ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Eklin Medical Systems, a leading provider of digital radiography (DR), ultrasound, PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications Systems) and practice management software (VIA) for veterinary care, introduced its RapidStudy(TM) CDx DR system at the annual North American Veterinary Conference being held in Orlando, January 18 - 21, 2009. The new system offers an economical solution for digital imaging based on Eklin's high quality standards.
"With the vast majority of veterinary practices served by five clinicians or less, a need for an economical DR solution to address this market is apparent," said Gary R. Cantu, chairman and CEO of Eklin. "The new RapidStudy CDx is designed to provide high quality images and support workflow efficiencies while allowing the veterinarian to provide excellent patient care at a lower price point."
Just as digital cameras have made photography easier and more efficient by eliminating film, DR systems provide the veterinarian with a radiographic image that can be viewed immediately at the exam site or at a review workstation, including a high-resolution monitor, without the need for film development. DR systems also offer sophisticated image processing tools, giving the doctor much greater depth of information that can be enlarged or manipulated for far better detail, resulting in closer scrutiny of potential areas of concern. Now, Eklin offers either a flat panel or CCD (Charge Couple Device) DR solution, both based on DICOM standards. The first RapidStudy CDx was installed at Hallett Veterinary Hospital in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.
"We are a three-doctor practice in southeast Wisconsin committed to
providing state-of-the-art technology in support of superior patient care, yet
we need economical solutions," said Dr. John Hallett, co-owner of Hallett
Veterinary Hospital. "The RapidStudy CDx allows us to meet this goal. The CDx
|SOURCE Eklin Medical Systems, Inc.|
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