As a full-line supplier of medical imaging equipment in Japan, Hitachi Medical Corporation (HMC) founded HMSA to provide a direct link to the U.S. marketplace. HMSA and HMC are committed to providing advanced diagnostic imaging products that meet the needs of physicians and patients.
HMSA's success is built on the foundation of a $80.9 billion, global electronics company with more than 356,000 employees worldwide and 90 years of invention and accomplishment. Among the largest global electronics companies, Hitachi, Ltd.’s dedication to and investment in high technology research and development is evidenced by its 33 research facilities worldwide, employing over 16,000 research and development specialists working to deliver advanced product solutions, with broad technology transfer and innovation sharing throughout the company.
Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc. is currently responsible for marketing and support of all Hitachi diagnostic imaging products in the United States. HMSA began operations in 1989 when Hitachi’s Open MRI was introduced to the U.S. marketplace. Since that time, HMSA has developed a leadership position in Open MRI with over 1,500 installations throughout the United States.
Oasis™ is the newest member of Hitachi's outstanding MR product line, providing maximum diagnostic performance and uncompromised patient comfort. Combining high-performance MR electronics of the best high-field equipment -- fast gradients and multi-channel RF technology with Hitachi-designed Zenith RF coils -- with Hitachi's proprietary 1.2T open architecture vertical-field magnet, Oasis is a new generation of MR systems providing diagnostic confidence, patient comfort and investment value. Oasis supports demanding workflow, features Hitachi's legendary reliability, is easy to learn and use, and provides powerful differentiating features for your MR imaging services.
Echelon™ 1.5T combines the latest imaging technology with the reliability, quality and value that you expect from the outpatient MRI leader. Echelon's state-of-the-art subsystems deliver advanced applications, high patient throughput and outstanding image quality -- assets that will enhance your clinical practice.
AIRIS® Elite continues the tradition of Hitachi's leadership in Open MR technology, providing clinical capabilities that rival those of many high field closed type systems. This performance breakthrough is the result of AIRIS® Elite’s vertical field permanent magnet - now with higher-order active shim technology, Scalable Dual Quad RF system, fast gradients and sophisticated sequence capabilities, integrated through Hitachi’s unique approach to optimizing overall system performance.
Altaire® with VOSI™ technology is our most advanced Open MR system. VOSI technology is the embodiment of Hitachi's attention to each aspect of the imaging system's specification, design and manufacture. Altaire combines high-field performance with the patient comfort of Open MR, offering a no-compromise imaging platform.
HMSA is committed to delivering excellence in MR customer support through the Elite Plus Customer Assurance program, which provides access site planning assistance, on-site applications support through its Applications Specialists, remote assistance through the HMSA Applications Help Line, as well as customer marketing support. Most importantly, Hitachi customers have access to a service organization that boasts a documented system uptime in excess of 99 percent.
HMSA brings Hitachi innovation and quality to the area of computed tomography with its new ECLOS16™ CT machine. ECLOS is the kind of CT imaging required by those on the clinical forefront. It’s CT beyond a greater number of slices or a higher level of specifications. It’s CT of real substance – easy to operate, comfortable to use and inspiring confidence in those who rely on its output every day.
Committed to serving the medical community in the United States, Hitachi continues to pursue an aggressive program of research and development that focuses on emerging technologies and product features that provide superior price-performance.