Carestream's Innovative X-ray Imaging Technology Selected For Use at 2012 NFL Scouting Combine
Wireless X-ray Detector Delivers Exceptional Image Quality; Images Available in Less than Five Seconds
ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On February 22, the first day of the 2012 National Football League Combine, more than 300 top college football players will undergo X-ray imaging exams using an innovative wireless, digital radiography detector from Carestream Health. These exams are part of a comprehensive physical being conducted at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
The annual scouting combine is a week-long event where selected college football players perform physical and mental tests for evaluation by NFL coaches, general managers and scouts in preparation for drafting new players.
The speed of the CARESTREAM DRX-1 detector will streamline the process of imaging hundreds of athletes while ensuring the quality of X-ray images, which will be closely examined by medical representatives of NFL teams. The detector delivers exceptional image quality for X-ray exams and offers image access in less than five seconds.
"The CARESTREAM DRX-1 detector will help our staff efficiently conduct a high volume of imaging exams during the NFL Combine, while delivering enhanced image quality. It also enables us to convert an analog X-ray room to a digital room with very little effort," said Todd Stanley, Administrative Director of Radiology, Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital.
The award-winning Indiana University Health includes Indiana's most comprehensive academic health center and is one of the busiest hospital systems in the United States. Through its partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM)—one of the largest medical schools in the nation and a global leader in medical education and research—IU Health is uniquely positioned to provide leading edge care and the most skilled clinical teams.
For more information on Carestream's medical imaging and healthcare IT solutions please visit www.carestream.com.
About Indiana University Health
Named among the "Best Hospitals in America" by U.S. News & World Report for 14 consecutive years, Indiana University Health is dedicated to providing a unified standard of preeminent, patient-centered care. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine – one of the nation's leading medical schools – gives our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. Discover the strength at www.iuhealth.org.
About Carestream Health
Carestream Health is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems for life science research and drug discovery/development; X-ray film and digital X-ray systems for non-destructive testing; and advanced materials for the precision films and electronics markets.
For more information about the company's broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream Health representative or visit www.carestream.com.
CARESTREAM is a trademark of Carestream Health.
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