Technology | April 03, 2008

Ceiling-Mounted System Offers Mobility, Flexibility

Carestream Health’s DIRECTVIEW DR 9500 system has a ceiling-mounted U-arm, containing both a tube and detector to deliver mobility and operational flexibility.

This system moves around the patient to facilitate positioning and comfort, while reportedly enhancing technologist convenience and productivity. The DR system allows technologists to capture images of the left and right side of the body without moving the patient.

Patient data from the hospital's HIS/RIS is transferred (via DICOM worklist) to the system's operator console, as well as to the two operator interfaces on the U-arm.

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