HOPKINS: MOST ADVANCED CT SCANNER IMPROVES IMAGING OF HEART, AVOIDS NEED FOR SURGICAL INSPECTION

Newly installed 64-CT scanner makes diagnosis faster and easier to perform Johns Hopkins Medicine has installed the latest computed tomography (CT) imaging software and machinery, also known as a 64-slice computerized axial tomography (CAT) scanner.  The newly upgraded device produces precise diagnostic pictures within five to 10 seconds for patients experiencing symptoms associated with heart…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS 100th AQUILION 32/64 CT SYSTEM

World’s Most Advanced CT Scanner Leads the CT Industry With the Best Isotropic Slice Resolution ACC Booth #3551 Hall D TOKYO, March 3, 2005 – Achieving a milestone in the advancement of computed tomography (CT) in the practice of diagnostic medicine, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation announced today the 100th installation of its AquilionTM 32- and 64-slice CT…


TOSHIBA APLIO ULTRASOUND DEMONSTRATES NEW TECHNIQUE TO ENHANCE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF HEART FAILURE

Aplio CV System Features Dyssynchrony Imaging* To Accurately Evaluate Ventricular Mechanical Dyssynchrony ACC Booth #3551 Hall D   TUSTIN, Calif., March 2, 2005 – Designed to further enhance the accuracy and efficiency of ultrasound imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today introduced Dyssynchrony Imaging* (DI) as the…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS THE AQUILION 64 CFX AT CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE OF THE SOUTH

64-Slice Detector CT Delivers True Volumetric Imaging For Faster, More Accurate Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease ACC Booth #3551 Hall D TUSTIN, Calif., March 1, 2005 – Expanding the clinical application of multislice computed tomography (CT) in cardiology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the installation of two AquilionTM 64 CFX multislice CT systems at the…


JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY AND TOSHIBA PRESENT

Toshiba Sponsors Seminar Designed for Cardiologists MEDIA ADVISORY Who: In collaboration with Toshiba, physicians from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will host a five-hour course designed to help cardiologists understand and apply the latest advances in CT technology to their practices. Toshiba America Medical Systems – an innovative leader in diagnostic imaging – markets,…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS THE NEW KALARE™ DIGITAL X-RAY SYSTEM AT ZALE LIPSHY

New Versatile, Efficient System Expands General R&F Capabilities and Eases Clinical Exams at University Hospital RSNA Booth #7149 (North Building, Hall B) TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 22, 2004 – Offering new diagnostic imaging technology to improve the quality of life for patient and clinicians, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the completion of its first…


TOSHIBA INSTALLS FIRST T.RAD PLUS DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY X-RAY SYSTEM AT KUAKINI HOSPITAL

New X-Ray System Delivers Flexibility, Increased Patient Throughput and Patient-Focused Care to Hawaiian Hospital TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 19, 2004 – Meeting diverse customer needs with patient-focused imaging technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the completion of its first T.RAD Plus Digital radiography (DR) system installation at the Kuakini Hospital in Honolulu.  The hospital…


TOSHIBA COMPLETES FIRST U.S. INSTALLATION OF THE AQUILION 64 CT AT BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER

The World’s Only True Volumetric 64-Detector CT Delivers Faster, More Accurate Diagnostic Imaging for Advanced Clinical Applications TUSTIN, Calif., November 11, 2004 – Staying at the forefront of computed tomography (CT) technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) today announced the completion of its first AquilionTM 64-detector CT installation in the United States at the Beth Israel…


TOSHIBA FLAT-PANEL DETECTOR IMPROVES VISUALIZATION FOR ENHANCED CARDIAC STUDIES AND INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES

Reid Hospital Expands Cardiac Services and Provides Quicker Diagnosis and Treatment with Toshiba’s New Cardiac Flat-Panel Detector TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 13, 2004 – Improving the practice of cardiology with next-generation diagnostic imaging technology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (TAMS) announces its successful first U.S. installation and clinical operation of the new cardiac flat-panel detector (FPD)…