Park Nicollet Partners with Toshiba to Improve Patient Care

Three-Year, Multimodality Agreement Puts Patient Safety First

Park Nicollet Partners with Toshiba to Improve Patient Care

<0> Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.Rachel Stuht(714) 669-7623orMichael Stewart(310) 295-3323 </0>

As part of a health system comprised of more than 25 health clinics and hospitals, Park Nicollet needed a diagnostic imaging partner that could help deliver quality care across exams and facilities. To meet these needs, Park Nicollet entered into a three-year multimodality agreement with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. for all of its CT, MR and R&F purchases.

“Park Nicollet serves patients throughout the entire Minneapolis region, so it is important to work with a company whose service team keeps us up and running to best serve our patients,” said Jaime Dyba, CT and MRI supervisor, Park Nicollet. “Toshiba is a reliable partner and works closely with us to develop protocols for more confident exams.”

Park Nicollet has installed two Aquilion PRIME 80 CT systems and upgraded its three Aquilion 64 systems with VeloCT. Additionally, Park Nicollet has purchased two Aplio™ 500 ultrasound systems for its vascular lab; a Vantage Titan™ 1.5T 8-channel system for outpatient, extremity, MRA and musculoskeletal exams; and a Kalare X-ray for general R&F exams.

“The installations and upgrades at Park Nicollet represent Toshiba’s commitment to partnering with its customers to implement advanced diagnostic imaging technologies for improved outcomes,” said Nancy Gillen, vice president, Marketing, Toshiba. “As healthcare costs continue to rise, we are committed to helping all of our customers find the best diagnostic solutions for improved workflow and returns.”

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at .

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation’s website at .

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba’s website at .

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