PARIS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--EOS imaging (Paris:EOSI)(NYSE Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopaedic medical imaging, today announced the installation of its EOS system at Baylor Scott & White’s Roney Bone and Joint Institute in Temple, Texas. The Roney Institute is a 75,000-square-foot clinic and treatment facility that opened in October 2013 and houses all orthopaedic and rehabilitation specialties. The Roney Bone and Joint Institute also includes supporting regional centers in Waco, Killeen, Round Rock and College Station.
“It is important to offer our spinal specialists and patients access to advanced technologies such as the unique EOS imaging system, which provides a more accurate view of the patients’ functional spinal alignment with reduced radiation exposure.”
“Baylor Scott & White Health is a premier health care system in Texas and will only be strengthened by the opening of the new Roney Bone and Joint Institute that allows us to offer a multidisciplinary team of orthopaedic and rehabilitation specialists all under one roof,” said Mark Rahm, M.D., vice-chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. “It is important to offer our spinal specialists and patients access to advanced technologies such as the unique EOS imaging system, which provides a more accurate view of the patients’ functional spinal alignment with reduced radiation exposure.”
The installation at the Roney Bone and Joint Institute marks the first in the state of Texas and the 70th EOS system installed worldwide.
Marie Meynadier, CEO of EOS imaging, said, “This new installation continues to demonstrate the value of EOS for orthopaedic care facilities around the world. We are very pleased that the system will now be available to patients in Texas at Scott & White’s Roney Bone and Joint Institute, which is part of Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit hospital system in the state.”
For further information about the Company or EOS®, the first full body, low dose 2D/3D imaging system, please visit www.eos‐imaging.com.
About Scott & White Healthcare
Scott & White Healthcare is a non-profit collaborative health care system which encompasses one of the nation's largest multi-specialty group practices. Scott & White provides personalized, comprehensive, high-quality care enhanced by medical education and research to Central Texans in a 29,000-square-mile service area. The system owns, partners or manages 12 acute care hospital sites, one emergency hospital site, two additional announced facilities, and over 140 clinics at more than 70 primary care and specialty clinic locations and a 215,000+-member health plan.
About EOS imaging:
EOS imaging designs, develops, and markets EOS®, a revolutionary and patented medical imaging system, based on technology that enabled George Charpak to win the Nobel Prize for Physics. The Company is authorized to market the system in 31 countries, including the United States (FDA), Japan, Canada, Australia and the European Union (EU). Backed by an installed base of 70 sites and more than 400,000 imaging sessions, EOS® benefits from worldwide recognition within the global medical community. As of December 31, 2012 the Group posted 2012 consolidated revenue of €9.42 million and employs 70 people including an R&D team of 25 engineers. The Group is based in Paris and holds three subsidiaries in Cambridge (Massachusetts), in Canada at Montreal and in Germany, and offices in Singapore.
EOS imaging is listed on Compartment C of the NYSE Euronext Paris
ISIN: FR0011191766 – Ticker: EOSI
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