ATLANTA, and OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta Neuromag(R), the world-leading equipment for non-invasive measurement of brain activity using Magnetoencephalography (MEG) technology, has been ordered by The Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
With a reputation for excellence, innovation and extraordinary patient care, The Nebraska Medical Center has earned J.D. Power and Associates' Hospital of Distinction award for three consecutive years.
As the teaching hospital for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, this 689 licensed bed academic medical center has an international reputation for providing solid organ and bone marrow transplantation services and is well known nationally and regionally for its oncology, neurology and cardiology programs. With a history dating back to 1869, dedication to compassionate, quality patient care is the cornerstone of The Nebraska Medical Center. The not-for-profit hospital is known for excellence and innovation in medicine.
The Nebraska Medical Center is Nebraska's largest health care facility - with more than 4,900 employees and more than 1,000 physicians on staff. Its physicians practice in all major specialties and sub-specialties attracting patients from across the region and from around the world.
The Nebraska Medical Center will receive its new Elekta Neuromag MEG system in the spring/summer of 2008. With the MEG system from Elekta installed, neurosurgeons, neurologists and those in related fields will be able to non-invasively record human brain activity in real time, better and more accurately than ever before.
MEG technology is regarded as the most efficient method for tracking
brain activity at millisecond resolution. Compared to EEG technology, MEG
has uniquely accurate localization capabilities. Other technologies,
|SOURCE Elekta, Inc.|
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