Carestream Health

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Carestream Health
Type Private
Industry Medical and dental imaging and information technology solutions; molecular imaging systems; and non-destructive testing products
Founded 2007
Headquarters Rochester, New York, USA
Key people Kevin Hobert, CEO
Walt Addison Linscott, Esq., General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Revenue Increase$2.54 Billion USD (2006)
Owner(s) Onex Corporation
Employees 7,300
Website http://www.carestreamhealth.com/

Carestream Health, formerly Eastman Kodak Company's Health Group, is an independent subsidiary of Onex Corporation, Toronto, Canada. Onex is one of Canada's largest corporations.

Headquarters in Rochester, New York

History[edit]

In 2007, Kodak Health Group was sold to Onex Corporation for $2.35 billion in cash, and up to $200 million in additional future payments if Onex achieved specified returns on the acquisition.[1][2] Around 8,100 employees transferred to Onex, and Kodak Health Group was renamed Carestream Health. Prior to the sale, Kodak Health Group had revenue of $2.54 billion for the 12 months to 30 September 2006.

Products[edit]

Products include: laser printers with dry film technology, DryView laser imaging film, computed radiography systems, digital radiography systems, picture archiving and communications systems, systems for mammography and other imaging solutions for the medical and dental imaging fields. Carestream Health owns more than 1,000 patents for medical and dental imaging and information technology. Digital imaging technologies include the DRX1 series which allows a wireless connection between detector and computer system (whether part of their static system or a mobile/portable radiography system).[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kodak to Sell Health Group to Onex for up to $2.55 billion". Eastman Kodak. 10 January 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2008. 
  2. ^ "Kodak Completes Sale of Health Group to Onex". Eastman Kodak. 1 May 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2008. 
  3. ^ Carestream Mobile Retrofit website
  4. ^ Carestream static website