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Tested. Proven. Acquired. DR Mammo Retrofit shows its value in live trial.

By | June 6th, 2019|Categories: Digital Radiography|

After 10 years of using computed radiography (CR) for mammography, Dr. Merino Pohl, chief radiologist of mammography at the Inmunomédica Medical Center in Concepción, was considering switching to direct radiography (DR).  Dr. Merino Pohl turned to Agfa to find out about purchasing a dedicated DR mammography system. “We’ve worked with Agfa for over 15 years at this [...]

Agfa Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for the Enhanced Diagnostic Capability and Flexibility of its Multi-purpose DR 800 System

By | May 9th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

Based on its recent analysis of the global multipurpose digital radiography (DR) systems market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Agfa  with the 2019 Global New Product Innovation Award for its DR 800 multi-purpose system.  “Agfa worked alongside radiologists, technologists, and administrators at Loma Linda University Medical Center and Florida Hospital, the largest healthcare provider in the Southeast [...]

Agfa provides MSF Logistique with 20 wireless DR Retrofit systems for mobile X-ray to reduce childhood tuberculosis.

By | April 25th, 2019|Categories: Digital Radiography, Press Release|

Agfa announces that it was selected by MSF Logistique to provide 20 direct radiography (DR) systems over a period of two years. The systems will be used to retrofit the existing analog mobile X-ray units used in the TB-Speed project, which is a joint effort of Unitaid and Initiative 5%. The contract was signed in December [...]

Agfa and Universal Imaging partner to provide high-quality, low-dose imaging in the North American veterinary market

By | April 18th, 2019|Categories: Digital Radiography, Veterinary|

Agfa announces that it has signed an agreement with multi-modality veterinary provider Universal Imaging to supply veterinary-dedicated direct radiography (DR) solutions with MUSICA 3 image processing to the veterinary health markets in the US and Canada. The agreement will extend Agfa’s footprint in this market, enabling Universal Imaging to offer excellent image quality and the lowest [...]

Leading the pack

By | April 16th, 2019|Categories: Digital Radiography, Veterinary|

AlmaVet, in Jyväskylä Finland, has built for itself a clear and firm niche among the multiple veterinary clinics in the region. Since 2016, co-owners, veterinarians and spouses Suvi and Teppo Heinola provide not only general veterinary and dental care, but specialist endoscopy services as well. Each day, they treat 20-30 small animals – mostly dogs, cats [...]

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust adds two more digital X-ray rooms to its portfolio of Agfa Digital Radiography solutions

By | April 4th, 2019|Categories: Digital Radiography, Press Release|

Agfa announces today that The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, in South Yorkshire, UK, has chosen to add two high-performance DR 600 X-ray rooms to its existing portfolio of Agfa Digital Radiography solutions already in use in the hospital. With the contract signed in September 2018, the first DR 600 X-ray room went live in December 2018. [...]

Agfa chosen as mobile X-ray unit supplier in 51st competitive open tender run by Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (Poland)

By | March 18th, 2019|Categories: Digital Radiography, Press Release|

Agfa announces that it has been selected as mobile X-ray system supplier in the 51st annual Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (GOCC, or ‘WOSP’ in Polish) open tender. During the first half of 2019, Agfa will implement 21 DX-D 100+ mobile, wireless direct radiography (DR) systems powered by MUSICA image processing in the pediatric and neonatal departments [...]

Benenden Hospital, UK, upgrades X-ray facilities with multi-purpose DR 800 and high performance DR 600 X-ray rooms

By | March 14th, 2019|Categories: Digital Radiography, Press Release|

Agfa announces today that it has implemented both the DR 800 and DR 600 direct radiography (DR) systems at Benenden Hospital, in Kent, UK.  The private hospital chose Agfa for its excellent MUSICA image quality with minimum dose, plus the flexibility to handle both fluoroscopy and general radiography.  Since their installation, the X-ray rooms have enabled [...]

Agfa receives Frost & Sullivan 2019 Global New Product Innovation Award for Multi-Purpose Digital Radiography System, DR 800.

By | February 25th, 2019|Categories: Digital Radiography, Press Release|

Agfa announces today that it has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2019 award for New Product Innovation Leader in the Global Multipurpose Digital Radiography Systems Market. The award further highlights the value proposition of Agfa’s DR systems, which “revolves around maximizing patient care quality and safety, while still optimizing total cost of ownership (TCO) and return on [...]

Agfa receives FDA 510(k) clearance for DR 800 with Tomosynthesis

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Digital Radiography, Press Release|

Agfa announces today that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its DR 800* multipurpose imaging system with tomosynthesis. Offering one solution for radiography, fluoroscopy, multi-slice and advanced clinical applications, the DR 800 supports the role of radiology in the value-based care organization with increased versatility, functionality and efficiency. With the DR 800, Agfa moves from [...]

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