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Samsung Combines World-Class Imaging Technology and Design with the Launch of the UGEO H60 Ultrasound System

On display as part of Samsung’s AIUM 2013 showcase – April 7-9

New YorkApril 7, 2013 Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, today announced the Samsung UGEO H60, the first ultrasound system integrating Samsung technology and design introduced to the U.S. medical imaging market. Combining Samsung’s latest medical imaging technology and smart design, the Samsung UGEO H60 ensures superior imaging performance and a sleek design that provides users with a fast, accurate and intuitive ultrasound experience. The UGEO H60 is among a number of innovative medical imaging products Samsung will be showcasing at this week’s American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine’s (AIUM) Annual Convention at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, Booth #516.

In addition, Samsung is also introducing FRV™ – Feto Realistic View, a new image rendering technology for the premium Accuvix A30 ultrasound system that gathers much more information from 3D/4D data than previous versions, enabling highly detailed images of the fetus. The FRV™ software update will be available to new and existing Accuvix A30 customers.

“The Samsung UGEO H60 and FRV™ are just the latest examples of our global commitment to introducing increased innovation to the healthcare market through our health and medical business unit,” said Tod Pike, senior vice president of Samsung Electronics America’s Enterprise Business Division. “We are keen to demonstrate how the integration of Samsung technology into our lineup of medical ultrasound and imaging products can help enhance the quality of care and transform both the patient and provider experience.”

Samsung’s showcase at the AIUM convention will feature:

·         Live demos of the UGEO H60 and Accuvix A30

·         The Accuvix A30 – FRV™ hospitality suite, scheduled for Monday, April 8 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Liberty Ballroom, 8th floor at the Marriott Marquis Times Square

·         Additional Samsung product demos in a number of the program sessions (full schedule below)

Performance & Design

The Samsung’s UGEO H60 combines high performance with the attention to design that has made Samsung a global technology leader. The UGEO H60 features SDMR™ image processing technology, providing sharp 2D images for optimal diagnostic performance and S-Flow™, an innovative function that enables color detection with superior sensitivity, that allows even micro vessels to appear in high resolution. In addition, the UGEO H60’s 18.5-inch LED-backlit monitor features Samsung’s world-class image processing technologies and Hybrid Imaging Engine to deliver clear, accurate clinical images.

The new ultrasound system integrates Samsung’s smart design approach to provide an ergonomic form factor that enhances the user experience. Despite its high-performance, the UGEO H60 offers a slim profile for optimal use in crowded scan rooms. Unlike the bulkiness of existing ultrasound systems, the Samsung UGEO H60 boasts a sophisticated and distinctive appearance that creates a comforting diagnostic environment for patients. Innovative features include a built-in gel warmer, which keeps the ultrasound gel at a temperature between 86 and 102 degrees, helping to ensure patient comfort.

Leveraging Samsung’s technology leadership in consumer electronics, the UGEO H60 utilizes the same touch screen display technology as Samsung’s award-winning Galaxy Tab 10.1, providing a responsive touch experience combined with a selection of customizable keys and menus for quick operation and efficient workflow. In addition, users can employ the Time Gain Compensator (TGC) function to create and access saved presets for added convenience.

Samsung’s Special Interest Education Sessions at AIUM

Samsung has been invited to showcase its platform of ultrasound equipment during several of the special interest sessions offered by the AIUM, where attendees can earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.  These include:

·         Hands-on Basic Obstetric Ultrasound and Simulation, moderated by Dr. Jude Crino: Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

·         Hands-on Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound and Simulation, moderated by Dr. Jude Crino: Sunday, 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

·         Live Fetal Cardiac Scanning by the Experts, moderated by Dr. Lami Yeo: Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (two-dimensional scanning) and 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (three- and four-dimensional scanning)

Samsung will also be hosting the Accuvix A30 – FRV™ hospitality suite on Monday, April 8 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Liberty Ballroom. Throughout the evening, attendees will have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience with the Accuvix A30 and visit two ultrasound live-scan stations, which will illustrate

both abdominal and obstetric imaging acquisitions. For an invitation to experience the hospitality suite, please visit the Samsung booth (#516).

To learn more about Samsung Electronics’ healthcare division, its subsidiaries and products, please visit samsung.com/global/business/healthcare.

About Samsung Electronics America Enterprise Business Division

As a global leader in Information Technology, Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division (EBD) is committed to introducing new business experiences across a diverse spectrum of industries from retail to healthcare, hospitality to sales.  We believe technology brings business and customers together — to better share, collaborate and discover new opportunities. With a market-oriented approach to innovation, EBD is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC).  For more information, please visit samsung.com/business, call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ or follow Samsung EBD via Twitter @SamsungBizUSA.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

April 8, 2013 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

Samsung Demonstrates Commitment to Healthcare Leadership With Latest Lineup of IT Products and Solutions at HIMSS 2013

Physicians Trust Readiness Center Showcased to Support Effective Transition to EHR

New OrleansMarch 4, 2013 Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, today reinforced its commitment to providing innovative solutions to serve the needs of the healthcare providers at the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Product specialists will be on hand all week at the Samsung booth (#4281) demonstrating a full range of information technology solutions designed for healthcare providers looking to enhance quality of care and transform the patient experience.

The HIMSS Samsung booth will host:

·         A full line of healthcare information access points for healthcare providers including Cloud Displays, All-in-One PCs, as well as Windows-based Samsung ATIV Smart PCs and Android-powered GALAXY tablets.

·         Printing solutions that are designed to improve administrative efficiencies and security through an open and reliable platform.

·         High-quality, ergonomic LED monitors that help save desk space and energy costs.

·         Digital signage products that enable healthcare providers to scale dynamic communications to better engage with their patients and staff.

“Samsung Electronics has a continuing interest and investment in the healthcare industry, which is an important part of our global growth vision,” said Tod Pike, senior vice president of Samsung Electronics America’s Enterprise Business Division. “We are excited by the opportunity to demonstrate how healthcare providers can leverage our full line of healthcare information technology to maximize the benefits of the transition to EHR, enhance quality of care and transform the patient experience.”

EHR & The Physicians Trust Readiness Center

According to Gartner’s EHR Key Initiate Overview “No other healthcare project will likely be as complex, face more reluctant or even hostile challenges, or have greater potential to transform the organization and its practice of healthcare deliver.”

Samsung understands the challenges healthcare providers face in adopting Electronic Health Records (EHR) and the potential opportunities it presents. With this in mind, Samsung has partnered with Physicians Trust to present the Physicians Trust Readiness Center within the Samsung booth.

Built to represent the ideal healthcare technology learning center, the facility fosters education and adoption of electronic health records, health information exchange and patient applications in the ambulatory care environment. At the Readiness Center physicians, medical staff and administrators can experience a real-life training scenario designed to optimize the learning curve and adoption.

While visiting the Samsung booth, attendees can also preview the PT Practice Assessment and receive feedback on strategies for improving your practice. The PT Practice Assessment is a proprietary application that generates a comprehensive evaluation of a practice, ensuring providers and staff workflows are aligned with the proper technology. In addition, current workflows are measured and tracked against proposed changes that are shared with the practice and implementation team, providing a custom blueprint that is unique to the practice.

Solutions & Partnerships

Samsung is also showcasing a number of solutions and partnerships aimed at realizing our vision for patient-centered healthcare:

·         Pivot3 – This partnership integrates HC-3, a validated virtual desktop infrastructure with Samsung zero client cloud displays and mobile devices into a simple, scalable and cost effective Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution for the healthcare sector. It provides clinicians with non-stop access to virtual desktops with fast log-on times through any endpoint device and from any location with the swipe of a badge or a tap of a fingerprint.

·         Vocera’s Solution – This utilizes the Samsung Galaxy Tab and a LED-backlit large format display, enabling healthcare operations to streamline staff communication and improve operational workflows. The Vocera portfolio of solutions allows team members and groups to communicate instantly and effortlessly via voice, text, or other messaging.

·         Homecare Homebase – This offers a comprehensive, integrated, web-based software solution that operates on Samsung’s Galaxy tablet devices. It allows customers to not only manage their business more effectively, but ultimately provide their patients with the best possible outcomes.

To learn more about Samsung Electronics’ healthcare division, its subsidiaries and products, please visit http://www.samsung.com/healthcare.

About Samsung Electronics America Enterprise Business Division

As a global leader in Information Technology, Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division (EBD) is committed to introducing new business experiences across a diverse spectrum of industries from retail to healthcare, hospitality to sales.  We believe technology brings business and customers together — to better share, collaborate and discover new opportunities. With a market-oriented approach to innovation, EBD is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC).  For more information, please visit www.samsung.com/business, call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ or follow Samsung EBD via Twitter @SamsungBizUSA.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales exceeding KRW 201 trillion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

March 4, 2013 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

Samsung Electronics America Acquires Medical Imaging Company – NeuroLogica

Acquisition to strengthen Samsung’s growing medical equipment business

Ridgefield Park, NJJanuary 28, 2013 Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, today announced its acquisition of NeuroLogica, a leading Computed Tomography (CT) company headquartered in Danvers, Massachusetts.  Established in 2004, NeuroLogica develops cutting-edge medical imaging products and is known for its world-class portable CT scanners, such as BodyTom and CereTom. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The acquisition of NeuroLogica is another important step in the expansion of Samsung’s medical imaging business. Samsung will continue to strengthen its capabilities and product portfolio to establish itself as a trusted leader in the health and medical equipment industry.

The company plans to leverage its global brand awareness and world-leading technology in consumer electronics, IT and communications with NeuroLogica in order to expand medical imaging business.

Samsung Electronics is committed to its 2020 vision to explore new avenues of growth in the healthcare business by enhancing medical imaging diagnosis, providing innovation to both patients and doctors.

To learn more about Samsung Electronics’ healthcare division, its subsidiaries and products, please visit http://www.samsung.com/healthcare.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), based in Ridgefield Park, NJ, is a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The company markets a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, information systems, and home appliance products, as well as oversees all of Samsung’s North American operations including Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, Samsung Semiconductor Inc., Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Mexico, Inc. As a result of its commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry.  For more information, please visit www.samsung.com. You can also Fan Samsung on www.Facebook.com/SamsungUSA or follow Samsung via Twitter @SamsungTweets.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. creates more possibilities for more people, in more countries, than any other technology company. Samsung has become the global leader in consumer electronics and their components by bringing relentless innovation to a product portfolio that includes televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, refrigerators and memory chips. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com

About NeuroLogica

Located in Danvers, Massachusetts, NeuroLogica Corp (www.neurologica.com) specializes in the design and manufacture of cutting edge imaging equipment that is easy to use and brings the power of imaging to the patient. NeuroLogica`s BodyTom® CT and CereTom® CT are FDA registered and the quality system is certified to ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008 with Canadian Medical Device Amendments. NeuroLogica`s BodyTom® CT and CereTom® CT are CE marked (European Conformity) for distribution in the European Union and European Economic Area.

February 7, 2013 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

Samsung Electronics America Expands Into Medical Device Sector with Health & Medical Equipment

Industry-leading diagnostic ultrasound equipment on display in Chicago at RSNA 2012

Chicago, IL – November 27, 2012 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, today announced its expansion with the addition of Samsung Health & Medical Equipment, unifying Samsung Medison America’s personnel into Samsung Electronics America’s Enterprise Business Division. By expanding its presence in the medical equipment industry, Samsung aims to become a global healthcare leader by bringing together its expertise in electronics and IT technologies for a better and more complete healthcare experience. Samsung Health & Medical Equipment will be showing a variety of healthcare solutions at the RSNA 2012 radiological event located at McCormick Place, Chicago, Booth #4050, from November 25th – November 29th.

This integration of sales, marketing and service operations in the United States is the latest step following Samsung Electronics’ Co., Ltd. acquisition of a stake in the leading diagnostic ultrasound manufacturer Medison Co., Ltd. in 2010. With the joining of operations, Samsung Medison America is well positioned to leverage research and development and infrastructure already in place within Samsung Electronics America and its product groups. In addition, Samsung Medison America will benefit from existing sales channels and integrated marketing teams at Samsung Electronics America.

“Samsung Electronics America is well positioned to bring its knowledge and resources to Samsung Health & Medical Equipment and we are committed to a shared vision for a better and more complete healthcare experience,” said Tod Pike, Senior Vice President of Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Enterprise Business Division. “We have a continuing interest and investment in the healthcare space and we now have an even greater opportunity for reaching our global growth goals. Samsung is proven as a world technology leader and our mission is to help arm healthcare providers with the tools they need to offer patients the best possible care.”

“The combination of Samsung’s unparalleled image processing and IT technologies with Samsung Medison America’s industry-leading medical equipment will serve as the foundation for continuing innovation in medical technology,” said Brian Keith, Director of Sales and GM of Samsung Health & Medical Equipment. “By upholding customer values as our top priority, Samsung Health & Medical Equipment will support fast, easy and accurate diagnosis through superior technologies and products. We look forward to aligning our expertise to support the Samsung vision to contribute to the growth of the medical equipment industry through our advanced technologies and improve the quality of people’s lives.”

Samsung’s investment in Medison is a key element in Samsung’s 2020 vision to explore new avenues of growth, including in healthcare business domain. The integration of Samsung Medison America will add 28 employees to Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division, now under the Samsung Health & Medical Equipment Group and reporting directly into division head Tod Pike.

About Samsung Medison America

Incorporated in the U.S. in 1992, Samsung Medison America specializes in marketing and selling world-class ultrasound imaging equipment in the U.S. In 1996, Samsung Medison America’s parent, Medison Co., Ltd., successfully developed the first digital ultrasound system by an Asian manufacturer and in 1998 it developed the world’s first commercially-available 3D ultrasound imaging system. Samsung Medison America has introduced into the U.S. market many other advanced products, ranging from its signature ‘Accuvix’ and ‘SonoAce’ series, to a laptop-sized ultra-compact diagnostic ultrasound system. For more information, please visit, www.samsungmedison.com.

About Samsung Electronics America Enterprise Business Division

As a global leader in Information Technology, Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division (EBD) is committed to its business customers and loyal partners with world-class solutions. Samsung EBD offers a complete portfolio of technology solutions to support business growth aspirations including virtualization, printing, displays, notebook and tablet PCs, digital signage, medical equipment, set-top-box and hospitality TVs. With a market-oriented approach to innovation, Samsung EBD solutions move businesses forward while helping reduce operating cost. Samsung EBD is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC) and is among the world’s largest technology companies.  For more information, please visit www.samsung.com/business, call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ or follow Samsung EBD via Twitter @SamsungBizUSA.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), based in Ridgefield Park, NJ, is a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The company markets a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, information systems, and home appliance products, as well as oversees all of Samsung’s North American operations including Samsung Telecommunications America, LP, Samsung Semiconductor Inc., Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Mexico, Inc.   As a result of its commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry.  The company was ranked #9 in BusinessWeek/Interbrand “100 Best Global Brands,” and named as one of Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies of 2010.”  For more information, please visit www.samsung.com. You can also Fan Samsung on www.Facebook.com/SamsungUSA or follow Samsung via Twitter @SamsungTweets.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. creates more possibilities for more people, in more countries, than any other technology company. Samsung has become the global leader in consumer electronics and their components by bringing relentless innovation to a product portfolio that includes televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, refrigerators and memory chips. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

December 19, 2012 I Written By