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National Medical Imaging is pleased to announce that as of October 16, 2020 its clinic, education and research centre – with leading edge MR CT Xray and ultrasound equipment – will be equipped with a premium dedicated fiber optic internet service with a capacity of up to 10G supplied by high-speed fibre-optic internet provider FlexNetworks.

This premium dedicated fiber-optic internet service will provide global connectivity to National Medical Imaging’s leading-edge MRI, CT, Ultrasound and Xray medical imaging clinic, medical imaging education and research centre. “With the addition of this private dedicated internet, our clinic will be well positioned to be a leader in the delivery of educational, research and medical services in Saskatoon, the province of Saskatchewan, and nationwide,” said Dragan Racic, National Medical Imaging’s Partner and Vice President Operations.

Thanks to this state-of-the-art connection, National Medical Imaging will have the opportunity to utilize fully its imaging equipment by sharing clinical, academic and research tools worldwide. This high-speed, flexible and tailored network solution aims to maximize communications and productivity. “We are thrilled to be able to deliver this premium technology in support of the delivery of enhanced health services and education right here in Saskatchewan,” noted Matthew Murray, Senior Account Executive – Enterprise with FlexNetworks.

The Clinic and its partners, the James Smith Cree Nation and DR Links Holdings Inc., have invested $8.5 million in this development and will be employing 15 full time staff in the medical clinic and an additional 10 employees in the education and research centre in 2021. “Medical imaging clinical, academic and research practitioners, as well as educators and researchers will be able to perform highly specialized work and offer world class educational opportunities to technologists, radiologists, students and educators from the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic. “This new premium connectivity is not only excellent for our clinic, it will benefit Saskatchewan’s economy as a whole by keeping educational and research activities in the province and attracting academics and researchers from other parts of the world,” added Racic.

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National Medical Imaging is a company specializing in medical imaging services, education and research in the field of medical imaging in Canada and internationally. The company, through its Market Mall facility in Saskatoon, provides medical imaging services as well as an education and research hub operated in partnership with several medical imaging education and research institutions and companies. Learn more at www.nationalmedicalimaging.ca.

James Smith Cree Nation is located 58 kilometers east of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan on Treaty 6 Territory. This First Nation has a population of 3,412, including an estimated on-reserve population of 1,892 members. Learn more at www.jamessmithcreenation.com.

FlexNetworks owns, manages and operates extensive fibre-optic infrastructure throughout Saskatchewan. FlexNetworks thrives on providing scalable and flexible internet solutions and on delivering a new connectivity option to Saskatchewan’s business community. Learn more at www.Flexnetworks.ca.

Media Inquiries:
Matthew Murray
Senior Account Executive
FlexNetworks
Tel: (306) 500-0198
Email: Matthew.Murray@flexnetworks.ca