News | February 21, 2014

Carestream’s X-ray to Image Football Players at 2014 NFL Combine

Digital technology delivers chest, orthopaedic images in five seconds

Carestream DRX-1 X-ray Systems Digital Radiography DR NFL Combine

February 21, 2014 — Medical X-ray exams are part of a comprehensive physical of football players at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis during the NFL Combine. The hospital uses a Carestream DRX-1 detector to produce digital X-ray exams of more than 300 athletes over several days.

“Carestream’s DRX-1 detector equips our staff to efficiently conduct a high volume of chest, orthopaedic and other types of X-ray imaging exams on these players,” said Todd Stanley, administrative director of radiology, Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital. “Medical representatives of NFL teams appreciate our ability to deliver exceptional image quality while meeting their need for rapid delivery of these X-ray studies.”  

The annual scouting Combine is an event where select college football players perform physical tests for evaluation by NFL coaches, general managers and scouts who are preparing to draft new players.

For more information: www.carestream.com

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