Agfa HealthCare to Highlight IMPAX Cardiovascular IT Solutions at EuroPCR
Monday, 20 May 2013
Agfa HealthCare will highlight its comprehensive IMPAX Cardiovascular suite of products at the EuroPCR congress, the official congress of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), from May 21-24, in Paris, France. The focus will be on demonstrating how IMPAX Cardiovascular delivers the benefits of digital cardiology to the cardiologist's fingertips.
EU Health Ministers, meeting in Dublin at the Ministerial eHealth High Level Conference organised jointly by the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission, today agreed a Declaration on eHealth presented by the Irish Presidency. The Declaration is aimed at prioritising the use of ICT in health among Member States to contribute to better, safer, sustainable and innovative healthcare systems for all European citizens.
Agfa HealthCare's revenue remained almost stable versus last year's first quarter. Excluding currency effects, the business group posted a slight revenue increase. In the IT segment, both the Imaging IT business and the Enterprise IT business performed strongly. The segment posted strong growth figures in North America, Latin America and the North of Europe.
European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes has awarded prizes to eHealth SMEs from Finland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland and United Kingdom as part of eHealth Week 2013 in Dublin, Ireland. The winners of the 2nd EU SME eHealth Competition came up with innovations in areas such as improving cognitive behavioural therapy for mental care, improving physiological monitoring, and people facing emergencie.
eHealth Week 2013 13 - 15 May, Dublin, Ireland
eHealth Week 2013 brings together two main events: the High Level eHealth Conference co-organised by the European Commission and the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and WoHIT (World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition) organised by HIMSS Europe. www.ehealthweek.org
Astrid Krag, Minister of Health, Denmark, John Dalli, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy and Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for the Digital Agenda Read more