MORTSEL, Belgium and GREENVILLE, South Carolina, March 6, 2018
Agfa HealthCare announces today that it will join Hitachi Healthcare Americas at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana (USA), from March 6-10, 2018. At booth #3222, the strategic partners will be available to discuss their full offer: a complete, joint portfolio that includes direct radiography (DR), computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound (US) modalities.
"The great partnership we have with Hitachi Healthcare Americas allows us to offer a complete imaging modality portfolio of DR, CT, MRI and Ultrasound to healthcare providers who value image quality and outstanding workflow," comments Ueli Laupper, Vice President Marketing, DR Business Unit Manager, North America.
DR: Workflow efficiency and enhanced collaboration
Agfa HealthCare's comprehensive DR portfolio allows any healthcare enterprise to experience the benefits of DR, regardless of its size or budget. It includes solutions such as:
Agfa HealthCare also continues to expand its DR Retrofit portfolio, allowing imaging departments to maximize their existing X-ray investments by upgrading them to DR.
Agfa HealthCare's DR solutions offer a choice of fixed, tethered and wireless detectors with Cesium Iodide (CsI) or Gadolinium Oxy-Sulphide (GOS) technology. CsI also offers the potential for dose reduction.1
All Agfa HealthCare DR solutions come with MUSICA, which now processes both Genrad and dynamic images. X-team technology enables instant messaging and clinical dialogue, for greater collaboration and consultation between radiologists, clinicians, radiographers and other patient caregivers.
Visitors can discover the complete Agfa HealthCare DR portfolio, at the Hitachi Healthcare Americas AAOS 2018 booth #3222 in New Orleans, Louisiana (USA), March 6-10, 2018.
* The DR 800 is not yet available in the US and Canada.
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About Agfa HealthCare
Agfa HealthCare, present in one hospital out of two, is a leading provider of eHealth & Digital Imaging solutions. Care organizations in over 100 countries rely on Agfa HealthCare to optimize their efficiency and improve patient care.
1 Testing with board-certified radiologists has determined that Cesium Bromide (CR) and Cesium Iodide (DR) Detectors, when used with MUSICA image processing, can provide dose reductions of 50 to 60%, compared to traditional Barium Fluoro Bromide CR systems. Contact Agfa HealthCare for more details.
Marc De Fré
Global Marcom Director Agfa HealthCare
SOURCE Agfa HealthCare