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TeraRecon, Inc. Highlights the Rapid Adoption of iNtuition at RSNA 2009



11/30/2009 1:38:01 PM

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - November 30, 2009) - TeraRecon, Inc. (www.terarecon.com), global leader in advanced visualization and decision support solutions for medical imaging, is highlighting the selection and deployment of its iNtuition™ advanced visualization software by many of North America's largest healthcare enterprises, innovative physician practices and renowned luminary institutions at the 95th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) at McCormick Place, Chicago IL. Testimonials from some of the hundreds of customers who have selected iNtuition are provided below.

"We are now routinely installing iNtuition solutions which cover tens of hospitals each. Several projects are underway which are an order of magnitude larger. As an example, iNtuition advanced visualization tools are being integrated into a PACS system which supports the majority of covered lives in an entire Canadian province. The feedback that we have received from our customers speaks for itself. The rapid adoption of iNtuition throughout the course of 2009 provides clear evidence that iNtuition is in a class of its own as a fully-featured and scalable enterprise advanced visualization solution," explained Jeff Sorenson, TeraRecon Vice President of Sales, USA and Canada.

Customer Testimonials

Centura Health
Jeffrey Moulton, MD, Radiologist

"We decided to perform an extensive internal trial of the available thin-client advanced visualization solutions to determine which ones performed as advertised and which was the best in real-life practice. Each of these vendors agreed to install their thin-client solution on our network, with PACS integration, for a 45-day trial under real-time conditions. The TeraRecon iNtuition product was the clear winner. The product worked almost flawlessly on our network and integrated very well with our PACS. The automation of many advanced rendering functions is tremendously helpful in speeding up our workflow. All of the features we need on a regular basis were very easy to access and to use. No other product came close in terms of the combination of power, image quality, and ease of use."

The Nebraska Medical Center
Michael Battreall, Director Medical Information Systems

"The TeraRecon solution has allowed us to provide the radiologists one workspace for all their needs. With the tightly integrated solution that TeraRecon and our PACS vendor provide, the department was able to implement a seamless and efficient workflow. In addition to our departmental needs, the solution allows our referring community to improve their patient care by allowing web-based access to imaging data on and off campus."

Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Krishna Juluru, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

"We chose TeraRecon to support both clinical and research missions in a dedicated post-processing laboratory. The TeraRecon engineering team worked with us closely to design an infrastructure that met out needs."

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Allen D. Elster, MD, FACR, Director, Division of Radiologic Sciences
Professor and Chair Department of Radiology

"For over 5 years The Wake Forest University /Baptist Medical Center has been a system wide user of TeraRecon Advanced Visualization capabilities. Integrated with Philips iSite PACS system. TeraRecon is also deployed and used in all 43 OR suites and at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine. WFU/BMC is in process of upgrading our servers to the latest TeraRecon iNtuition level platform of Advanced Workflow templates and we look forward to the ability to provide better service to our clinical enterprise as we go forward."

Medical University of South Carolina
Philip Costello, MD FACR, Professor & Chairman of Radiology

"MUSC has been a TeraRecon user for 5 years. They are fully integrated into our AGFA PACS. We have upgraded our entire network to their iNtuition platform and across the board, Radiology, Cardiology & Surgery are using TeraRecon's Advanced Workflow Capability with integrated, facile visualization tools leading to enhanced patient care."

West Penn Allegheny Health System
Dr. Marc A. Wallace, Director of Imaging Informatics

"We chose an enterprise-wide upgrade to iNtuition to provide us with the ability to open today's largest studies from anywhere and to have the assurance that exploding data set sizes in the future will not impede our workflow."

Riverside Radiology and Interventional Associates
Thomas Lombardi, MD, Secretary-Treasurer & Finance Chair of RRIA
Medical Director of Premier Medical Imaging

"Riverside Radiology Associates have been extremely pleased with the performance of the TeraRecon system and the customer service that we have received during the implementation process."

Parkland Health and Hospital System, Information Technology
Maviea Easter, BSRT(R), CIIP
Manager, Imaging and Informatics

"iNtuition was the perfect choice to address the challenges we faced with 3D workflow, data flow and access to advanced clinical applications enterprise-wide."

Eisenhower Medical Center, Information Systems
Scott McCabe, MBA
Senior RIS/PACS Administrator

"Eisenhower Medical Center has taken advantage of each new TeraRecon innovation and has enjoyed a long and symbiotic relationship with the company. We are delighted with the performance and capabilities of iNtuition."

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
William Boonn, M.D.
Chief, 3D and Advanced Imaging
Associate Clinical Director of Imaging Informatics Assistant Professor,
Cardiovascular Imaging Department of Radiology

"A true client-server architecture is critical to any advanced visualization deployment because it offers greater access to the clinical tools and provides enhanced workflow collaboration across the enterprise. We use iNtuition and AquariusNET extensively within the Radiology Department and 3D post-processing laboratory for clinical evaluation, educational sessions, various clinical research projects and endograft planning within our vascular surgery department."

TeraRecon President & CEO, Robert Taylor, Ph.D., said, "The testimonials above demonstrate that a decision to select TeraRecon for advanced visualization is far more than a simple purchase of a product and a maintenance agreement. TeraRecon views every deployment project as an opportunity to broaden our repertoire of problems solved, and every customer as a partner whose needs and challenges we must embrace and overcome, secure in the knowledge that by doing this, we are building products that are relevant, innovative and effective at addressing the constantly-evolving demands of the imaging enterprise. iNtuition has ushered in a new era of advanced visualization where unprecedented automation and wider-than-ever access to advanced visualization tools are helping to redefine the diagnostic and therapeutic process of medicine. At RSNA 2009, we will showcase the continuing evolution and refinement of this truly exceptional technology, while introducing support for more clinical applications, as we progress towards our goal of managing the complete spectrum of advanced interpretation needs in a single, integrated offering."

About TeraRecon, Inc. (www.terarecon.com)

TeraRecon Inc., a leader in advanced image processing and 3D visualization techniques, provides advanced imaging systems for medical and other visualization applications based on its unique and patented image processing technologies. A four-time winner of Frost and Sullivan awards, the company has developed a leading portfolio of products that advance the performance, quality, functionality, and integration of image processing and 3D visualization systems. Founded in 1997, TeraRecon has developed a unique family of powerful processors that are used in its real-time, enterprise-wide image processing solutions. TeraRecon is a privately held company with headquarters in San Mateo, CA, European headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, and branch offices in Concord, MA; Tokyo, Japan and Osaka, Japan.



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