The US government recently awarded Agfa HealthCare a Digital Imaging Network/Picture Archiving and Communication System (DIN-PACS) contract. Included in the contract is one five-year base period and one five-year option period. The potential maximum value for Agfa’s contract is up to $768 million over the 10 years, according to an announcement by the U.S. Department of Defense.
As a result of this contract—the fourth agreement of its kind between the two entities—US government health care providers will be able to procure diagnostic imaging IT and related technology solutions on an on-demand basis, which delivers cost savings, quality enhancement in service, and flexibility to its health care consumers.
“Agfa HealthCare has worked extremely hard over nearly 20 years to establish our dominant position in the US. government’s DIN-PACS market,” says Tim Artz, vice president and general manager of Agfa HealthCare’s global government program. “The high-value partnerships we have developed and continue to grow with our government customers demonstrate our unwavering commitment to deliver the most advanced solutions and level of quality and security that this complex, demanding market requires.”
Bill Corsten, president of Agfa HealthCare North America, concurs, adding: “Agfa HealthCare is honored to continue its leadership by delivering our innovative Enterprise Imaging platform to provide the highest quality care for veterans, active duty military members, and their families. We eagerly look forward to working alongside of these most valued customers, engaging the next round of challenges, and continuing to grow our mutual success.”
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