Health System Retrofitted Existing Mobile and Room Imaging Systems,
Also Installed DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems and
CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-Ray System (Photo: Business Wire)
“Carestream was ahead of the curve when they introduced the concept of the DRX detector and they have stayed at the forefront of technology by continuing to introduce new systems, new detectors and new software for the DRX family,” said
Carestream worked with the hospital’s radiologists and managers to set protocols, so image quality and presentation are consistent across every DRX imaging system. “Image consistency is extremely important to our radiologists and physicians,” she added.
These systems also address the challenges of mobile imaging. “DRX systems enable our staff to deliver mobile images that are the same high quality as those captured in an X-ray room. Since mobile images are often conducted for critically ill or injured patients, having excellent image quality is essential to achieving the highest level of patient care,” Atkins explains.
One DRX-Revolution system serves the ED and the other DRX-Revolution performs exams in critical care areas at the Main Campus of
Atkins also praises Carestream’s X-Factor, the ability to interchange any detector with any DRX system. “Being able to use any detector in any system is one of the greatest features of the DRX family. This flexibility allows us to optimize utilization of our detectors across multiple systems and continue imaging if a detector becomes damaged.”
For example, the AnMed Health Main Campus shares a DRX detector between two trauma rooms in the ED. “When we have a large number of patients coming in at one time, we simply borrow a detector from another system so we can expedite these emergency cases,” she explains.
A dual-detector DRX-Evolution with a wall stand and elevating table is located in the main radiology department and captures a wide range of imaging exams. AnMed Health’s radiology department conducts 27,000 portable exams a year and the
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