Fresh off its acquisition of Hitachi’s medical imaging business, Lexington, Mass.-based Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is exhibiting for the first time with Fujifilm Healthcare Americas Corporation (formerly Hitachi’s Diagnostics imaging business) at the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 2021 Annual Meeting and Exposition.

With the recent addition of Hitachi, Fujifilm has expanded its portfolio in CT, MRI, and ultrasound and more, complementing its own innovative digital radiography, CT, and women’s health solutions. Attracting more than 1,000 medical imaging leaders for education and networking, the event will be held August 1-4 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. 

“The medical community needs a partner who serves as a total solutions healthcare company, and can provide technologies that enable their clinicians to provide quality care,” says Rick Banner, senior director of marketing, Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “At AHRA, attendees will have an opportunity to discover how Fujifilm’s complete and integrated portfolio of CT, MRI, x-ray, women’s health, and ultrasound solutions empower healthcare professionals to optimize workflow efficiency to deliver better clinical experiences.”

Fujifilm will showcase the following diagnostic imaging technologies at AHRA:

Latest advancements in digital radiography to improve patient experiences: 

  • The FDR Go PLUS, a  portable digital x-ray system featuring a compact design to help safely navigate tight confined spaces like the ER, Trauma, OR, and NICU, combining the high sensitivity of Fujifilm’s D-EVO II and D-EVO III detectors and refined image processing advancements to generate high-resolution images with low patient dose.
  • FDR D-EVO III, a glass-free and lightest DR detector with Fujifilm’s patented ISS capture technology. The FDR D-EVO III features Fujifilm’s Hydro AG antibacterial coating that assists infection controls to help prevent hospital acquired infections. 
  • Persona C Mobile Surgical C-Arm:  An advanced flat panel fluoroscopy C-arm solution engineered for fast, precise positioning, low dose, and advanced image quality. Featuring a removable grid and dedicated radiography mode that generates high-quality static x-rays. The system is designed for a broad range of diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive surgical procedures.

New CT and MRI techonoliges that maximize patient comfort and expand capabilities: 

  • The SCENARIA View’s 128-slice CT is designed for high-volume scanning that combines high image quality, lower dose, and fast workflow. Supria models are designed with the patient in mind—the Supria True64 and the Supria Plus accommodates patients of all sizes up to 500 lbs. and features the latest Fujifilm dose reduction technologies for precise imaging. 
  • Persona CT is a 128-Slice large bore CT for dual-use oncology simulation, interventional and bariatric imaging with an 85cm bore and 660lb table. Its 64-/128-slice imaging brings added versatility for general radiology to maximize return on investment. 
  • The Echelon Oval 1.5T MRI system features a 74 cm-wide bore and a 63 cm-wide patient table for maximum patient comfort, with. the Oasis 1.2T open MRI scanner providing an unobstructed viewing angle for clinicians.

Ultrasound systems to navigate the human body: 

  • The ARIETTA 850 ultrasound platform features applications such as real-time virtual sonography (RVS) in support of RFA, elastography, fetal 3D, and other technologies to help increase a radiologist’s diagnostic confidence.
  • The ARIETTA 750 is made for medical facilities looking for advanced diagnostic performance at a flexible price and includes AI-based measurement functions therapeutic areas. 
  • The ARIETTA 65 is equipped with automated tools to increase examination efficiency and accuracy, accommodating bedside examinations, emergency care, or scenarios that necessitate changing rooms. 

Featured image: The FDR Go PLUS