After discovering x-rays, Konrad Roentgen refused to patent them. If he had, then the use and development of x-rays would have been dramatically limited due to the patents and the costs involved in using them. More...
As a young woman during World War I, Irène Joliot-Curie (left) worked with her mother Marie Curie (right) to provide mobile X-ray units for wounded soldiers. They are pictured here at the Hoogstade Hospital in Belgium in 1915. Read more...
Agfa Latam organizes virtual Kick Off with TV Show format, connecting dealers and employees from 20 different countries
Every year the Agfa Dealers and employees from Latin America used to meet at the annual event called AgfaMed. In 2021 due to Covid-19 it was impossible to be together on this event, Agfa Latam organized on February 24th & 25th a Virtual online Kick Off for all employees and Dealers of Latin America to discuss [...]
Agfa Radiology Solutions in partnership with the Fundación de Religiosos para la Salud (FRS), provided training on digital mammography at the Regional Hospital of Paraguarí. The Hospital is located in the city of Asunción, Paraguay, and has a Comprehensive Center for Women through an inter-institutional agreement. The mammography equipment of the hospital have been calibrated by [...]
In order to alleviate the care pressure in the acute centers the province of Valencia has opened field hospitals. The Valencia field hospital, annexed to La Fe, received the first Covid-19 patients, all of them with mild or moderate complaints. The hospital has acquired CR 30 devices and DR 100e analogue units to provide their patients [...]
Uniklinik RWTH, Aachen has purchased the DX-D 300 for educational purposes, for the training of medical-technical radiology assistants. This makes Uniklinik RWTH Aachen one of the most modern training facilities in Germany. In addition to the radiography equipment, there is also a modern manikin. This manikin, a dummy, contains a genuine skeleton. It shows up on [...]
The Centro de Imageologia Avanzada SC is a Radiology Clinic dedicated to radiography, ultrasounds, dental radiology and tomography in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua - Mexico. The clinic is a reference center with more than 30 years of experience that offers services in both Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas - USA, as it is located near [...]
Trust all of you are doing well and wishing you the very best for the coming Christmas & New Year holidays! May 2021 be a better year for all of us. Wishing you a safe and warm holiday season!