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Dubai to host the 5th edition of the Healthcare Disrupters Congress on October 18th

2022 04 Aug

Digitization is here to stay and will continue to revolutionize the way we live our lives and connect with one another. Hospitals in the UAE and the entire MENA region have realized that healthcare delivery now revolves around the patient and not vice versa. Also, in today's world of rapid technological breakthroughs, appropriate cybersecurity strategies... Read more

Impact of COVID on violence against healthcare – report published by ICN, ICRC, IHF and WMA

2022 19 Jul

Survey results show that the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened violence against healthcare, with a documented increase of incidents in many countries. Health personnel and their patients, as well as healthcare facilities and ambulances, are subject to persistent acts of violence in all regions of the world. The results of a global survey conducted... Read more

MWA Exhibition & Conference Returns In-Person to Transform Regional Healthcare Industries

2022 19 Jul

The largest gathering of healthcare trade professionals is scheduled for the 7th - 9th September 2022 Informa Markets, the leading global exhibitions organiser, has announced that Medic West Africa is set to hold in-person after two years at Landmark Center in Lagos, Nigeria, from 07 – 09 September 2022. This marks the 9th edition of the largest gathering... Read more

KLAS Research 2022 Europe PACS Report: Agfa HealthCare Among Top Performers

2022 13 Jul

Opening day at the European Congress for Radiology in Vienna is perfect timing to share the results of the 2022 Europe PACS report by KLAS Research. The report highlights how the PACS market in Europe is evolving: To unify care delivery, many countries are pushing for HIT consolidation across regional groups of hospitals. At the same time, healthcare... Read more

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Most Comprehensive Ultrasound Portfolio Refresh

2022 13 Jul

Addition of 12 new transducers in the portfolio opens new clinical use cases Major software updates to Acuson Sequoia, Redwood, Juniper and P500 Siemens Healthineers shows its refreshed Acuson family at this year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna. The refreshed ultrasound portfolio is designed to bring even more clinical... Read more

Philips Spotlights Latest AI-Powered, Software-Defined MR Smart Systems at ECR 2022

2022 12 Jul

Philips SmartSpeed AI-based software receives FDA 510(k) clearance, delivering breakthrough high-speed, high-resolution MR imaging Unique broad compatibility (97% of clinical protocols) allows faster and high-quality scans for virtually all patients with various conditions including those with implants Intelligent MR acceleration software... Read more

Estonia’s national ‘Pildipank’ transitions to Enterprise Imaging with Agfa HealthCare

2022 11 Jul

Estonia’s Pildipank and Agfa HealthCare are strengthening and extending their relationship, by moving the national shared Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) to the Enterprise Imaging platform. New functionalities will deliver key benefits, including advanced viewing capabilities, enhanced collaboration between healthcare providers, reduced... Read more

Affidea Continues its Strategic Growth Journey, with Acquisitions in Spain, Portugal and Romania

2022 04 Jul

  Affidea reaches 327 centres at European level, seeing up to almost 12 million patients per year  The Affidea Group announces today the acquisition of Clínica Nuno Álvares and Clínica de Santa Mafalda in Portugal, two Phoenix medical centres in Deva and Alba Iulia, Romania and 3 centres in Spain - the polyclinics Infanta Mercedes Medical Centre,... Read more

Diagnostic Point in a VR Version

2022 23 Jun

An innovative approach to innovation sounds... interesting? Join us now for an unforgettable telemedicine adventure in virtual reality! You may already be familiar with our Diagnostic Point , but if you are not, be sure to take a look at the  article  where we described in detail how the Prevention Kiosk works and what it is&nbs Read more

AI at ECR 2022: Augmented Radiology, Powered by AI

2022 13 Jun

It will come as no surprise that AI will be in the spotlight at the upcoming  ECR 2022 . The clinical community will be expecting to see tangible progress and we are delighted and proud to be bringing just that. For Agfa HealthCare AI is no longer a concept. In fact,   RUBEE for AI  embeds AI packages seamlessly in clinical workflows for true... Read more

UKIO and ECR: Agfa HealthCare, Enterprise Imaging pioneer, showcases radiology innovations

2022 08 Jun

Agfa HealthCare  announces its participation in The UK Imaging and Oncology Congress (UKIO) and The European Congress of Radiology (ECR), looking forward to presenting an extensive suite of technology innovations added to the Enterprise Imaging (EI) portfolio. Highlights of the events include: The new Precision Reporting module which enables... Read more

Affidea Expands in Spain with the Acquisition of Tecma Clinic

2022 06 Jun

The Company enters Valencia through the strategic acquisition of Tecma, a leading diagnostic imaging and outpatient care provider   Affidea reaches 320 centers at European level, seeing over 10 million patients every year  Tecma clinic is the leading private provider in Valencia region, offering diagnostic imaging, a wide range of outpatient... Read more

ESR and Canon Medical Expand Partnership for ECR 2022

2022 02 Jun

Canon Medical Systems Europe has expanded its partnership with the European Society of Radiology for the 2022 onsite edition in Vienna (ECR 2022, July 13-17, 2022). After a successful Overture edition in March 2022, Canon Medical will be part of the onsite edition with an innovative booth in Hall X3 and a dedicated Canon Medical Experience Area in Foyer... Read more

Informatica Launches Intelligent Data Management Cloud for Healthcare & Life Sciences

2022 24 May

Informatica an enterprise cloud data management leader announced the Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC) for Healthcare and Life Sciences with new cloud-first, cloud-native capabilities designed to build digital-first experiences for connected patient care. IDMC for Healthcare and Life Sciences is the industry's first cloud-neutral, AI-powered,... Read more

Northwest Clinics and Agfa HealthCare Expand their Strategic Cooperation

2022 19 May

Adding the Augmented Intelligence portfolio to its consolidated image management platform enables the Dutch healthcare provider to further improve healthcare delivery Northwest Clinics has relied on Agfa HealthCare’s Enterprise Imaging platform for its enterprise-wide image management strategy for many years. The new multi-year contract... Read more

Study Reveals Comedy, AI, and Self-Care Can Quickly Boost Patient Mental Health

2022 18 May

Dramatic Reduction in Depression, Stress, and Anxiety Reported "In just eight weeks during the pandemic, women living with advanced cancer, ages 31 to 74, reported feeling more empowered, and less depressed, stressed, and anxious while using artificial intelligence to create personalized self-care plans infused with comedy and other relaxation... Read more

SKIA Develops SKIA_Breast, AR Navigation on Patient Body for Doctors

2022 09 May

SKIA Co., Ltd. (CEO Lee Jong-Myung) has introduced an innovative technology that will lead to an evolution in surgical preparations and take procedures one step further. SKIA_Breast is a digital surgery guide solution based on augmented reality (AR) that superimposes a patient's medical images (like CT or MRI) with a real-time camera view of the... Read more

GE Healthcare Collaborates with RaySearch to Improve Radiation Oncology Treatment Planning

2022 09 May

GE Healthcare is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement to collaborate with  RaySearch Laboratories  AB (publ), a leading radiation oncology software provider, to develop a new radiation therapy simulation and treatment planning workflow solution, designed to simplify how radiation will be targeted to shrink a tumor. The companies... Read more

PatientTrak Debuts Digital Intake Forms for Hospital Outpatient Centers

2022 09 May

PatientTrak, a  leading patient engagement software provider  announced the addition of electronic intake forms to its technology suite. PatientTrak Digital Intake Forms  is a world-class patient engagement solution that creates automated intake, reduces staff workload, and modernizes the patient experience. The new HIPAA-compliant forms product... Read more

A Bold New World: GE Healthcare’s Pioneering Deep Learning Image Reconstruction Technology

2022 06 May

Artificial intelligence (AI) and healthcare access remain key themes at ISMRM as researchers and clinicians seek more efficient and effective solutions in today’s resource-constrained environment GE Healthcare highlights the continued expansion of its state-of-the-art AIR Recon DL technology across the totality of its 1.5T, 3.0T and 7.0T MR product... Read more