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Fujifilm Supports Continuing Medical Education Event To Advance Knowledge Of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis In Breast Cancer Screening, Diagnosis, And The Patient Experience

LEXINGTON, Mass., June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and medical informatics solutions, will provide an unrestricted educational grant to host a continuing medical education (CME) program titled "Encourage Your Patient to Be Fearless" on June 12, 2019 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM at 1100 SE Waverly Drive in Portland, Oregon. 

A panel of thought leaders from healthcare organizations in the Portland area will cover various specialties involved in the management and care of breast cancer patients by sharing their personal and clinical experiences. Expert panelists include:

  • Amy Thurmond, M.D.
    Radiologist, Women's Imaging & Intervention
  • Lara Williams, M.D.
    OB/GYN, The Oregon Clinic
  • Andy Cramer, M.D.
    Surgical Oncologist, Clackamas Surgical Associates
  • Lucy Langer, M.D.
    Medical Oncologist, Compass Oncology

The experts will highlight the importance of clear and concise communication through-out the continuum of care. This event focuses on the impact of the adoption of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis technology and its influence on aspects of the breast screening clinical pathway. A question and answer session will follow at the end of the presentations. The CME program has been approved by The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) for one and a half (1.5) Category A, ARRT CE Credits.

For more information and to register for the upcoming program, please visit: https://www.appliedradiology.org/PortlandCME/ 

About Fujifilm
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions that meet the evolving needs of healthcare facilities both today and tomorrow. From an unrivaled selection of digital X-ray systems (DR: detectors, mobiles, and rooms), to the comprehensive Synapse® Enterprise Imaging portfolio, to full-field digital mammography systems with digital breast tomosynthesis, and computed tomography solutions, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. – Endoscopy supplies high quality, technologically advanced endoscopic imaging solutions and devices to the medical field. Fujifilm's TeraMedica Division, the leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise-wide solutions for unrestricted medical image management and the core to the Synapse Enterprise Imaging portfolio, enables improved interoperability by connecting imaging content across the entire care continuum. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts. For more information please visit www.fujimed.com  and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com.

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings cutting edge solutions to a broad range of global industries by leveraging its depth of knowledge and fundamental technologies developed in its relentless pursuit of innovation. Its proprietary core technologies contribute to the various fields including healthcare, graphic systems, highly functional materials, optical devices, digital imaging and document products. These products and services are based on its extensive portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and imaging technologies. For the year ended March 31, 2019, the company had global revenues of $22 billion, at an exchange rate of 111 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to responsible environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com .

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