Agfa HealthCare Signs IMPAX Cardiovascular Agreement with Antwerp University Hospital


December 11, 2008

December 11, 2008 - Agfa Healthcare said this week it signed a contract for the delivery and installation of its IMPAX Cardiovascular solution at the Antwerp University Hospital.

The contract will provide enterprise-wide access to cardiology patient records to meet the high volume diagnostic needs of the department and includes an eight-year service, maintenance and licensing agreement. The Antwerp University Hospital, in Belgium, counts 38 specialized medical services and treats nearly 200,000 patients per year. The hospital has 2,500 employees.

Agfa HealthCare's IMPAX Cardiovascular is designed to meet the image review and reporting needs of cardiologists on a platform that supports departmental and enterprise workflow. Employing a platform that supports both departmental and enterprise workflow, Agfa said the IMPAX Cardiovascular solution provides image acquisition, display, reporting, storage and distribution management from multiple cardiovascular imaging modalities. From any cardiovascular review station, users can access images, data and reports for point of care delivery in a unified and efficient workflow.

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