Viztek LLC

June 30, 2015 09:14 ET

Meadville Medical Center Installs Viztek DR Solutions

Medical Center Selects Viztek DR Solution With Dose Conscious Capabilities; Expands Relationship With Viztek capabilities

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2015) - (AHRA Booth #518) -- Viztek, the leading provider of complete digital software and hardware diagnostic imaging solutions, announced today that Meadville Medical Center, Meadville, Pa., is expanding its Viztek product suite and installing its Leggera Wireless DR panels. In 2013, Meadville implemented Viztek's Opal-PACS.

The Viztek DR solution uses integrated, wireless flat panel detectors offering advanced image quality and dose conscious capabilities, allowing for the most efficient workflow. The 235-bed hospital previously used a two-panel detector system, each with a tethered cord. The design proved to be cumbersome and difficult to position under a patient. Now, with Viztek's DR solution, the lightweight and durable wireless detectors are easy to use and provide high-quality images within seconds of exposure.

"To me, being a leader in the imaging world means educating yourself on the latest and greatest technologies available on the market; do not follow the status quo," stated Terry Beck, BSBA, RT, MR (R) Director of Radiology & Emergency Management. "Just because it's a well-known original equipment manufacturer, does not mean it's the best. Customer service is, hands down, one of my top requirements in selecting a vendor and Viztek does an exceptional job with this."

The reliable Leggera panels have increased productivity at Meadville, positively impacting the bottom line. Technologists and physicians have noticed a more efficient workflow mainly due to the wireless technology, streamlined workstation interface and the speed in which the image is processed. For patients, Meadville was able to reduce imaging techniques and that has reduced patient radiation dose, which is its most important goal, to deliver safe, high quality, cost effective care.

"As a leader in the imaging space, Viztek aligns many of its goals with Meadville Medical Center, and strives to improve overall patient care," stated Bruce Ashby, general manager, Viztek. "Two years ago, we installed Viztek's Opal-RAD PACS at Meadville, and we are pleased that the facility believes in the quality of our product line and finds it to be a fully integrated database, imaging and communications system available."

For more information about Viztek's DR solution, visit the company's booth #518 during AHRA. Viztek will also be showcasing its U-Arm DR with Ultra software as well the Exa PACS. To schedule an appointment to meet with the company during the show, call 800-366-5343.

About Viztek

Viztek is a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware imaging solutions, backed by comprehensive training and support for the hospital, imaging center, telemedicine and private practice markets. Launching from the long-standing success of the company's web-based Opal-RAD PACS and RIS imaging software, Viztek introduced Exa, a revolutionary new platform enabling zero footprint full-featured diagnostic viewing paired with server-side rendering for unbeatable speed. The company's innovation in software is complemented by their comprehensive line of DR solutions, with panels that come in multiple configurations ranging from retrofit packages to complete new radiology rooms and mobile solutions. For more information, visit

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