Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Samsung Electronics is unveiling its latest Ultrasound, Digital Radiography, mobile Computed Tomography (CT) and software innovations at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2019 Annual Meeting at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
“Samsung is continuing its commitment to deliver meaningful innovation in medical imaging, responding to customers' ever complex healthcare needs," said Dongsoo Jun, President of Health & Medical Equipment Business at Samsung Electronics and CEO of Samsung Medison. "We plan to continue our rapid pace of new innovation for the radiology market by leveraging our industry-leading Image and Signal Processing and AI advances.”
On display at Samsung's booth during the event are the following technologies:
RS85 Prestige1, the evolution of the RS85, comes with new imaging architecture and value-added features.
Samsung is showcasing its premium ceiling X-ray GC85A and mobile X-ray GM85, which have been granted ATO (Authorization to Operate) for the Risk Management Framework (RMF) program set forth by the United States Department of Defense (DOD) for a high level of cybersecurity regulations, while also exhibiting its new detector line-up with enhanced usability.
Samsung is highlighting additional mobile computed tomography (mCT) clinical cases demonstrating reduced response time by the medical team during emergencies, such as stroke, improving patient outcomes.
Featured at RSNA are BodyTom® Elite and OmniTom® – mobile whole-body and head CT. These mCTs can be used at the point of care, whenever imaging is needed to determine ideal treatment strategy for the patient – without restrictions of physical space and power. Samsung’s NeuroLogica mCT devices are routinely used by leading institutions in intensive care units, emergency rooms, orthopedic and neurosurgery rooms, brachytherapy suites and ambulances. In addition, Samsung NeuroLogica, in partnership with Winnebago, will be displaying a mobile lung screening vehicle, which will make this technology more accessible in remote areas.
Lastly, Samsung will display a Photon Counting Detector (PCD)3 – cutting-edge technology that measures photons emitted by X-rays. PCD, currently under development, has the potential to allow for dose optimization allowing the user to reduce the exposure while maintaining image quality, or increase the image quality by keeping dose equivalence compared to currently used CT detectors. In addition, it should deliver increased data mining capabilities from multiple-energy binning and contribute to the improved utility and effectiveness of AI applications.
Visitors can experience Samsung's differentiated diagnostic assistive functions and solutions directly at booth #4783 (South Building, Hall A).
Additionally, the attendees can also find a separate ‘AI zone’ that allows visitors to experience Samsung’s latest AI technology.
For more information on Samsung’s healthcare business, and products, please visit https://www.samsunghealthcare.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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About Samsung Medison
Samsung Medison is a global leading medical device company, founded in 1985. With a mission to bring health and well-being of people's lives, the company manufactures diagnostic ultrasound systems around the world across various medical fields. In 2011, Samsung Medison became an affiliate company of Samsung Electronics, integrating world's best IT, image processing, semiconductor and communication technologies into medical devices.
NeuroLogica, the healthcare subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., develops, manufactures, and markets innovative imaging technologies and is committed to delivering fast, easy and accurate diagnostic solutions to healthcare providers. NeuroLogica, the global corporate headquarters and manufacturer of mobile computed tomography, is also the US headquarters for sales, marketing and distribution of all Samsung digital radiography and ultrasound systems. NeuroLogica’s growing portfolio of advanced medical technologies is used worldwide in leading healthcare institutions helping providers enhance patient care, improve patient satisfaction, and increase workflow efficiency. For more information, please visit http://www.NeuroLogica.com.
1 RS85 Prestige is 510(k) pending and not available for sale in USA.
2 ALND is not for sale in the United States.
3 Product is under development and not available for sale in USA or any region of the world.