Demand for Open DICOM Standard DR and Data Management Systems Spurs
Forty-Five Percent Growth for Company
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Eklin Medical Systems, a leading developer of digital radiography (DR), PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications System) and Practice Management software (VIA(TM)) for veterinary care practices, announced the company's revenues grew 45 percent to surpass $35 million for the year ending 2007 compared to the prior year. Both U.S. and international demand for Eklin's open standard imaging and data management systems were credited for spurring the company's growth.
"As the veterinary care market increasingly realizes the significant workflow and economic benefits of digital technology, we are seeing a substantial demand for our open standard solutions," said Gary R. Cantu, president and CEO of Eklin. "In addition to hundreds of small animal and equine practices, we installed multiple systems at leading zoos and universities. In fact, Eklin now has systems in roughly 90 percent of accredited U.S. medical schools alone."
Eklin provides a number of digital products including DR, PACS and Practice Information Management software (VIA) for equine, exotic and small animal practices. Using the Eklin Digital Practice(R), veterinarians can obtain images in seconds, then store, review and archive the images at the touch of a button. It also offers sophisticated image processing tools, giving the clinician much greater depth of information that can be enlarged or manipulated for far better detail, resulting in closer scrutiny of potential areas of concern. All of Eklin's digital technologies are built on published DICOM standards, the medical industry's digital imaging and storage protocols. This allows practices to select products from multiple vendors which follow the same open standard and be able to seamlessly integrate these other digital systems within the practice.
|SOURCE Eklin Medical Systems|
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