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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Kodak Showcases CARESTREAM Medical Imaging and Information Solutions at RSNA

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Chicago, Ill -- Eastman Kodak Company demonstrated its new CARESTREAM solutions that deliver improved workflow and information sharing among its entire portfolio of medical imaging and information management products at the annual meeting of the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA).

KODAK CARESTREAM Solutions are complete image and information systems that enhance communication of patient data across the continuum of care. These solutions, which include KODAK CARESTREAM Radiology Solutions and KODAK CARESTREAM Information Management Solutions, are designed to improve care delivery, patient safety and efficiency while delivering cost savings for radiology departments, healthcare organizations and communities.

"Our CARESTREAM Radiology Solutions help automate the diagnostic exam process and enable fast and efficient storage, distribution and on-demand retrieval of a patient's entire radiology record to authorized users within the enterprise," said Michael W. Jackman, General Manager, Healthcare Information Solutions, and Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company. "In addition, CARESTREAM Information Management Solutions can meet the needs of communities by providing access to images and information beyond the walls of institutions as part of eHealth solutions."

Kodak's radiology solutions include KODAK CARESTREAM PACS (picture archiving and communications system) and KODAK CARESTREAM RIS (radiology information system). CARESTREAM Radiology Solutions pr provide a comprehensive architecture that addresses the diverse operational needs of clinics, imaging centers, hospitals and healthcare networks, including orthopaedic, mammography and oncology facilities.

Jackman emphasized that Kodak's powerful CARESTREAM solutions can be easily integrated with third-party radiology, clinical, or hospital information systems--including third-party RIS/PACS systems--to create a highly productive desktop and workflow environment for customers that want to use components from other suppliers. The KODAK CARESTREAM architecture can be scaled to meet the needs of small-to-large hospitals and medical practices as well as regional or national healthcare information systems, all within the same software framework.

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