Award from Adaptive Business Leaders (ABL) Organization Recognizes
Companies with Transformative Advances in Healthcare
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that the company won the Innovations in Healthcare(SM) ABBY Award from the Adaptive Business Leaders (ABL) Organization in the "Innovations in Medical/Diagnostics Technology" category.
Out of 74 total nominations -- the largest pool of nominees in the Award's ten-year history -- 46 companies were selected as semi-finalists and then further narrowed down to eight finalists in three categories -- healthcare delivery, healthcare IT, and medtech. Then CEOs from the eight finalist companies presented to an audience of more than 150 healthcare CEOs and senior executives at the 10th Annual Awards event on April 23, 2008 in Costa Mesa, Calif. The audience then voted for an ABBY Award winner in each category.
"Accuray is a quintessential ABBY winner, because they've already proven with their CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System that medical technology can actually lower the cost of providing quality healthcare -- and at the same time produce a result that saves time for the patient, not to mention providing a 'scarless' result," said Mimi Grant, president of the ABL Organization, which hosted the event and is celebrating its 25th anniversary year.
Accuray's presentation at the ABBY Awards event focused on the key
benefits of CyberKnife radiosurgery over surgery, including non-invasive
delivery, outpatient procedure, minimal-to-no side effects and no down
time. The presentation also indicated that in some cases CyberKnife
|SOURCE Accuray Incorporated|
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