Samsung launches digital radiography platform at AHRA 2019

By Staff News Brief

Samsung Neurologica used the venue of the annual meeting of the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) to launch iQuia™, a new digital radiography (DR) platform. It showcased the iQuia detector at the July meeting held in Denver, which the company stated was at the core of the iQuia platform product line-up. The other products included in the launch is the SMART Center by iQuia™.

The detectors will be applied to the premium ceiling DR and mobile systems, iQuia™ GC85A and iQuia™ GM85, to enhance workflow and user experience between the systems. The detectors are offered in two sizes, 14”x17” (S4335-AW) and 17”x17” (S4343-AW).

The company announced that he iQuia™ Detector bolsters improved performance in many key areas which include:

  • Increased distributed weight capacity of 882 lbs (400 kg) and 441 lbs (200 kg) point load and bend pressure, to accommodate large patient sizes and weight-bearing capabilities;
  • Improved IP54 dust and water resistance designed to enhance the reliability in case of liquid presence during routine clinical use;
  • Real-time Shock Sensing and Automatic Defect Calibration at the S-Station; and improved ergonomics, including easy carrying finger grips, a chamfered edge, and center engraving for detector alignment and positioning.

The SMART Center by iQuia™ is an enterprise-level quality and asset monitoring solution that continuously aggregates multiple Samsung DR devices’ data into one easy-to-use platform. The Danvers, MA-headquartered company said that the SMART Center will provide benefits to Samsung technologies that include:

  • Elevated staff training by zeroing in on specific reject data, including dose analysis and rejected image previews, to help target areas of improvement;
  • Enhanced equipment and staff resources utilization with productivity analysis for fleet management to reduce turnaround times and potential equipment downtime;
  • Improved Detector Shock Analysis with automatic email of critical shock events to specified users; and
  • Streamlined administrator workload that includes centralized reject reason and user management capabilities.
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Samsung launches digital radiography platform at AHRA 2019.  Appl Radiol. 

By Staff News Brief| August 02, 2019
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