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June 26, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Showcased Aplio i800 Ultrasound at Premier, Inc.’s Annual Breakthroughs Conference

Ultra-Premium Ultrasound System Features 24MHz Transducer and Expands Applications of Ultrasound in Dermatology, Rheumatology and Orthopedics

TUSTIN, Calif., June 26, 2018 Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. was chosen to showcase its AplioTM i800, the industry’s only 24 MHz transducer on an ultra-premium ultrasound system that can image over a wide range of clinical applications, at Premier, Inc.’s 2018 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition. The event, held in Nashville, Tenn. from June 19-22, 2018 (Booth #1) recognizes advances in healthcare while highlighting industry suppliers committed to innovation and improving patient outcomes.

Clinicians and other health system members of Premier selected Canon Medical Systems’ Aplio i800 to be showcased at the Innovation Celebration with its industry’s only 24 MHz transducer on an ultra-premium ultrasound system that can image over a wide range of clinical applications. The system can help clinicians expand to new applications in dermatology, rheumatology and orthopedics. Enabling clinicians to see dynamic muscle and tendon movements with great detail and definition, in real time, the Aplio i800 also offers superb resolution of minute vessels and extreme low-velocity microvascular flow using exclusive Superb Microvascular Imaging technology. Additionally, the Aplio i800 features iSense technology to optimize workflow and productivity during daily routine and complex exams.

“Canon Medical Systems shares Premier’s commitment to providing valuable products to our alliance members that are safe, high-quality and cost-effective,” said Michael J. Alkire, chief operating officer, Premier. “These innovations can truly benefit providers in our shared work to transform healthcare.”

“Canon Medical Systems is opening the door to new territories in ultrasound by providing imaging clarity and definition across a wide range of clinical applications,” said Dan Skyba, director, Ultrasound Business Unit, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. “The Aplio i800 is an example of how we continue to innovate and enhance our systems so that our customers have the tools they need to get to their diagnostic answer quickly and with confidence.”

Any supplier, regardless of whether the company is contracted with Premier, can be considered for participation in the Innovation Celebration. Premier contracts with more than 1,300 suppliers. For more detailed information, visit:

About Premier, Inc.

Premier Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and more than 150,000 other provider organizations. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on

About Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.

Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc., headquartered in Tustin, Calif., markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and interventional X-ray equipment. For more information, visit Canon Medical Systems’ website at

About Canon Medical Systems Corporation

Canon Medical Systems Corporation develops and manufactures diagnostic imaging systems including CT, MRI, ultrasound, X-ray systems and clinical laboratory systems and provides them to around 140 countries and regions around the world, offering technology that provides faster diagnosis and early treatment. Under the slogan “Made for Life” (Made for Partnerships, Made for Patients, Made for You.), Canon Medical Systems is making positive contributions toward hospital management, and provides a range of patient-friendly healthcare systems and services, continuing its long tradition of contributing to healthcare.