Carestream’s Innovative X-ray Imaging Technology Will Deliver High-Quality Images of Football Players at 2014 NFL Combine

Digital Technology Delivers Images in Five Seconds and Can Be Used for Chest, Orthopaedic and Other Imaging Exams

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--()--There is one event football players at the 2014 National Football League Scouting Combine can’t train for: medical X-ray exams. These X-ray images are part of a comprehensive physical conducted during the Combine at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. The hospital uses a CARESTREAM DRX-1 detector to produce high-quality digital X-ray exams while expediting the process of imaging more than 300 athletes over several days.

“Carestream’s DRX-1 detector equips our staff to efficiently conduct a high volume of chest, orthopaedic and other types of X-ray imaging exams on these players,” said Todd Stanley, Administrative Director of Radiology, Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital. “Medical representatives of NFL teams appreciate our ability to deliver exceptional image quality while meeting their need for rapid delivery of these X-ray studies.”

The annual scouting Combine is an event where select college football players perform physical tests for evaluation by NFL coaches, general managers and scouts who are preparing to draft new players.

The award-winning Indiana University Health includes Indiana’s most comprehensive academic health center and is one of the busiest hospital systems in the United States. Through its partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine—one of the largest medical schools in the nation and a global leader in medical education and research—IU Health is uniquely positioned to provide leading-edge care.

For more information about Carestream’s comprehensive portfolio of digital radiography imaging systems, please visit www.carestream.com.

About Indiana University Health

Named among the “Best Hospitals in America” by U.S. News & World Report for 16 consecutive years, Indiana University Health is dedicated to providing a unified standard of preeminent, patient-centered care. A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine – one of the nation’s leading medical schools – gives our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. Discover the strength at www.iuhealth.org.

About Carestream Health

Carestream is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and IT solutions; X-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; and advanced materials for the precision films and electronics markets—all backed by a global service and support network. For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream representative or call 888-777-2072, or visit www.carestream.com. To view Carestream’s latest news announcements, please visit www.carestream.com/news.

CARESTREAM is a trademark of Carestream Health.

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Robert Salmon, 585-627-6560
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CARESTREAM DRX X-ray technology (Photo: Business Wire)

CARESTREAM DRX X-ray technology (Photo: Business Wire)

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Carestream’s innovative X-ray imaging technology will deliver high-quality images of football players during the 2014 NFL Combine at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

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Contacts

Media:
For Carestream Health
Robert Salmon, 585-627-6560
robert.salmon@carestream.com
or
Robette Brooks
303-699-8861
rbrooks@ccspr.com