NEW YORK IMAGING SERVICE INSTALLS MULTIPLE DIGITAL IMAGING SYSTEMS AT PRESTIGIOUS NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL
Company completes technology upgrade project with this 640-bed acute care medical facility to provide advanced digital imaging technology to meet growing patient needs.
NEWBURGH, NEW YORK, JULY 21, 2014 – New York Imaging Service, a PMI company, the largest regional independent provider of digital imaging technology and services for medical facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce the company has completed its second installation of multi-level integrated digital imaging systems for the growing imaging needs of New York Methodist Hospital, a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System.
This project provides innovative digital imaging technology leveraging existing and adding to wireless connectivity platforms that integrate portable x-ray systems, orthopedics and fluoroscopy in a fluid system. The wireless technology built into this system allows the imaging department and doctors of the New York Methodist Hospital to view imaging at the point of patient care for efficient diagnosis.
Mr. Anthony Mungo, Administrative Director of Radiology for New York Methodist Hospital comments on this project, “The New York Methodist Hospital department of Radiology completes over 180,000 imaging procedures per year and upgrading our technology with these new imaging systems will allow our facility to continue to provide a very high level of care for our patients while ensuring our Radiologist’s and Doctors have access to the most advanced technologies that will allow high resolution imaging, decreased waiting times and overall increased throughput.” Mr. Mungo continued, “In 2012, the New York Methodist Hospital purchased six wireless detectors from New York Imaging Service to upgrade our existing digital imaging technologies. At that time our Department of Radiology had developed a three to five year business model with the expectation to continue to upgrade our technologies. New York Imaging Service has provided an exceptional level of service, training and customer care for our team with imaging technologies and in doing so worked closely with us to develop a business plan providing our facility with the cost-effective and the most advanced digital imaging solutions that meets our budget and technology requirements.“
Mr. Bill Haussmann, Chief Executive Officer for New York Imaging Services comments, “We are proud to be a long standing vendor of choice for the New York Methodist Hospital. This second large implementation project with New York Methodist Hospital allowed our combined sales and service team to demonstrate our commitment and capabilities to our customer. This establishes how our company offers efficient, flexible and creative advanced imaging technology solutions by understanding and meeting the needs of our customers’ growing business that allows our partners, such as New York Methodist Hospital, to deliver the highest levels of care to their patients. Mr. Haussmann continued, “New York Imaging Service has built a strong reputation in providing its customers’ growing requirements with service and support on many brands of highly advanced imaging technology. Our team is committed to meeting these needs and works closely with them to deliver sustainable product value.”
About New York Methodist Hospital
New York Methodist Hospital (NYM), a voluntary, acute-care teaching facility located in Brooklyn’s Park Slope, houses 651 inpatient beds (including bassinets) and provides service to about 40,000 in-patients each year. An additional 350,000 outpatient visits and services are logged annually.
The Hospital, founded in 1881, has undergone extensive renovation and modernization over the years. NYM has Institutes in the following areas: Advanced and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Asthma and Lung Disease; Cancer Care; Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery; Digestive and Liver Disorders; Family Care; Neurosciences; Orthopedic Medicine and Surgery and Women’s Health. New York Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Cornell Medical College and is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System.
For more information on New York Methodist Hospital, visit www.nym.org
About New York Imaging Services
The largest regional independent provider of digital imaging technology and services for medical facilities in New York State, New York Imaging Service, a PMI company, provides the highest quality advanced digital imaging products and solutions for the expanding needs of the medical imaging market. The company’s highly trained and experienced field service engineers and sales staff are committed to providing hospitals, imaging centers, medical groups, orthopedics with support, products and training necessary to keep mission-critical environments up and running smoothly. And unique to the market is our work with professional sports teams throughout the northeast providing them with the same high level of quality products and service.
To safeguard system uptime New York Imaging Service support includes the innovative cloud-based PMI Touch program which provides a 24/7 remote connection to the customer’s site for real-time, on-call assistance and follow up application implementation.
In addition to its headquarters in Newburgh, NY, New York Imaging Service has local in-community service offices in the following regions New York: Albany, Buffalo and Garden City; New Jersey: Marlton; Ohio: Columbus, Cincinnati, Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh, and Connecticut: Guilford.