News | July 09, 2008

KLAS Ranks Toshiba's CT, MR, US No. 1

July 10, 2008 - KLAS ranked Toshiba America Medical Systems' Aquilion 64, the Vantage 1.5T MRI and Xario Ultrasound system number one in its "Top 20: Best in KLAS Awards for Medical Equipment."

The Aquilion 16 topped the newly recognized category "CT-Under 64-Slice" ?and the Aquilion 64 maintained the number one ranking in the "CT 64-Slice and over" category. Toshiba also maintained its top honors in MRI with the Vantage 1.5T. Additionally, the Toshiba Xario and Aplio Ultrasound systems finished number one and two, respectively, in the Ultrasound category. The success of all these products led KLAS to name Toshiba the overall medical equipment vendor for 2008.

KLAS' yearly Top 20: Best in KLAS Awards Report summarizes medical equipment performance data as reported by physician offices, clinics, IDNs, inpatient facilities and applicable healthcare agencies. A "Best in KLAS" ranking is given to each vendor who scores the highest position in its category.

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