Celebrating 30 Years of Hitachi MRI in the Philippines
Event Date: October 24, 2019
Event Location: Diamond Hotel, Manila
Manila City - HIMEX Corporation together with Hitachi Medical Systems Singapore hosted a celebratory dinner event for their valued customers on October 24, 2019 at the Diamond Hotel, Manila
Showing our gratitude for their support and patronage of Hitachi's imaging equipments, we celebrated our significant milestone of commemorating 30 years since we had installed the first Hitachi MRI system in the Philippines. This marks our very long history and heritage in promoting and contributing to the adoption of MRI as a high-end imaging modality in the Philippine market.
The guests had delectable dinner, festive entertainment, fun raffles, and memorable giveaways. In addition to the entertainment and delights, notable keynote speakers had been invited to share regarding the strengths of MRI as a powerful tool in elevating healthcare. These included eminent MRI Radiologist Dr. Rafael Joson, former MRI section head of St. Luke’s QC and various HIMEX operated MRI centres, as well as Dr. Julian Cañero, radiologist from Dagupan Doctors Villaflor Memorial Hospital, who had given a lecture about his experience with Hitachi’s Echelon Smart. This had been supplemented by the lecture of Mr. Dinesh Mehra, the Imaging Senior Modality Manager of HITACHI Medical Systems Singapore, who presented an exciting presentation on our newest 1.5T Tesla Echelon Smart, highlighting numerous benefits of partnering with Hitachi as a solutions provider for high-field MRI systems. Also, Sales and Marketing Manager of HIMEX Corporation gave an exciting talk about the past, present, and future of Hitachi MRI in the Philippines and the advantages of partnering with HIMEX.
Starting with one of the first MRI systems installed in the Philippines in 1991 at Makati Medical Center, HIMEX Corporation and HITACHI share a long history in supplying most innovative MRI systems in the country as well as milestones of introducing the first MRI systems in many regions throughout the Philippines. Enhanced by a dedicated team of sales and after-sales specialists, we offer the widest range of MRI systems with the most flexible procurement solutions for hospitals, diagnostic centres, and doctors in the Philippines. We strive to continue our mission to improve the healthcare industry of the Philippines through its top-quality products and reliable sales service.
2019 CTMRISP Joint Annual Convention
Event Date: October 24-26, 2019
Event Location: Manila Hotel, Manila
Manila City - HIMEX Corporation participated in the 2019 CTMRISP Joint Annual Convention titled "Basic and Advanced Imaging: Heading Down to Sound Decisions" on October 24-26, 2019 which was held at Manila Hotel, Manila.
In the convention, HIMEX Corporation promoted the HITACHI MRI, CT Scan, Ultrasound, and X-ray machines. The radiologists who attended the event visited the booth and inquired about the features of the medical equipment especially those displayed at the booth which were the Arietta 850 and the Arietta Prologue.
The Arietta 850, Hitachi’s flagship premium Ultrasound system boast in in superior image quality, seamless workflow, and advanced applications to make it the ideal tool for expanding quality imaging needs. On the other hand, the Arietta Prologue The Arietta Prologue offers superior imaging quality and is equipped with functions that improve efficiency and support rapid, accurate diagnosis when and where needed. It is a compact and portable diagnostic ultrasound system with functions that can improve efficiency and support rapid, accurate diagnosis for point-of-care applications.
Aside from the two medical equipment mentioned above, HIMEX also distributes HITACHI CT Scan and MRI systems like the Scenaria View and the Echelon Smart. Scenaria View 128 slice CT scanner paves the way for the future. The whole body scanner has a 0.35-second rotation speed which reduces kinetic artefact, examination time and contrast volume for vascular exploration dosage, while maintaining excellent diagnostic imagery. The 750mm aperture maximises patients’ comfort, reduces anxiety and stress, and enables effortless examinations. Meanwhile, HITACHI’s Echelon Smart 1.5T Superconductive heralds the dawn of a new standard for 1.5T superconductive MRI. The Echelon Smart features a small footprint and limited cost, without compromising diagnostic quality and speed. Based on Hitachi’s proprietary technology, this system has opened up the potential for 1.5T systems, providing superb image quality and superior install flexibility inherited from permanent-magnet MRI systems.
Through their products and services, HIMEX Corporation aims to deliver diagnostic confidence, improve workflow efficiency and provide better patient experience.