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October 12, 2015
Vantage Titan 1.5T’s Open Bore, Noise-Reduction Technology and Non-Contrast Techniques Improve Patient Comfort and Safety
TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 – To provide the best possible patient experience with superb image quality, Indiana University Health Goshen Hospital installed the Vantage TitanTM 1.5T MR system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Goshen is a part of Indiana’s largest Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) and is utilizing the system in the hospital to support its heart and vascular center to improve patient outcomes with high-quality imaging and a comprehensive suite of patient-focused technologies.
“The Titan’s patient-friendly features, including its noise reduction capability, large open bore and non-contrast techniques have increased our patient satisfaction and safety,” said Melody Ernsberger, director, imaging services, IU Health Goshen Hospital. “For instance, these features have allowed us to decrease sedation and the need for contrast in certain procedures. The Titan 1.5T also fit our business needs, as the feature-rich system included everything we needed without having to pay extra for additional technologies.”
Toshiba’s Titan 1.5T MR offers numerous patient-focused features, including a 71-cm open bore that reduces patient anxiety related to claustrophobia. The industry-leading Pianissimo™ noise-reduction technology improves the MR experience by significantly reducing MR acoustic noise, while advanced non-contrast techniques makes imaging safer for patients.
“Toshiba understands the patient experience and business needs of healthcare practitioners using MR and offers a unique system design that helps make patients more comfortable,” said Guy Poloni, director, MR Business Unit, Toshiba. “Working with Toshiba also means an industry-leading customer service experience. Goshen’s MR system was up and running within a month, and its team was trained quickly and had confidence in the system from day one.”
About IU Health Goshen
IU Health Goshen remains committed to improving the health of our community. As the healthcare needs of our community evolve, we continue to meet those needs with compassion, accountability, respect and excellence. With more than 120 years of combined experience as our foundation, we strive to provide you and your family with a wide range of comprehensive health services.
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 Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product 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 and is contributing to the .realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives.
Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 580 consolidated companies employing 199,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.6 trillion yen (US$55 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.