At SIIM 2016, Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging takes center stage as the value of multi-departmental imaging drives industry-wide adoption.
Enterprise Imaging converges multi-department image workflow to empower image information management via a single platform
Mortsel, Belgium/Greenville, SC -31 May 2016 - 16:00 CET
- Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging's solution enables strategic initiatives for population health management, value-based care, and risk sharing
- Developed as a care-centric, standards-based workflow platform, Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging is designed in modular services to anticipate the needs of today's dynamic healthcare systems
- Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging enables hospitals and health systems to create and efficiently share unified patient records containing both images and textual information within the EHR.
Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging platform will be on display at SIIM 2016 which takes place June 29 - July 1, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.
Agfa HealthCare is joining with industry leaders at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine's (SIIM) 2016 Annual Meeting to demonstrate the significant value of enterprise imaging as hospitals and health systems continue to reduce unnecessary costs and improve outcomes. Exemplifying the growth of enterprise imaging from niche to mainstay, Agfa HealthCare will be showcasing its single-platform, converged design, which empowers efficient collaborative practice across the continuum of care as underutilized medical images evolve into a strategic asset of the organization.
Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging distinguishes in its innovative, modular design to allow flexible adoption by healthcare systems. It offers a streamlined, value-based solution that aligns with their EHR strategy. The Agfa Enterprise Imaging solution enables multiple service lines, such as Cardiology, Radiology, Surgery, Gastroenterology and Nursing to manage and use image information within the same consolidated solution.
Agfa HealthCare's deep clinical experience and IT know how as a leading provider of departmental solutions offers unique expertise to address today's need for enterprise-wide image and information-sharing. Via its open APIs and deep commitment to industry standards, Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging can overcome departmental silos, by reducing cost, complexity, and the need for multiple systems. As a result, hospitals and health systems can consolidate hardware, storage and software, while securely enhancing collaboration across the enterprise.
"We are seeing a similar evolution occur with imaging IT as we did over the last twenty years with departmental text-based systems such as laboratory, pharmacy, nursing documentation and clinical data repositories converging to become the EHR. As such, Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging's single- platform approach is defining a new standard for imaging informatics in healthcare," said Frank Pecaitis, Senior Vice President, North American Sales at Agfa HealthCare. "Our solution was designed with contemporary healthcare delivery in mind, supporting integrated care, enabling patient engagement and delivering immediate value through a unified, secure technology. The solution empowers clinicians to make informed decisions through collaboration that is not constrained by specialty or geography. In doing so, Agfa HealthCare is disrupting the legacy departmental PACS and VNA market to meet the challenges of today's greater enterprise-wide economic and quality care imperatives to deliver the right care for the right patient, at lower cost."
Agfa HealthCare subject matter experts will be on hand to answer any of your Enterprise Imaging questions and can also be seen during the following SIIM 2016 education sessions:
Friday, July 1, 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Portland Ballroom 255
Friday, July 1, 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Portland Ballroom 256
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world’s leading companies in imaging and information technology. Agfa develops manufactures and markets analogue and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), for the healthcare sector (Agfa HealthCare), and for specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials). Agfa is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries around the globe. The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 2,865 million euro in 2013.
About Agfa HealthCare
Agfa HealthCare, a member of the Agfa-Gevaert Group, is a leading global provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions. The company has nearly a century of healthcare experience and has been a pioneer on the healthcare IT market since the early 1990's. Today Agfa HealthCare designs, develops and delivers state-of-the-art systems for capturing, managing and processing diagnostic images and clinical/administrative information for hospitals and healthcare facilities, as well as contrast media solutions to enable effective medical imaging results. The company has sales offices and agents in over 100 markets worldwide. Sales for Agfa HealthCare in 2013 were 1,160 million euro. For more information on Agfa HealthCare, please visit www.agfahealthcare.com
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