By staff writers

January 23, 2018 -- Carestream Health said it received a total of 79 new patents in 2017 for its healthcare IT and medical imaging technologies.

The vendor was awarded 36 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and 43 additional patents from European and Asian countries for technologies used in radiography, conebeam CT imaging, healthcare IT, and other areas. The patents included new image capture technologies related to the development of conebeam CT systems designed for orthopedic extremity imaging, according to the firm.

In addition, Carestream garnered patents for enhancements to its healthcare IT systems for managing, storing, and sharing patient data and medical imaging exams. Other new patents covered technology advances in its portfolio of radiology systems as well as developments in the company's laser imagers for output of digital x-ray exams on medical film and paper, the company said.

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