WIRE)–Hitachi Medical Systems America (HMSA) and Horizon Medical Services
are pleased to announce that they have received Health Canada approval
for the SCENARIA 64-slice CT System. SCENARIA offers the latest dose saving
technologies that meet todays need for a CT system that provides both routine
and advanced applications with enhanced performance and value.
“With this approval from Health Canada, we are excited to
bring the SCENARIA 64-slice CT system to the Canadian health system and
continue the expansion of our diagnostic imaging solutions in Canada,” said
Sheldon Schaffer, Vice President and General Manager, MRI & CT. “The
SCENARIA responds to the global challenge to simultaneously provide excellent
image quality across a wide range of clinical applications with sophisticated
dose reduction capabilities all in an ergonomic package that accommodates the
“We at Horizon Medical are extremely pleased to be able to
add the SCENARIA to the Hitachi
product line that we are able to offer to Canadian Diagnostic Imaging
Departments across the country,” adds Horizon Medical Services Ltd. CEO, Larry
Riley. “It is always a benefit to end-users to add more choices when it comes
to high-end CT systems and Hitachi
offers a very competitive product with no comprises in clinical use.”
About Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc.
Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc. (HMSA) markets advanced diagnostic medical
imaging systems of Hitachi Medical Corp., Tokyo,
company markets High-Field Bore-Less Oasis and Short-Bore Echelon MRI, multi-slice
CT and ultrasound throughout the United States. For more information
on Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc. please visit www.hitachimed.com.
About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo,
Japan, is a
leading global electronics company with approximately 360,000 employees
worldwide. Fiscal 2009 (ended March 31, 2010) consolidated revenues totaled
8,968 billion yen ($96.4 billion). Hitachi
will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes
information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental,
industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as
the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more
information on Hitachi,
please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.
About Horizon Medical Services Ltd.
Canadian-owned and operated, Horizon Medical Services specializes in developing
comprehensive diagnostic solutions for hospital and clinic environments
throughout North America. They market advanced
technology for a diverse range of modalities including digital x-ray, nuclear
medicine, ultrasound, CT, and MRI applications. In keeping pace with an
ever-changing medical field, they offer the advantage of customized, integrated
solutions composed of premium equipment and software from multiple vendors.
Their customers value them as a trusted, single-source partner. For more
information on Horizon, please visit the companys website at http://www.horizonmedical.com.
Posted by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, MDT