News | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 18, 2016

Shimadzu Receives Two 2016 KLAS Awards for X-ray Equipment

Company earns Best in KLAS Award for X-ray and Category Leader Award for portable X-ray

Shimadzu, KLAS Awards 2016, X-ray, RADspeed table, MobileDart Evolution Wireless, RSNA 2016

November 18, 2016 — Shimadzu Medical Systems USA received a 2016 Best in KLAS award for X-Ray, and Category Leader award for Portable X-ray.

Healthcare research firm KLAS released its annual rankings of the best-performing medical equipment vendors. The 2016 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment report ranked companies in seven market categories. Vendors earned the Best in KLAS distinction in various market segments including computed tomography (CT), X-ray, automated dispensing cabinets and ultrasound.

Based on evaluations submitted by thousands of healthcare providers in and outside the United States over the past 12 months, KLAS rankings measure a vendor’s performance in areas like product quality, implementation and service and support. A Best in KLAS award is reserved for top-rated companies in a select group of the largest and most impactful market segments.

Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has been bestowed the 2016 “Best in KLAS” achievement award for the X-ray Market Segment for 2016. Specifically, the company was awarded for its RADspeed table system, which has earned Shimadzu Best in KLAS in X-ray six out of the past seven years, according to Frank Serrao, Shimadzu’s marketing manager.

Shimadzu’s MobileDaRt Evolution Wireless was awarded the 2016 “Category Leader” for Digital X-Ray – Mobile. The MobileDart Evolution has now been awarded “Category Leader” for three years consecutively, with the first award presented in 2011.

For more information: www.shimadzu.com/med

Related Content

Oxipit Introduces Multilingual Support for ChestEye AI Imaging Suite
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 16, 2019
The CE-certified ChestEye artificial intelligence (AI) imaging suite by Oxipit is now available in seven European...
Check-Cap Initiates U.S. Pilot Study of C-Scan for Colorectal Cancer Screening
News | Colonoscopy Systems | April 15, 2019
Check-Cap Ltd. has initiated its U.S. pilot study of the C-Scan system for prevention of colorectal cancer through...
Enlitic Closes Series B Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions for Radiologists
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 08, 2019
Radiology artificial intelligence (AI) company Enlitic announced the close of its $15 million Series B financing round...
Videos | RSNA | April 03, 2019
ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies displa
Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Emergency X-ray Identification of Pacemakers
News | X-Ray | March 29, 2019
A research team from Imperial College London believes a new software could speed up the diagnosis and treatment of...
FDA Clears Mobilett Elara Max Mobile X-ray from Siemens Healthineers
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | March 20, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Mobilett Elara Max mobile X-ray system from Siemens...
Shimadzu School of Radiologic Sciences Approved at Midwestern State University
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | March 05, 2019
Shimadzu Medical Systems USA (SMS) announced that The Shimadzu School of Radiologic Sciences has been approved by...
Agfa Receives FDA Clearance for DR 800 With Tomosynthesis
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | February 21, 2019
Agfa Healthcare has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its DR 800 multipurpose...
Philips Earns FDA Clearance for DigitalDiagnost C90 DR System
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | February 20, 2019
Philips announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the...
In today’s digital environment, a radiologist only sees images saved and shared to the PACS, so a firm understanding of X-ray reject rates is crucial for high image quality and good workflow.

In today’s digital environment, a radiologist only sees images saved and shared to the PACS, so a firm understanding of X-ray reject rates is crucial for high image quality and good workflow.

Feature | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 29, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis
X-rays were the first medical imaging technology to be invented, and they remain one of the most commonly performed e