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December 19, 2016

As a result of the recent completion of the competition law process by Canon Inc. (Canon), Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Toshiba Medical) would like to announce that it has joined the Canon group as of today.


December 16, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC; headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) has concluded contracts with ZAO “Roentgenprom” (headquarters: Moscow, Russia; Chairman of the Board of directors: Nikolay Blinov) through its subsidiary, ZAO “Toshiba Medical Systems” (headquarters: Moscow, Russia; General director: Rustam Bakhtiozin), regarding licensing and subcontracting production of medical equipment (CT scanners), and will begin manufacturing pending all necessary approvals from the Russian authorities.


December 1, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Europe B.V. (headquarters: Zoetermeer, Netherlands; President: Hiroyuki Tachikawa), which is a regional subsidiary of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President and CEO: Toshio Takiguchi “Toshiba Medical”) signed a agreement with Real Madrid to be its Official Medical Systems Partner effective until June 30, 2020. Real Madrid is a football club based in Madrid, Spain.


November 30, 2016

Giving hospitals and imaging centers of any size the clinical benefits of high quality ultrasound technology within a cost-effective, easy-to-use system, Toshiba Medical is launching the Xario™ 100 Platinum Series.


November 30, 2016

Patients at Community Hospital in Tallassee, Alabama now have access to safer, high-quality CT imaging with Toshiba Medical’s Aquilion™ Lightning CT system. Community Hospital is the first healthcare provider in the United States to install the Aquilion Lightning with a new, more powerful 50-kW generator.


November 29, 2016

Combining the clinical benefits of high-end ultrasound technology with user-friendly features in a small footprint, Toshiba Medical is introducing the Xario™ 200 Platinum Series.


November 29, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation(headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President and CEO :Toshio Takiguchi; “Toshiba Medical”) has won the Gold Award for our Vantage Elan™ MRI system.


November 28, 2016

Model-based iterative reconstruction is now fast enough for customers’ clinical needs as Toshiba Medical’s Forward projected model-based Iterative Reconstruction SoluTion (FIRST) received FDA clearance.


November 27, 2016

Giving healthcare providers the dramatic performance improvements needed to expand the clinical utility of ultrasound, Toshiba Medical is launching the premium Aplio™ i-series ultrasound platform. The Aplio i-series’ powerful performance helps increase diagnostic confidence and offers a more cost-effective, less invasive and safer solution than other radiation emitting modalities.


November 27, 2016

With the introduction of the Aquilion™ ONE / GENESIS Edition, the new premium system from Toshiba Medical that builds upon a 10-year history of leadership in area detector CT, Toshiba Medical is transforming clinical confidence, the patient experience and providers’ workspace.


November 17, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC; headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) will establish the Yokohama Development Center in Tsurumi ward, Yokohama, in February 2017 with a workforce of one hundred people who will be involved in expanding the scale of our operations and pioneering new business opportunities.


November 2, 2016

Vital Images, Inc. (“Vital”), a group company of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, announced today that Vital has signed the definitive agreement to acquire Karos Health (“Karos”), an innovative global healthcare informatics company.


October 3, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (“Toshiba Medical”, headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) hereby announces that it has concluded an Absorption-type Company Split Agreement (“Company Split Agreement”) to succeed to the industrial power supply business, including industrial power supplies intended for medical equipment, (“the Business”) of Toshiba Teli Corporation (“Toshiba Teli” , headquarters: Hino, Tokyo, Japan; President: Yukihiro Hayashi) by a company split.


September 20, 2016

The National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center (NCVC; location: Suita, Osaka, Japan; Director General: Dr. Hisao Ogawa) and Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Toshiba Medical; headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) have concluded a framework agreement today for business-academia collaboration in order to develop medical and healthcare equipment, systems, services, etc. for introduction into actual clinical settings.


August 24, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (“Toshiba Medical”, headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) hereby announces that it has concluded an Absorption-type Company Split Agreement (“Company Split Agreement”) to succeed to the industrial video camera system business, including video cameras for medical equipment, (“the Business”) of Toshiba Corporation (“Toshiba”) by a company split.


March 17, 2016

A final agreement concerning the sale of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Toshiba Medical; headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) to Canon Inc. has been reached, as announced today by our parent company, Toshiba Corporation. As of today, Toshiba Medical will become independent from the Toshiba Group.


March 2, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (President: Toshio Takiguchi; Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan) has launched global sales of the Toshiba 1.5-tesla MRI system Vantage Titan™ / cS Edition.


January 18, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) today announced that it will exhibit its latest diagnostic imaging systems at Arab Health 2016, the world’s largest exhibition of medical equipment, which will be held at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from January 25 to 28.


December 21, 2015

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (“TMSC”, President: Toshio Takiguchi; Headqurters: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan), has decided to work on inviting outside majority shareholder(s), in order to strengthen the financial ability to further realize our growth strategies, following the announcement of “Toshiba Revitalization Action Plan” by Toshiba Corporation.


December 1, 2015

Toshiba Corporation and Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation have developed a technology for displaying expansive virtual reality images inside the bore*1 of MRI systems.