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Carestream Health, Inc. Integrates DRX-1 Wireless Cassette Into Quantum Medical Imaging, LLC's Floor Mounted Q-Rad System

11/19/2010 11:54:52 AM

CHICAGO, Nov. 28 — Quantum Medical Imaging’s Q-Rad Floor Mounted system is now available with the wireless, cassette-size CARESTREAM DRX-1 detector from Carestream Health. This enhanced configuration is designed for high patient volumes within radiology departments, imaging centers, orthopedic facilities, surgery centers and urgent care clinics.

Beginning early in 2011, Carestream Health will sell the system in international markets and through its U.S. sales organization as the CARESTREAM DRX Q-Rad Floor Mounted System. Carestream Health also will offer the system in the U.S. though its extensive dealer network as the Quantum Q-Rad Digital DRX Series.

Q-Rad-Digital systems are feature-rich and provide full patient positioning functionality. These digital radiographic systems deliver precision and reliability through advanced integration design and features, such as TechVision. In addition these systems include innovations, such as 650 lb. patient weight table capacity, rotating DR-Trays for easy positioning of a wireless digital cassette, FAIL-SAFE electromagnetic braking systems, collision avoidance electronics and EZ-Glide handle controls. These and other unique features allow clinicians to capture high quality images during an examination, which can lead to improved patient care.

This new configuration of the Q-Rad system further expands the versatility of the DRX-1 wireless detector, which is in use at thousands of healthcare facilities around the world. Carestream Health’s DRX-1 cassette-sized detector also forms the foundation for a highly productive family of CARESTREAM DRX imaging solutions that quickly and easily convert analog x-ray rooms and selected mobile x-ray systems to wireless DR technology. The DRX family also includes the fully automated DRX-Evolution suite.

Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic systems from Quantum Medical Imaging are also available as ceiling-mounted and universal systems that deliver high quality and maximum flexibility for all types of medical imaging exams. These systems are available via Quantum Medical Imaging’s dealer network throughout the U.S.

Quantum Medical Imaging—a division of Carestream Health—was acquired by Carestream Health earlier this year. Its innovative and easy-to-use radiographic products—combined with its strong dealer network—have earned a reputation for outstanding customer satisfaction.

About Quantum Medical Imaging

Quantum Medical Imaging—a division of Carestream Health—is a highly innovative company that designs and manufactures superior digital and conventional radiographic systems for hospitals and imaging centers around the world. The company's mission is to supply the radiographic imaging industry with superior products for enhanced diagnostic capability. An exclusive worldwide dealer network provides factory-authorized sales and service for all Quantum Medical Imaging systems and products. As members of Quantum Medical Imaging’s Gold Star Network, these dealers have been recognized for their excellence in technical support and customer service.

About Carestream Health

Carestream Health is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems for the life science research and drug discovery/development market segments; and x-ray film and digital x-ray products for the non-destructive testing market. For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream Health representative or visit

CARESTREAM is a trademark of Carestream Health. Q-Rad is a trademark of Quantum Medical Imaging.


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