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Well known in Radiology departments across the country, Jim Hodge, PACS Application Consultant with Carestream Health has just completed a remarkable 40 years service, initially with Kodak then with Carestream.

After joining Kodak as an Apprentice Electrician at their Harrow Factory in August 1970, and the next four years as an Installation and Maintenance electrician, Jim joined Kodak Health Imaging as a Service Engineer working across the Midlands. Ten years later Jim became Service Product Manager for the UK and, within a year, was responsible for Kodak’s range of laser printers, supporting country specialists in Europe and the Middle East.

In 1993 Jim joined the Kodak Sales and Marketing Division with responsibility for the company’s range of Advanced Imaging Equipment then, in 1998, he joined the European Health Imaging Division as a member of a pan-European team which provided applications and image quality training and support for Kodak’s DR, CR and PACS systems In 2004 Jim joined the HealthCare Information Systems (HCIS) UK division as a PACS Applications Consultant and in 2007, with the acquisition of Eastman Kodak Company’s Health Group by the Onex Corporation, Jim transferred to the HCIS division of Carestream Health UK Limited.

Charlie McCaffrey, Managing Director of Carestream Health UK said: ‘Jim is known and valued throughout the industry. He has always demonstrated a strong commitment to, and focus on, his customers throughout his long career. His technical knowledge is second to none and he can always be relied upon to provide an answer to the most deep and complex technical enquiries about the products he is involved with. He is an outstanding professional and enjoys the respect of his managers, peers and his customers.’



Jim Hodge (l) receiving his long term service award from Charlie McCaffrey, MD, Carestream Health UK Ltd.

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