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Agfa HealthCare’s CR 30-X Digitizer takes first place in KLAS specialty report

Leading solution ranked first in single plate CR systems category

  • Press release
  • Mortsel, Belgium / Greenville, United States
  • February 02, 2010 16:00

Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions, announces today that its CR 30-X single plate Computed Radiography (CR) digitizer has been ranked as the #1 single plate CR system by KLAS, a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. This accomplishment was noted in the KLAS specialty report entitled Computed Radiography: Digital Imaging Reaches the Physician Practice (© 2009 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com) which was published in November 2009.

The multi-application CR 30-X from Agfa HealthCare is a desktop, compact and convenient CR system which is easy to install, use and maintain. The solution is ideal for decentralized environments.Its compact design makes it suitable for smaller facilities or areas where space might be an issue. Flexible and robust, it uses proven technologies to deliver excellent and consistent image quality that users would expect in full floor-size models.

The CR 30-X is a tabletop CR capable of processing up to 76 plates per hour and utilizes Agfa HealthCare’s NX workstation,its leading image identification and quality control tool,enabling a smooth and efficient workflow. The CR 30-X is provided with the company’s MUSICA2 image processing software, the market’s gold standard.

The CR 30-X digitizer integrates with local PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) networks, allowing imaging professionals to maximize the value of their existing or future PACS solutions.

For those facilities seeking to take their first steps into digital imaging workflows, the CR 30-X digitizer is an affordable entry to digital imaging. For larger facilities, the CR 30-X can cost-effectively add remote areas to the digital network.

“We are proud to have achieved KLAS’ top ranking for single plate CR systems,” states Greg Cefalo, US Digital Radiography Business Unit Manager, Agfa HealthCare. “Our CR 30-X is one of several leading solutions in our Computed Radiography portfolio and the recognition we have received from KLAS has once again boosted our conviction that our CR solutions are, and remain, the best-in-class.”