Carestream_Logo.gif


Description: Carestream Health, Inc., is a company providing medical and dental imaging systems and information technology solutions; molecular imaging systems; and non-destructive testing products to a wide variety of customers around the world. The company was formed in 2007 when Onex Corporation of Toronto, Canada purchased Eastman Kodak Company’s Health Group and renamed the business as Carestream Health.

Carestream healthcare provides design, development, testing and implementation on the next generation of powerful digital solutions to enable operational efficiency as well as an enhanced quality of life. Carestream health's portfolio of radiology solutions and information management solutions such as (RIS/PACS, IMS, CR and DR, computer-aided detection, molecular imaging systems, medical and dental film, laser imagers, services, mammography and oncology solutions and a range of dental imaging products and dental practice management systems) are present in one form or another in 90 percent of the world’s hospitals.

center_of_excellence.jpg
Applications:
Carestream announced a number of agreements with hospitals and healthcare centers around the world to become “Centers of Excellence,” which the company has described as testing sites for new ideas and methods. The Borg Imaging Group, Rochester General Hospital, and University of Rochester Medical Center were chosen as are Long Beach (Calif) Memorial Medical Center and hospitals in Canada, Mexico, Sweden, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Kuwait, Australia, and Japan to create the next generation of healthcare solutions.

The Center of Excellence facilities have implemented systems from the company's CARESTREAM Solutions portfolio that includes:
  • KODAK CARESTREAM radiology information system (RIS)
  • CARESTEAM Intelligent Positioning System (IPS)
  • KODAK CARESTREAM picture archiving and communications system (PACS)
  • KODAK CARESTREAM information management solutions (IMS)
  • KODAK DIRECTVIEW


Videos


One of the many products they offer is the Carestream CS 9300. This imaging device allows full 3d, panoramic and cephalometric views.


This video shows the history of Carestream and future products they will be developing in 2011. Their goal is to provide better 3d imaging products for better results.



Terminology:
MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheets for chemical products and Article Information Sheets, for items such as film, paper, and equipment, contain country specific regulatory information.
OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration
IPS - Intelligent Positioning System

Web Resources: **http://www.carestreamhealth.com** Provides comprehensive technical support, training and consulting. They provide classroom based and/or online classes to training in different areas for system administration, IT specialists, clinical personnel, and others looking to learn.

Citations:
http://www.carestreamhealth.com/publicindex.aspx
http://www.healthcareitnews.com/story.cms?id=7252
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohf3HzTI234&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMWGoOGMPfk