Agfa Health care awarded new three-yr DR agreement with Premier.

DX-D 10 portable detector – The DX-D 10 Digital Detector offers general radiography facilities an easy and effective method to benefit from top quality digital imaging using existing X-ray gear. The Automatic Exposure Recognition means no electric link with the X-ray system is required, for seamless make use of with all X-ray systems virtually. All of Agfa HealthCare's DR solutions are backed by industry-leading MUSICA image processing software program and the convenience supplied by its workstation's single interface. Now in its third generation, MUSICAtechnology provides consistent, high-quality results and virtually eliminates the need for post processing modifications by the radiologist or technologist. The high picture quality, when used in combination with Cesium Iodide detector technology, also provides up to 60 percent dose reduction* prospect of patients using Agfa Health care DR systems.We look forward to results of this study in DME individuals in 2013. The 28-day Stage 1b/2a ascending dosage study is made to evaluate the efficacy and basic safety of AKB-9778 in patients with DME. The study will enroll to 24 patients at 6 sites through the entire U up.S. The primary endpoint is protection with secondary efficacy endpoints predicated on decreased retinal thickness measured by OCT , improved visible acuity and selected biomarkers.

All Americans must have guaranteed access to affordable coverage: AHIP Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Programs , released the following declaration today on the release of proposed Senate legislation: The promise of health care reform is that it will provide all Americans coverage, allow them to maintain their protection if indeed they like it, and bends the cost curve to put the operational program on a sustainable path.