Den Haag, Netherlands (ots/PRNewswire) -
- The ViTAL Community highlights relationships empowered by
comprehensive enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis
solutions, education and services
Vital Images Europe, B.V. a leading provider of enterprise-wide
advanced visualization and analysis solutions, will showcase 'the
ViTAL Community' at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR)
conference in Vienna, March 9-13. The ViTAL Community highlights the
Company's commitment to relationships empowered by its comprehensive
solutions featuring Vitrea(R) software, Web-based ViTALConnect(R),
VitreaACCESS(TM), and education through ViTAL U and its maintenance
and services program, ViTALPerformance(R).
"We are looking forward to bringing the ViTAL Community to ECR,"
said Stephen S. Andersen, vice president of Vital Images Europe.
"Since opening our European headquarters in Den Haag, Netherlands
last year, we have experienced strong interest in the ViTAL Solution
within the European market. Our presence at ECR enables us to share
'The Vital Community' with the broader European market and reflects
our commitment to growing our presence here."
The ViTAL Community
Relationships are at the core of the ViTAL Community. These
relationships are enhanced by ViTAL's fast, thin and powerful
solutions. In addition, ViTAL's commitment to both education through
ViTAL U and maintaining the value of our software through our
ViTALPerformance(R) service round out the ViTAL Community.
Vital Images has developed relationships with industry leaders
that share a common vision of providing enterprise-wide solutions.
Many of ViTAL's strategic relationships are featured throughout the
ECR show floor including PACS partners: GE Centricity, Sectra,
McKesson, Fuji and Agfa. In addition to its PACS partnerships, Vital
Images also boasts relationships with other strategic partners at
ECR, such as Toshiba Medical Systems Europe. ViTAL leverages its
technology solutions to enable easy communication with customers and
Flagship software Vitrea and Web-based ViTALConnect, combined with
additional accessibility options, provide a comprehensive solution
that simplifies complex medical imaging information. The result is
easier communication of information among radiologists, radiology
technologists, and other enterprise clinical users, such as surgeons,
oncologists and other referring physicians. Together, Vitrea and
ViTALConnect provide the power and speed of workstation applications
supported by the communication and distribution flexibility provided
by the internet.
VitreaACCESS(TM) and VitreaACCESS(TM)-Remote provide additional
accessibility tools that allow users to "float" Vitrea licenses
between workstations or to remotely access advanced visualization
tools utilizing their secure VPN (virtual private network).
ViTAL U and ViTALPerformance(R)
ViTAL U, Vital Images' education center, demonstrates the
company's commitment to providing accessible educational resources to
its customers. Courses at ViTAL U are designed to provide hands-on
training in areas such as vascular, thoracic and cardiovascular
Recognizing the importance of providing customers with the latest
technologies, ViTALPerformance, the Company's maintenance and
services program, offers software upgrades for the life of a
solution. These valuable upgrades maintain the value of the
investment and make available an always current solution.
About Vitrea(R) Software
Vitrea(R) software is Vital Images' advanced visualization
solution that creates 2D, 3D and 4D images of human anatomy from CT
(computed tomography) and MR (magnetic resonance) image data. Vitrea
uses an intuitive clinical workflow and automation to improve speed
to clinical decisions and workflow simplicity over other
visualization techniques. With these productivity-enhancing tools,
physicians can easily navigate within these images to better
understand disease conditions. Vitrea addresses specialists' needs
through various clinical applications for cardiac, colon, neuro and
general vascular analysis.
ViTALConnect(R) software is a Web-enabled medical tool that allows
physicians to use PCs or notebook computers to access interactive 2D,
3D and 4D advanced visualization. Building on Vital Images' knowledge
and understanding of advanced diagnostic workflow, ViTALConnect
software offers users access that is critical in today's hospital
environment. This solution enables users to review studies and
perform advanced analysis â' from anywhere, at anytime. This
communication tool includes collaboration capabilities that enable
multiple physicians in different locations to confer while
interacting with the same data in real-time.
About Vital Images, Inc.
Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL), headquartered in Minneapolis,
Minnesota is a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced
visualization software solutions. The company's technology gives
radiologists, cardiologists, oncologists and other medical
specialists time-saving productivity and communications tools that
can be accessed throughout the enterprise and via the Web for easy
use in the day-to-day practice of medicine. Vital Images also has
offices in Den Haag, The Netherlands and Beijing, China. For more
information, visit www.vitalimages.com.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the
matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. This information includes estimates of 2006 GAAP and non-GAAP
results. These statements involve risks and uncertainties which could
cause results to differ materially from those projected, including
but not limited to dependence on market growth, the successful
inter-operability of health care technology from multiple vendors,
the timely availability and acceptance of new products, the impact of
competitive products and pricing, dependence on major customers,
fluctuations in quarterly results, third-party reimbursement, the
impact of changes to stock-based compensation pursuant to FASB's
statement of financial accounting standards No. 123R, and other risks
detailed from time to time in Vital Images' and Emageon's SEC
reports, including each company's most recent annual report on Form
10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005, and Vital Images'
quarterly reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2006
and June 30, 2006.
Vitrea(R), ViTALConnect(R) and ViTALPerformance(R) are registered
trademarks and ViTALCardia(TM) and VitreaACCESS(TM) are trademarks of
Vital Images, Inc. Vital Images disclaims any proprietary interest in
the marks and names of others.
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Michael H. Carrel, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
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