News | April 10, 2013

Digital radiography (DR), picture archive and communications system (PACS) and voice recognition together provide image acquisition-to-reporting solution

Agfa DX-D 100

April 10, 2013 — The U.S. Navy has awarded Agfa Healthcare a contract to upgrade more than 30 ships in the U.S. Navy fleet to the latest digital radiography (DR) solutions with Agfa Healthcare's DX-D 400, DX-D 100 and other systems. To be used along with Agfa Healthcare's Impax picture archive and communications system (PACS) and TalkStation voice recognition system for diagnostic reporting, this end-to end solution will provide the Navy with improved, efficient workflow from image acquisition to study reporting.

The comprehensive system will enable streamlined workflow from image acquisition to image interpretation by the radiologists using Impax PACS at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Walter Reed uses the Impax PACS and TalkStation for dictation and reporting and will now be able to send and receive full reports as well complete patient records, further streamlining the reporting process by allowing radiologists to easily dictate, edit, code and sign reports within minutes.

"After a thorough analysis of imaging vendors over the past 12 months, the Navy came to the conclusion that the Agfa Healthcare systems provided the most complete solution and offer an unmatched value proposition in terms of ease-of-use, image quality and streamlined workflow,” said Tim Artz, global government accounts director, Agfa Healthcare. “During the last 14 years Agfa Healthcare has proven to be a very reliable partner to the Navy, supporting their mission for critical imaging technology on ships around the world.”

Agfa Healthcare's solution includes the DX-D 100, a highly maneuverable DR unit that enables high-quality radiology exams to be efficiently performed in mobile environments, including intensive care units (ICU), emergency departments, operating rooms or bedsides. The DX-D 400 is a floor mounted X-ray suite that offers state-of-the-art imaging technology at an affordable cost — without compromising functionality or performance. The DX-D 100 and DX-D 400 include Agfa Healthcare's Musica2 image processing software. The standard NX user interface used across the entire spectrum of CR and DR solutions provides a smooth transition to DR technology.

For more information: www.agfahealthcare.com/usa/en/main


Related Content

News | Artificial Intelligence

May 22, 2024 — Lunit, a leading provider of AI-powered solutions for cancer diagnostics and therapeutics, recently ...

Time May 22, 2024
arrow
News | Cardiac Imaging

May 17, 2024 — The Cum Laude Award-Winning Online Poster presented during the 124th ARRS Annual Meeting found that the ...

Time May 17, 2024
arrow
Feature | Digital Radiography (DR) | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Digital radiography (DR) continues to advance at a rapid pace with today’s technological innovations and evolving ...

Time May 06, 2024
arrow
Feature | Radiology Business

Beginning this spring, ITN will begin sending out a bi-monthly survey to our readers on a variety of topics, which we ...

Time May 02, 2024
arrow
Feature | Information Technology | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Global Health Conference and Exhibition brought ...

Time May 01, 2024
arrow
Feature | Information Technology | By Jef Williams

The rapid growth of healthcare data has reached unprecedented heights, making up about 30% of the world’s stored data.¹ ...

Time April 30, 2024
arrow
News | Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)

April 11, 2024 — iCAD, Inc., a global leader in clinically proven AI-powered cancer detection solutions, announced today ...

Time April 11, 2024
arrow
News | Radiation Dose Management

April 9, 2024 — Mirion Dosimetry Services, a Mirion Medical company, today announced commercial availability of its ...

Time April 09, 2024
arrow
News | X-Ray

April 1, 2024 — MinXray, a leading manufacturer of imaging systems for medical and veterinary use, recently sent its ...

Time April 01, 2024
arrow
News | Enterprise Imaging

March 12, 2024 — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. announced today the new integration of the Exa Platform with ...

Time March 12, 2024
arrow
Subscribe Now