POWAY, Calif., Oct. 15 /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 that it has been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program for San Diego. The prestigious honor recognizes the 50 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in the San Diego area based on percentage revenue growth over the last five years.
"Digirad has been a part of the San Diego community for more than twenty years," said Mark Casner, president and chief executive of Digirad, "and we are especially honored that for the fifth consecutive year we have been named to the Fast 50. We are fortunate to have a dedicated team of professionals who contribute to our success year in and year out".
Casner added, "We also made considerable progress during 2006 and into 2007 in laying a foundation and implementing a new strategy for future sales growth, reduced operating costs and improved bottom-line performance."
Theresa Drew, Managing Partner, San Diego Practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP, commented: "Sustaining high revenue growth over five years is an exceptional accomplishment, and we commend Digirad for making the commitment to technology and delivering on the promise of market longevity. We are proud to recognize Digirad as one of Deloitte's Technology Fast 50."
About the Technology Fast 50
To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 2002 and $5,000,000 in 2006, be headquartered in North America, and be a company that owns proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues; or devotes a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify.
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About Digirad Corporation
Digirad provides diagnostic nuclear and ultrasound imaging systems and services to physicians' offices, hospitals and imaging centers for cardiac, vascular, and general imaging applications. Digirad's Cardius XPO line of nuclear imaging cameras use patented solid-state technology and unique multi (single, dual, triple) head design for superior performance and advanced features for sharper digital images, faster processing, compact size, lighter weight for portability, ability to handle patients up to 500 pounds, and improved patient comfort compared to standard nuclear cameras. Digirad's 2020tc general-purpose nuclear imager has a small footprint and may also be configured for fixed or mobile use to supplement primary imaging. Digirad's installed base of equipment exceeds 450 systems; in addition, a mobile fleet of more than 120 nuclear and ultrasound imaging systems is being used in 22 states, primarily in the eastern, midwestern and southwestern United States. For more information, please visit http://www.digirad.com. Digirad(R), Digirad Imaging Solutions(R), and Cardius(R) are registered trademarks of Digirad Corporation.
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