Bristol hospital orders another familiar x-ray system

Standing are Philips Healthcare general manager, southern district Steve Tomkins, DXR applications specialist Carla Nathan, sales specialist digital x-ray Seamus Flood, projects manager Cath Sellwood, radiographers Allan Noel and Mike Bourne, student radiographer Alex Hoy and imaging support worker Jodie Cross.  Seated is Philips commercial lead imaging systems Jane Robinson, plain imaging superintendent radiographers Glyn Short and Dan Merry, radiographers Amber Harris and Yetunde Ajakalye and modality lead, plain imaging Rose Bowden.

Southmead Hospital, part of North Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, has acquired a Philips DigitalDiagnost HP wireless digital x-ray system to complement a previous version.  Superintendent radiographer, plain imaging, Glyn Short said: “We were already using an older version of the DigitalDiagnost and wanted a similar system for consistency, especially as the equipment would be adjacent to the existing unit.

“We use the equipment predominantly for post-operative imaging of patients and find the design enables us to increase our patient throughput whilst maintaining high image quality.  Features that we particularly like include its ease-of-use, intuitive interface and excellent image quality.”

See the full report on page 32 of the December 2015 issue of RAD Magazine.

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