3DR Laboratories, LLC., and Visage Imaging, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY), signed an agreement to provide advanced reading and post-processing services to healthcare organizations and hospitals.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. & CARLSBAD, Calif. (Business Wire EON) October 4, 2007 -- 3DR Laboratories will integrate Visage Imaging's Visage(TM) CS Thin Client/Server and Visage PACS Server into its product portfolio in order to provide internal and remote advanced 2D and 3D capabilities and services to healthcare enterprise customers. According to Robert L. Falk, MD, Founder and Medical Director of 3DR Laboratories (bio at (http://www.3drinc.com/drFalk.html): "In a time when hospitals are looking to save money and improve care, Visage Imaging and 3DR Laboratories have created a way to do both. Together, our combined technologies will free hospitals and radiology centers to outsource 3D reconstructions of CT and MRI scans while still allowing staff the ability to further manipulate and distribute studies off of any PC platform. This approach virtually eliminates the need for costly, onsite, 'Fat' workstations." (More information available at http://www.3drinc.com/articles/fs07232007.pdf and http://www.3drinc.com/articles/di052007.pdf)
Visage Imaging's leading-edge visualization solutions are capable of processing and managing the ever-increasing amounts of 2D, 3D, and even 4D data, thus optimizing image quality and the diagnostic workflow. The Visage CS Thin Client/Server and Visage PACS solution features advanced tools for 2D, 3D and 4D image interpretation, post-processing and distribution that are not bound to specific workstations, but become available directly within the PACS workflow anywhere in the hospital enterprise or via the Internet and WAN. Thus medical imaging data can be accessed throughout the hospital network and also from external clients via a secure connection.
"3DR brings to the market a much-needed service that allows healthcare enterprises that do not have the infrastructure to roll out 3D internally to take advantage of leading-edge technology and improve clinical care using remote collaboration and services," said Marcelo Lima, President of Visage Imaging. "This unique approach opens significant opportunities to capitalize on the ever-increasing amount of data being processed."
3DR Laboratories - INTELLIGENT Outsourcing Solutions
3DR Laboratories (www.3drinc.com) is a medical imaging service company providing advanced image processing on an outsourced basis. This allows customer hospitals and imaging centers to 1) better utilize technologist and physician time, 2) increase patient throughput and revenue, 3) significantly reduce capital expenditures, 4) increase referring physician loyalty to drive referrals through leading edge services, and 5) improve imaging quality and patient care. Now, utilizing the Mercury Visage product line, 3DR Laboratories provides outsourced 3D post-processing solutions on a fully functioning thin client platform workstation from any PC with an Internet connection (more financial information at http://www.3drinc.com/impact.html).
Visage Imaging, Inc. - Visioneering Science for Life
Visage Imaging, Inc. (www.visageimaging.com)designs and engineers clinical products that present our customers with the ability to overcome demanding market challenges and improve diagnostic results with accuracy and expedience. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc., we incorporate Mercury's 20 years of technical expertise and deep knowledge of the science behind diagnostic applications into our practice. We leverage this experience to push the boundaries of what is possible within our domain.
Through collaborative learning, we have built a nimble, creative organization: one that is first to market with innovative 3D clinical applications, and offers best-in-class 3D products that are unique, reliable, and help our customers accelerate their own market innovation and clinical benefit.
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This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including those relating to the Visage product line and 3D to the Core solutions. You can identify these statements by our use of the words "may," "will," "should," "plans," "expects," "anticipates," "continue," "estimate," "project," "intend," and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, general economic and business conditions, including unforeseen weakness in the Mercury's markets, effects of continued geo-political unrest and regional conflicts, competition, changes in technology and methods of marketing, delays in completing engineering and manufacturing programs, changes in customer order patterns, changes in product mix, continued success in technological advances and delivering technological innovations, continued funding of defense programs, the timing of such funding, changes in the U.S. Government's interpretation of federal procurement rules and regulations, market acceptance of the Mercury's products, shortages in components, production delays due to performance quality issues with outsourced components, inability to fully realize the expected benefits from acquisitions or delays in realizing such benefits, challenges in integrating acquired businesses and achieving anticipated synergies, and difficulties in retaining key customers. These risks and uncertainties also include such additional risk factors as are discussed in the Mercury's recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2007. The Company cautions readers not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made.
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