Cardinal Health, the healthcare leader
Cardinal Health, Inc., a leading healthcare company based in Dublin, Ohio, is the majority partner in HeartCare. Nuclear Pharmacy Services, a business of Cardinal Health, will manage the operations of this state-of-the-art facility.
"HeartCare is one of the most comprehensive heart and vascular diagnostic facilities in the U.S," said Jim Stone, Vice President of Professional Services of Nuclear Pharmacy Services. "We are excited to harness advanced technology to improve the quality of patient care."
Cardinal Health, Inc. is the leading provider of products and services supporting the health-care industry. Cardinal Health companies develop, manufacture, package and market products for patient care; develop drug-delivery technologies; distribute pharmaceuticals, medical-surgical and laboratory supplies; and offer consulting and other services that improve quality and efficiency in health care. The company employs more than 49,000 people on five continents and produces annual revenues of more than $40 billion. Cardinal Health is ranked #19 on the Fortune 500 list and in 2002 was named one of "The World's Best Companies" by Forbes magazine.
Philips Medical, the best in cardiac imaging
Philips Medical Systems manufactured and installed HeartCare's $6 million in advanced cardiac imaging tools. Philips Medical, a division of Royal Philips Electronics, develops new technologies and solutions for cardiovascular professionals, including best-in-class imaging and diagnostic products.
"Philips' new Cardiovascular Care Business Team has a clearly defined strategy: to provide the cardiovascular community with the innovative products and services they need to advance disease detection and prevention, further research and enhance workflow," said David M. Freeman vice president of Philips Cardiology Marketing.
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands is one of the world's biggest electronics companies and Europe's largest, with $30.1 billion in sales in 2002. It is a global leader in color television sets, lighting, electric shavers, medical diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring, and one-chip TV products. It employs 170,000 people in more than 60 countries.