Exact Imaging Becomes UroGPO Imaging Partner by Providing Micro-Ultrasound Based Targeting Solution for Prostate Biopsies
Exact Imaging (www.exactimaging.com), the world's leader in high resolution micro-ultrasound systems enabling real-time imaging and biopsy guidance for the prostate, announced today that it has become a UroGPO Imaging Partner. UroGPO is the preeminent urology specific Group Purchasing and Service Organization in North America. As an Imaging Partner, Exact Imaging's ExactVu™ micro-ultrasound platform for targeted prostate biopsies will now be available to UroGPO's 550+ member urology practices as part of the UroGPO suite of offerings to urology practices across the United States.
"UroGPO is mandated by our members to provide access to the most innovate new technologies," says David Coury, UroGPO's CEO. "We are most impressed by Exact Imaging's micro-ultrasound system and are pleased to bring this new technology and value added Targeted Biopsy training and QA programs to our community urology practice members."
"While we are making significant inroads into urology practices worldwide, the ability to work with UroGPO allows us to quickly add value to the significant network of member practices," says Randy AuCoin, Exact Imaging's President and CEO. "In our short time working together with UroGPO, we have garnered significant interest from some of the US's largest practices that see the benefit that the ExactVu micro-ultrasound system can bring to their practices."
As part of the relationship with UroGPO, Exact Imaging will provide UroGPO members with preferential pricing for its ExactVu platform, in addition to a broad collection of value-add services including enhanced instructor-led training, extended support and a patient-focused marketing toolkit to help promote participating practices' acquisition of this new technology.
About Exact Imaging
Exact Imaging (www.exactimaging.com) is the world's leader in high-resolution micro-ultrasound systems enabling real-time imaging and guided biopsies in the urological market for prostate cancer. Exact Imaging's ExactVu™ micro-ultrasound platform operates at 29 MHz and enables a whole new level of resolution with the benefits of ease of use, affordability, and being an extension of the current urological workflow. Using the Exact Imaging platform, urologists are able to visualize areas of interest in the prostate and specifically target biopsies at those areas. The ExactVu micro-ultrasound system has received regulatory approval in the European Union (CE Mark), the United States (FDA 510(k)) and Canada (Health Canada medical device license).
UroGPO is the preeminent urology specific Group Purchasing and Service Organization, comprised of 550 of the largest, most progressive independent urology practices in the country. The UroGPO membership footprint spans all 50 states and includes more than 3,300 urologists and 5,000 urology providers in 2,500 clinical locations. UroGPO effectively prioritizes and aligns incentives across the urology specialty, independent urology groups and with individual Urology healthcare providers. The goals of UroGPO are to make significant positive impact on in-practice operational efficiencies, track how patients are treated clinically, and help bridge the gap between industry and the urology community. UroGPO is continually exploring innovative ways to unite community urology practices toward one strong voice operationally, financially, clinically, and technologically.
SOURCE Exact Imaging