Healthcare Industry News:  Digital Radiography 

Devices Radiology

 News Release - October 3, 2006

Brigham and Women's Hospital Selects DR System From Swissray

ELIZABETH, N.J., Oct. 3 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Swissray International announced today that they have installed their direct Digital Radiography (ddR) system into the prestigious Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Ueli Laupper, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing states "We are very proud to have been selected to provide our DR system to one of the finest hospitals in the world. Having a hospital of this caliber select our market leading ddR technology validates our claim of being the 'best of breed' in the DR industry."

About Brigham and Women's Hospital

Brigham and Women's Hospital is a 747-bed nonprofit teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a founding member of Partners HealthCare System, an integrated health care delivery network. BWH is committed to excellence in patient care with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery. The BWH medical preeminence dates back to 1832 and today that rich history in clinical care is coupled with its national leadership in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives, dedication to educating and training health care professionals, and strength in biomedical research. With $370M in funding and more than 500 research scientists, BWH is an acclaimed leader in clinical, basic and epidemiological investigation -- including the landmark Nurses Health Study, Physicians Health Studies, and the Women's Health Initiative. For more information about BWH, please visit: http://www.brighamandwomens.org.

About Swissray

Swissray has received from Frost & Sullivan the "Best Product Value" award for their market leading Digital Radiography systems. This new technology provides high quality medical radiographic images in seconds at a significantly lower cost and radiation dose than conventional or computed radiography because, among other factors, film, imaging plates, cassettes and chemical processing are not required. By utilizing a multifunctional single detector design, Swissray offers an affordable high quality solution for direct Digital Radiography. Swissray currently provides a full range of DR systems for orthopedic applications, imaging centers, hospitals and emergency departments. All of Swissray's DR systems include fully automated, remote controlled system positioning. Swissray offers customers the choice between their unique 16 bit Quad CCD and amorphous silicon flat panel detector technologies.

For more information about Swissray's family of ddR solutions, visit the Swissray website at http://www.swissray.com.


Source: Swissray International

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