Siemens sells $16 million in PACS

June 24, 1998

The PACS division of Siemens Medical Systems in Iselin, NJ, roared through spring by landing PACS contracts in March worth a total of $16 million. The biggest purchaser is Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, which will spend more than $11

The PACS division of Siemens Medical Systems in Iselin, NJ, roared through spring by landing PACS contracts in March worth a total of $16 million. The biggest purchaser is Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, which will spend more than $11 million in a four-phase project that will convert the site to filmless operation.

In other big PACS sales, St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL, is spending $1.6 million to expands its PACS network, while University Health System in San Antonio will be installing $1.4 million worth of PACS technology to provide digital image distribution for several modalities. Another client, University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, will spend $1 million on digital image management. Finally, Baylor Medical Center in Irving, TX, will be investing an additional $1 million to expand its filmless outpatient center at its North Campus.

In other Siemens PACS news, the company this month introduced MagicView 300, a Windows NT-based software package that can provide image distribution, teleradiology, and archiving capabilities. Siemens expects that both radiologists and clinicians will be users of the product.

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