ContextVision Strengthens its Interventional Radiology Focus

ContextVision appoints Donald Barry as product manager for X-Ray and Interventional Radiology

BOSTON, Mass. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden – ContextVision, software imaging partner for the most recognized medical imaging manufacturers worldwide, today announced the appointment of Donald Barry PhD as Product Manager for the company’s X-Ray division. In his new role, Barry will immediately focus on the launch of ContextVision’s Interventional Radiology product, expected to be released at RSNA in November 2008.

“We are extremely pleased that Don chose to join our team,” said Jan Erik Hedborg, CEO. “His extensive experience with both radiology and international marketing and profound understanding of the market will be of great value to ContextVision as the company continues to grow and we expand our X-Ray product line.”

“I am delighted to join ContextVision at this time of expansion, with the introduction of several key products in coming months. The company has an exciting growth potential, proven by its sales growth of 34% in 2007, and I look forward to leveraging my experience and knowledge from the clinical and marketing perspective in order to contribute,” said Barry.

Barry brings almost 30 years of global medical imaging experience to ContextVision. He has held management positions in several medical imaging companies in the United States: general manager for Picker X-ray division, vice president of business development at Terason (ultrasound), and several positions at the Analogic Corporation, including group vice president. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry, a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Northwestern University, and an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance. He will be based in ContextVision’s U.S. headquarter in the Boston, Massachusetts area.


About ContextVision

ContextVision is the leading independent developer in medical imaging enhancement, analysis and processing technologies, serving leading OEMs and distributors for over 20 years. ContextVision’s patented GOP algorithm allows unprecedented image quality to be achieved by simultaneously enhancing fine structure while reducing noise and speckle across MRI, X-Ray, Ultrasound and CT image data. ContextVision’s technology enables the company’s customers to provide superior digital imaging quality for hospitals and clinicians. Such solutions promise more rapid and accurate diagnoses, reduced operator eye fatigue, and ultimately, a greater return-on-investment for medical imaging users. ContextVision’s embedded imaging software is relied upon daily by thousands of users around the globe. For more information, please visit


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