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Skane University Hospital Malmo, Sweden Becomes Vital Images, Inc.'s 5000th Customer


MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital, a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company and leading provider of advanced visualization and analysis solutions for healthcare providers, signed Skåne University Hospital Malmö in Sweden, as its 5,000th healthcare IT and advanced visualization solutions customer.

"We've had many notable milestones since Vital's inception in 1988, including introducing one of the first ever advanced visualization solutions to the market and, more recently, the notable Toshiba acquisition last year," said Erkan A. Akyuz, president and chief executive officer at Vital. "Partnering with our 5,000th customer is a milestone we are particularly proud of, as it reflects the adoption of the solutions we develop as well as the commitment our employees have to customers and their patients."

"Skåne University Hospital Malmö made the decision to purchase the Vital solution after months of thoughtful consideration and evaluation of all the leading solutions in the market," said Lars Bååth, Associate Professor and head of the clinical department for radiology at Skåne University Hospital Malmö. "We are confident that the solution will exceed the requirements we set forth and look forward to a meaningful partnership with Vital."

Vital continually invests in programs and technology designed to enhance relationships between customers, referring physicians, partners and patients. Building on its knowledge and understanding of complex clinical workflow, Vital offers a comprehensive suite of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and connectivity solutions. 

About Vital

Vital, a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, is a leading provider of advanced visualization and analysis software for physicians and healthcare specialists. The company's software provides users productivity and communication tools to improve patient care that can be accessed throughout the enterprise anytime, anywhere via the Web. For more information, visit

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CONTACT: AT VITAL IMAGES: Nichole Gerszewski (952) 487-9647

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