Kaufman to lead TAMI engineering effort

November 8, 1995

Toshiba MRI of South San Francisco, CA, has named low-field MRIresearcher Leon Kaufman as vice president of engineering. Kaufmanwill oversee engineering functions for hardware and software newproduct development, as well as enhancements for existing

Toshiba MRI of South San Francisco, CA, has named low-field MRIresearcher Leon Kaufman as vice president of engineering. Kaufmanwill oversee engineering functions for hardware and software newproduct development, as well as enhancements for existing products.

Kaufman has directed product R&D at the University of Californiaat San Francisco's Radiologic Imaging Laboratory (RIL), whichhelped develop the low-field Access magnet that Toshiba acquiredwith its purchase of Diasonics in 1989. RIL became a part of TAMIlast year.

In other Toshiba news, the company last month announced a newmultitiered service program that provides three levels of equipmentservice tailored to the various needs and budgets of radiologydepartments. Toshiba also introduced shared-risk, preventive maintenanceand in-house service support programs.