How Will United Imaging's uMI 550 Digital PET/CT System Change the Landscape of Medical Diagnostics?
By MedTech Outlook | Friday, June 28, 2019
The latest offering by United Imaging has equipped healthcare practitioners worldwide with a state-of-the-art imaging system to deliver prompt and accurate diagnoses.
FREMONT, CA: Medical imaging has revolutionized healthcare, enabling medical practitioners and scientists to delve deeper into the mysteries of the human body. Diagnostic scans such as x-ray, CT scan, and MRI play a vital role in determining the ailment or illness in patients. It aids healthcare practitioners in augmenting their knowledge and forming the right decisions.
In this regard, many organizations have developed their unique imaging solutions. Likewise, United Imaging, a global developer of advanced imaging and radiotherapy equipment, recently introduced the first clinical installation of the uMI 550 DIGITAL PET/CT system in the U.S. It is the second imaging system to be installed in the U.S. and is currently being used at Southwest X-Ray, LP in El Paso, Texas.
United Imaging has several years of expertise in developing sophisticated medical imaging and radiotherapy equipment. The company also offers medical IT and intelligent solutions. With its headquarters in Shanghai, the company was founded in the year 2011. It has various subsidiaries and R&D centers spread across the U.S., China, and several other countries. It aims to blaze the trail for innovation in the healthcare technology sector and enable equal access to healthcare for everyone.
The latest product, uMI 550, is one among many products in the digital PET/CT portfolio. It delivers not only exceptional image clarity but also a wide field of vision, including low dose and faster patient scanning. It can conduct a full-body scan in 4 beds within 8 minutes, ensuring a high level of accuracy and speed.
The uMI 550 is a boon for patients and clinicians alike. The technology leveraged in the latest PET/CT scanner is built on the same PET platforms as the revolutionary uEXPLORER. The product is an attestation to the commitment of United Imaging in facilitating better access to advanced medical technology.
The integration of uMI 550 into its service offerings has enabled Southwest X-Ray, LP, to offer the latest high-quality medical imaging technology to the people of El Paso. The partnership has equipped Southwest X-Ray to provide efficient diagnoses. It will enable the doctors to determine the internal problems ailing the patients effectively.