VitreaAdvanced Enterprise-wide Imaging Sees Significant Growth in More Healthcare Institutions Throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

| Source: Vital Images, Inc.

DEN HAAG, Netherlands, March 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Images, Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, continues its expansion in the EMEA market with an increasing number of organizations migrating to Vital's VitreaAdvanced® enterprise solution, to help improve efficiency, communication and patient care.

"While Vital has more than 5,000 worldwide installations, more healthcare facilities are moving medical imaging to the enterprise to provide their clinicians with access to medical images anytime from anywhere. Our sites within EMEA have historically been workstation-based, but the trend is quickly moving towards providing instant access to the information needed to make informed decisions through Vital's VitreaAdvanced enterprise imaging software," said Steve Andersen, Executive Vice President, International at Vital.

"It is imperative to give our clinicians the best results possible. I need to be able to show and adapt reconstructions and measurements independent of my location," said Dr. Stefan Niehues, at Charite' University Medical Center in Berlin. "By moving from a workstation-based solution to the VitreaAdvanced enterprise-wide solution we are able to read studies and collaborate from anywhere, including home, which improves our ability to provide efficient patient care."

VitreaAdvanced will be featured in the Vital (Expo C, # 320) and Toshiba (Expo C, booth #321) stands at The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, March 6-10.

About VitreaAdvanced®

VitreaAdvanced, Vital's advanced visualization solution, provides powerful 2D, 3D and 4D images for applications addressing cardiovascular, neurovascular and oncology disease states. Fueled by intelligent automation, it utilizes an intuitive clinical workflow to improve speed and simplicity of use, while offering a straightforward approach to complex information.

About Vital Images, Inc.

Vital Images, Inc., 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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