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CIO Review >> Magazine >> May - 2016 issue

Prognosys Medical Systems : Providing Path-Breaking Solutions in Radiology and Telehealth


With our fast paced lives, health tends to take a toll on us. But the ever -changing technology has changed the course of our lives. The current market for digital solutions and systems in healthcare looks promising due to the efforts and initiatives taken up by the Government in drafting a National Health Policy. The momentum gained by “Digital India” initiatives can change the current paradigms and move towards efficient options for accessible, affordable and quality healthcare in India. Following suit, Prognosys has designed and now manufactures a full range of highly advanced Digital X-ray Systems that offers the highest image clarity to the Radiologist within seconds while using the least amount of exposure.

Prognosys has been an early mover into the Digital healthcare solutions space, offering Tele-medicine and Tele-Health solutions since 2004. A partner with Canon, Prognosys has propelled itself to being the market leader in Digital Radiography solutions, since 2007. Prognosys has been consistently educating the market on the need for Digital Radiography solutions, over traditional systems. One of the main reasons for this being “faster patient throughput” which is critical for efficient care delivery, user profitability and better diagnosis by the specialists. Prognosys leverages on the technology expertise of Canon to offer the highest image clarity to the Radiologist within seconds of an exposure.

Prognosys Medical Systems offers Digital Radiology and Fluoroscopic imaging solutions under the brand of ProRad that offers a range of Digital X-ray solutions and C-arms that are comparable to any international quality product. Digital X-ray Systems have advanced features like automatic positioning, auto-synchronization and auto image stitching to ensure that minimal time is spent in preparation and hence reduces the time burden on the imaging station. ProRad offers Digital radiology and imaging solutions in ceiling mounted tube systems, floor mounted columns, Mobile DR – both battery powered and mains powered and special purpose DR systems for use on a Mobile Bus. Furthermore, the installation of PROTAS range of telemedicine nodes across the country has enabled them to serve more than 600,000 patients in the cities and remote areas of the country. Today, Prognosys works with several global companies on one end and powers the solutions of many others in India through their Telehealth solutions.

Prognosys intends to integrate technology, with their framework of equipments, software and their market knowledge to offer eclectic solutions to each of the segments, starting from the most backward, difficult terrain or to the needy who either can’t or don’t have many options of care dispensation within reach, to the ones who can afford world class healthcare.

“The vision of Prognosys is to be recognized as the most respectable company in the region, due to our commitment in ensuring healthcare reaches all, with Quality and Safety and yet affordability,” proclaims Vajapeyam Krishna Prasad, Co-Founder and President of Prognosys Medical Systems.