News | Information Technology | October 06, 2021

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and the recently-acquired Hitachi Healthcare Americas business together become Fujifilm Healthcare Americas Corporation.

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and the recently-acquired Hitachi Healthcare Americas business together become Fujifilm Healthcare Americas Corporation

October 6, 2021 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and Fujifilm Healthcare Americas Corporation (formerly Hitachi Healthcare Americas) today announce that the two companies have merged and are operating under the name FUJIFILM Healthcare Americas Corporation. The new combined organization brings together the strengths of each company’s innovative product portfolios and talented employees to create new value for customers and advance medical care. 

Leading the combined organization is Henry Izawa, President and CEO of Fujifilm Healthcare Americas Corporation. “We have built a new foundation leveraging the strengths of each organization to demonstrate the clinical value and relevance of our combined portfolio,” said Izawa. “Integrating two of Fujifilm’s key healthcare businesses enhances our ability to become an even more comprehensive healthcare partner for our customers.”

Henry Izawa announced a new Fujifilm Healthcare Americas Corporation executive management team composed of seasoned leaders from both legacy businesses to drive a smooth integration and business success.

  •      - Jun Higuchi is Chairman. 
  •      - John Hahn is Senior Vice President of Modality Solutions. 
  •      - Bill Lacy is Senior Vice President of Medical Informatics. 
  •      - Jason Heim is Senior Vice President of Sales. 
  •      - Randy Vader is Senior Vice President of Regulatory and Quality Affairs.
  •      - Taisuke Fujita is Vice President of Endoscopy.
  •      - Takehiro Fujimoto is Vice President of the Office of the President and CEO.

Fujifilm’s comprehensive product portfolio includes solutions for digital radiography, computed tomography, endoscopy, endosurgery, enterprise imaging, in-vitro diagnostics, magnetic resonance imaging, mammography, and ultrasound. In addition, the company is innovating solutions for artificial intelligence (AI) as part of its AI initiative, REiLI. REiLI brings AI insights directly into healthcare professionals’ workflows, and more applications of REiLI will be introduced in the Fujifilm booth at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference booth #1911. 

“This is an exciting time to be part of Fujifilm - we’re very proud of our comprehensive portfolio of healthcare solutions and our teams who helped make this integration a success,” said Izawa. “We look forward to leveraging the strengths of each business and product portfolio as we remain steadfast on our pursuit of growth, expansion, and improving patient care in the rapidly evolving healthcare market.”

For more information: ealthcaresolutions-us.fujifilm.com

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