Agfa HealthCare to Implement Enterprise Imaging for Radiology in First Acibadem International Medical Center in the Netherlands

Agfa HealthCareAgfa HealthCare announces today that it has signed an agreement to implement Enterprise Imaging for Radiology in the new Acibadem International Medical Center, expected to open in Amsterdam shortly. This is the first contract for Agfa HealthCare with a subsidiary of the largest supplier of healthcare services globally, Integrated HealthCare Holdings.

The Acibadem Hospitals Group was founded in 1991 and now comprises 21 hospitals and 17 outpatient clinics, cross 11 countries, and has more than 7000 beds. The 3600 m2 Acibadem International Medical Center in Amsterdam will be the first branch of this Turkish company in the Netherlands, and will provide a range of services to both Dutch and international patients.

Integrated care and "anywhere, anytime" images
Enterprise Imaging for Radiology delivers a completely unified imaging platform, with fast software, intuitive use, dedicated clinical tools and powerful workflow engine that all maximize productivity while keeping cost of ownership low. This integrated solution built on a modern platform goes far beyond the traditional PACS. It supports image exchange, collaboration and mobility, as well as patient-focused healthcare.

A personalized approach and comprehensive portfolio
"With Enterprise Imaging for Radiology, Agfa HealthCare was able to offer us the best value," explains Koray Yürük, Director of Acibadem International Medical Center. "In addition, the personal and international attention we received from Agfa HealthCare showed us that they were able to fulfill our specific requirements, and are the right partner for us."

"We are very pleased that the Acibadem Hospitals Group chose Enterprise Imaging for Radiology for their first clinic in the Netherlands," says Rene Stenvert of Agfa HealthCare. "We look forward to building our relationship with this key international healthcare provider as it grows into new regions, with our comprehensive portfolio, customer focus and knowledge of the evolving healthcare environment."

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About Agfa
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.

About Agfa HealthCare
Agfa HealthCare, present in one hospital out of two, is a leading provider of eHealth & Digital Imaging solutions. Care organizations in over 100 countries rely on Agfa HealthCare to optimize their efficiency and improve patient care.

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