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An overview of a decision support platform that offers holistic decision support along the continuum of care, bringing together a wide variety of healthcare data from diverse IT systems with a vendor-neutral design and user-friendly solutions. Key PointsAs healthcare processes become more digital, there has been tremendous growth in health data from electronic medical records, image databases, and other fra

 Christien Lefebvre

Christien Lefebvre

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Agfa HealthCare’s Enterprise Imaging VNA solution is a modern, standards-based platform purpose-built on the latest technology. Health Management.org spoke to Christien Lefebvre, Global Program Manager, Enterprise Imaging VNA for Agfa HealthCare to discuss the VNA solution, what benefits it offers and why healthcare organisations and clinicians should transition to it. Key PointsAgfa HealthCare Enterprise

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An overview of Gaia-X, a cross-centre initiative that aims to create the next generation of data infrastructure by providing a secure, federated system based on the highest standards of digital sovereignty and innovation. Key PointsGaia-X creates the foundation for a sovereign, federated, open data infrastructure based on European values.It connects centralised and decentralised infrastructures into homogen

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

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Long COVID patients suffer from autonomic dysfunction with persistent long-term symptoms. CNSystems’ non-invasive technology significantly contributes to a well-founded cardiovascular diagnosis of COVID-19 survivors and enables a quick check of treatment efficacy. Key PointsMany patients who survive acute COVID-19 infection suffer from ongoing symptoms including breathlessness, palpitation, headache, ches

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An overview of the implementation and integration of an Enterprise Imaging Solution at Canisius Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis (CWZ), Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Image Credit: Javi Gomes Canisius Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis (CWZ) in Nijmegen is one of t

 Sourabh Pagaria

Sourabh Pagaria

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers around the globe have risked their lives to provide care. A large number of these workers have been infected, and many have died. It is important to evaluate how healthcare workers could have been offered more protection and how their lives and wellbeing should have been at the forefront of healthcare’s response to the pandemic. HealthManagement.org spoke

 Jason Knox

Jason Knox

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An overview of Agfa Healthcare’s Enterprise Imaging platform and the XERO® viewer and how it can be embedded in EHR/EMR/Portal and enable the creation of patient-centric longitudinal imaging records from across departments, systems and locations. This allows healthcare providers the ability to share content and discuss treatment strategies for optimum patient care. Key Points Enterprise imaging is a set

 Sourabh Pagaria

Sourabh Pagaria

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The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the world by storm. In particular, the crisis has revealed different aspects of healthcare that need to change and improve. HealthManagement.org spoke to Sourabh Pagaria, Head of the Southern European business of Siemens Healthineers. He is also a thought leader on how Data, Artificial Intelligence and joint public-private approach can reshape the future of healthcare. In thi

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How Agfa’s SmartXR puts artificial intelligence in the technician’s hand to boost efficiency, consistency, safety and care in radiography. Key PointsSmartPositioning augments a live camera stream by projecting the image area and the AEC x-ray feedback sensor positions onto the patient’s body.SmartRotate uses deep learning to auto-rotate images to their standard orientation based on the image content.S

 Giuseppe Navanter

Giuseppe Navanter

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An overview of how Enterprise Imaging supported the multidisciplinary needs of Istituti Fisioterapici Ospitalieri (IFO), an oncology hospital and research centre in Rome, Italy, and how it enhanced the productivity and efficiency of its radiology services. Key PointsIstituti Fisioterapici Ospitalieri (IFO) is a renowned scientific institute in Rome, Italy. IFO is a public hospital that specialises in onco

Ms. Floriane de Dadelsen

Ms. Floriane de Dadelsen

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created havoc around the world. Foch Hospital in Suresnes, France had to implement a new and improved strategy to ensure effective patient care and staff safety during these challenging times. Here we review the changes that were implemented and their outcomes. Key PointsFoch Hospital in Suresnes, France is one of the largest private healthcare institutions of public utility in t

 Chiara Cavallo

Chiara Cavallo

The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on the dedication of our global health systems. It has also helped inspire new thinking on how to address the key challenges that have been facing healthcare for many years. Empowering a new climate of quality care that is guided by insight to benefit both providers and patients, will create a system as healthy as those it cares for. A renewed focus on global colla

 Michael Mauer

Michael Mauer

Radiology departments are facing several challenges – increased volume of examinations, cross-site collaboration, rising costs, and data protection. How can the highest possible efficiency be achieved in this specialty and how can workflow and IT systems be optimised for maximum productivity? Key PointsRadiology departments can benefit from cost and time-efficient radiology management.The key to increase

 Mustafa Hamdy

Mustafa Hamdy

On 14 August 2020, King Faisal Specialist Hospital - Jeddah, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia went live with the Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging for Radiology platform. HealthManagament.org spoke to Mustafa Hamdy, Regional Manager, Middle East region for Agfa HealthCare to learn more about the deployment and their future outlook in this region. Key PointsKing Faisal Specialist Hospital – Jeddah is one o

 Daria Picchioni

Daria Picchioni

An overview of the impact the healthcare industry has on the environment and how the adoption of an Environmental Management System according to ISO standards can provide a framework for a more sustainable operating model for clinical laboratories. As the healthcare industry continues to grow, so does its effect on the environment. As a sector which exists to promote longer, healthier lives, the subject

 Johan Hendrickx

Johan Hendrickx

The role of a radiologist is becoming more central to healthcare. Radiology departments are overloaded with work. Demand for fast imaging results and 24/7 availability are also consistently increasing. Agfa HealthCare has developed a shared reading workflow within its Enterprise Imaging platform, which allows radiologists to share tasks and expertise beyond the hospital walls. HealthManagement.org spoke to

 Barney Schofield

Barney Schofield

The Greater Manchester Rapid Diagnostic Centre Programme offers a new model of cancer care that aims to improve patient outcomes across the Greater Manchester area. The centre offers a new way of rapidly investigating patients with suspected cancer symptoms, so that they can receive appropriate treatment as soon as possible. HealthManagement.org spoke to Barney Schofield, Director of Planning and Delivery,

 Sourabh Pagaria

Sourabh Pagaria

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed healthcare to move towards consumerism. This change is being driven by patients who are quickly turning into consumers. Where will this trend lead? Is it time for hospitals and consumers to work together to utilise digital technology in healthcare and to improve healthcare access across all groups of society? How can healthcare embrace consumerism? Key PointsHealthcare is

 Jan Kips

Jan Kips

Traditionally, the radiology community advocates peer review for quality assurance. The current trend is to focus more on peer learning, where learning from peers in a continuous improvement mode becomes more important than focusing on the (number of) diagnostic errors. Agfa HealthCare has developed a module that supports both peer review and peer learning in its Enterprise Imaging (EI) platform. HealthMan

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

Syncope is a heterogeneous syndrome with complex underlying mechanisms. The spectrum of patients presenting with syncope is broad, which requires appropriate, often individualized diagnosis paths. “Patients presenting with syncope, a sudden transient loss of consciousness, require appropriate, often individualized diagnosis and treatment.”1 Syncope is a heterogeneous syndrome with complex underly

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