News Releases

Carestream Health is First Company To Receive U.S. Navy Certification to Implement Medical Image Management Systems

December 22, 2014

Carestream has received an official ATO (Authorization to Operate) from The Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) that enables the Navy to implement Carestream’s Vue PACS at any Naval Medical Treatment Facility across the globe.

Witham Health Services Installs Carestream’s Vue Cardio PACS With Zero-Footprint Viewer for Remote Image Access

December 17, 2014

Allowing on-site or remote clinicians, cardiologists and referring physicians to access imaging data, reports and patient information. This viewer utilizes a native browser and supports smart phone and tablet mobile devices.

Baylor University Medical Center Installs Carestream’s DRX-Revolution Systems for X-ray Imaging in its 56 Surgical Suites

December 10, 2014

With 1,065 licensed beds, Baylor University Medical Center serves as the flagship hospital of Baylor Health Care System and is a major patient care, teaching and research center for the Southwest.

Carestream Unveils Broad Range of New Medical Imaging and Healthcare IT Products at World’s Largest Radiology Conference

December 2, 2014

At the annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference in Chicago, Carestream will introduce numerous new diagnostic imaging products and information management systems for the healthcare profession.

Carestream’s Latest PACS Platform Elevates the Value of Imaging By Increasing Likelihood of Referrals Using Interactive Reports

December 1, 2014

As part of Carestream’s “Knowing Matters” strategy, Carestream’s Vue portfolio of healthcare IT solutions is designed to offer greater value and insight for clinicians, foster collaboration, control costs and streamline dataflow.

Carestream Wins Tender to Supply Integrated Vue RIS, Vue PACS & Archiving to the ASP of Cosenza, Italy

November 27, 2014

Carestream will supply a powerful RIS-PACS solution to streamline the entire treatment pathway of radiology patients from patient scheduling through diagnosis and reporting to distribution of results.

Novation Awards Innovative Technology Designation to Carestream’s DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System

November 20, 2014

The award was based on a review by more than 200 attendees from U.S. hospitals who serve on a Novation council or task force and participated in the Expo.

Carestream Unveiling Sleek New Ultrasound System With Unique All-Touch Control Panel at RSNA

November 18, 2014

This innovative ultrasound platform delivers a unique all-touch control panel, integrated GPU processing power and smart transducer technology coupled with a single-board system design.

Carestream Introduces Compact Vita Flex CR System That Delivers Affordable, High-Quality Digital Imaging in Diverse Environments

November 13, 2014

This new system can address the diverse needs of imaging centers, private practices, urgent care facilities, smaller hospitals and mobile imaging operations, as well as orthopaedic, veterinary and chiropractic providers.

Carestream Updates Vue Cardio PACS with Enhanced Viewing, Reporting and Analytics Capabilities

November 12, 2014

New features include a new dashboard as well as improved image viewing, reporting and analytics functionality will be demonstrated at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference.

Carestream Will Debut Clinical Collaboration Platform that Provides Physicians with Single View of Patient Records and Information

November 12, 2014

This platform goes beyond the traditional capabilities offered by a vendor-neutral archive (VNA) by embedding intelligent lifecycle management and meta-data management to intelligently manage multiple archives without costly replacement.

Andalusia Health Service Selects Accenture and Carestream for Digitizing Medical Imaging Across 1,600 Health Facilities

November 11, 2014

Andalusia Health Service Selects Accenture and Carestream for Digitizing Medical Imaging Across 1,600 Health FacilitiesNovember 11, 2014MedicalSeville Madrid, Nov. 11, 2014 – Andalusia Health Service has selected  Accenture (NYSE ACN) and Carestream Health to deploy a picture archiving and communications

Carestream's Newest Vue RIS Platform Addresses Worldwide Needs

November 6, 2014

The newest RIS includes advanced functionality required by specific countries and regions, including a digital signature and a mammography double-blind reading workflow that manages all patient communications.

Carestream Announces Enhancements to Its Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Module at RSNA 2014 Conference

November 6, 2014

Enhancements include a slabbing tool, improved workflow capabilities and the display of DICOM-compliant 2D synthetic views.

Carestream’s New Premium Laser Imager Offers Fast Output, Excellent Image Resolution for All Imaging Modalities

November 4, 2014

The intuitive user interface includes a multilingual touch-screen user panel with a built-in “help interface” to simplify instruction, operation and user training.

Carestream Scientists, Researchers from Leading Medical Schools Present Papers Documenting Advances in Medical Imaging at RSNA

October 29, 2014

Carestream scientists and researchers from prestigious medical schools will participate in four presentations at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America.

Researcher Awarded 2014 Carestream Health/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

The Carestream Health/RSNA Research Scholar Grant is designed for emerging leaders in radiology research.

MSC Cruises Benefit From Collaborative Agreement Between Carestream Health and Italy’s Gaslini Institute

October 21, 2014

The cruise line will use the Carestream portal across its fleet to enhance on-board medical response and deliver diagnosis and therapeutic functions previously only possible on land.

Carestream’s Digital X-ray System Chosen by San Francisco 49ers For Use in Diagnosing Player Injuries

October 16, 2014

A CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend System with a CARESTREAM DRX-1C detector was selected for use at its training and medical facility located at Levi’s® Stadium, which opened in August. The stadium is the new home of the 49ers and will serve as one of the world’s top outdoor sports and entertainment venues.

Carestream’s Vue RIS Achieves Stage 2 Meaningful Use Certification

October 14, 2014

When coupled with Carestream’s MyVue patient portal, patients will be able to view their exam results; view future appointments and reschedule those appointments; and share their exam results with their primary care physicians.

Carestream Health and UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Collaborating on Medical Imaging Research

October 7, 2014

Physicians from UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine will work with Carestream researchers to conduct clinical studies initially focused on the advantages of using cone beam CT (CBCT) technology

Carestream Ships 15,000th Vita CR System; Has Provided Almost 30,000 Tabletop CR Systems to Healthcare Providers Worldwide

September 30, 2014

These easy to use and highly reliable tabletop systems make it possible for small to mid-size hospitals, clinics and practices to achieve the convenience and flexibility of excellent quality digital images at an affordable price.

The Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, UK, Strengthens Existing Portfolio of Carestream’s DR Systems

September 30, 2014

As direct replacements for existing CR radiography it is anticipated that dose reductions will also be achieved, both as a result of direct patient dose and as increased image quality will reduce the number of repeat exposures required.

Green Bay Packers Install Carestream’s Digital X-ray System To Provide Immediate Access to Medical Images of Injured Players

September 23, 2014

This installation spotlights Carestream Health’s focus on providing the latest diagnostic imaging technology for use in sports medicine.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Installs New Mobile X-ray System To Provide Rapid Image Capture in Multiple Critical Care Areas

September 9, 2014

Images are wirelessly transmitted in seconds to the hospital’s PACS image management system so radiologists and clinicians can consult in real-time on treatment decisions.

Thoracic Patients Benefit From CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution At Liverpool Heart And Chest Hospital

September 2, 2014

One of the largest specialist heart and chest hospitals in the UK, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist services in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, respiratory medicine including adult cystic fibrosis and diagnostic imaging.

First CARESTREAM Vue PACS Installed As Midi-Pyrénées Regional Project Gets Underway in France

August 28, 2014

At the end of 2013 the Groupement de Coopération Sanitaire (GCS) Télésanté Midi-Pyrénées selected Carestream to provide shared PACS and RIS services and teleradiology support.

Carestream Announces New Ceiling-Mounted Tube Option For DRX-Ascend Imaging System

August 21, 2014

The DRX-Ascend System can be configured with DRX-1 and DRX-1C detectors. Both detectors fit into the standard Bucky used in X-ray wall stands and tables.

Carestream Announces Worldwide Orders for Its Managed Print Solutions Offering That Saves Both Time and Money

August 19, 2014

The MPS offering includes a comprehensive Web portal that provides access to film usage, billing, inventory records, shipment tracking and service information among other features.

IU Health Bloomington Hospital Deploys Carestream’s Mobile DRX Systems in Critical Care, Surgery and Inpatient Areas

August 13, 2014

The hospital staff has been using imaging systems from Carestream for more than 10 years. It also has three Carestream digital radiography rooms and three computed radiography systems.

San Diego Chargers Install Carestream’s Digital X-ray System At Qualcomm Stadium to Provide Instant Access to Medical Images

August 6, 2014

Diagnostic imaging workstations are being installed in both home and visiting team locker rooms to allow for medical image viewing by physicians and trainers from both the Chargers and visiting teams.

Carestream’s New Motor Assist Feature for Fully Automated DRX-Evolution Systems Can Help Minimize Operator Fatigue

August 4, 2014

A Motor Assist feature has been added to its fully automated CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution DR Room that allows operators to manually move the overhead tube with assistance from the system’s motors.

Worldwide Shipments of Carestream’s Digital DRX X-ray Detectors Surpass 9,000 Units

July 30, 2014

The company’s DRX systems help streamline workflow and improve patient care in both room and mobile environments. To maximize utilization and flexibility, the DRX detectors can easily be moved to any DRX room or mobile DRX system.

Carestream DRX-Revolution Makes A ‘Big Impact’ At North Tyneside

July 2014

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust manages hospital services across Northumberland and in North Tyneside. North Tyneside hospital has a 24 hour A&E department together with a wide range of diagnostic testing and outpatient clinics covering a range of specialties.

Pekin Hospital Purchases Carestream’s Image Viewer to Allow Physicians to Make Treatment Decisions Anywhere, Anytime

July 22, 2014

Pekin Hospital will upgrade its CARESTREAM Vue PACS and purchased Carestream’s Vue Motion image viewer to equip referring physicians and clinicians with convenient access to patients’ radiology images and data using mobile devices.

Carestream Executive Describes Innovative Diagnostic Imaging Processes From Around the Globe at AHRA Conference

July 16, 2014

Todd Minnigh, Carestream’s Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Marketing Development, will give a presentation entitled “Patient Care Over There: What We Can Learn from Radiology Practices Around the Globe”.

Carestream DRX-Evolution Gives the Foscote Hospital Added Functionality at a Competitive Price

July 11, 2014

The Foscote Hospital is a Charitable Trust serving patients in Banbury and the surrounding areas of Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire which offers surgical and medical treatments for private patients and specific procedures for the NHS.

AnMed Health Installs 15 DRX Imaging Systems Over Five Years; Radiology Manager Says Systems Have “Outperformed Expectations”

July 8, 2014

Carestream worked with the hospital’s radiologists and managers to set protocols, so image quality and presentation are consistent across every DRX imaging system.

Carestream Tollcoating Invests in Upgrades of Precision Coating Operations

June 24, 2014

The new equipment and resources will help deliver enhanced production and pilot coating capabilities that allow for faster scale-up and enable step changes in defect detection and product quality for advanced materials applications.

Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Adopts Carestream’s Mobile, Room-Based DRX Systems to Advance Patient Care

June 24, 2014

The CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System features exceptional maneuverability and excellent image quality. In addition, the DRX-Evolution Standard-Q configuration performs outpatient exams since it is close to the hospital’s outpatient imaging center.

Carestream DRX-Revolution ‘Revolutionises’ Mobile Imaging at Blackpool Victoria

June 24, 2014

The Trust serves a population of approximately 440,000 residents across Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre, Lancashire and South Cumbria and the North of England while the Lancashire Cardiac Centre provides heart and lung treatment for the people of Lancashire, Cumbria and beyond.

Rush Memorial Hospital Purchases Carestream’s Vue PACS For Its Advanced Features, Physician Enterprise Image Viewer

June 17, 2014

The hospital’s IT and radiology staffs carefully evaluated leading PACS suppliers before selecting Carestream’s offering.

Carestream Vue PACS Workstation’s Advanced Measurement Features, Native Reporting Shine at ISCT Workstation Face-Off

Carestream continues to be the only supplier that can use a PACS workstation to complete all the cases at the annual Workstation Face-Off.

Carestream’s Smart Link Real-Time Monitoring Helps Achieve Exceptional Uptime Levels for Healthcare IT, Imaging Systems

June 5, 2014

Carestream personnel use advanced diagnostic tools to assess and correct problems when conditions indicate that a system component may have failed or a system is not meeting specified performance levels.

WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center Dramatically Lowers Dose by Installing Eight CARESTREAM DRX Imaging Systems

May 29, 2014

In WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center’s ER, two DRX-1 systems converted two trauma bays while a DRX-Revolution and a retrofitted mobile imaging system now perform bedside exams.

Spire Elland, UK, Upgrades to CARESTREAM DRX-Technology

May 27, 2014

Spire Elland, UK, Upgrades to CARESTREAM DRX TechnologyMay 27, 2014MedicalGENEVA, Switzerland, May 27 ― Spire Elland, part of the Spire Healthcare group in the UK, has installed a CARESTREAM DRX Evolution DR Room and a CARESTREAM DRX Revolution Mobile X

El Camino Hospital Installs Five Carestream DRX Imaging Systems To Perform Portable X-ray Exams at Two Hospitals

May 21, 2014

At the hospital’s Mountain View campus one DRX-Revolution is dedicated to the neonatal ICU and two DRX-Revolution systems capture up to 90 images a day in the ER and OR as well as for bedside inpatient exams.

Carestream Tollcoating Introduces New Hardcoat Services for the Electronics and Graphics Industries

May 15, 2014

Carestream Tollcoating’s innovative PET film features a proprietary hardcoat formulation usable on a variety of substrates, which delivers the reduced iridescence required for optical products.

Carestream’s Image Acquisition/Mini-PACS Software Supports Image Viewing on iPad Mobile Devices for Veterinary Market

May 15, 2014

Veterinarians can also view patient images from home or any remote location on iPad 2 mobile devices by logging into their mini-PACS system. 

University of Virginia Health System Representatives to Moderate Roundtable Discussion about Patient Portals at SIIM 2014

May 13, 2014

The discussion will include the benefits of patient portals as well as the challenges of implementation and decisions about access rules and limitations that may need to be considered by providers.

Carestream Demonstrates New Healthcare IT Solutions for Streamlining Enterprise-Wide Data Management at SIIM 2014

May 7, 2014

Carestream will discuss its latest generation of Vue healthcare IT solutions that equips IT managers to streamline user access, sharing and management of images across the enterprise.

Carestream’s DRX-Evolution DR Room is High-Volume Hub for General Radiology Exams at Metroplex Adventist Hospital

May 6, 2014

The hospital’s sudden increase in volume is due to discharged veterans with active duty injuries who are being referred by the Veterans Evaluation Board. These veterans account for 500 imaging studies a month.

Carestream’s Newest Image Acquisition/Mini-PACS Software Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Viewing on iPad Mobile Devices

April 30, 2014

Image Suite offers Web-based patient scheduling, image review and reporting and flexible archiving solutions. This versatile offering is ideal for urgent care facilities, imaging centers and physicians’ offices.

Carestream’s Vue PACS with Advanced Features to Support Highly Specialized Care at Johns Hopkins Health System

April 23, 2014

The new PACS will support multi-site reading of medical imaging exams and sharing of diagnostic information to help physicians determine the best treatment path for each patient’s condition.

Carestream Will Participate in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Session to Be Held at SIIM 2014

April 16, 2014

The discussion will be moderated by Matthew B. Morgan, MD, University of Utah Health Sciences Center. It will take place on Thursday, May 15, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in the Innovation Theater of Exhibit Hall B at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Major Hospital Purchases Carestream’s Vue PACS Upgrade, Vue Motion Image Viewer and Lesion Management Module

April 10, 2014

Major Hospital (Shelbyville, Ind.), purchased and installed an upgrade to the newest CARESTREAM Vue PACS to benefit from advanced features and options.

Carestream To Supply PACS, Archiving and Data Exchange Solutions For TéléSanté Centre Project (MIRC) In France

April 9, 2014

Throughout the tender process, Carestream demonstrated the benefits of being a single solutions provider and its ability to supply a highly effective and affordable solution that took account of existing solutions.

Carestream’s New Bone Suppression Software Receives FDA Clearance, Now Available Worldwide

April 2, 2014

Carestream’s current software already offers companion images that can enhance visualization of tubes, PICC lines and pneumothorax. 

Thorek Memorial Hospital Integrates Carestream’s Cardiology, Radiology PACS Platforms with a Vendor-Neutral Archive

March 26,2014

The hospital also implemented Carestream’s zero footprint Vue Motion enterprise image viewer that allows physicians to access imaging studies and reports from any location using laptops or mobile devices.

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Deploys Carestream’s DRX Imaging Systems to Help Enhance Care for OR, ER, ICU Patients

March 20, 2014

The hospital’s radiology team conducted a week of on-site patient imaging for both the DRX-Revolution and an existing mobile imaging system retrofitted with a Carestream DRX-1 system.

St. Michael’s Hospital Installs Carestream Mobile X-ray Systems to Enhance Care in Trauma, ICU Areas

March 12, 2014

Delivering benefits of wireless digital radiography in key areas throughout the hospital. One DRX-Revolution replaced an older CR X-ray room in the hospital’s Level 1 Trauma Centre, and the other DRX-Revolution captures X-ray images of ICU and inpatients.

VA Medical Center Orders CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Systems to Streamline Workflow, Deliver Higher Image Quality

March 5, 2014

The VA center is updating outdated imaging technology in all of its radiology rooms. After evaluating six suppliers, the Supervisor of Radiology and the hospital’s technologists selected the DRX-Evolution.

Victoria’s Largest Health Service Purchases Carestream’s Vue RIS, PACS and Archive to Help Achieve Better Patient Outcomes

February 25, 2014

After a thorough review of competitive offerings, Monash Health concluded that Carestream’s systems would best serve the needs of their four large public hospitals and rehabilitation centre.

Carestream’s Innovative X-ray Imaging Technology Will Deliver High-Quality Images of Football Players at 2014 NFL Combine

February 20, 2014

The annual scouting Combine is an event where select college football players perform physical tests for evaluation by NFL coaches, general managers and scouts who are preparing to draft new players.

Carestream Receives Its First FDA Clearance for Reading Medical Images on Multiple Mobile Platforms

February 18, 2014

FDA clearance has been received for use of Carestream's Vue Motion image viewer for clinical reading of medical X-ray exams using iPhone 4s, iPad 2, Galaxy Note® and Galaxy S® III mobile devices.

Carestream Announces Three-Year Sponsorship of SPIE Student Papers; Monetary Prizes Are Given to Top Two Papers Each Year

February 13, 2014

SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics. The 2014 conference will be held Feb. 15-20, in San Diego, California.

Carestream Sponsors HIMSS 2014 Executive Panel Discussion on Efficient Enterprise Data Management

February 12, 2014

The title is “Executive Perspective: How to Achieve Efficient Enterprise Data Management” and the session is open to all HIMSS attendees.

Illinois Hospital Upgrades to Carestream Healthcare IT Platforms Featuring Advanced Features, Consolidated Data Storage

February 11, 2014

Carestream’s zero footprint Vue Motion image viewer now equips more than 500 physicians with access to radiology reports and imaging studies from mobile devices such as iPads, which provides rapid, easy access at any location—from patients’ hospital rooms to operating suites or offices.

Carestream’s New Vue PACS Platform Will Use Latest Windows/Intel Technology to Elevate Performance While Reducing Costs

February 5, 2014

The new PACS will deliver true 64-bit processing (not 64-bit emulation) to address the data-intensive needs of healthcare facilities worldwide and support the move to a Windows operating system.

Carestream Shows Latest Innovative Medical Imaging And Healthcare IT Technologies At ECR 2014

February 5, 2014

Many of these solutions will be on show for the first time in Europe and are being demonstrated as current works-in-progress.

Carestream Shows New Enhancements to Its Vue PACS Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Module as Work in Progress at ECR

February 5, 2014

This new module is scheduled to include the display of DICOM-compliant 2D synthetic views, which are calculated from the 3D dataset.

Carestream Expanding RIS Platform with Innovative Reporting Feature to Help Enhance the Diagnostic Dictation Process

February 5, 2014

A new generation of its Vue RIS platform (as a work in progress) that showcases the company’s commitment to leadership in RIS technology will be demonstrated at the 2014 European Congress of Radiology (ECR).

New Carestream PACS WIP Designed to Integrate Images with Reports; Enable Cost-Effective Teleradiology Capabilities

February 5, 2014

A new generation of its Vue PACS platform (as a work in progress) that is designed to create productivity-enhancing capabilities for radiologists and referring physicians will be shown at ECR.

Carestream’s New Managed Print Solutions Programme Offers Savings to Healthcare Providers Through Convenient, Pay-Per-Print Model

February 5, 2014

At ECR Carestream will highlight its Managed Print Solutions (MPS) programme that pairs the outstanding image quality of its DRYVIEW laser imagers and medical films with a comprehensive, all-inclusive programme that provides a broad range of benefits to healthcare providers.

Carestream’s New Image Acquisition Software to Offer Advanced Features and Improved Workflow for Users of CR, DR Systems

February 5, 2014

At ECR we will show our latest version of image acquisition software that will include innovative standard and optional features for our CR and DR systems. 

Users Commend Carestream’s PACS for Reliability, Smooth Integration with Other Systems in Latest MD Buyline Report

January 30, 2014

Study participants commended Carestream for its reliability and smooth integration with other systems. Vue PACS earned high ratings in MD Buyline’s Market Intelligence Briefing™ for Fourth Quarter 2013.

First for Gateshead Trust With Order for CARESTREAM Vue Ris and CARESTREAM Vue Pacs

January 30, 2014

The Trust, centred on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, is the first in the north east of England to purchase such new systems using the NHS Supply Chain Framework Agreement.

Healthcare Providers Cite Carestream’s DRX Systems’ High Performance, Excellent Reliability, According to MD Buyline Report

January, 23, 2014

The MD Buyline Report applauds Carestream's DRX Systems for performance and reliability. Carestream was the highest ranked company for both service response time and service repair quality. Healthcare providers also gave Carestream high marks for installation and applications training.

Carestream Tollcoating Enhances Product Development and Scale-Up Capabilities in 2013

January 16, 2014

Carestream Tollcoating significantly expanded its contract manufacturing services in 2013 to improve product development and scale-up capabilities for its advanced technology customers.

Carestream’s Research Initiatives Lead to 64 New U.S. Patents In 2013

January 15, 2014

Patents were awarded  for innovations in radiology imaging, healthcare IT, dental imaging and other areas, reflecting another successful year in developing advanced technology across its global businesses.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Uses Carestream’s DRX Systems to Enhance Diagnosis, Treatment of Critical Care Patients

January 7, 2014

These digital imaging systems proved invaluable when the hospital began receiving Boston Marathon bombing patients just 15 minutes after the first explosion. “Seconds count when you have 24 patients that have lost limbs or have severe shrapnel injuries.

U.S. Defense Department Awards Carestream a One-Year, $70.2 Million Contract Extension for X-ray Imaging Systems

January 2, 2014

Medical imaging systems involved in this contract include Carestream’s versatile family of digital radiography systems that deliver rapid access to X-ray exams by radiologists and physicians, which is designed to improve patient care.

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