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Toshiba Medical Imaging Systems Now Listed in Attainia for Easier Planning

Healthcare organizations can now plan diagnostic imaging system purchases from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. with Attainia applications. Attainia, the world’s most widely used and highly customized equipment planning, budgeting and tracking software, now includes CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment from Toshiba.

“Having Toshiba imaging equipment readily available in Attainia at the earliest phases of project planning simplifies our access to detailed information on Toshiba products,” said Tamar Katz, system director, Capital Equipment Planning and Field Operations, Providence Health & Services. “Our teams plan and source in Attainia daily and Toshiba’s participation makes it easier to work with our clinical teams and architect partners on product selection and space design, resulting in a more accurate equipment plan and accelerated project completion.”

“Toshiba is improving the planning and purchasing mission for equipment planning professionals around the world,” says Jeff Kleck, CEO, Attainia. “The example set by Toshiba is the standard for the industry.”

“Budgeting for imaging technology is challenging for any hospital, and Toshiba’s availability in Attainia’s catalog will allow greater flexibility in planning for future equipment purchases,” said Les Friend, vice president, Strategic Business Group, Toshiba. “Healthcare facilities will now have access to robust purchasing information on all of Toshiba’s industry-leading technologies at their finger-tips.”

About Attainia

Attainia provides innovative solutions to managing the complex capital equipment lifecycle. Its systems are the world’s most widely used healthcare planning and budgeting applications. Customers include some of the largest healthcare architectural and planning firms, as well as healthcare integrated delivery networks and individual hospitals. Subscribers engage in all phases of cloud-based project planning and budgeting with access to Attainia’s comprehensive catalog of manufacturers, products and solutions at www.attainia.com.

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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