News | April 01, 2008

Siemens to Market Carestream Health's Mammography Digitizer

April 2, 2008 – Siemens has added a mammography digitizing system from Carestream Healthcare Inc. to its Accessory Solutions product portfolio and will be offered through Siemens to U.S. healthcare providers.

Carestream Health’s specialized digitizer enables mammography facilities to transition to digital imaging by converting prior film-based diagnostic and screening mammograms into a digital imaging format so they can be viewed in conjunction with digital mammography exams on a diagnostic workstation.

The digitizer’s automatic processing capabilities allows up to 50 film images to be scanned without operator intervention. The system also provides automatic identification and orientation of images, as well as automatic retrieval of patient data from radiology information systems.

For more information: www.usa.siemens.com/medical, www.carestreamhealth.com

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