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We’ve partnered with Alpinion, a global ultrasound manufacturer, to provide our Customers with a comprehensive imaging portfolio.
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Relationship expected to expand Visaris Americas presence in company’s core market segments
ROCHESTER, New York, April 18, 2018 – Visaris Americas, a First Source company, announced today that they have partnered with Alpinion Medical Systems (Alpinion), a prominent worldwide ultrasound manufacturer. The new relationship allows Visaris Americas to market Alpinion’s full line of E-CUBE diagnostic ultrasound products in the U.S. Visaris Americas expects to leverage the new relationship to secure business in several of their core markets, particularly the mobile homecare imaging segment.
“The Alpinion product line complements the breadth of our robust Vision product line especially mobile homecare imaging, our fastest growing market segment,” said Ron Viola, Managing Partner for Visaris Americas. “Having the ability to offer customers the Vision M, our lightweight portable X-ray system, along with the Alpinion E-CUBE i7 compact portable ultrasound platform provides an exceptionally attractive complete imaging solution for our customers.” Viola commented.
The Visaris Americas relationship with Alpinion is the first of several partnerships it plans to make in the future to reinforce their commitment to offering their customers a total imaging solution.
VISARIS AMERICAS, a First Source company, provides a full portfolio of innovative digital imaging solutions. Our Vision series of products are designed for various imaging environments from the Vision M lightweight portable X-ray solution to our most advanced solution the Vision C, a fully robotic radiography suite. Our Company’s mission is to deliver the highest quality and cost-effective digital imaging technology, workflow solutions and responsive technical support to meet the diverse needs of today’s demanding medical imaging environments.
About First Source:
FIRST SOURCE, established in 1999, is recognized for its innovative R&D and manufacturing capabilities, extensive product training programs, and the high level of responsive technical support it provides to medical imaging customers in the U.S. market. In October 2015, FIRST SOURCE became the sole distributor of Visaris-branded products in the Americas. Visaris is an Eastern European-based company that has heavily invested years of R&D in product design and workflow solutions for the global medical imaging market.
To learn more about First Source, please go to: www.fsimedicalimaging.com
About Alpinion Medical Systems:
ALPINION is a world-renowned ultrasound manufacturer known for innovation. Its E-CUBE product line follows the principles (Extreme Clarity, Efficient Workflow, Ergonomic Design) and reflects ALPINION’s technological philosophy that provides customers with uniform image quality throughout the product lifetime. ALPINION focuses on continuous innovation in acoustic technology and has developed a range of transducer array types and applied them to ALPINION’s innovative E-CUBE series of ultrasound systems. Based on proprietary superior acoustic technology, ALPINION continuously strives to expand the medical business from diagnostic to therapeutic ultrasound.
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VISARIS AMERICAS PREMIUM ROBOTIC VISION C RADIOGRAPHIC SUITE INSTALLED AT OPELOUSAS GENERAL HEALTH SYSTEM
OGHS Invests in Robotic Digital X-ray Solution to Meet Growing Community Imaging Needs
ROCHESTER, New York, February 22nd, 2018 – Visaris Americas, is an innovative provider of digital radiography (DR) technology for the medical diagnostics market. Together with Ultimate Medical Services, their preferred channel partner in the South-Central States; the Company is proud to announce the installation of its premium, fully robotic, Vision C ceiling-suspended digital X-ray suite at the Opelousas General Health System (OGHS), South Campus location in Opelousas, Louisiana.
The Vision C digital X-ray suite is designed to provide all levels of imaging facilities with a high functioning, ceiling-suspended solution that delivers numerous benefits at the touch of a button: fully-robotic 360 patient positioning, seamless image stitching for Orthopedics, and smooth, fluid movements.
“The robotic system improves patient comfort, while the digital component yields more diagnostic information at significantly less radiation exposure.” stated Dr. Paula Sharkey, Radiologist, Opelousas General Health System.
“Our team is dedicated to delivering high quality medical imaging solutions that best meet the needs of our Customers; with a strong value proposition. OGHS has chosen to provide a state-of-the-art diagnostic system, the first in Louisiana, to improve their patient comfort and diagnostic capabilities,” commented Kevin Fix, CEO, Ultimate Medical Services. “We have received a great response from the (Opelousas) South-Campus site noting a tremendous increase in workflow and Radiologist satisfaction with the image quality; plus, the Technologist’s love the systems’ overall functionality and ease-of-use. As an organization long-focused on providing a high level of customer satisfaction and technical support; these results are what keep us confident in providing the Vision solutions to our Customers.”
“We are proud to have Ultimate Medical Services as our partner representing the Vision portfolio in the highly visible digital imaging market, stated Rick Sbordone, Vice President of Sales, Visaris Americas.“Through Ultimate’s professional representation of this solution, the Vision C was selected by OGHS as the best imaging suite, not only to meet the increased imaging needs of the Community; but their growing group of Radiologists. We’re confident that the Vision C solution, in conjunction with our Avanse image processing software platform, provides the highest quality digital images while delivering increased diagnostic clarity.”
About Opelousas General Health System:
Since 1957, Opelousas General Health System has been dedicated to the provision of quality health care through its strong commitment and high standards. Central to the success of OGHS’s commitment for excellence is the presence of an outstanding and highly qualified staff of physicians, nurses, technologists and other personnel who provide professional treatment in a caring environment. Serving as the region’s referral medical center, OGHS is a 197-bed, full service medical center, and the area’s most comprehensive community health care facility offering a wide range of medical specialties and state-of-the-art technology.
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About Visaris Americas:
Visaris Americas provides truly digital imaging solutions that incorporate key components to transition facilities from film, computed radiography (CR) and aging digital detectors.
The Company’s mission is to deliver the highest quality, and highest value, digital imaging technology and responsive technical support, to meet the diverse needs of today’s demanding medical environments. The Vision C, available in customizable configurations, fully-robotic through to non-motorized, is designed to deliver a robust imaging solution for all levels of facilities and budgets.
The Visaris Americas portfolio includes:
- Full DR Solutions: Robotic to Non-motorized
- Digital Upgrade / Retrofit Packages
- Integrated Digital Acquisition Software Platforms
- Enterprise PACS/RIS Solutions
- Ergonomic Positioning Systems
- Portable DR Systems
Visaris Americas is a collaboration between First Source, Inc. and Visaris d.o.o. Visaris is an Eastern-European imaging technology manufacturer, that has invested heavily in years of research and development on its innovative product designs and workflow solutions.
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Newly Enhanced Vision C Designed to Offer Radiology Departments Unparalleled Workflow Efficiency
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, USA – November 15, 2017 – Visaris Americas, a First Source company, announced today they will be showcasing their newly enhanced Vision C, a cost-effective, robotic radiographic suite at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) North Building – Booth 8332. The RSNA is an annual conference that hosts approximately 55,000 international radiologists, medical physicists, and professionals from the medical imaging technology field.
The Vision C offers fully programmable positioning and possesses features specially designed to offer radiology departments unparalleled workflow efficiency. Among the notable features of the unit are rapid response time to positioning commands, five-field AEC with dose management, elevating wall bucky with motorized tilt and tracking, automatic stitching of up-to-five images, and a tube-mounted, intuitive touchscreen user console.
Complementing the Vision C is the Visaris Avanse DR image acquisition software platform. The Avanse interface incorporates user-friendly menus, advanced image processing functions and progressive measurement tools. Its analytic features include an in-depth repeat analysis report that can be generated with just few clicks of the mouse. Together with select high-quality cesium flat panel detectors from the Vision portfolio, the Vision C provides fast and consistent high-quality images.
“When purchasing radiographic equipment in today’s healthcare environment, decision-makers focus their selection criteria on quality, proven reliability, increased technologist workflow efficiency, and low total cost of ownership,” explains Ron Viola, Managing Partner, First Source. “The newly enhanced Vision C illustrates our industry commitment in offering a high quality, cost-effective digital radiographic solutions for the most demanding imaging environments.” continued Viola.
About Visaris Americas:
Visaris Americas, a First Source company, provides a full portfolio of innovative digital imaging solutions. The Vision series of products are designed for various imaging environments; from the Vision M, our lightweight portable X-ray solution, to our most advanced solution, the Vision C; a fully robotic radiography suite. Our Company’s mission is to deliver the highest quality, cost-effective digital imaging technology, PACS/RIS workflow solutions and responsive technical support to meet the diverse needs of today’s demanding medical imaging environments.
About First Source:
First Source, established in 1999, is recognized for its innovative design and manufacturing capabilities, extensive product training programs, and responsive technical support for its medical imaging customers in the U.S. market. In October 2015, First Source became the sole distributor of Visaris-branded products in the Americas. Visaris is an Eastern European-based company that has heavily invested years of research and development in product design and workflow solutions for the medical imaging market.