Digirad Recognized for Imaging Platform and Successful Mobile Imaging
POWAY, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digirad Corporation (Nasdaq: DRAD), a leading provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and services to physicians' offices, hospitals and imaging centers, today announced it is the recipient of Frost & Sullivan's 2007 North American Nuclear Medicine Equipment Product Line Strategy Award.
Travis Chong, research analyst for Frost & Sullivan, remarked that the award recognizes Digirad for its strategy in developing a common dedicated SPECT camera platform based on solid-state technology that offers single, dual and triple-head configurations that can accommodate physicians' workflow needs; for example, using a three-head XPO system for faster image processing and higher throughput of patients. The XPO systems can handle patients weighing up to 500 pounds and may also be configured for fixed or mobile operation, with the mobile configuration providing the ideal solution to service multiple sites enhancing asset utilization or developing outreach activities to increase revenues.
"With the integration of the XPO feature into its entire Cardius line, Digirad has developed a scalable system platform designed to accommodate consumer needs as their operations develop over time," said Chong.
The award also recognizes Digirad's successful establishment of a
growing network that offers in-office mobile imaging services through its
Digirad Imaging Solutions (DIS) division. Digirad was the first to develop
and commercialize solid-state nuclear imaging systems and, based on growing
demand for diagnostic imaging services, extended its operations by offering
|SOURCE Digirad Corporation|
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