STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- (Booth #2545) – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A.,Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and medical informatics solutions, will take an active role in advancing radiology education at RSNA 2018 including sponsoring two symposiums, one on artificial intelligence and the other on women's health. The company will also award this year's recipients of the FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc./RSNA Research Seed Grants. Throughout the course of the annual meeting, Fujifilm's comprehensive portfolio and latest innovations in digital radiography, women's health, ultrasound and healthcare IT will be on display and available for demonstration at booth #2545 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
"Fujifilm is acutely aware that providers come to RSNA to advance their clinical knowledge, which ultimately improves patient care," said Johann Fernando, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc. "In addition to exhibiting our innovative technologies, Fujifilm's goal is to serve as a progressive educational resource and as such, we are offering two key learning opportunities as well as investing in promising researchers whose projects have the potential to make a significant impact on the field."
At RSNA 2018, attendees are invited to attend the following two complimentary educational events:
"AI Powering Enterprise Imaging"
This educational symposium will explore the impact that AI has on enterprise imaging today and what to expect tomorrow. Featuring a panel discussion by industry thought leaders, attendees will learn about current applications as well as the development of AI algorithms and desired clinical impacts. An interactive session, participants will also have the chance to ask questions and delve into the infrastructure planning required to enable AI throughout the enterprise. To register, visit rsna.fujimed.com/ai-symposium.
"Fujifilm Digital Mammography Solutions: Bringing Technology to the Next Level"
Expanding access to best practices with the goal of improving mammography screening, Fujifilm will convene a panel of esteemed radiologists from around the globe. This educational symposium will detail how real-world facilities are adopting new technologies into daily practice to revolutionize the workflow of women's health practices and more importantly – enhancing the efficacy of mammography screening to save lives. Attendees will learn about diagnostic and screening approaches from around the world and discover the new advancements from Fujifilm. To register, visit https://rsna.fujimed.com/wh-symposium.
Both of the complimentary events will take place on Monday, November 26 from 6:30PM9:00PM at Marriott Marquis, conveniently located just steps from McCormick Place.
Complimentary dinner and refreshments will be served.
Fujifilm Contributing to the RSNA Research & Education Foundation
In conjunction with the RSNA Research & Education Foundation, Fujifilm awarded the 2018 FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc./RSNA Research Seed Grant to Laura Heacock, M.D., MS, New York University for a one-year project exploring an abbreviated breast MRI screening protocol. The 2018 FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc./RSNA Research Student Grant has been awarded to Weimeng Ding, B.Eng., M.Sc. of McGill University for an AI project designed to automatically detect subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and predict clinical outcomes based on routine Computed Tomography head scans.
Innovations on Display at Booth #2545
Attendees are urged to experience first-hand Fujifilm's comprehensive, integrated, and expanding portfolio of imaging technologies—digital radiography, ultrasound, healthcare IT, and women's health. Fujifilm continues to accelerate innovation with new advancements in artificial intelligence, DR technologies, and enterprise imaging systems, to name a few.
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women's health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. – Endoscopy supplies high quality, technologically advanced endoscopic imaging solutions and devices to the medical field. TeraMedica Division delivers healthcare informatics, and is the leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise-wide solutions for unrestricted medical image management. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.fujimed.com and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation in Tokyo, Japan, brings innovative solutions to a broad range of global industries by leveraging its depth of knowledge and fundamental technologies derived from photographic film. Its proprietary core technologies contribute to the fields of healthcare, graphic systems, highly functional materials, optical devices, digital imaging and document products. These products and services are based on its extensive portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and imaging technologies. For the year ended March 31, 2018, the company had global revenues of $23.0 billion, at an exchange rate of 106 yen to the dollar.
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