Toshiba Delivers 360 Degrees of Patient Safety with CT System Enhancements

New Detector and Software Release Put Patients at the Forefront of Care

RSNA 2014

CHICAGO--()--Giving customers the tools to lower dose and ensure safer CT imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is putting customers first by providing solutions to solve these challenges. Toshiba is offering enhancements across its AquilionTM ONE CT product line that improve patient experience and satisfaction, including:

  • AIDR 3D Enhanced (pending 510(k) clearance): The advanced iterative noise reduction algorithm improves image quality for low dose CT acquisitions
  • PUREViSION CT Detector (pending 510(k) clearance): This new, more efficient CT detector results in 40 percent better light output for better use of X-ray photons
  • SUREkV (pending 510(k) clearance): Provides safer exams and improves workflow with automated kV selection based on patient size

“The improvements across our Aquilion ONE CT product line will help our customers use their CT systems to achieve the triple aim of reform – better quality and satisfaction at a lower cost,” said Satrajit Misra, senior director, CT Business Unit, Toshiba. “We understand our customers’ business and are continually enhancing our technology to address their clinical challenges with safer, more accurate exams.”

Toshiba is showcasing enhancements to its AquilionTM product line at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 30 – Dec. 5, 2014 (Booth #7333, North Hall).

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, 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. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation’s website at www.toshibamedicalsystems.com.

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical products and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation” and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe, secure and comfortable society.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

Aquilion ONE and Aquilion are trademarks of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation.

Contacts

Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
Charlene DeBar, 714-669-7811
cdebar@tams.com
or
Michael Stewart, 310-437-2523
michael.stewart@ketchum.com

Contacts

Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
Charlene DeBar, 714-669-7811
cdebar@tams.com
or
Michael Stewart, 310-437-2523
michael.stewart@ketchum.com