United Kingdom's NHS Supply Chain to Acquire Seven TomoTherapy® Systems
16 Jun, 2016, 06:30 ET
Largest Ever Accuray Deal Will Provide More Cancer Patients in the United Kingdom (UK) Access to Advanced, Precise Radiation Treatments
SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 16, 2016 /CNW/ -- Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) has a signed deal with NHS Supply Chain for seven TomoTherapy® Systems in a new partnership designed to provide clinicians and their patients with additional access to advanced radiation therapy. This deal was entered into backlog during Accuray's fourth fiscal quarter. This deal with NHS Supply Chain further increases the reach and accessibility of the TomoTherapy System to a wider number of NHS hospitals who wish to make this technology available for the full range of cancer patients.
"This is the largest commitment from a single customer in Accuray history and is the result of our strategic account selling, focus on multi-system orders and customer satisfaction. It continues the validation we are seeing from our customers around the world that the TomoTherapy System is a workhorse system that can handle both routine and complex cancer cases. It underscores customer confidence in the TomoTherapy System as a mainstream radiation therapy device which can be relied upon to provide precise treatment," said Josh Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer at Accuray. "We are committed to continuing to work with UK NHS clinicians and NHS Supply Chain to help ensure cancer patients are able to benefit from the advanced and innovative approaches to treatment the TomoTherapy System uniquely provides."
"NHS Supply Chain is committed to offering high-quality, cost effective radiotherapy treatment systems to the NHS and improving patients' access to new and effective treatment. We believe our latest deal with Accuray will help us achieve these objectives as well as enable us to further support the delivery of the national cancer strategy," said Andy Brown, Managing Director of Capital Solutions at NHS Supply Chain.
For more information on the TomoTherapy System, visit http://www.accuray.com/solutions/treatment-delivery/tomotherapy-treatment-delivery/h-series
NHS Supply Chain provides patient-focused healthcare products and supply chain services to the UK's National Health Service. Accuray was awarded onto the latest NHS Supply Chain Imaging, Radiotherapy, Endoscopy and Ancillary Devices Framework Agreement in January 2016, enabling the company to sell its products to NHS hospitals.
The Framework Agreement provides an Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) compliant, cost effective route to purchase for NHS trusts to use to purchase equipment, including the TomoTherapy System.
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Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) is a radiation oncology company that develops, manufactures and sells precise, innovative tumor treatment solutions that set the standard of care with the aim of helping patients live longer, better lives. The company's leading-edge technologies deliver the full range of radiation therapy and radiosurgery treatments. For more information, please visit www.accuray.com.
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