ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 26 — Carestream Health earned 70 new patents in medical imaging in 2020 for advances in digital radiography, mobile imaging X-ray systems and other healthcare technology areas. Twenty-seven of the patents were awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; an additional 43 patents were received in European and Asian countries.
“Carestream’s 2020 patents are 70 more proof points of our ability to develop pioneering digital imaging technologies that meet the evolving medical imaging needs of our customers worldwide,” said Eugene Shkurko, Intellectual Property Counsel at Carestream. “Our research and development team continually pursues innovations that have the potential to improve the delivery of care to benefit both patients and providers.”
Patents earned by Carestream’s scientists and engineers in 2020 include:
Carestream’s broad product portfolio includes 2D and 3D digital medical imaging systems for general radiology and specialty areas such as pediatrics and orthopaedics (see video), as well as digital laser imagers that output medical images to film.