News | September 22, 2009

Midwest Ultrasound Taps Toshiba for Extensive Quantitative Selection Process

September 22, 2009 – Midwest Ultrasound, a proven leader in providing quality cardiac and vascular ultrasound systems to a diverse client mix from small rural and community hospitals to major urban academic centers and large physician practices, entered into a two-year renewable partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Through the agreement, Midwest Ultrasound purchased an initial 11 XarioTM XG ultrasound systems to be utilized at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio and various other clients.

Midwest Ultrasound, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Christ Hospital, started with the purchase of 11 Xario XG systems to provide its clients with unique features and clinically proven technologies for unsurpassed image quality. The full range of imaging functions on the Xario XG let operators precisely visualize minute cardiac and vascular structures for fast and accurate diagnosis. Under the two-year agreement, Midwest Ultrasound has plans to purchase additional systems for other clients.

The Xario XG ultrasound system delivers an features designed to promote operator comfort and ease of movement while streamlining workflow. The Xario XG ultrasound system features a 19-inch monitor and comes standard with a bundled software package consisting of: Advanced Dynamic Flow, which displays blood flow with directional information, even for tiny vessels, and improves diagnosis. Additionally, the Xario XG features ApliPure, which uses real-time spatial and frequency compounding technology to deliver clearer image quality and QuickScan, one touch auto optimization for 2D and Doppler imaging. Another feature is Trapezoid, which provides wide or expanded field of view imaging.

For more information: www.medical.toshiba.com

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