Stamford, CT, August 21, 2017 – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Imaging and medical informatics solutions, today announced it achieved a business milestone as the Enterprise Imaging partner of choice for several healthcare providers across the nation. Specifically, Fujifilm has secured contracts with seven healthcare systems including two of the largest healthcare networks in the mid-Atlantic region, Hackensack Meridian Health and West Virginia University Health System, for installations of various products from its comprehensive Synapse Enterprise Imaging portfolio including Synapse 5 PACS, Synapse VNA, Synapse Mobility Enterprise Viewer, Synapse Cardiovascular and Synapse Cloud Services.
“Fujifilm is excited that all of these organizations have chosen Synapse 5 as their new radiology PACS. The speed of server side technology regardless of dataset size, and the simplicity and positive resource impact of a zero viewer to a large health system is really driving this new activity.” said Bill Lacy, vice president of medical informatics at FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “The bigger picture shows that providers now recognize they need a long-term enterprise imaging strategy. It might start with a PACS replacement or a specialty imaging area need, but customers know that Fujifilm has the technology, expertise and experience to help design, deploy, and support their long term Enterprise Imaging (EI) strategy, which was a likely key factor as to why so many of these agreements included VNA and multiple Fujifilm informatics products.”
Fujifilm offers the most comprehensive enterprise imaging solution available today – covering all areas of enterprise imaging with a portfolio of best-in-class technologies that extend far beyond the traditional radiology and cardiology imaging areas. Through its acquisition of TeraMedica, Fujifilm’s VNA provides a unique organizational content management layer that provides the perfect core to any EI strategy, allowing the healthcare system to begin to eliminate imaging silos and gain the cost benefit of a centralized system, while also pursuing the new standard of on demand access to a complete patient imaging record.
“Clearly customers are realizing we are a unique partner for enterprise imaging, with our ability to offer TeraMedica VNA technology coupled with Fujifilm’s image visualization technology.” said Greg Strowig, Vice President, TeraMedica Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “As our new contract activity continues to gain momentum, it is clear that providers recognize the inherent value in the combined forces of TeraMedica and Fujifilm.”
Recently, Fujifilm signed contracts for its enterprise imaging solutions with the following facilities:
Capital Health, Pennington, NJ. Capital Health is comprised of two hospitals, an outpatient facility and various primary and specialty care practices. Capital Health contracted with Fujifilm for PACS replacement.
Elliot Hospital, Manchester, NH. The cornerstone of Elliot Health System (EHS), Elliott Hospital is the largest provider of comprehensive healthcare services in Southern New Hampshire. The 296-bed acute care facility contracted with Fujifilm for PACS replacement and Synapse VNA installation.
Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), Middletown, NY. GHVHS is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation and the active parent company for two member hospitals, Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center. GHVHS provides healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties. GHVHS contracted with Fujifilm for PACS, VNA, Enterprise Viewer and Cardiovascular PACS.
Hackensack Meridian Health, Edison, NJ. An integrated network, Hackensack Meridian Health is comprised of 13 hospitals and more than 200 ambulatory care centers, fitness and wellness centers, home health services, rehab centers, and skilled nursing centers spanning from Bergen to Atlantic counties. Hackensack Meridian is replacing multiple PACS systems with Synapse 5 PACS.
Halifax Health, Daytona, FL. Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center, the area’s largest hospice, and several walk-in facilities. Halifax Health signed a contract with Fujifilm for multiple Synapse products including PACS replacement, VNA, Enterprise Viewer, RIS, and Cardiovascular PACS.
Valley Medical Center, Renton, WA. As the largest nonprofit healthcare provider between Seattle and Tacoma, Valley Medical Center serves over 600,000 residents. In addition to the hospital, the Medical Center operates a network of four dozen primary care, urgent care and specialty clinics. Valley Medical Center contracted with Fujifilm for PACS replacement, VNA and Enterprise Viewer.
West Virginia University Health System, Morgantown, WV. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; the affiliated schools of the WVU Health Sciences Center; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU contracted with FUJIFILM for replacement of multiple PACS systems with Synapse 5 PACS, Cardiovascular, and Synapse VNA.
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. The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. supplies high quality, technologically advanced FUJINON brand endoscopes to the medical market. 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.fujifilmhealthcare.com and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2017, the company had global revenues of $21.5 billion, at an exchange rate of 108 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.