London Health Sciences selects Samsung X-ray

Samsung GC85A x-RayLONDON, Ont. – London Health Sciences Centre has selected the SAMSUNG GC85A Robotic Ceiling Digital X-Ray system for its University Hospital Radiology department.

Via the Healthcare Materials Management Services (HMMS), a five-year agreement has been signed with APEXIUM Medical Group Inc., the sole authorized distributor of SAMSUNG Electronics Medical Equipment for Canada, for the supply of SAMSUNG Digital X-Ray equipment for LHSC, St. Joseph’s, as well as HMMS current and future affiliates.

Healthcare Materials Management Services (HMMS), is a joint venture between the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and St. Joseph’s Health Care, London, created to integrate and consolidate the functions of purchasing, contract management, accounts payable and inventory management. HMMS also provides services to other organizations or affiliates, including other joint ventures of LHSC and St. Joseph’s.

This installation is part of ongoing diagnostic imaging technology upgrades for the institution’s radiology department.

Prior to purchasing the Samsung DR systems, LHSC conducted an extensive evaluation process that started with a vendor fair with product presentations from seven Diagnostic Imaging companies, followed by site visits for the short-listed vendors, before making a final selection.

About London Health Sciences Centre
As London Ontario’s largest employer, London Health Sciences Centre is home to Children’s Hospital, University Hospital, Victoria Hospital, the Kidney Care Centre, Byron Family Medical Centre and Victoria Family Medical Centre. It is also home to the London Regional Cancer Program, CSTAR (Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics) and two research institutes – Children’s Health Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute. LHSC’s physicians, residents and staff number nearly 15,000 and, together, they provided care for more than one million patients in 2015.

About Samsung Electronics Medical Equipment
Samsung Electronics has contributed to the digital revolution through innovative products that encompass state of the art technologies, original designs, convenience and customer values. As a recognized global technology leader, Samsung Electronics is continuously developing new products that predict the demands of tomorrow’s digital market. Samsung Electronics Medical Equipment is a natural extension of the Samsung Electronics vision, incorporating its leading edge display, semiconductor, and mobile technologies in its quest to become a global leader in healthcare diagnostic technologies. Samsung Medical’s extensive product lines include: In-vitro Diagnosis equipment, Diagnostic imaging and Medical IT Systems designed for the continued advancement of diagnostic medicine and medical technology.

About Apexium Medical Group Inc.
With offices in Montreal, Orangeville, and Vancouver, Apexium Medical Group Inc. offers Sales/Clinical Support/Technical Service for SAMSUNG DR and SAMSUNG/NEUROLOGICA Mobile CT, as well as a variety of Medical Imaging products. For more information about Apexium’s innovative portfolio of Products, Solutions and Services, please contact your Apexium Medical Group Representative: Toll free at 1-866-904-6246 email or visit our webpage at

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