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Brooke Army Medical Center Chooses Canon and Virtual Imaging Digital Radiography Solutions


MELVILLE, N.Y., August 28, 2013 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced that Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC), a medical military command center located in San Antonio, Texas has installed five RadPRO1 40kW Digital Mobile X-ray Systems powered by Canon digital radiography detectors. These mobile solutions are designed to help improve efficiency with seamless connectivity and streamlined workflow processes, and will assist BAMC to provide inpatient and outpatient care for military professionals.

Seeking a radiology solution that could improve efficiency and provide seamless workflow solutions, BAMC selected the RadPRO 40kW Digital Mobile X-ray System equipped with Canon digital flat panel detectors. The combination delivers fast processing times and captures high-quality images to streamline the diagnostic process. Its easy-to-use design and connectivity features increased flexibility in patient positioning and enhances the ability to manage or manipulate data.

"We are incredibly honored and excited to have been chosen by the Brooke Army Medical Center," said Tsuneo Imai, senior director and general manager, Healthcare Solutions Division, Canon U.S.A. and president, Virtual Imaging, Inc. "It's further validation of how Canon and Virtual Imaging digital radiography systems can help institutions of all sizes implement efficient workflows and deliver patient care, providing the tools to compete in today's fast-paced healthcare environment."

BAMC will use the Canon CXDI-70C and CXDI-80C Wireless Digital Detectors in the RadPRO Digital Mobile X-ray Systems. These wireless detectors utilize the latest in Canon-developed technology with a proprietary glass substrate delivering high-resolution images at 125 micron pixel pitch and provide high image quality with low X-ray exposure (dose) to the patient.

For more information about radiology solutions from Canon and Virtual Imaging, visit: www.usa.canon.com/dr

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.

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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

1All products sold under the RadPRO brand are products of Virtual Imaging, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc.