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December 1, 2015
Strategic Relationship Helps Customers Provide Superior Care to Cardiovascular Patients
TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 1, 2015 – Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is now making mobile C-arms available to its customers in the United States through a new partnership with Ziehm Imaging Inc. This strategic relationship offers customers a broader range of vascular and surgical imaging technologies, with access to innovative mobile C-arms from Ziehm Imaging, while Ziehm Imaging Inc. customers benefit from industry-leading fixed C-arm systems of Toshiba’s InfinixTM product line.
Mobile C-arm technology allows for portable and cost-effective solutions for interventional and surgical imaging. Ziehm Imaging, a leader in mobile C-arm technology, offers the flexibility, efficiency and advanced safety features to help Toshiba customers provide the right imaging and treatment for their patient’s needs. Additionally, Toshiba’s Infinix line will give Ziehm Imaging Inc. customers the image quality, flexible system mechanics and patient safety features that are necessary for more complex cases. Product offerings in cardiac, neuro and even combined angiographic and CT imaging will give Ziehm Imaging Inc.’s customers the right capabilities for a variety of situations.
“By listening to customers, we know when mobile C-arm technology will be a good solution for their case mix and when a fixed C-arm solution is the right technology for their procedures,” said Satrajit Misra, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, Toshiba America Medical Systems. “This agreement means we can now offer a complete solution to U.S. customers so they can deliver the best possible care to patients with no compromise.”
“We are excited to strategically align ourselves with Toshiba America Medical Systems, to be able to offer U.S. customers best-in-class solutions for both mobile C-arm and fixed imaging solutions for inpatient and outpatient environments,” said Johnny Drake, vice president of sales in the U.S. for Ziehm Imaging Inc.
About Ziehm Imaging Inc.
Ziehm Imaging, The C-Arm Company, specializes in the development, manufacture and worldwide marketing of mobile C-arm imaging solutions for interventional procedures, and it is recognized as the world technology leader with over 40 years in the market. Through continuous dialogue and close cooperation with renowned universities, research centers and hospitals, Ziehm Imaging has developed groundbreaking technologies known for their outstanding versatility, easy handling, and seamless digital network integration for a wide variety of medical applications. Ziehm Imaging has received several design awards, including the iF Design, Stevie and Frost & Sullivan awards.
To find out more about Ziehm Imaging, visit www.ziehm.com
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.