Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Presents the Next Generations in Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) at the European Society of Radiology, February 28, 2019

SCENARIA View is an all new design that raises the bar for versatility and affordability in the CT industry”s largest market of 64/128-slice CT”s. The SCENARIA View enhances patient comfort with an open design allowing to both accommodate the largest of patients and precise clinical targeting to feature high dose reduction. The broad range of choices for clinical applications will meet the individual provider”s needs as well.

ECHELON Smart Plus is a next level 1.5T conventional superconductive MRI system, featuring state-of-the-art technology and enhanced productivity with uncompromised diagnostic value. Echelon Smart Plus also enhances patient comfort featuring very quiet examination, as well as professionals needs with Hitachi”s latest SynergyDrive technologies.

SynergyDrive represents comprehensive hardware and software that is designed to streamline operations for examinations for MRI, and CT modalities.  It comprehensively addresses the bottlenecks in the MRI and CT scanning process from start to finish – from patient registration to post-processing and image sharing. It gives value to radiologists, technologists, department administrators and most of all to patients.

Mr. Jean-Luc Budillon, President and COO of Hitachi Medical Systems Europe: ‘SCENARIA View changes the view of CT examinations. It combines all of Hitachi”s experience and expertise in a remarkable new product providing an unmatched combination of speed, comfort and quality. ECHELON Smart Plus consistently falls in Hitachi social innovation with its new workflow concepts designed for efficient and simple operations of coil setting, patient positioning and high speed, high clinical value imaging. I invite all ECR attendees to step up and admire the new human centered design in CT and MRI.’

About Hitachi Medical Systems Europe

Hitachi Healthcare in Europe is represented by Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Holding AG, Zug, Switzerland. The company is a first-choice supplier of open and powerful high-field MRI systems, multi-slice CT systems as well as medical ultrasound, endoscopic and optical topography systems. Ultrasound expertise encompasses clinical applications such as radiology, cardiology, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, gastroenterology, urology and surgery. Hitachi Medical Systems Europe offers a complete range of solutions to address a wide range of medical challenges. For more information about Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Holding AG. For more information, please visit

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society”s challenges, combining its operational technology, information technology, and products/systems. The company”s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2017 (ended March 31, 2018) totaled 9,368.6 billion yen ($88.4 billion). The Hitachi Group is an innovation partner for the IoT era, and it has approximately 307,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation with customers, Hitachi is deploying Social Innovation Business using digital technologies in a broad range of sectors, including Power/Energy, Industry/Distribution/Water, Urban Development, and Finance/Social Infrastructure/Healthcare. For more information, please visit

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Romea Wallnoefer

Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Holding AG

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ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Hitachi Healthcare is presenting next levels of diagnostic imaging solutions: the new CT scan, the SCENARIA View, the new high field MRI system, the ECHELON Smart Plus, and SynergyDrive suite at European Society of Radiology (ECR), Vienna, Austria February 28, 2019.