Carestream Health, Medical Tronik Sign Exclusive Supplier Agreement for Digital Medical Imaging and IT Solutions

    Medical Tronik Becomes Sole Source for Carestream Health's Digital
Medical Portfolio in Quebec

    ROCHESTER, N.Y., August 28 /CNW/ - Carestream Health, Inc., announced
that Medical Tronik Montreal Ltd., (MTM) has become the exclusive supplier for
the company's digital medical imaging and information technology (IT)
solutions in the province of Quebec, Canada.

    Under the agreement, Medical Tronik will sell, service and support
Carestream Health's full portfolio of digital medical imaging and IT
solutions. This portfolio includes: computed radiography and digital
radiography systems to capture digital x-ray images; a radiology information
system (RIS) for management of patient information, including x-ray exams and
radiology reports; picture archiving and communications system (PACS) for the
management, viewing, sharing and storage of all radiology imaging studies;
laser imaging systems for output of digital medical images onto radiographic
film; and information management solutions that provide on-site or remotely
hosted solutions for the storage and management of images and information.
Medical Tronik has marketed selected Carestream Health products in the past.

    "Our sales and service teams are eager to offer the benefits of
Carestream Health's comprehensive portfolio to our customers. The exclusive
nature of this agreement indicates our confidence in the exceptional value the
joining of our two companies presents to Quebec healthcare providers," said
Gino Berube, President, Medical Tronik.

    "Medical Tronik has forged strong relationships with healthcare
facilities in Quebec through its professional sales team and its high-quality,
responsive service," said Stevan Ramirez, General Manager of Healthcare
Information Solutions for the Americas, Carestream Health. "We believe Medical
Tronik's understanding of the specific needs of the province's healthcare
providers will add value to our fully featured digital imaging and information
management platforms."

    "Combining Medical Tronik's knowledgeable and experienced sales and
support staff with our world-class medical imaging and information platforms
delivers an extremely attractive offering to healthcare providers throughout
Quebec. We believe our exclusive agreement will benefit local healthcare
facilities as well as both of our companies," said Bob Hamilton, General
Manager, Carestream Health Canada Company.

    About Medical Tronik Montreal Ltd.

    Recognized since 1986 for selling and servicing medical imaging equipment
in the province of Quebec, Medical Tronik Ltd has become an enterprise
proposing a vast range of products covering the majority of medical fields in
the province and its surroundings. Our reputation is not only due to numerous
market diversifications and to our employees' know-how, but also to our
ability to satisfy our clientele by offering the best products possible, at
the best quality/price ratio, while delivering the most personalized service.
Medical Tronik Ltd is a founder of the MTM Group. Principally dedicated to
diagnostic imaging, the MTM Group is above all a grouping of companies
specialized in the sale, installation and distribution of medical equipment
and supplies. The company has 13 offices across Canada and more than 110
employees. For more information, visit

    About Carestream Health, Inc.

    With revenues of more than $2.5 billion, Carestream Health, Inc. is a
leading provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT
solutions; molecular imaging systems for the life science research and drug
discovery/development market segments; and x-ray film and digital x-ray
products for the non-destructive testing market. The company emerged in 2007
when Onex Corporation (TSX: OCX) of Toronto, Canada, purchased Eastman Kodak
Company's Health Group. For more information about Carestream Health, contact
your Carestream Health representative or visit



For further information:

For further information: Carestream Health Robert Salmon, 585-724-7206 or Medical Tronik Eric Berube, 514-269-3853

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