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

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 15 — Members of Premier, Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, can continue to order Carestream’s versatile family of DRX systems and Carestream Dental digital radiography systems according to terms of a new three-year group purchasing contract that became effective Oct. 1. Carestream systems have been on Premier’s approved list of products for multiple years.

The group purchasing contract for Carestream radiology imaging systems includes: CARESTREAM DRX Plus Detectors, CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Plus System, CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System, CARESTREAM DRX-Mobile Retrofit Kit, CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend System and the company’s DR accessories.  

“Our flexible DRX systems streamline imaging workflows and offer exceptional productivity in a wide range of environments, including hospitals, critical care units, outpatient imaging centers and other providers of imaging services,” said Doug Spotts, General Manager, US&C Medical Sales, Carestream.

Carestream’s third generation of DRX Plus Detectors are faster and lighter than previous generations and offer a host of features to help users achieve higher productivity and improved image quality. The new CARESTREAM DRX Plus 3543 and DRX Plus 3543C detectors have received FDA 510(k) Clearance and are available in the United States and Europe.

The CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Plus is an upgraded version of its top-of-the-line DR room that offers an extended tube column for greater flexibility in high-ceiling rooms, a new high-performance generator, an optional table to accommodate patients up to 705 pounds; and forward-looking design specifications to embrace new advanced imaging applications as they become available.

The DRX-Revolution set new standards for bedside image quality, rapid and comfortable patient positioning, safe and easy movement of the mobile system from one area to another, and higher productivity for technologists. The CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend is a fully featured DR system that can be configured with a wall stand and table at a price that’s affordable for imaging centers, orthopaedic facilities, urgent care clinics and hospital radiology departments.

Carestream equips imaging providers to quickly and affordably upgrade existing CR systems to DR technology. Its DRX detectors can be used with any DRX-based system to maximize utilization and deliver an attractive return on investment.  

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