Press release

Los Angeles, October 12, 2017

Fischer Imaging announced that CEO, Shabbir Bambot, PhD, will be presenting at the Medical Technology Innovation Forum. Fischer Imaging was one of eight top medtech companies selected to present. MTIF will take place from October 30–31, 2017 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa in Orange County, CA.

MTIF is an annual event held by OCTANe. This year will feature Omar Ishrak, CEO of Medtronic, as the keynote speaker.

About Fischer Imaging

Fischer Imaging is a mammography company focused on developing the next generation of breast imaging systems. The company is focused on improving breast cancer screening and diagnosis by finding missed cancers and reducing unnecessary treatment. Fischer Imaging unique slot scanning approach allows targeted scanning to reduce scatter and radiation dose, while improving the quality of the image resolution.

Fischer Imaging is the successor company to Fischer Imaging Corporation, which until the early 2000’s was a leading manufacturer of mammography equipment in the United States. Fischer Imaging Co. pioneered stereotactic needle biopsy under digital mammography guidance and developed one of the first Full Field Digital Mammography (“FFDM”) systems. Fischer Imaging Co. sold over $1B in x-ray systems, with over $400M to OEM partners such as GE, Varian, Dornier, Philips, Kodak and Storz.

About MTIF:

OCTANe’s Medical Technology Innovation Forum (MTIF) is the largest conference in Southern California focused on high-growth medtech innovation and investment. With over 850 attendees, ranging from entrepreneurs, industry executives, strategic partners, qualified investors, and academicians, MTIF brings the entire medtech ecosystem together for a two-day, content-rich forum. Participants will leave the conference with actionable takeaways they can directly apply to their business to increase efficiency, performance, scalability and growth.


Fischer Imaging, Inc.

Shabbir Bambot, PhD