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Vital Images, Inc. Celebrates 25 Years

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MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Images, Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, celebrates its 25th anniversary of leading innovation in the advanced visualization market for healthcare providers across the globe. Today, more than 5,000 customers in 83 countries have installed the company's solutions to provide important clinical decision support.

Vital was founded in Fairfield, Iowa in 1988 and built on the belief that advanced visualization technology could revolutionize medical practice by non-invasively visualizing anatomy to provide critical patient information for medical professionals. Vital continues to build on its foundation and expand in areas such as healthcare informatics through cutting-edge software that enables physicians to quickly and clearly understand and communicate diagnostic results.

"Vital's commitment to providing relevant, leading-edge solutions to its customers has not wavered over the past 25 years," said Erkan Akyuz, president and chief executive officer at Vital . "We are proud of the significant contributions the company has made to the healthcare market. This is due to the company we keep, including our loyal and insightful customers, our talented and committed employees and our innovative partners. We look forward to continuing to drive the market to new heights together over the next 25 years."

Now a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, Vital is able to expand its reach to more hospitals and medical professionals around the globe and provide seamless access to key images resulting in an increased focus on patient care. Since its inception in 1875, Toshiba has made it their mission to provide integrated diagnostic solutions through long-term, customer-focused partnerships to improve the quality of life for all people.

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 www.vitalimages.com.

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CONTACT: AT VITAL IMAGES: Nichole Gerszewski (952) 487-9647 ngerszewski@vitalimages.com www.vitalimages.com

Source:Vital Images, Inc.