Carestream Health was awarded 42 new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last year for innovation in digital radiography, extremity CT imaging and other healthcare technology areas. The company also received 37 additional patents in European and Asian countries last year.
“These valuable patents demonstrate our continued success in developing advanced diagnostic imaging technologies that serve healthcare providers around the world,” said Susan Parulski, Carestream’s Chief Patent Counsel. “Our employees are committed to delivering new products that can enhance image quality, deliver greater productivity and offer new capabilities to help improve the quality of patient care.”
New patents earned by the company’s scientists and engineers include:
- New medical image capture technologies related to the development of computed tomography (CT) systems designed for extremity exams; and
- Continued technology advances that further enhance the image quality delivered by Carestream’s growing portfolio of radiology imaging systems and detectors.
The company’s product portfolio includes digital imaging systems for general radiology and specialty areas such as orthopaedics and pediatrics; digital laser imagers that output medical images to film and paper; and the latest healthcare IT solutions and cloud-based services for hospitals, clinics and physician practices.