Topic: Digital Imaging


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.

Deanna LeJeune
Community Relations Coordinator
Opelousas General Health System
539 East Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
337-948-5170 D | 337-351-9097 M

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.

Ron Viola
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Visaris Americas Receives FDA Clearance Prior to Portfolio Launch at North America’s Largest Industry Conference

Visaris Receives USA Food and Drug Administration, (FDA) 510(k) Clearance on Software, Flat Panel Detectors and Various Hardware Offerings.

ROCHESTER, New York, November 18, 2015 – Visaris Americas, an innovative provider of digital radiography (DR) technology and PACS workflow solutions for the medical diagnostics market is proud to announce that it has received 510(k) U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance on its software, flat panel detectors and various hardware offerings.

Avanse is an important technology and central to the Visaris360 software portfolio. It is designed to integrate with the latest generation flat panel detectors, enabling facilities to smoothly transition to a single software platform; reducing training and overall support costs, while providing complete integration and increased productivity of your entire X-ray department.

As part of the comprehensive Vision Family of fully-integrated DR systems, the Avanse acquisition software platforms boasts many features and provides  full interoperability, improving the quality and reproducibility of clinical images, while further reducing examination time.

“Visaris Americas was launched in October 2015 and is swiftly capturing industry attention as a disruptive provider of comprehensive, fully integrated digital solutions. The FDA clearance is an important step for Visaris Americas in providing a comprehensive digital imaging and workflow solution to a multi-tiered market segment. We are excited to be launching our new portfolio of digital radiography solutions to an international audience at the Radiological Society of North America conference being held in Chicago at the end of November,” said Rick Sbordone, vice president digital sales and business development. “Our highly integrated digital acquisition software platform, Avanse, supports several advanced imaging capabilities typically cost prohibitive in some market segments and reserved for expensive DR devices.”

To meet with the Visaris Americas team, please contact us or visit our booth # 7761 at RSNA 2015. 

Advanced Digital Imaging System Portfolio & PACS Workflow Solutions

Visaris Americas to Showcase Advanced Digital Imaging System Portfolio and PACS Workflow Solutions at Industry’s Largest North American Conference


Visaris Americas sets new benchmark for cutting-edge DR solutions at RSNA 2015

ROCHESTER, New York, November 4th, 2015
– Visaris Americas, an innovative provider of digital imaging technology and PACS workflow solutions for the medical diagnostics market is pleased to announce the Company will exhibit its comprehensive digital X-ray imaging portfolio at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) North Building – Booth 7761. The RSNA is an annual conference that hosts approximately 55,000 international radiologists, medical physicists, and professionals in the medical field.

“The RSNA is a pivotal venue for Visaris Americas to launch our Vision Family of fully integrated DR systems. This portfolio includes a scalable PACS/RIS and a variety of carefully chosen flat panel platforms which seamlessly integrate with our Avanse acquisition software platform,” stated Rick Sbordone, VP of sales and business development for Visaris Americas.

“As we share our launch strategy, there continues to be a great deal of enthusiasm from potential resellers and end-users alike. It’s very fulfilling to see how our strategy is resonating, particularly with the élite regional X-ray resellers that drive this market. Having access to offer their customers premium product exclusively within their regions, has created a great deal of interest. Many are calling Visaris Americas a disruptive, value driven alternative to the multi-billion dollar companies whose product is often prohibitive to many facilities that are transitioning from film, CR or early DR technologies”, Sbordone continued. “The value proposition we are offering is attractive on numerous levels. Imaging facilities want to work with providers that have innovative turnkey solutions that provide tangible benefits to workflow, and include a comprehensive service and support package. We are working with select channel partners and focused on building additional relationships with resellers that are interested in exploring distribution opportunities in the Americas and Worldwide”.

The Company will demonstrate the innovative capabilities of its robust portfolio of positioning systems, portable X-ray solutions, and feature-rich PACS/RIS workflow platforms, which have all been designed to meet the needs of a multi-tiered market.


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 the highest value digital imaging technology, PACS/RIS workflow solutions, and responsive technical support to meet the diverse needs of today’s demanding medical environments.

  • Full Room DR System Solutions
  • Digital Upgrade Packages
  • Ergonomic Positioning Systems
  • Mobile DR Carts
  • Full PACS Workflow Solutions

Visaris Americas is a collaboration between First Source and Europe-based, Visaris d.o.o.. Visaris has invested heavily in years of research and development on its innovative product design and workflow solutions and established extensive channels in the European market. Visaris Americas is a First Source Company. Established in 1999, First Source is recognized for its innovative design and manufacturing capabilities, extensive training programs, and responsive technical support for its medical imaging customers in the U.S. market.


About RSNA:

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) is an international society of radiologists, medical physicists and other medical professionals with more than 54,000 members from 136 countries across the globe. RSNA hosts the world’s premier radiology forum, drawing approximately 55,000 attendees annually to McCormick Place in Chicago, and publishes two top peer-reviewed journals: Radiology, the highest-impact scientific journal in the field, and RadioGraphics, the only journal dedicated to continuing education in radiology.

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Michelle Brown
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