Carestream earned 70 medical imaging patents in 2020

Carestream earned 70 medical imaging patents in 2020

Carestream Health earned 70 new patents in medical imaging last year for advances in digital radiography, mobile imaging, X-ray systems and other health care technology areas, the company said.

An additional 43 patents were received in Europe and Asia.

“Carestream’s 2020 patents are 70 more proof points of our ability to develop pioneering digital imaging technologies that meet the evolving medical imaging needs of our customers worldwide, said Carestream’s Intellectual Property Counsel Eugene Shkurko. “Our research and development team continually pursues innovations that have the potential to improve the delivery of care to benefit both patients and providers.”

Patents include technology advances in Carestream’s radiology imaging detectors with processing capabilities to calibrate and correct X-ray images in the detector before transmission; 3D image reconstruction methods; new medical image capture technologies; and mobile X-ray cart technology that enables bedside imaging in selectable modes.

Carestream’s product portfolio includes 2D and 3D digital medical imaging systems for general radiology and specialty areas such as pediatrics and orthopedics, as well as digital laser imagers that output medical images to film.

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