News | Radiology Imaging | January 17, 2017

Carestream Earns 43 U.S. Patents During 2016

Company also earned 52 additional patents in other countries for medical imaging and healthcare IT systems

Carestream, U.S. patents, 2016, medical imaging, healthcare IT

January 17, 2017 — Carestream Health was awarded 43 new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last year for innovation in radiography, cone beam computed tomography (CT) imaging, healthcare information technology (IT) and other areas. The company also received 52 additional patents in European and Asian countries last year.

New patents earned by the company’s scientists and engineers included:

  • New medical image capture technologies related to the development of cone beam CT systems designed for orthopaedic extremity imaging;
  • Enhancements to Carestream’s portfolio of healthcare IT systems that manage, store and share patient data and medical imaging exams;
  • Continued technology advances in Carestream’s growing portfolio of radiology systems that can enhance diagnostic image quality for a wide range of healthcare providers; and
  • Continued advancements in Carestream laser imagers that provide affordable output of digital X-ray exams onto medical film and paper.

The company’s product portfolio includes digital imaging systems for general radiology and specialty areas such as women’s health, orthopedics and pediatrics; digital laser imagers that output medical images to film and paper; and healthcare IT solutions and cloud-based services for hospitals, clinics and physician practices.

For more information: www.carestream.com

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