Philips receives FDA clearance for DR system with live video image at tube head

Royal Philips has gained FDA clearance for its new DigitalDiagnost C90 digital radiography system, which features a live video image displayed at the tube head.

The video display provides technologists with a convenient view of the area being scanned, helping with patient positioning, according to the company.

“In today’s world of value-based care, healthcare organizations are investing in imaging solutions that help them achieve the quadruple aim: improved outcomes, enhanced patient experience, increased staff satisfaction and lowered cost of care delivery,” Daan van Manen, business leader for diagnostic d-ray at Philips, said in a prepared statement. “With solutions like the DigitalDiagnost C90, Philips is helping radiology departments get one step closer to achieving that ambition through innovation that enables higher quality images, while keeping the patient and staff experience at the forefront.”