Analogic mobile CT scanner gets FDA nod

February 15, 1995

Analogic has received 510(k) marketing clearance from the Food and Administration for Anatom2000, the company's mobile CT scanner. Analogic, of Peabody, MA,will begin the first shipments of the scanner this summer, withfull production beginning in fiscal

Analogic has received 510(k) marketing clearance from the Food and Administration for Anatom2000, the company's mobile CT scanner. Analogic, of Peabody, MA,will begin the first shipments of the scanner this summer, withfull production beginning in fiscal 1996, the company said.

Analogic has signed on Philips and Hitachi as OEM partnersfor Anatom 2000. Philips displayed the scanner as Tomoscan SR32000M at its booth at the Radiological Society of North Americameeting (SCAN 12/14/94). Sales in China and Russia will be handledby Analogic's own joint ventures.

Analogic manufactures data conversion and signal-processinginstruments and systems for many medical imaging OEMs. At theRSNA meeting, the company unveiled DASM-Rx, a family of connectivityproducts designed to improve print management for hospitals witholder medical imaging equipment. DASM-Rx permits remote site diagnosis,referral hard copy prints and film archiving for DICOM-compatibleand non-DICOM systems.

In other Analogic news, the company last month announced thatBruce R. Rusch has been named president and COO, assuming responsibilitiesfor Analogic's day-to-day operations. Rusch's previous title wascorporate vice president.