Mobile clinic – Carestream and the Moto GP ‘s mobile clinic begin partners. Now they give to the Moto GP’s pilots the best technology in digital radiography. So Moto GP and Superbike’s mobile clinic expand its technological systems with the Carestream DRX-1. At Mugello GP, the mobile clinic of Michele Zasa increases its technological equipment. It hosts aboard a new Carestream DRX-1 System. Carestream and the Moto GP’s clinic improve help to pilots by providing the best available technologies.
“The mobile clinic is a medical-physiotherapy on wheels with 50 employees.” explains Zasa. “In 2015, it made 2,966 medical interventions in Moto GP, including 1,245 on pilots and 1,721 on staff of the paddock. 359 needs an x-ray. In the mobile clinic, we can help 8 patients simultaneously“. From Mugello, the Moto GP’s clinical team will have an extra system. The CARESTREAM DRX-1 for direct acquisition of radiographic images. Introduced in 2009, it was the first digital wireless technology in the world, with standard format 35×43.
Moto GP’s Mobile clinic and Carestream DRX-1: It guarantees an extremely and rapid diagnosis, full and safe
“The Carestream DRX-1 is a high-tech system. It permits a highly specialized diagnostic, enabling us to give a more timely and correct service. It guarantees an extremely and rapid diagnosis, full and safe. This tool is very important. It is useful for when of falls or fractures. We take care of the best drivers in the world and we need the best equipment.” said Zasa. The mobile clinic can send the images to print and storage systems. The high and efficient digital detector makes possible to cut the exposure to x-rays than traditional systems. It has a light weight. So it has a versatile use for all types of traditional examinations with clear advantages in terms of workflow. According to research commissioned by Carestream in England, finally, the DRX-1 system can cut the execution time of an examination Rx up to 43%.
Source: Corriere dello Sport