Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, confers the ``2009 European Mammography Systems Product Quality Leadership Award´´ to Fujifilm Europe GmbH in recognition of the quality of Computed Radiography mammography systems the company brings to the European market. The award recognises the company’s superior quality control over its competitors in the product performance, quality assurance program and product manufacturing. ``Quality is an integral element to satisfy customers, increase repeat buying behavior and assure long-term market survival. Fujifilm maintains an edge in quality, efficiency and usability of Mammography Systems and has achieved immense customer confidence´´ it says in the report.
Frost & Sullivan believes that Fujifilm will continue to hold this position in the future and will also maintain a pioneering position in the development of mammography systems on a European and global scale. Frost & Sullivan presents Awards to companies demonstrating best practices in a variety of regional and global markets. These Awards commend superior product planning and execution of product launches, strategic alliances, distribution strategies, technological innovations, mergers and acquisitions, and initial public offerings.
The research findings continue: ``Fujifilm has been a pioneer in digital mammography products and has played an integral role in making the full field digital mammography as one of the most utilized technologies. In addition to being a high performance system, Fujifilm Mammography System also allow users with a single point of entry to instant image viewing and reporting. This structure enables clinicians and staff access to the information they need to work efficiently with and decisively to deliver the best care possible to patients. The provision to integrate the mammography system with PACS gives immense workflow and clinical adavantages. The integration also delivers shared storage infrastructure and cost savings benefits for facilities utilizing both systems. Fujifilm Mammography Solutions have continued to achieve the highest customer satisfaction ratings and reviews in the industry.´´
About the Award
The Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Quality Leadership is bestowed upon the company that has demonstrated superior quality control over its competitors in product manufacturing. Quality control is an essential element of satisfying customers, increasing repeat buying behavior, and assuring long-term market survival.
FUJIFILM Europe GmbH is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, Tokyo, and delivers technology solutions to meet the imaging and information needs of retailers, consumers, professionals and business customers. Fujifilm is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and network systems to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. Fujifilm’s Synapse PACS (picture archiving and communications system) provides a seamless solution for managing, storing and distributing images and information throughout the entire healthcare enterprise. Its Web integrated design and hardware-independence provide a technological infrastructure and deployment model that can be expanded in many ways to adapt to evolving technologies. Fujifilm employs more than 78,000 people worldwide and in the year ended March 31, 2008, had global revenues in excess of 18 billion Euro. The Fujifilm group comprises of 267 subsidiaries and 32 affiliated companies. Approximately 7% of global turnover are invested into Research and Development each year – enabling the development of new and leading-edge products and services to ensure future growth.
Duesseldorf, 25 February, 2009