Business briefs

September 19, 2007

Codonics strikes private label dealAurora brokers Chinese exchangeZiehm changes leadership

Codonics strikes private label deal

The computed radiography and film digitizing firm iCRco will globally distribute Codonics printer and media products under its own label as part of a partnership agreement announced Sept. 16. Software introduced by iCRco in January 2006 will complement the privately labeled products from Codonics.

Aurora brokers Chinese exchange

Researchers from China will spend up to three weeks in leading breast centers in the U.S. to learn about breast imaging modalities under a program established by the China Medical Women's Association (CMWA) and the Aurora Breast MRI Society. CMWA has 19 branches with 150 institutional members and more than 20,000 individual women physician members. The Aurora Breast MRI Society is sponsored by Aurora Imaging Technology. Dr. Zi-yang Li, executive vice president of CMWA, affirmed that new technology, Aurora Dedicated Breast MRI System, is needed in the fight against breast cancer in China.

Ziehm changes leadership

Dr. Jörg Ströbel has stepped down as managing partner of Ziehm Imaging-Aton. In his seven years at the corporate helm, Ströbel transformed Ziehm Imaging into a major innovator of mobile C-arm technology, according to the company. Klaus Hörndler and Stefan Gutsch have taken over as managing directors.