Hitachi Medical Completes No-Charge Added Value Upgrade Program for Scenaria 128-slice CT Customers

Cleveland, Ohio (August 25, 2016)

As part of Hitachi’s unmatched customer support commitment; Hitachi completes upgrading its entire US installed base of Scenaria 128-slice CT Systems to its’ latest SE product version at no charge for customers under full service agreement. The Scenaria SE model upgrade includes eight features that increase work-flow-speed, ease of use capabilities and enhance accommodation of bariatric patients to facilitate the challenging daily scanning requirements of busy CT facilities.

“With Hitachi’s recent upgrade of our Scenaria system, Hitachi has demonstrated that as technology changes Hitachi has made it their mission to grow with that technology and enabled our site to continue to grow and accomplish our needs to deliver great patient care and imaging”, said David Reisman, Radiology Director, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Lafayette IN.

“With this no charge upgrade, Hitachi is demonstrating again the unmatched value of our customer support by providing the upgrade to full Scenaria SE capabilities for our entire installed base of Scenaria 128 customers, covered by warranty or full service agreements. This upgrade is in addition to our exceptional commitments of unlimited no-charge Applications Training revisits and full replacement coverage of X-ray tubes without cost proration, under our warranty”, said Sheldon Schaffer, VP & General Manager MR/CT.

About Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc.

Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc. (HMSA) located in Twinsburg, Ohio, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Medical Corporation offers a broad range of diagnostic imaging equipment including MRI, CT and Ultrasound. Our innovations in diagnostic imaging provide technology that drives clinical solutions to deliver diagnostic confidence, improve workflow efficiency and provide a better patient experience. In addition to exceptional equipment, HMSA is known for its comprehensive customer support programs to maximize the lifecycle value of equipment through responsive service maintenance, significant software upgrades and on-going applications support.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2015 (ended March 31, 2016) totaled 10,034.3 billion yen ($88.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 335,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

Contact Information: Sheldon Schaffer

800.800.3106 ext. 5447