ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb 3 — As part of its conversion to a digital medical imaging environment, Orthopedic Associates of Meadville, P.C., in Meadville, Penn., ordered the latest computed and digital radiography solutions from Carestream Health, Inc. The order, which included a KODAK DIRECTVIEW DR 3500 System, KODAK DIRECTVIEW Classic CR system and KODAK DIRECTVIEW Long-Length Imaging System, was placed through Merry X-Ray Corp., an authorized distributor.
“Carestream Health’s CR and DR systems offer productivity-enhancing features that will speed our workflow and capture the wide range of imaging exams required by our busy multi-physician practice. These platforms are also renowned for their ease of use, which should help our technologists adjust quickly to a digital environment,” said Philip Frndak, M.D., President, Orthopedic Associates. The practice has five physicians and five physician assistants, and performs up to 20,000 medical imaging exams a year.
Dr. Frndak said the practice selected the versatile floor-mounted DR 3500 system because its fully motorized movements deliver excellent productivity for a wide range of exams. The arm maintains constant alignment between the x-ray tube and the Bucky for rapid patient positioning.
The compact, single-cassette CR system will be equipped with long-length imaging software to deliver 35 x 84 cm images for long-bone, spine and other applications. Fully automated stitching software saves time by eliminating the need to orient, order, and align images.
About Carestream Health, Inc.
Carestream Health, Inc., is a leading provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems for the life science research and drug discovery/development market segments; and x-ray film and digital x-ray products for the non-destructive testing market. Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., and serving customers in more than 150 countries, Carestream Health is an independent company operating within the family of companies owned by Onex Corporation (TSX: OCX.TO) of Toronto, Canada. For more information about Carestream Health, contact your Carestream Health representative or visit www.carestreamhealth.com.
About Orthopedic Associates of Meadville, P.C.
OAM is a regional orthopedic center of excellence located in northwest Pennsylvania that serves the Pennsylvania, western New York and Eastern Ohio markets. The five physician and five physician assistant practice provides outstanding orthopedic services in the areas of general orthopedics,
spine, total joints, sports medicine/upper extremity, and foot & ankle care. The physicians are board certified and fellowship-trained in their subspecialty. The well-established group has been serving the tri-state area for over 30 years.
CARESTREAM is a trademark of Carestream Health, Inc.
KODAK is a trademark of Kodak used under license.