Carestream Health nets European orders
Carestream Health has signed contracts for its Kodak Carestream RIS and Kodak Carestream PACS applications with facilities throughout Europe, according to the Rochester, N.Y.-based firm. In addition, some facilities purchased Kodak Carestream information management solutions for enterprise-wide management of images and data, Kodak DirectView CR systems, or the firm’s professional services for network design, systems integration, data migration and other services.

The Hopital Universitaire Erasme in Bruxelles, Belgium, ordered Carestream RIS and Carestream PACS, the company said. In Basel, Switzerland, the Schmerzklinkik Kirschgarten purchased Carestream PACS and professional services.

OsteMed Klinik Beremervörde and Zeven, part of SANA Hospital Group and Diagnostic Image Center, and Dr. Beste Bremervörde, part of Kliniken Dr. Hancken Stade in Beremervörde, Germany, ordered Carestream PACS and information management solutions along with three Kodak DirectView CR systems and one Kodak DryView 8900 laser imager. This is the third installation with a Carestream PACS and CR solution in Kliniken Dr. Hancken.

Seinäjoki Central Hospital Region in Seinäjoki, Finland, ordered Carestream PACS and professional services for two hospitals and several regional healthcare centers.
Grupo Português de Saúde in Lisboa, Portugal, ordered Carestream PACS and Carestream Information Management Solutions for enterprise-wide management of images and data, and professional services to help with system design and integration of PACS with other information systems and modalities.

In related news, Carestream Health, an independent company, has licensed the Kodak brand for use with its own brands—such as Carestream, DirectView, and DryView —across its portfolio of medical imaging and healthcare IT products.