News | September 10, 2009

GPO Extends Fuji Contract to Provide CR, FFDM, DR, PACS

September 10, 2009 - Novation LLC, a healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPO), awarded FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA Inc. (Fujifilm), three separate contract extensions for the full line of cassette-based Fuji CR systems (FCR) including the Aspire ClearView for FFDM, the Fuji DR (FDR) systems, and film and imagers.
The system will remain available to VHA, UHC and Provista members for up to two more years.

Fujifilm’s CR systems for both general radiography and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) are included on the CR contract, which has been extended through July 2011. In addition to the existing CR systems which have been on the contract, making their debut with the renewal are Fujifilm’s CR-based FFDM systems, the Aspire ClearView.

The DR agreement is a one-year extension that will continue to provide Fujifilm’s entire line of digital radiography products including the FDR Velocity SpeedSuite. New to the agreement are the FCR Go portable digital X-ray system and the FDR Unity U-arm system. All DR products will be available to Novation facilities through July 2010.

Fujifilm’s film and imager contract was extended for two years, effective through June 2011. Fujifilm’s leading DryPix imagers and comprehensive line of films are included.

On a separate contract, Synapse PACS is also available to VHA, UHC and Provista members. Synapse PACS provides a fully integrated, Web-based solution to enhance communication and optimize productivity for radiologists in any imaging environment.

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