CALGARY, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IDC (Imaging Dynamics CompanyLtd.) (TSX: IDL), the global leader in the rapidly growing market for digitalradiography, today announced that Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, NewYork has purchased IDC's X2200, X1590, and X1600 Plus direct digitalradiography (DR) systems to replace conventional film X-ray equipment in itsthree radiography rooms. Saratoga Hospital chose IDC for its ease-of-use,user-friendly interface, customer service and affordability.
Saratoga Hospital has more than 280 physicians with a wide range ofmedical specialties. The hospital, which is more than 100 years old, has beenpursuing digital technology to achieve efficiencies in many areas of care.According to Mildred Aviles, Director of Medical Imaging Services at SaratogaHospital, "Upgrading to IDC's DR systems is helping us to better meet theimaging needs of both our physicians and patients. We are able to provideinformation more quickly and accurately to a larger number of people."
According to Bruce Ashby, Vice President Northeast Region, IDC, "We arepleased to have been selected by Saratoga Hospital, which is very progressivein its vision and exacting in its health care standards."
The hospital conducted an extensive evaluation of digital radiographysystems prior to making its purchasing decision. "We went on several sitevisits and talked to customers," said Aviles. "Our technologists found IDC'ssystems to be more user-friendly than those from the larger vendors, whileIDC's affordability made the most compelling business case."
IDC (Imaging Dynamics Company) is a medical technology company andinnovative force in the fast-growing field of digital radiography (DR)technology. IDC's X-Series of direct capture technology replaces conventionalfilm-based X-rays and provides a cost-effective alternative to cassette basedfilm or computed radiography (CR) systems.
Each IDC DR solution provides high resolution radiographic images in thedigital format required for today's electronic medical record networks, allwithout the use of film, environmentally harmful chemicals, cassettes orexpensive imaging plates. In addition to its number one ranking for threeconsecutive quarters for customer service by MD Buyline, IDC is the recipientof the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award and is among the 2007Deloitte Technology Fast 500, which ranks the fastest growing technology,media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America.
IDC is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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