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United Imaging Wins Multiple Stevie Awards

United Imaging was named the winner of five Stevie Awards in the 18th Annual American Business Awards, including a Gold Award for “Most Innovative Company of the Year – Up to 2,500 Employees” for its U.S.-based operations, which were established in 2018. United...

Life Image Launches Patient Connect Portal

Life Image, a global medical evidence network specializing in curating diagnostic images for care delivery and research, has announced the launch of its Patient Connect Portal. The platform gives patients control over their own images and medical data to help manage...

MITA Urges CMS to ‘Double Down’ on Strengthening Access to Medical Imaging

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) recently sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) outlining a series of recommendations the agency should take to ensure continued access to essential medical imaging services both...

AHRA Annual Meeting Pivots to a Virtual Experience

The AHRA’s 48th Annual Meeting and Exposition will now occur August 11-13, 2020 in a new online format with high-value content, and quality education and networking opportunities for attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors alike. The 2020 Annual Meeting will be delivered...

Canon Medical, Surfacide Provide Rapid Decontamination Solution for Imaging Systems

Hospitals and institutions are regularly using imaging as a frontline tool for triaging patients, and disinfection after use can be time consuming when every second counts. To meet the need for fast decontamination, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. has partnered with Surfacide to offer Helios – a rapid decontamination tool for its imaging equipment.

The Surfacide Helios system provides an automated UV-C decontamination technology that significantly reduces bacteria, spores and viruses and is effective against a variety of advanced viral infectious diseases. Helios incorporates multiple automated UV-C emitters that work together to provide decontamination of the room in minutes to help improve workflow.

“At Canon Medical, our priority is to support our customers and their patients by providing them not only with innovative imaging systems, but also the latest technology advancements that can impact their outcomes and workflow,” said Satrajit Misra, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. “In the current healthcare climate, partnering with Surfacide to offer a solution that can quickly, easily and effectively decontaminate an imaging system can help hospitals and institutions manage their high throughput and keep patients safe by helping to prevent the spread of infection.”

“Today, two innovative technology leaders are focused on making imaging suites and hospitals safer for hospital healthcare workers and patients,” says Gunner Lyslo, Founder & CEO of Surfacide LLC. “Surfacide and Canon Medical are coming together at an urgent time when safety and infection prevention is paramount throughout the world. Surfacide and its multi-emitter UV-C technology will fight infectious diseases and decontaminate surfaces to create a much safer environment for patients and healthcare workers when it is needed the most.”

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