To offer pre- and postoperative care to patients all within one
dedicated unit, Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital installed its third KalareTM
X-ray system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. This system was
installed in the recently renovated gastrointestinal (GI) lab and will
allow Nacogdoches to meet clinical needs by expanding its services to
patients with digestive disorders and improve the patient experience
with shorter exams.
"We've been long-term partners with Toshiba and have experienced their
tailored service and support with two existing Kalare X-rays," said
Freddie Gibson, director, Medical Imaging Services, Nacogdoches Memorial
Hospital. "When we needed a new X-ray for our renovated GI lab, it was a
no-brainer to select Toshiba's Kalare. The Kalare is extremely
user-friendly and offers outstanding image quality, making exams easier
for technologists to perform and provide more accurate diagnoses in less
Toshiba's Kalare R&F X-ray is designed with a "one system" approach,
providing full-featured system utility to handle a diverse patient load
while helping staff perform more exams with ease, comfort and speed. The
Kalare combines a user interface and feature set with true all-digital
imaging for fluoroscopic and radiographic examinations. Its high
resolution and removable, large field-of-view digital detector allow
all-digital images to be captured and displayed instantly on dedicated
"Purchasing imaging equipment is a significant investment for any
healthcare facility," said David Sloop, director, X-ray Vascular
Business Unit, Toshiba. "That's why it's important for hospitals to not
only select the most advanced technology, but purchase equipment from a
company that puts its customers first in offering service, training and
education throughout the life of the system."
About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems
(TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and
cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and
cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging
research for all modalities in the United States. For more information,
visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of
medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions,
such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI
systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products
for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation's
website at www.toshibamedicalsystems.com.
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class
capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems
into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community
Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices &
Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles
of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People,
Committed to the Future," Toshiba promotes global operations towards
securing "Growth Through Creativity and Innovation" and is contributing
to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe,
secure and comfortable society.
Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global
network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people
worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63
billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
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