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June 8, 2015
Enables Healthcare Networks to Manage CT Protocols for Better Efficiency and Safety
TUSTIN, Calif., June 8, 2015 – For the first time, healthcare networks can now remotely manage CT protocols and capture valuable analytics that could improve safety with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s CT Vitality software. Part of the Vitality Solutions™ portfolio, CT Vitality is available on AquilionTM ONE systems and will facilitate protocol utilization and dose usage analytics so hospitals and multi-site Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) can ensure consistently safe scans every time.
CT Vitality helps deliver an optimal CT protocol review and verification process that automatically updates protocols system-wide. Additionally, facilities gain the ability to analyze operator and system metrics to ensure consistent performance and better dose management.
“CT Vitality is a groundbreaking technology that will assist our customers in providing consistent, high-quality care,” said Satrajit Misra, senior director, CT Business Unit, Toshiba. “By offering technology that consolidates protocol management, we are helping hospital networks provide the better, safer patient experience that is a core principle of the Triple Aim of healthcare.”
Toshiba will showcase CT Vitality at this year’s International Society for Computed Tomography (ISCT) annual conference and exhibition in San Francisco, June 7-10, 2015 (Booth #223).
About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems 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 Toshiba’s 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.
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.