News Releases

New Value-Based Retrofit System Makes Upgrading to Digital Radiography More Affordable

November 23, 2015

The PRO Retrofit System offers gadolinium detectors for general radiography imaging or cesium iodide detectors for dose-sensitive applications.

Self-Service Kiosk Equips Patients to Print or Share Radiology Reports, Medical Images at Point of Care

November 19, 2015

The self-service kiosk equips healthcare providers to enhance productivity and reduce their total operating costs by automating distribution of medical images and radiology reports to patients.

Multi-Media Reporting Earns Support in NIH Study

November 17, 2015

The study’s conclusion states that NIH researchers aim to improve the facility’s reporting in concert with new PACS capabilities that include semi-automated lesion segmentation, interactive reporting, and metadata management of lesions.

Customers in U.S, Europe Ordering Carestream’s Touch Prime Ultrasound Systems

November 12, 2015

The Touch Ultrasound platform’s design is based upon recommendations by sonographers and ultrasound professionals across the world.

Vendor Neutral Archive to Manage Pathology and Radiology Data For Enterprise

November 12, 2015

The latest interoperability standards incorporated into the Clinical Collaboration Platform allow data to be aggregated to create a more holistic view of the patient record, which is accessible from any location.

New Radiography/Fluoroscopy Systems Now Available in Countries Across the Globe

November 10, 2015

Both DRX-Excel systems offer a source-to-image detector distance of 180 cm, an ergonomic design and the ability to select an image intensifier for fluoroscopy or use the optional flat panel detector.

Carestream Now Shipping New DRX Plus Detectors to Global Customers

November 10, 2015

The new detectors deliver: faster calibration time, boot time, preview time and full-resolution display time; on-detector calibration file storage; and increased battery life.

New Ultrasound Technology Useful for Imaging Of Overweight, Obese Patients

November 5, 2015

New Ultrasound Technology Useful for Imaging Of Overweight, Obese PatientsNovember 5, 2015MedicalROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 5 — Overweight patients are more difficult to image using ultrasound because greater amounts of tissue weaken sound waves as they pass into the body, which

Chief Technology Officer Discusses Clinical Studies of Cone Beam CT Technology

November 3, 2015

The Cone Beam CT (CBCT) system will be on display at Carestream’s booth at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference.

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

October 27, 2015

Carestream scientists and researchers from prestigious medical schools will participate in presentations and scientific posters at the 2015 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference.

Carestream’s New Compact, Affordable Portable Imaging System Available for Order

October 20, 2015

The unit is compact, lightweight, easy to transport and position, and features a powerful 30kW generator and eight-inch touch screen monitor.

Carestream Awarded New Contract for General Radiography, Dental Products with Premier, Inc.

October 15, 2015

Premier, Inc., is a healthcare performance improvement alliance of approximately 3,600 U.S. hospitals and 120,000 other providers.

MD Buyline Reports: Carestream’s DR Systems Earn Highest Rating for Third Time This Year

October 13, 2015

MD Buyline’s reports are based on user satisfaction ratings in the following categories: system performance, reliability, installation/implementation, applications training, service response time and service repair quality.

Carestream Obtains FDA Clearance for Diagnostic Reading of ECG Waveforms on Mobile Tablets Using Vue Motion Viewer

October 8, 2015

 The new capabilities allow physicians to simultaneously view current and prior ECGs using tools that include pan, zoom, line measurement, caliper, and gain and speed adjustments.

Spire Healthcare Benefit from Reduced Waiting Times and Remote Working with Carestream Vue PACS

September 2015

Spire Healthcare operates a network of 38 private hospitals across the UK and this development is seen as a key progression in upgrading its existing CARESTREAM PACS solution.

New Imaging Technology at Orthopaedic Trauma Association Conference

September 30, 2015

Carestream is partnering with top orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists to design a new cone beam CT (CBCT) medical imaging system for capturing images of patient extremities including knees, legs, feet, arms and hands.

Advanced Touch Ultrasound Platform Demonstrated At SDMS Sonography Conference

September 23, 2015

The premium systems are designed for general diagnostic imaging use in radiology, OB/GYN, musculoskeletal and vascular applications. Carestream’s new ultrasound systems have earned praise for an all-touch control panel and expanded capabilities.

Carestream NDT Enhances Industrex Imaging Software

September 23, 2015

This software newest version is designed to run on a wide range of systems, including many different computers with older operating systems. Users can run the software directly from the media (CD or drive) or it can be installed on their PC.

Carestream Non-Destructive Testing Wins 2015 Stevie® Award For Best Product of the Year, Industrial Products & Services Category

September 21, 2015

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top sales awards, business development awards, contact center awards, and customer service awards.

Chicago Area Hospital Installs Nine DRX Detectors in Existing X-ray Systems to Speed Image Access

September 16, 2015

The hospital installed DRX-1 detectors in four portable imaging systems and implemented dual detectors in its two X-ray rooms that serve its busy ER.

Specialty Hospital Upgrades Vue PACS; Clinicians Praise Specialized Reading, Measurement Tools

September 9, 2015

The hospital’s radiologists are extremely pleased with Carestream’s spine labeling, vascular and other reading tools. Surgeons also use PACS-based measurement tools as part of their surgical planning. 

Texas Hospital Retrofits X-ray Systems with DRX Detectors To Speed Image Access in Trauma Center

September 2, 2015

The hospital has lowered patient X-ray exposure by an average of 30 to 40 percent by replacing CR cassettes with DRX detectors.

Latest Generation of DRX Plus Detectors Are Faster, Lighter; Contain New Features to Improve Image Quality and Performance

August 26, 2015

The new detectors offer higher DQE* (detective quantum efficiency) to enable improved image quality and lower dose. A reduced weight and thinner profile allows even easier handling.

New DRX-Evolution Plus Digital Imaging System Available for Order Worldwide

August 19, 2015

Like other members of the company’s portfolio of DRX systems, the DRX-Evolution Plus enables each DRX detector to work with all other DRX systems within a provider’s environment.

Gateshead Trust Streamlines Workflow, Improves Data Quality with Carestream RIS/PACS

August 2015

The Radiology department, based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, currently performs around 165,000 examinations a year and has already seen improvements in workflow and data quality from the new Carestream RIS/PACS.

Growing Orthopaedic Practice Installs Carestream DRX Systems To Enhance Diagnostic Imaging Workflow

August 12, 2015

Technologists and managers at Georgia Bone & Joint Surgeons, P.C., (Cartersville, Ga.) developed a list of imaging requirements and conducted site visits as part of an intensive evaluation of four suppliers. 

Cancer Centers’ New Radiology Information System Helps Streamline Clinical Workflow

August 6, 2015

Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers provides comprehensive cancer care throughout Colorado with 58 physicians treating patients in 19 locations. The group offers CT and PET-CT imaging services at nine locations.

Jianqing Bennett Named President of Digital Medical Solutions at Carestream Health

August 4, 2015

Bennett will lead a global business comprised of healthcare information solutions and X-ray & ultrasound imaging systems, and will have responsibility for research and development, manufacturing, marketing, sales and service.

Carestream Signs Ten-year Contract for RIS/PACS at Newcastle Upon Tyne

August 2015

The Trust recently tendered for the replacement of their existing RIS/PACS via the NHS Supply Chain and, after an extensive evaluation process, Carestream was chosen as the preferred bidder.

Grey Bruce Health Services Adopts Carestream’s Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Module as Part of Its Breast Imaging Program

July 29, 2015

Owen Sound hospital was the first hospital in Ontario to become a satellite of the Ontario Breast Screening program in the Southwest Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

Carestream Awarded ISO 27001 Certification for Vue for Cloud Services in Europe

July 28, 2015

The award recognises that Carestream’s ISMS (Information Security Management System) for Vue for Cloud is compliant with ISO 27001 requirements and is capable of achieving the necessary security policy and objectives.

New Radiography/Fluoroscopy Systems Available for Order Worldwide

July 21, 2015

Carestream Health entered the radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) market with two systems that deliver high-quality, cost-effective imaging: the CARESTREAM DRX-Excel and CARESTREAM DRX-Excel Plus.

MD Buyline Reports: Carestream’s DR Systems Earn Highest Rating For Second Time This Year

July 14, 2015

MD Buyline’s reports are based on user satisfaction ratings in the following categories: system performance, reliability, installation/implementation, applications training, service response time and service repair quality.

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Carestream NDT’s HPX-PRO for Unique Design and Customer Service

Frost & Sullivan notes that portability and productivity are critical for use in rugged environments. The HPX-PRO system is packaged as a full and integrated system, which boosts productivity by improving the workflow from job setup to report generation.

Cone Beam CT Technology, New Ultrasound Systems Showcased at AHRA Conference

July 8, 2015

Key advances in these imaging modalities will be demonstrated at the upcoming Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) conference on July 19-22.

New Products, New Imaging Technology at AOSSM

June 25, 2015

Carestream Health and Quantum Medical Imaging (a division of Carestream) are showcasing new products, software and technology at the upcoming American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) conference.

AHRA Presentation Discusses Ways to Boost Referrals through Increased Physician, Patient Satisfaction

June 23, 2015

Todd Minnigh, an international radiology expert and a Vice President with Carestream Health, will give an educational presentation entitled “Leading By Listening: Helping Your Customers Be Successful” at the upcoming Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA).

Advanced Native Vue Reporting Features a Top Performer at ISCT Workstation Face-Off

June 16, 2015

This year’s cases included: carotid stenosis vs. occlusion; chest aortic coarctation; cirrhosis; radial artery occlusion; and sigmoid volvulus.

St. Michael’s Hospital Installs Vue PACS with Advanced 3D Tools, Lesion Management

June 11, 2015

The PACS is integrated with a third-party voice recognition system and the hospital information system (HIS) to create efficient reading and reporting.

Carestream Health’s Ultrasound Systems Receive FDA 510(k) Clearance; Now Available for Order in U.S.

June 2, 2015

Both the Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE offer a sealed, all-touch control panel that combines the speed and flexibility of a soft user interface with the tactile feedback of traditional keys.

Carestream Advanced Materials to Present Insights into Future of Touch and Beyond at Display Week 2015

May 28, 2015

With FLEXX Films from Carestream, display designers can bring new ideas to life and create next-generation touch panels.

Carestream Shows Innovative Medical Imaging and Healthcare IT Products at DRK 2015

May 23, 2015

A range of new diagnostic imaging products and information management systems were demonstrated on the Carestream booth at DRK 2015, held recently in Hamburg, Germany.

ONRAD Deploys Carestream’s PACS to Serve Almost 100 Radiologists, 275 Healthcare Providers

May 19, 2015

ONRAD delivers teleradiology services and on-site radiologists to meet the needs of healthcare providers in dozens of states.

Carestream to Show Broad Range of New Medical Imaging and Healthcare IT Products at Health-IT Expo 2015, Paris, France

May 15, 2015

On the booth there will be a live demonstration of Carestream’s new Clinical Collaboration Platform, designed to boost collaboration among clinicians, breaking down walls between ancillary departments, sites and networks and providing physicians with a single view of patient imaging records.

Carestream’s Healthcare IT Platforms Support Data Aggregation from Existing Systems for a More Holistic View of the Patient

May 14, 2015

Data sharing must include both on-site and off-site users and serve the needs of radiologists, clinicians, specialists and referring physicians.

Carestream Participating in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Session at Upcoming SIIM Conference

May 7, 2015

Objectives of the session include: discuss infrastructure, integration, and standardization challenges posed by DBT and learn about the requirements and solutions that are defined in the IHE DBT Profile.

Carestream RIS/PACS To Improve Productivity and Quality of Patient Care at ASL di Biella, Piedmont, Italy

May 6, 2015

The contract provides for the supply of a Carestream RIS/PACS system with sufficient storage for more than five years’ worth of medical images produced at ASL hospital and clinics.

Arizona Hospital Purchases Seven Portable and Room-Based Digital X-Ray Imaging Systems from Carestream

May 5, 2015

The 135-bed hospital conducted a thorough evaluation of systems from four suppliers prior to selecting Carestream as its supplier of choice.

Lisa Ashby Named President of Worldwide Dental Business at Carestream Health

April 28, 2015

Carestream’s dental business provides imaging and practice management solutions for oral health professionals, and has been an industry leader for more than 100 years.

Carestream Spotlights Success at IHE-Europe Connectathon that Tests Ability for Data Exchange among Various Systems, Suppliers

April 28, 2015

The IHE Connectathon provides companies the opportunity to test their use of IHE profiles across a variety of domains including radiology, cardiology, pathology, patient care devices, patient care coordination, pharmacy, laboratory, dental and IT infrastructure.

Manufacturers Convene at Carestream Advanced Materials to Discuss the Future of Printed Electronics

April 27, 2015

The meeting brought together nearly 50 manufacturers of films, coatings, inks, equipment and components looking for information, ideas and partnerships.

Carestream Signs Seven Year Pacs Deal With Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

April 23, 2015

Following a recent merger, the Trust now encompasses three major acute teaching Hospitals: The Royal Free Hospital, Barnet Hospital and Chase Farm Hospital as well as Community Hospitals at Edgware, Potters Bar, Finchley and Cheshunt.

Carestream and UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Begin Clinical Studies on New Diagnostic Imaging System at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC)

April 22, 2015

With new digital CBCT technology, healthcare providers can acquire otherwise unavailable weight-bearing (i.e. the patient is standing upright) images of knees, legs and feet, which are of particular interest to orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists.

MD Buyline Reports: Carestream Earns Highest Rating for DRX-Revolution Mobile Systems and Room-Based DRX Systems

April 15, 2015

The DRX-Revolution was the highest rated portable system and Carestream’s DRX room-based platform tied for the highest rating in the DR room category.

Carestream Demos Ability for Enhanced Identification And Exchange of Patient Clinical Data at HIMSS Conference

April 7, 2015

Carestream’s Clinical Collaboration Platform can be integrated as modules within a provider’s existing IT ecosystem.

Illinois Hospital Upgrades X-ray Rooms, Portable Imaging Systems With Carestream’s Wireless DRX Imaging Solutions

March 31, 2015

St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Ill., is part of a Joint Operating Agreement with Good Samaritan Regional Health Center of Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Carestream Health Developing New 3D Orthopaedic Imaging System for Enhanced Imaging of Extremities

March 24, 2015

Carestream’s new extremity system is intended for use at urgent care facilities and clinics, athletic training facilities, and orthopaedists’ and other specialty practice offices.

Carestream Advanced Materials Forges R&D Partnership with CNTouch to Further Innovate Transparent Conductive Films

March 23, 2015

Under the agreement, CNTouch will design, develop, fabricate and test the application targets at its facilities. The agreement stipulates that Carestream will have the rights to market any or all of the application targets developed through the program.

Carestream Demonstrating New Ultrasound System With Unique All-Touch Control Panel at AIUM

March 17, 2015

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.

Rochelle Hospital Adds ECG Management Module to Carestream’s Vue Cardio PACS to Enhance Reading of Cardiac Images

March 12, 2015

The Web-based Vue Cardio PACS is integrated with a CARESTREAM Vue PACS so both systems can use the same interface to the hospital information system (HIS) and also share the vendor-neutral CARESTREAM Vue Archive.

U.S. Navy Selects Carestream’s Medical Image Management System for Its USNS Mercy Hospital Ship

March 10, 2015

USNS Mercy is the lead ship in her class of hospital ships operated by the U.S. Navy. The ship has 80 beds in its intensive care wards, 12 operating rooms and a total of 1,000 patient beds.

Saint Francis Medical Center Purchases Carestream’s Vue Portfolio Of Healthcare IT Solutions that Deliver Advanced Capabilities

March 3, 2015

The 284-bed hospital purchased Carestream’s Vue PACS, Vue for Vendor Neutral Archive, zero footprint Vue Motion image viewer and MyVue patient portal.

Medical Imaging Mutualisation Project in France Takes a Big Step Forward

February 27, 2015

Only seven months after the finalisation of the framework agreement, the project has already developed a strong momentum, with eight institutions, both public and private, already subscribing to different services.

Carestream’s New DRX-Evolution Plus System Adds Innovative Features to Proven Digital Radiography Platform

February 26, 2015

The system’s modular components, including fully automated systems, have gained wide acceptance among radiology professionals in leading hospitals and clinics.

Ted Taccardi to Lead Global Customer Care Organization at Carestream Health

February 25, 2015

Carestream’s newly formed Customer Care Organization brings together all of the company’s field support, remote and platform teams that service equipment, software and healthcare IT systems.

Carestream Showcases Sleek New Ultrasound System With Unique All-Touch Control Panel at ECR

February 25, 2915

ECR will provide the platform to debut the system to a European audience since its unveiling at RSNA in November 2014 and promises to be a major advancement for sonographers and medical professionals involved in the ultrasound field.

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

February 23, 2015

The Vita Flex CR system will be on display at the 2015 European Congress of Radiology and is available worldwide now.

Carestream’s Digital X-ray Technology Delivers Rapid Access to Diagnostic Images of Football Players at 2015 NFL Combine

February 17, 2015

More than 300 athletes will undergo complete physicals as part of their evaluation at the Combine where top college football players perform physical tests for evaluation by NFL coaches, general managers and scouts who are preparing to draft new players.

Carestream Shows New Capabilities for Cardio PACS at ECR

February 16, 2015

The latest Vue Cardio PACS platform offers a new patient-centric dashboard that provides immediate access to patient data and procedure history for diagnosis of the current exam.

Joseph F. Ruh Named General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Carestream Health

February 10, 2015

Ruh brings 30 years of corporate legal experience in working for high-technology organizations with global operations. He holds a Juris Doctorate from the SUNY Buffalo Law School and a BA in History and Political Science from the University of Rochester.

Carestream’s Latest Vue RIS Platform Addresses Worldwide Needs

February 9, 2015

The latest 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.

New 42-inch Touchscreen Gaming Device Features Silver Nanowire Conductive Film from Carestream Advanced Materials

February 9, 2015

The large device size, coupled with end-user demand for high performance, made FLEXX Transparent Conductive Film a clear choice for Inotouch engineers.

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

February 6, 2015

The latest native Vue Reporting module for Carestream’s Vue PACS being showcased at ECR 2015 delivers the ability to insert interactive hyperlinks to access critical images directly from the report.

Carestream Health Donates $1 Million in New Ultrasound Systems to Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at RIT

February 5, 2015

The donation will help RIT faculty provide a richer academic experience for students through involvement with a broader variety of ultrasound systems.

Carestream Announces Enhancements to Its Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Module at ECR 2015

February 5, 2015

Healthcare providers worldwide use Carestream’s Vue PACS and mammography reading tools for reading of routine screening mammograms as well as diagnostic mammography exams.

Carestream Tollcoating Enhances Contract Coating Services for 2015

February 3, 2015

Carestream Tollcoating offers precision contract coating services, specializing in the application of aqueous and solvent coatings on flexible substrates for a wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other advanced materials applications.

Radiologists at Renowned Cancer Institute Employ Carestream’s Lesion Management Module in Research Efforts

February 3, 2015

Carestream’s lesion management module is an embedded native application that does not require a dedicated workstation and significantly enhances assessment of oncology patients.

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

February 2, 2015

The laser imaging system delivers from 160 to 250 films per hour with 650 pixels-per-inch resolution on every film size. Three film supplies come standard with the DRYVIEW 6950 Laser Imager.

KLAS Names Carestream’s Vue PACS as Category Leader for Global PACS in Europe and Asia/Pacific Regions

January, 29, 2015

KLAS has a longstanding reputation for accurately and impartially measuring vendor performance. KLAS processes have been independently audited to ensure that KLAS provides a transparent window into what users actually think of products.

Carestream Signs 7 Year Pacs Deal With Homerton University Hospital

January 2015

One of the first NHS Foundation Trusts, Homerton is based in the east London Borough of Hackney, two miles from the site of the 2012 London Olympics.

Carestream’s Progressive R&D Efforts Earn 66 U.S. Patents In 2014; 34 Additional Patents in Other Countries

January 22, 2015

The company’s product portfolio includes digital imaging systems for general radiology and specialty areas such as women’s health, orthopaedics and pediatrics; digital imagers that output medical images to film and paper; and the latest healthcare IT solutions and cloud-based services for hospitals, clinics and physician practices.

Time Magazine Highlights Digital Breast Tomosynthesis as One of the Leading Health Advances in 2014

January 20, 2015

The study found that combining DBT with full-field digital mammography images detected many more cancers than FFDM alone: 211 cancers compared to only 163.

Carestream Scientist To Present Scientific Paper At ECR 2015

January 15, 2015

Carestream scientist Dr Samuel Richard will present a scientific paper documenting the impact of advanced imaging technologies on lung nodule conspicuity on Sunday, March 8 at the 2015 European Congress of Radiology (ECR).

Nepal Hospital Installs a Carestream Digital Imaging System; Transmits Images to Remote Physicians, Specialists for Review

January 7, 2015

The hospital is establishing a connection that will allow physicians at Grande Hospital in Kathmandu to view images and provide remote consultations for trauma patients at Bayalpata Hospital.

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