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Thursday, June 26, 2008

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. signed deal with Pinnacle Health

Pinnacle Health, has signed a deal with Toshiba America Medical Systems under which, for the next five years, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. will provide CT, Interventional Labs, X-ray, Ultrasound and MRI other medical imaging solutions. Trading Markets report:

The first phase of purchases for PinnacleHealth include $14.5 million in Toshiba medical imaging equipment, including five MR systems, five CT systems, 11 Ultrasound systems and eight X-ray systems. One of the CT systems to be acquired by PinnacleHealth is the Toshiba Aquilion Onetm, a volume CT system with 320 detector rows of coverage.

Toshiba will also provide value added services such as consulting engagements, productivity and efficiency solutions and marketing services. Phil Guarneschelli, COO of Pinnacle Health said that by parenting with Toshiba, his company would create commonality of equipment with all their facilities. Mr. Guarneschelli believes that this would increase Pinnacle Health’s patient care by streamlining workflow and training for technologists and physicians.

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