News | February 09, 2009

Agfa to Show Expanded DR, CR Portfolio at ECR 2009

February 9 , 2009 - At ECR 2009, Agfa HealthCare will be presenting an expanded portfolio of digital radiography solutions, showcasing its new DX-D line of DR solutions, low dose solutions for pediatrics and neonatal, dedicated solutions for mammography and affordable modular solutions for going from analog to digital. The solutions help meet the needs of the radiologist to improve productivity, to lower dose and to lower costs, while offering some of the industry's most advanced technologies in order to improve clinical confidence and patient experience.

The DX-S Computed Radiography (CR) and the DX-D Direct Radiography (DR) system is designed for facilities of any size. Each solution has been developed to meet specific needs of the most demanding clinical and workflow environments and to improve the delivery of patient care, offering the user a choice between softcopy and hardcopy reading.

At ECR 2009 Agfa HealthCare will be displaying an extensive portfolio of IT solutions, from departmental systems for Radiology and Cardiology, to full enterprise software solutions that consolidate information and image sources across departments, hospitals and countries. Each solution is designed and engineered to satisfy the most demanding workflow requirement, employing engineered interoperability and single workflows for efficiency and quality of service.

IMPAX 6.0, Agfa HealthCare’s 6th generation RIS/PACS/REPORTING solution offers reportedly fast and easy access to information, images and reporting tools from a single desktop, helping to electronically manage radiology operations from start to finish. From patient registration and worklist generation, through to radiological reporting using voice recognition technology, this integrated solution provides the efficiency and functionality required in today's busy practices.

Supporting the demand for integration are Agfa HealthCare’s IMPAX Suites, a range of fully modular and comprehensive Radiology IT solutions providing Scheduling, RIS, PACS and Reporting in a single comprehensive cross departmental suite. IMPAX Data Center is a vendor neutral enterprise imaging infrastructure that allows healthcare facilities to efficiently manage and share clinical imaging information. IMPAX Data Center is a component of a hospital’s archive, access and disaster recovery strategies.

Agfa HealthCare also offers its solutions in modular format, providing solutions to meet specific demands. On a clinical front, Agfa HealthCare will showcase advanced Clinical Applications at ECR. The company will also reveal a work-in-progress viewer technology that addresses one of the most common issues facing healthcare providers today; the task of delivering images and information to care givers across a wide range of technical and physical barriers. Also on show at ECR will be the company's IMPAX Mobility solution, an ultra-thin, web deployable enterprise image and result viewer designed for rapid and easy deployment, operating across wide area networks.

Agfa HealthCare today is the partner of choice for supporting hospitals and care facilities in their transition from analog to digital to IT based diagnostic imaging. For hospitals seeking to integrate, transition from single site to multi-site facilities or implement regional healthcare - Agfa Healthcare is the healthcare partner to meet those 21st century needs. Diagnostic imaging is our DNA, whether it is analog, digital or IT based
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