Agfa HealthCare Awarded Enterprise Imaging IT Agreement With Premier Inc.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 News on IT in Healthcare
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· Contract accessible to 3,900 Premier member hospitals and 150,000 alternative healthcare sites.

MORTSEL, Belgium and GREENVILLE, South Carolina, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Agfa HealthCare has been awarded a group

purchasing agreement for Enterprise Imaging with Premier Inc. Effective January 1, 2018, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for the Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging IT solutions including picture archiving and communication systems (PACS), universal image viewer, workflow and vendor neutral archive (VNA) applications, professional services, and maintenance agreements. 

Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and 150,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.

"Providers are continually seeking to improve quality of care, reduce cost and create greater efficiencies while caring for their patients. Technology investments must be mapped to these important goals," says Frank Pecaitis, senior vice president, North America, sales and marketing, Agfa HealthCare. "Our Enterprise Imaging solution is uniquely designed with a breadth of functional capabilities for the radiologist, cardiologist and other practitioners to tackle those challenges through an innovative single-platform that integrates previously siloed patient imaging into a strategic asset across the health system. Creating a patient-centered longitudinal imaging record completes the EHR strategy and provides a foundation for meeting clinical, operational and financial goals of delivering value-based care."  

By transitioning to the Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging solution, organizations can create a multispecialty patient imaging health record across more than 70 different service lines that capture and consume imaging information. 

For additional information, please contact Beth Ritchie, director - national accounts, Agfa HealthCare,

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About Agfa HealthCare

Agfa HealthCare is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions for hospitals and care centers around the world. The business group is a major player on the diagnostic imaging market, providing analog and digital technology, as well as IT solutions to meet the needs of specialized clinicians.

The business group is also a key provider on the healthcare information solutions market, integrating the administrative, financial and clinical workflows of individual hospitals and hospital groups.

Miriam LadinDirector, Marketing Communications, AmericasT +1

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