Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. and Fujifilm Healthcare Americas announced last week that the two companies have merged.
Now operating under the name Fujifilm Healthcare Americas Corp., the new combination of organizations aims to bring together the strengths of each company’s product portfolios and employees to create new value for customers and advance medical care, according to a news release.
Henry Izawa will serve as president & CEO, with an executive management team including chairman Jun Higuchi, SVP of modality solutions John Hahn, SVP of medical informatics Bill Lacy, SVP of sales Jason Heim, SVP of regulatory & quality affairs Randy Vader, VP of endoscopy Taisuke Fujita and VP of the office of the president & CEO Takehiro Fujimoto.
“We have built a new foundation leveraging the strengths of each organization to demonstrate the clinical value and relevance of our combined portfolio,” Izawa said in the release. “Integrating two of Fujifilm’s key healthcare businesses enhances our ability to become an even more comprehensive healthcare partner for our customers.”
Fujifilm’s product portfolio includes digital radiography, computed tomography, endoscopy, endosurgery, enterprise imaging, in-vitro diagnostics, magnetic resonance imaging, mammography and ultrasound. The company also has AI offerings as part of its REiLI initiative to bring AI insights into healthcare professionals’ workflows.
“This is an exciting time to be part of Fujifilm – we’re very proud of our comprehensive portfolio of healthcare solutions and our teams who helped make this integration a success,” Izawa said. “We look forward to leveraging the strengths of each business and product portfolio as we remain steadfast on our pursuit of growth, expansion, and improving patient care in the rapidly evolving healthcare market.”