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July 31, 2019

ENCORE Orian MR Upgrade from Canon Medical Brings Latest Technology to Existing Customers

Upgrade Program Enables Customers to Access Newest MR Innovations Without the Costs Associated with a New Installation

Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. is helping to provide solutions for its customers with the launch of the ENCORE Orian MR upgrade program.

TUSTIN, Calif., July 31, 2019 Today, healthcare providers are challenged to offer the best possible patient care while lowering costs. Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. is helping to provide solutions for its customers with the launch of the ENCORE Orian MR upgrade program. The program enables users of Canon Medical’s MR systems, including the Vantage and AtlasTM, to upgrade their system to Canon Medical’s brand new MR, the VantageTM Orian 1.5T, with significantly less downtime and a lower cost than purchasing a new system.

With the ENCORE Orian MR upgrade, Canon Medical customers now have access to the Orian hardware and digital software platform that can help improve workflow and deliver clinical confidence. The upgrade includes an all-new detachable, dockable table option enabling preparation outside the scan room, enhancing workflow and allowing medical staff to respond to patient requirements quickly and easily. It also includes a re-designed digital gantry interface which displays important patient-related and coil information, allowing technologists to ensure a proper, complete setup without leaving the patient’s side. The Orian also includes the EasyTech software package, featuring:

  • NeuroLine+ to achieve outstanding scan consistency for all brain exams.
  • SpineLine with its auto-locator functionality allows providers to plan spine studies quickly and easily and sagittal and coronal locators to set double-oblique slices, enhancing the reproducibility of follow-up exams.
  • SUREVOI Knee to support the accurate alignment of the knee to the iso-center which reduces artifact related re-scans and KneeLine+ to improve reproducibility and image quality.

The all-new system enhancements come in addition to the existing patient-friendly MRI features Canon Medical offers, including the 71cm wide bore patient aperture, an optional MR Theater feature delivering an in-bore immersive virtual experience to encourage patients to relax and stay still, enabling clinicians to produce stable, high-quality imaging, along with PianissimoTM technology, which significantly reduces the noise in and around the MRI environment, making exams even more comfortable and easier to complete.

“The ENCORE Orian MR upgrade program gives existing customers access to the newest innovations in diagnostic technology to extend the life of their systems without the construction costs of a new installation,” said Jonathan Furuyama, managing director, MR Business Unit, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. “Canon Medical is committed to our customers and to providing them with the technology they need to ensure they can provide optimal care for their patients.”

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 offers a full range of diagnostic medical imaging solutions including CT, X-Ray, Ultrasound and MR, across the globe. In line with our continued Made for Life philosophy, patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to provide medical professionals with solutions that support their efforts in contributing to the health and wellbeing of patients worldwide. Our goal is to deliver optimum health opportunities for patients through uncompromised performance, comfort and safety features.

At Canon Medical, we work hand in hand with our partners – our medical, academic and research community. We build relationships based on transparency, trust and respect. Together as one, we strive to create industry-leading solutions that deliver an enriched quality of life. For more information, visit the Canon Medical website:

Vantage, Pianissimo and Made for Life are trademarks of Canon Medical Systems Corporation.