To offer its patients the most advanced MR imaging, PinnacleHealth
installed the Vantage Titan™ 3T from Toshiba America Medical Systems,
Inc. PinnacleHealth utilizes the Titan 3T for all general imaging
studies, such as abdomen, musculoskeletal and body imaging. It also
conducts advanced neuro imaging, pre- and post-planning for CyberKnife
procedures and will soon transfer its breast imaging to the system.
“Toshiba’s Titan 3T produces outstanding image quality and clear body
imaging for accurate diagnoses,” said Ann Bair, MRI supervisor,
PinnacleHealth. “The system’s M-Power interface is intuitive and enables
our team to select the appropriate application for improved workflow.”
Designed with patients in mind, the Titan 3T reduces claustrophobia and
exam anxiety with a large 71 cm bore, Pianissimo™ noise-reduction
technology and soothing lighting.
“As a long-term Toshiba MR partner, PinnacleHealth now provides its
patients with an MR solution for virtually any need,” said Stuart
Clarkson, director, MR Business Unit, Toshiba. “Titan 3T’s
patient-friendly focus results in more comfortable patients, better
image quality and faster exams.”
PinnacleHealth’s Titan 3T complements its suite of Toshiba MR systems,
including two Titan 1.5Ts, two Vantage Atlas™ and a Vantage™MR
About PinnacleHealth System
PinnacleHealth is a pioneer not-for-profit healthcare system dedicated
to providing and improving the health and quality of life for the people
of Central Pennsylvania since 1873. A proven leader in medical
innovation, PinnacleHealth offers a wide range of services from primary
care to the most complex surgeries and Magnet recognition for nursing
excellence. The healthcare network includes four campuses (Community,
Cumberland, Harrisburg and Polyclinic) and medical services, including
family practice, imaging, outpatient surgery and oncology, at multiple
locations throughout the region. For a complete list of services, click
About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems
(TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and
cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and
cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging
research for all modalities in the United States. For more information,
visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of
medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions,
such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI
systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products
for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Toshiba.
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider
and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems.
Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of
businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail
solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors,
storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure
systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions,
medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.
Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more
than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and
annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit
Toshiba’s website at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.