WIRE)–Designed to improve productivity and efficiency in todays
fast-paced healthcare environment, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will
showcase the KalareTM Wireless X-ray system at this years Radiological Society
of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 27 – Dec. 2, 2011
(Booth #5634, South Hall). The Kalare Wireless includes the advanced technology
from the original Kalare, plus a new wireless 14″ x 17″ panel with a rotating
bucky tray designed for optimal flexibility.
The Kalare Wireless new features provide all-digital imaging
while reducing flat panel detector handling, making exams faster and easier to
perform. The rotating bucky tray quickly moves from portrait to landscape,
reducing the need to lift and rotate the detector. With a 100 percent digital
imaging solution, the need for conventional film and CR becomes completely
eliminated, while rapid processing and instant access to digital images improve
“The wireless 14″ x 17″ panel and rotating bucky tray
exemplify how Toshiba continues to improve and develop technology to meet the
needs of facilities looking to increase patient throughput with greater
diagnostic confidence,” said Stephen Bumb, director, X-ray Vascular Business
Unit, Toshiba. “The new features allow clinicians to obtain more information
from images in less time, resulting in quicker, more accurate patient exams.”
About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif.,
Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services
diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging
research for all modalities in the United States. For more
information, visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical
diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT,
X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and MRI systems, as well as
information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems
Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba
Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba.
Toshiba is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and
electrical products, spanning digital products, such as LCD TVs, notebook
PCs and hard disc drives; electronic devices and components, such as
semiconductors; social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems,
and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global
network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual
sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion).
Posted by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, MDT