World News: 20:10 GMT Friday 8th November 2019. [Vital Images, Inc. via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
MINNETONKA, Minn., Nov. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) and Vital, a Canon Group company, have been awarded a $47.2M AUD contract by the Western Australia Department of Health (WA Health) to implement a new medical imaging platform solution.
This contract will expand Canon Medical and Vital's Vitrea Enterprise Imaging solution suite to more than 80 Western Australian hospitals spread across an area of 2.5 million square kilometers (976,790 square miles) - the largest area in the world covered by a single health authority.
Canon Medical will operate as the prime contractor for this deployment, offering a solution that delivers cutting-edge technologies for WA Health. Consortium partners, Intelerad, Kestral, and DesAcc, are joining Canon Medical to implement a complete solution to provide hospital staff with fast, accurate and consistent access to a range of diagnostic data, as well as support for WA Health's clinical workflows.
Canon Medical and Vital’s Vitrea solution was selected for its powerful capabilities and high scalability. A key design feature will be a Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), which can provide a digital storage solution for all clinical images, photographs and videos that can be securely shared between clinicians at different hospitals.
"As a global company, we are excited to see the growth of our Vitrea Enterprise Imaging solution to a new territory – Western Australia," said Jim Litterer, president and CEO of Vital. "We are delighted that WA Health has chosen Vital as its partner to enhance its enterprise imaging solution and approach. We look forward to joining with WA Health in their efforts to improve patient care outcomes for many years to come."
The contract award was announced by the Western Australia Minister for Health in a .
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Globe Newswire: 20:10 GMT Friday 8th November 2019
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