WIRE)–Carestream and its subsidiaries were awarded 47 patents in 2011 for
innovations in its radiology imaging and healthcare IT, dental imaging and molecular imaging products from the U.S. Patent and
These new patents include: improvements in image processing
techniques for digital radiography and mammography exams; data processing
enhancements for radiology information management systems such as RIS
(radiology information systems) and PACS (picture archiving and communications
systems); advances in camera and sensor technology for dental imaging systems;
and new sensor, dye and multi-modal imaging improvements for the companys
molecular imaging products.
“These patents illustrate our commitment-and success-in
developing and delivering technologically advanced capabilities and new
products that will help our customers enhance results in patient care,
healthcare IT and research environments,” said James R. Milch, Director,
Research and Innovation Laboratories at Carestream.
The companys radiology products include digital imaging
capture solutions for radiology and mammographic applications; digital image
output to medical film and paper; RIS+PACS and vendor-neutral archiving
systems; and cloud-based RIS/PACS/archiving and image sharing services. Its
dental division develops and markets film and digital imaging solutions,
anesthetics and practice management software.
Carestreams molecular imaging division develops and markets
optical, X-ray and nuclear imaging systems, and film for in vivo and in vitro
About Carestream Health
Carestream Health, an independent company since 2007, is a worldwide provider
of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular
imaging systems for life science research and drug discovery/development; X-ray
film and digital X-ray systems for non-destructive testing; and advanced
materials for the precision films and electronics markets.
For more information about the companys broad portfolio of
products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream Health
representative or visit www.carestream.com.
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Posted by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, MDT