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Canon U.S.A. To Showcase Its Latest Imaging Solutions For Eye Care Industry At Vision Expo East 2014

Canon U.S.A. to host speaker panel with industry leaders and experts

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 26, 2014 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase the latest version of its imageSPECTRUM Image Management System Software and its family of diagnostic instruments during Vision Expo East on March 28-30, 2014 at the Jacob J. Javits Center in New York City (booth # MS7035). This year, Canon will be presenting 18 different in-booth lectures over the three-day period where industry experts will provide their insights and best practices to help eye care professionals better navigate today's rapidly changing healthcare market. Each speaker is a highly regarded expert in his respective field and will present on timely topics such as, early disease detection and disease management, healthcare and insurance reform, practice building, digital efficiency and an assessment of today's most advanced imaging technologies.

At Vision Expo East, Canon will also showcase the newest version of its imageSPECTRUM Image Management System Software (v5.0). This latest version is highly scalable and can capture images and instantaneously query, retrieve and view completed studies from a single database - whether in the next room or across the country. And, imageSPECTRUM software, which runs on the Windows?71 operating system, connects to most new and third-party legacy diagnostic instruments, is fully DICOM2-compliant for increased interoperability and communicates well with most EMR systems.

Available now, the Canon imageSPECTRUM Image Management System Software (v5.0) is designed specifically to help address today's need for greatly increased data integrity, portability and security. It features integrated password protection and file encryption systems, multi-level user access system security tools, data integrity, extensive audit logging and a complete data archival, as well as a redundancy and disaster recovery protection system, which can greatly assist Optometrists in complying with the latest HIPAA/HITECH requirements.

For more information about Canon Eye Care products, please visit www.usa.canon.com/eye-care.

The Canon Vision Expo East Speaker Series Schedule is available below: 

Friday March 28, 2014

Time Topic Presenter
11:00 a.m. FAF Imaging-See What You Are Missing! Ben Szirth, PhD
12:00 p.m. Healthcare Reform: Feast or Famine? Jim Grue, OD
1:00 p.m. Healthcare Reform Demystified Rich Amador, Canon U.S.A.
2:00 p.m. Lipofuscin Imaging in Clinical Eye Care Stuart Richer, OD
3:00 p.m. Sharing Test Results: The Key to Your Future Jim Grue, OD
4:00 p.m. Upgrade Your Image Management System With Confidence Rich Amador, Canon U.S.A.
5:00 p.m. Using RGB Digital Filters in Early Detection & Treatment of Eye Disease Ben Szirth, PhD


Saturday, March 29, 2014

Time Topic Presenter
10:00 a.m. How and When to Use FAF vs. OCT Ben Szirth, PhD
11:00 a.m. Coordinated Care, How it Will Affect Your Practice Jim Grue, OD
12:00 p.m. Data Integration: Separating Fact from Fiction Rich Amador, Canon U.S.A.
2:00 p.m. The Clinical Interpretation of FAF Digital Imaging Ben Szirth, PhD
3:00 p.m. Lipofuscin Imaging in Early and Late Stage AMD Stuart Richer, OD
4:00 p.m. Getting and Staying HIPAA Compliant Jim Grue, OD
5:00 p.m Digital Efficiency -- What are the Right Questions? Rich Amador, Canon U.S.A.


Sunday, March 30, 2014

Time Topic Presenter
11:30 a.m. High Performance Fundus Imaging Stuart Richer, OD
12:30 p.m. Selecting the Right Image Management System Jim Grue, OD
1:30 p.m. Avoiding the Pitfalls of Going Digital Rich Amador, Canon U.S.A.
2:30 p.m. FAF Imaging and the Management of Vision Threatening Diseases Ben Szirth, PhD
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 $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2013† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World?s Most Admired Companies in 2014. In 2013, 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 tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past three 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.

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