SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that 10 percent of its U.S. installed base has signed on to utilize the company's treatment planning service. Treatment planning by medical physicists is a core component in the workflow of CyberKnife radiosurgery treatment delivery.
Accuray's treatment planning service is designed to help customers maximize utilization of their CyberKnife System. The service connects each center's physics team to a group of remote medical physics experts who specialize in CyberKnife radiosurgery treatment planning. It can serve as a supplement for centers that require additional support to meet growing patient volumes without increasing their fixed costs. Each center can immediately take advantage of added capacity to treat more patients without altering their own staffing.
"Accuray's Treatment Planning Service has worked extremely well for us. Their service and expert group of experienced medical physicists have helped us to provide the highest level of care to our patients," said Lisa Banko, director, Radiation Oncology, Carolinas Medical Center-North East.
It also can serve as a contingency plan to help protect sites from unplanned fluctuations in staffing that they may face in a given year. By providing a pathway for collaboration with expert physicists, new customers can gain confidence, share knowledge, and begin delivering more complex CyberKnife treatments faster.
"In these challenging economic times, we recognize the importance of
offering our customers resources that help them control costs and increase
their patient throughput," said Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D., president and CEO of
Accuray Incorporated. "We are pleased to see that a number of o
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