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Oregon Institute of Technology Installs 16 Toshiba Ultrasound Systems

To train students with the most advanced ultrasound technology available, Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) installed 16 AplioTM 300 ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Oregon Tech will use the Aplio 300s to teach students in three medical imaging undergraduate programs.

“Oregon Tech offers a robust curriculum with more than 150 students imaging daily, so we needed reliable ultrasound equipment with no downtime and a partner offering exceptional service support,” said LeAnn Maupin, professor of vascular technology and chair of medical imaging technology, Oregon Tech. “Toshiba’s Aplio 300 gives Oregon Tech a competitive edge by offering students the most advanced technology with high quality images. The systems are ideal for an educational setting because they’re easy to use with the ability to customize protocols for a variety of curriculums.”

In addition, Oregon Tech utilizes other Toshiba ultrasound systems, including three XarioTM XGs, one Aplio ArtidaTM and five Aplio XGs.

“We worked closely with Oregon Tech to provide a plan that meets its imaging and financial requirements for multiple student education programs,” said Tomohiro Hasegawa, director, Ultrasound Business Unit, Toshiba. “Toshiba’s Aplio 300 offers exceptional image quality in a smaller, versatile platform, perfect to train students for routine exams, including radiology, OB/GYN and cardiac.”

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba's website at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

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