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November 8, 11th International Day of Radiology (IDoR 2022)

By |2022-11-08T08:17:21+01:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography, Exhibitions & Events|

As always, the International Day of Radiology takes place on November 8 with the aim of building greater awareness of the value that radiology contributes to safe patient care and improving public understanding of the vital role radiologists and radiographers play in the healthcare continuum. We acknowledge the critical role that radiology plays to help ensure [...]

October 21st is Clinical Engineering Day

By |2022-10-21T17:18:28+02:00October 21st, 2022|Categories: General|

In 2006, October 21st was designated Global Clinical Engineering Day. It celebrates clinical engineers and their role in global health and patient care. The American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) describes the profession as "supporting and advancing patient care by applying engineering and managerial skills to healthcare technology." Global Clinical Engineering Day is celebrated annually to honor our [...]

Thank you for visiting us at SIRM 2022

By |2022-10-10T10:10:55+02:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography, Exhibitions & Events|

At SIRM 2022, we highlighted digital radiography innovations that support the patient’s care journey in the era of digital health, by providing smart, meaningful answers to radiology’s real needs. Visitors discovered how we deliver excellence, going beyond expectations with an expanded digital radiography portfolio that meets the requirements of every radiology department and every budget. Thank [...]

Agfa Radiology Solutions @ JFR 2022, Paris, France

By |2022-09-29T09:55:38+02:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography, Exhibitions & Events|

There is so much to see at this year’s JFR Congress! We can’t wait to share with you our newest solutions such as our dedicated and affordable VALORY rooms, SmartXR intelligence and Dura-line detectors. Every imaging department deserves ‘excellence’, no matter its size or budget. Experience Agfa Radiology Solutions ‘innovations that matter’ for yourself, by visiting [...]

Agfa Radiology Solutions @ CADI 2022, Argentina

By |2022-09-27T19:46:39+02:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography, Exhibitions & Events|

From September 22nd to 24th we have participated in the CADI event (Argentinian Congress of Diagnostic Imaging). The event is the 3rd largest in Latin America and it was the 1st large presential Radiology event in Argentina since 2019 due to the Covid Pandemic. CADI received around 2.000 participants in the 2022 edition. At our booth, [...]

Agfa Radiology Solutions @ SIRM 2022, Rome, Italy

By |2022-09-27T16:12:14+02:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Exhibitions & Events|

Join us at SIRM 2022 and discover how our intelligent solutions are transforming digital radiography, by providing smart, meaningful answers to radiology’s real needs. At SIRM 2022, we launch VALORY, the digital radiography room delivering ‘Excellence, pure and simple’. Book an expert demo with us. Booth: Block L, Level -1

DR Image Quality study

By |2022-09-23T12:46:57+02:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography, White papers/Scientific articles|

In the study on DR Image Quality we have gathered our experience and achievements in the field of medical X-ray imaging over the past 30 years and this in the areas of image processing, image quality and dose management. The study involves five individual hospitals in Germany, six independent readers (radiologists), and data collected over more [...]

DR 100s : Tube head positioning in all directions

By |2022-09-20T14:25:44+02:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography|

Imaging can be demanding, but the DR 100s makes it easy, even when patient mobility is a challenge. Freedom of positioning and flexible X-ray alignment at the bedside keep your patient safe and comfortable, while the ergonomic features take the stress off the operator as well. The ZeroForce technology provides flexibility of the tube-head along 3-axes, [...]

On the fast track, in the resuscitation area

By |2022-09-15T16:34:50+02:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: Customer Cases, Digital Radiography|

In March 2020, Watford General Hospital, part of the West Hertfordshire Hospitals Teaching NHS Trust (UK), fitted two X-ray rooms in its emergency department with Agfa’s top-of-the-line DR 600. At the same time, the mobile computed radiography (CR) unit in the resuscitation area was replaced with the DR 100s direct radiography (DR) unit. “In the resuscitation [...]

The impact of 30 years of experience in image processing and dose management

By |2022-09-13T08:28:48+02:00September 13th, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography, White papers/Scientific articles|

Agfa DR image quality and patient care study. We have a long-term history as worldwide leadership in X-ray image processing. It was therefore considered appropriate to carry out a study on a larger clinical scale in order to obtain reliable clinical data and to re-confirm and quantify real-world image quality. Download the study here. Enjoy reading!

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