STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Booth # 2511, South Building) – At the 100th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. has announced it has reached an important milestone in Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) installations, having installed 4,000 Synapse PACS systems in healthcare facilities around the world. With this announcement, Fujifilm is now considered the most widely used medical informatics vendor and is the global leader among PACS.
"This is a major accomplishment and defining moment," said Jim Morgan, vice president of Medical Informatics at FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. "Fujifilm is incredibly proud today as we reflect on the significant contributions our business has made to improving health across the globe."
The cornerstone of Fujifilm's integrated solution is Synapse PACS. Two main goals – enhanced communication and optimized productivity for radiologists in any imaging environment – were the impetus behind its development. New enhancements to Synapse PACS that will be highlighted at RSNA include Synapse Communications. Synapse Communications will feature Peer Review, Critical Results, Emergency Department Findings, and Fujifilm's new Pulse for users to track all important study activities. Fujifilm will also focus on collaboration features accessible within Synapse PACS, including new mammography reading features, unique Synapse CommonView sharing capability for outside and cloud study transfers, and integration capabilities with other radiology and EHR third-party vendors to optimize workflow.
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women's health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. supplies high quality, technologically advanced FUJINON brand endoscopes to the medical market. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.fujimed.com and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2014, the company had global revenues of $23.9 billion, at an exchange rate of 102 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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