Endoscopy services throughout the UK are set to benefit from ground-breaking technology following an announcement by specialist endoscopy equipment provider, Aquilant Endoscopy.
The UK’s exclusive distributor of Fujifilm endoscopic technology showcased its latest innovations at the 2014 British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) Conference & Exhibition at the Manchester Central Convention Centre recently.
Aquilant Endoscopy will now be offering a five-year warranty with its 600 series high-definition CMOS range of endoscopes, making them a compelling option for departments looking to reduce the overall lifetime cost of their endoscope fleet. As endoscope technology can be very fragile, an extended warranty that accommodates a longer timespan will help to reduce servicing costs, helping to save the department money in the long run.
Alongside the new 600 series range, Aquilant Endoscopy will also be showcasing its sophisticated endoscopy reporting system, known as SYNAPSE NX.
SYNAPSE NX from Fujifilm, available exclusively through Aquilant Endoscopy, is a digital storage system that fully integrates with the information systems within both the individual endoscopy department and its host Hospital Information Systems (HIS), creating more-efficient collection, evaluation and storage of patient information, including digital images (photo and video) taken from screening procedures. A tablet-style device accompanies the main computer system, eliminating the need for clinical staff to physically transport documents between departments and helping to reduce the risk of vital data loss.
Andrew Dawe, general manager of Aquilant Endoscopy, said: “We’re proud to be able to launch the advanced 600 series CMOS technology to the UK market. Not only that, but our five-year warranty will give endoscopy specialists the confidence that their cutting-edge equipment will be protected for a longer period than ever before, providing complete peace of mind and outstanding lifetime cost value.
“We understand the demands that are placed on increasingly busy endoscopy units and rapid, reliable service support is a critical element. Introducing the five-year warranty for 600 series endoscopes, combined with our next-day loan service, will help to give departments peace of mind that their service provision will be uninterrupted, allowing them to focus on providing the best possible care for patients.
“In addition, SYNAPSE NX will simplify and join together seamlessly a multiple of complex recording and reporting tasks, at the same time creating a single place for data storing that can be easily accessed and updated. The improved accuracy, safety and productivity of this system will not only provide clinical and diagnostic benefits, but also potentially-significant financial and efficiency benefits to the hospitals themselves. We look forward to receiving feedback from delegates attending the BSG event.”