Ruby Hall Clinic Installs Cutting Edge DRX-Evolution System from Carestream Health India

The fully automated DR Suite helps capture high-quality digital radiographs, while achieving faster patient exam time

Pune, India; May 26, 2011 – Always in the forefront of technology, Pune’s Ruby Hall 550-bed Clinic has installed the state-of-the-art CARESTREAM DRX- Evolution suite from Carestream Health India in its high-tech radiology department. CARESTREAM DRX- Evolution system, which is the world’s first integrated Digital Radiography (DR) suite powered by the innovative, cassette-sized wireless DR Detector DRX-1, helps capture high-quality digital radiographs, while achieving faster patient exam time.

Speaking about the multiple benefits of the new installation, Dr Avinash Nanivadekar, Chief Radiologist, Ruby Hall Clinic, says, “CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution system ensures excellent image quality, ease-of-use and productivity enhancement. It helps improve both workflow and patient care with a system designed to move around the patient, instead of requiring patient positioning to accommodate the needs of the equipment.” The fully-automated suite of precision x-ray equipment captures images in about five seconds. “After a thorough consideration of various solutions available on the market, we selected CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution systems for its advanced technology and ease of use,” adds Dr Nanivadekar.

“As one of the leading healthcare institutions in India, our endeavor has always been to ameliorate patient care by pioneering advanced medical technologies from world class companies. CARESTREAM DRX- Evolution system enables us maximize productivity by improving and optimizing workflow and ensures enhanced patient care. Says Bomi Bhote, CEO, Ruby Hall Clinic

According to Prabir Chatterjee, Managing Director of Carestream Health India, “The fact that Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune’s largest private hospital and a medical technology reference, has chosen Carestream Health as its preferred provider for DR solutions bears testimony to our excellent product features and service support.” He further adds, “Carestream provides a broad portfolio of DR equipment. Our DRX family of products offers compatible and scalable DR solutions that maximize efficiency and provide unprecedented imaging flexibility.”

Carestream features a comprehensive portfolio of CR, DR and Medical Laser Imager solutions, designed to meet the diverse digital imaging needs of healthcare providers worldwide. The company also offers a comprehensive portfolio of healthcare IT solutions for healthcare providers. In India, Carestream has a direct presence with over 100 employees, four regional offices, 14 warehouses, and a network of about 155 channel partners across the country.

About Ruby Hall Clinic
Ruby Hall Clinic had a humble beginning, when the founder chairman Dr KB Grant, an eminent cardiologist himself, started a small nursing home in 1959 with just two beds. In 1966, it was converted from a private institution to a public charitable trust – Poona Medical Foundation. It was later converted to the Grant Medical Foundation in 2000. Today, Ruby Hall Clinic boasts of 550 inpatient beds, including 130 intensive care beds; with staff strength of 150 consultants, 500 panel doctors and 1,400 paramedical staff.

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About Carestream Health
Carestream Health is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and
Healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems for life science research and drug
Discovery/development; x-ray film and digital x-ray systems for non-destructive testing; and
advanced materials for the precision films and electronics market.

For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream Health representative or visit www.carestream.in

CARESTREAM is a trademark of Carestream Health.
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