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Carestream spotlights enhanced patient comfort and ease of workflow in flagship X-ray room at ECR

Press releases may be edited for formatting or style | February 15, 2023 European News X-Ray
VIENNA, Feb. 15 — Carestream Health will showcase the latest enhancements to its DRX-Evolution Plus medical imaging system at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, Austria, starting on March 1, 2023.

Carestream's premium X-ray room, the DRX-Evolution Plus System, boasts new features that demonstrate continued focus on augmenting workflow and improving patient comfort. The first new feature is a flat tabletop—tabletop rails that can cause strain and discomfort for both radiographer and patient are gone. This allows patients to be moved more smoothly and with less effort to an X-ray table.

The second new feature is the addition of a rotation tray to provide more flexibility for imaging facilities that utilize only a 35 x 43 detector. The capability to change the orientation within the table bucky eliminates the need to place the detector directly underneath a patient’s body for exams requiring this orientation. To change orientation, radiographers now can rotate the detector within the table bucky to capture an image—no more manual intervention outside the bucky. This important update saves radiographers time and helps avoid the risk of dropping and damaging a detector, which would further disrupt workflow and reduce productivity.

Both the flat tabletop and rotation tray are standard features of the DRX-Evolution Plus, which is available worldwide; however, the rotation tray is not available in China.

The DRX-Evolution Plus system’s modular design includes options for generator, overhead tube, wall stand and table with one or multiple detectors. The tabletop supports up to 320 kg or 705 lbs. Further, optional Advanced Smart Features automate tasks and workflow steps to streamline processes.

Carestream also will exhibit its DRX-Compass X-ray System at ECR. An upgrade-friendly X-ray room, the DRX-Compass—available in a floor-mount or overhead tube crane configuration—has a broad array of advanced features and options to meet changing needs. Developed for easy positioning, this system was designed to decrease set-up time and increase throughput for every facility.

With the ability to select components for specific locations, the system can easily adapt to space requirements. The DRX-Compass is ideal for community, rural and private hospitals. It is also well suited for urgent care centers, orthopaedic and large radiology practices.

Stop by the Carestream booth Expo X2-220 at ECR 2023 to learn more about Carestream’s innovative medical imaging technology that, in addition to delivering superb image quality, incorporates the voice of customer with the aim to improve outcomes, lower costs and enhance both patient and user experience.

About Carestream Health
Carestream is a worldwide provider of medical imaging systems; X-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; and precision contract coating services for a wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other applications—all backed by a global service and support network. For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream representative or call 1-888-777-2072 or visit www.carestream.com.

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