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2012-08-03 02:24:16

ATLANTA, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report recently issued its annual list of America's best hospitals, including the country's top-ranked hospitals for cancer. All 50 of these cancer hospitals are users of Elekta solutions, which include advanced information management, treatment planning, brachytherapy and treatment delivery. "Consistently ranking among the best in any care delivery category is testament to the dedication and commitment of a healthcare...

2012-06-27 02:28:01

ATLANTA, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta swept the top three rankings in the KLAS research firm's recently released 2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure report*. Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) radiosurgery system and Elekta Synergy® and Elekta Infinity(TM) radiation therapy systems earned the #1, #2 and #3 rankings, respectively, out of eight possible rankings. In the report, Perfexion scored 93.9 out of 100, and 100 percent...

2012-06-22 02:22:45

ATLANTA, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Using a combination of 160 high-resolution tungsten leaves and dramatically faster leaf movement, Elekta's revolutionary new Agility(TM)* MLC promises a new level of precision and delivery speed in radiation therapy treatments for cancer patients. Elekta recently received 510(k) clearance (K121328) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Agility, enabling U.S. medical centers to provide these clinical benefits to their patients with cancer....

2012-04-13 02:22:52

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2012 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting, April 14-18, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Elekta (booth #725) will reveal compelling innovations for Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) that promise to enhance information management. "Once again, AANS will give us the opportunity to demonstrate to neurological surgeons that Gamma Knife® radiosurgery is a continually evolving technique...

2011-06-24 08:00:00

ATLANTA, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) earned the number one ranking in the KLAS research firm's recently released 2011 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure* report. Perfexion received Best in KLAS in the radiation therapy category. In the report, Perfexion scored 92.9 out of 100 and 95 percent of customers indicated they would buy again. On a 1 to 9 scale, Perfexion received an 8.6 from...

2010-10-28 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ - At the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 52nd Annual Meeting, October 31-November 4 in San Diego, Elekta (booth # 913) will showcase its comprehensive range of advanced solutions for managing cancer safely and effectively. In addition to its latest offerings--including Integrity(TM)* digital linac control and the Clarity(TM) 3D soft tissue visualization system--Elekta will highlight solutions for treatment planning, treatment delivery, and...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta is one of the leading supporters of the Rocks Against Cancer benefit to take place September 16 at the Angel Orensanz Foundation for the Arts in New York City. Proceeds from the event will support EIF cancer programs, including Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C), an initiative created to speed the development and deployment of promising new therapies to improve and save patient lives. The celebrity chairperson of Rocks Against Cancer is actor John Lithgow....

2010-07-15 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2010 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting, July 18 - 20 in Philadelphia, Elekta (booth #101) will showcase its broad array of intelligent solutions for radiation therapy planning, oncology information management and Image Guided Radiation Therapy. "At Elekta, intelligent solutions originate from collaboration with medical professionals, resulting in systems that truly meet our customers' needs," says Jay Hoey,...

2010-02-04 13:28:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Given the intricacies surrounding the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, Elekta has expanded its STRATEGIQ(TM) Services program to help cancer care centers take advantage of the financial incentives available from the federal government. These incentives will be issued to current users and new adopters of certified EMR systems who are able to demonstrate meaningful use. Part of the 2009 American Recovery and...

2009-11-03 08:00:00

ATLANTA and AVENTURA, Fla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta announced today the first placement of a Temporary Radiotherapy Vault (TRV(TM)) with RAD Technology Medical Systems LLC. RAD's patented system is a portable, modular building equipped with a pre-installed and pre-commissioned linear accelerator. The shielded enclosure can be placed and removed in a matter of days providing an efficient temporary solution for the three to four month upgrade process. "We now have a bold, new...