AGFA Healthcare UK Ltd
Every clinician needs the right tools to save lives. Critical to making a speedy diagnosis is the rapid collection, retrieval and interpretation of high quality images and other important data. As the market leader for state-of-the-art imaging and imaging informatics, Agfa HealthCare is committed to bringing benefits to busy hospitals and healthcare facilities of all sizes and their patients.
Agfa HealthCare has pioneered healthcare IT since the 1990s, drawing upon a century of diagnostic imaging experience. Its high quality solutions cover the full range of the Imaging and Informatics spectrum from Computed and Digital Radiography systems for radiology to Electronic Patient Record (EPR) solutions for enterprise-wide use - including data storage, decision support, scheduling, workflow optimisation and advanced clinical applications. Today, Agfa HealthCare has sales offices and representatives in over 100 countries and the company's solutions are used by public and private sector healthcare providers worldwide. The company is a member of the Agfa-Gevaert Group and, in 2007, accounted for 43% of the Group's total sales.
Alliance Medical is Europe’s leading independent imaging services provider. We have developed a body of expert knowledge over 20 years, across all modalities, to bring patients and clinicians faster, safer and more accurate diagnostics. In the UK, Alliance Medical has over 20 years’ experience of delivering a range of diagnostic imaging services for patients. The company operates a network of scanning centres which offer predominantly MRI scanning, but some sites also offer a range of other diagnostic modalities including CT, PET/CT, DEXA, X-ray and Ultrasound. Alliance Medical currently provides over 120 medical imaging services to the NHS and independent sector and has developed services in partnership with local NHS Trusts to ensure that patients receive the best possible care at the right time.
Our services include:
• A full range of diagnostic imaging services delivered in the local community
• Scan only or complete diagnostic reporting and patient booking – end to end imaging solutions
• Fully trained and accredited radiologists, radiographers and sonographers
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3,500 employees worldwide. Barco co-creates technology solutions for integrated care throughout the hospital enterprise.
Barco develops medical displays including specific product lines for mammography, radiology, dentistry and a line of clinical review displays, which supports physicians and healthcare professional’s with consistent calibrated, quality-controlled medical images minimizing clinical errors. Barco’s solutions for the Integrated OR, Hybrid OR and Interventional Suite combine leading-edge surgical display technology, seamlessly integrated with our Nexxis video-over-IP technology, for the best precision, efficiency, and flexibility.
Bayer’s Radiology business is well placed to be the partner of choice in helping NHS trusts to address the many challenges faced today including the increasing need for governance to demonstrate best practice and improving patient care within increasing financial constraints. With market-leading contrast media and power injector systems, Bayer is able to offer innovative patient care and with the addition of its informatics platform, it can support radiology departments in driving protocol standardisation and easily accessible audit data that enable departments to meet further challenges faced around contrast and radiation dose management.
Blue Earth Diagnostics
Headquartered in Oxford, UK, Blue Earth Diagnostics is a molecular imaging diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of novel PET imaging agents to inform clinical management and guide care for cancer patients in areas of unmet medical need. Formed in 2014, Blue Earth Diagnostics is led by recognized experts in the clinical development and commercialization of innovative radiopharmaceuticals.
Founded on advanced imaging research and diagnostic technologies, Calgary Scientific Inc. was founded in 2004 to commercialize technology based on advanced medical imaging research at the University of Calgary. They invented ResolutionMD®, which is now installed in thousands of leading healthcare facilities worldwide, including Intermountain Health, Mayo Clinic, and a number of NHS Trusts among others.
ResolutionMD image viewing software features enable secure, platform agnostic access to patient images over the web and through Android and iOS mobile devices. This universal image access enables providers to break down barriers between siloed data stores to support collaboration and care coordination. Integration with electronic health record systems (EHRs) and support for real-time, image access across remote locations creates a unifying solution for disparate, non-interoperable healthcare systems.
ResolutionMD is powered by PureWeb®, our patented 2D/3D image rendering engine and software development platform. PureWeb enables secure, remote access to graphically intensive data, and now drives us into many industries, including healthcare, computer-aided design (CAD), energy, astronomy, 3D real-time interactive experiences and more.
Canon Medical Systems
Canon Medical Systems Corporation develops and manufactures diagnostic imaging systems including CT, MRI, ultrasound, X-ray systems and clinical laboratory systems and provides them to around 140 countries and regions around the world, offering technology that provides faster diagnosis and early treatment. Under the slogan "Made for Life" (Made for Partnerships, Made for Patients, Made for You.), Canon Medical Systems is making positive contributions toward hospital management, and provides a range of patient-friendly healthcare systems and services.
Carestream Health UK Limited
Carestream Health UK Limited is the UK subsidiary of Carestream Health, Inc., an internationally
successful company providing medical and dental imaging systems and information technology solutions; molecular imaging systems; and non-destructive testing products to a broad base of customers around the world.
Carestream Health has amassed extensive capabilities in every link of the medical imaging and information chain, and has all the solutions necessary to convert customers to an all-digital workflow-from the acquisition of images to their processing, printing, visualization, storage and distribution.
Change Healthcare is a long-standing provider of medical imaging solutions and services to the NHS and a number of private providers of healthcare in the UK.
Our unique portfolio of solutions for Radiology, Cardiology, Advanced Workflow Solutions and Teaching Files are designed to help healthcare organisations of all sizes and complexity manage the specialised imaging applications that come from dealing with today's medical imaging department.
Cobalt is a medical charity helping people affected by cancer, dementia and other life-limiting conditions. Their unique imaging centre in Cheltenham and fleet of six mobile MRIs deliver the latest in clinical diagnostic imaging services.
Curium is a world-class nuclear medicine solutions provider with more than a century of industry experience. Formed by the merger of IBA Molecular and Mallinckrodt Nuclear Medicine LLC, Curium is the largest vertically integrated radiopharmaceutical product manufacturer in the industry.
With manufacturing facilities across Europe and the United States, Curium supports over 14 million patients around the word with SPECT, PET and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals to provide potentially life-saving diagnostic solutions. The Curium brand name is inspired by the work of radiation researchers Marie and Pierre Curie and emphasizes a focus on nuclear medicine. To learn more, visi
DMC Imaging is a teleradiology company offering a fast and innovative high quality, clinically-led radiology reporting service to the NHS and independent healthcare sector. Focusing on sub-speciality reporting, its team of UK-based radiologists have interests across the spectrum of organ systems and radiological modalities. DMC Imaging utilises “lighter-touch” technology platforms and innovative workflow manager software, and its modern image transfer, delivered securely over N3, interfaces with RIS providers to allow seamless transfer of image reports into the patient record.
Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating
cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives.
Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,400 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb.
Esaote is one of the world’s leading producers of medical diagnostic systems. It is well established as a
European based leading ultrasound manufacturer and is internationally acknowledged to be a world leader in the development and manufacturing of dedicated MRI. The Esaote Group is also one of the main players in the sector of Information Technology for healthcare.
Worldwide over 1500 people are working directly for Esaote and the organisation has an annual turnover in excess of €350m.
In major markets such as North America, Brazil, Russia, India, China, Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands and the UK Esaote has local subsidiary companies and our products are sold through Distributors and partners in most other markets.
Fluke Biomedical Raysafe
RaySafe helps you avoid unnecessary radiation.
Unfors RaySafe is the global leader of X-ray quality assurance solutions to help protect patients and staff from unnecessary radiation. Our solutions are designed to minimize the need for user interaction, bringing unprecedented simplicity and usability to the X-ray room. We’re committed to establishing a radiation safety culture wherever technicians, medical staff and patients encounter radiation.
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients. For more information about GE Healthcare, visit our website.
Since 1926, the Guerbet Group has had a long-standing tradition as a pioneer in the research and development of medical imaging contrast media. Headquartered in Paris, France, Guerbet is a publicly traded company holding more than 25% of the European market share and 7% of the worldwide contrast media market.
Guerbet makes full use of its know-how and innovative capacity to meet the major public health challenges of the 21st century.
Guerbet works in the diagnosis of major disease areas (cancer, cardiovascular, inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases).
Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products. The Company’s core business units focus on diagnostics, breast health, GYN surgical and skeletal health. With a unified suite of technologies and a robust research and development program, Hologic is dedicated to The Science of Sure. For more information on Hologic, visit www.hologic.com.
Hologic and the Science of Sure are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Hologic, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries.
Nanjing Jusha Display Technology Co., Ltd. is one of the pioneers in medical display technologies since 2003, and is located in Nanjing, China. Our products including monochrome and colour displays, and LCD monitors for endoscopy etc., covering a wide range of medical fields such as radiology, HIS, laboratory work, practical nursing, microbiology and infection control.
With a great team spirit and an increased awareness of our customers' needs, we are well known for offering products with maximum reliability and the highest quality services at competitive prices. According to a third-party study, we succeeded in winning 50% market share in China and 10% of the global market. Significantly, Jusha were the ONLY authorized supplier to the Beijing Olympic Games Medical Centre, having faced intense competition from numerous international brands.
Imaging Equipment Limited
Imaging Equipment Limited (IEL) is proud to be a distributor of international medical equipment for medical physics environments, including radiotherapy physics, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, radiopharmaceuticals, and radiation safety and radiation protection products. IEL represents 35 manufacturers and specialises in the effective use of radiation in medicine for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, and its successful relationships with manufacturers is based on the sharing of customer feedback and a joint commitment to good customer service. IEL has developed a strong reputation for bringing innovative products to the UK & Ireland and helping customers to make the best use of their equipment.
Imaging Equipment Limited is owned by Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA) of St Genis Pouilly (France).
InHealth Group is a leading independent provider of diagnostic services and healthcare solutions, working in close partnership with NHS trusts across the UK.
InHealth’s portfolio now includes specialties such as MRI, Endoscopy, Audiology and Cardiology. Over 1300 staff offer 12 modalities across more than 300 sites and 65 mobile units to over 850,000 patients each year.
InHealth is CQC registered, a Gold ‘Investor in People’ and a three-time winner of ‘Diagnostics Provider of the Year’ by Health Investor.Above all, InHealth aims to provide an unparalleled quality of care, access to care and service to patients.
InHealth Radiographer Reporting
InHealth Radiographer Reporting is a radiography-led service which specialises in providing onsite plain film X-ray reporting. All radiographers who report for InHealth are highly experienced Advanced Practitioner reporting radiographers who hold a post-graduate qualification in reporting/imaging interpretation.
Intelerad UK Ltd is a leader in distributed radiology, specializing in archiving, workflow and imaging interoperability solutions and services for hospitals, radiology groups, imaging centres, and teleradiology businesses. Renowned for their innovative features, functionality and ability to create cross-enterprise workflows, Intelerad solutions increase productivity and streamline workflow by overcoming technical barriers in distributed and complex environments. Used in sites across the United Kingdom, North America, and Oceania, Intelerad couples its highly scalable, flexible and robust solutions with industry-leading customer service and support to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
MEDICA's long-standing reputation is founded on high quality, fully audited radiology reporting
exclusively using UK trained, UK resident and UK practising FRCR Consultant Radiologists, intelligent use of technology and processes, and total commitment to service.
The use of the same calibre of UK consultant radiologists that you would employ means that reports are to a high standard and in accord with UK radiology practice, and are correctly and understandably presented.
MEDICA's unique approach to technology and process allows radiologists full access to referral information and radiology history, and enter the report directly into your radiology information system so you get the best and fullest reports very fast and very securely.
We support radiology activity 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year, so our support staff are also available and ready to help whenever they are needed.
Determined attention to these key factors, coupled with ongoing commitment to quality, continuous improvement and innovation, has made us the UK's leading provider of radiology services, partnering with well over 30% of NHS Trusts.
- 1st provider of UK based remote reporting services in England and Wales
- 1st & ONLY provider of Nighthawk services in the UK for trauma imaging
- 1st provider of Dayhawk services to cover Strokes 365 days and nights a year
- 1st winner of NHS modernisation award for quality and excellence
- Partnering with over 30% of NHS acute Trusts
Medical Imaging Partnership
Medical Imaging Partnership (MIP) offers diagnostic imaging services built around long-term partnerships with key stakeholders within both the NHS and Independent Sector.
MIP has shown that an integrated, clinically led approach utilising state of the art imaging technology and delivery platforms ensures the highest quality clinical service for patients and referring clinicians.
MIP provides fixed and mobile MRI, Ultrasound and X-ray in a number of locations across the UK working closely with Clinicians in service delivery. The company also offers a bespoke consulting service supporting transformation and service development as well as a sub-speciality radiology reporting service.
Micropos Medical is a Swedish medtech company, which provides the unique and innovative RayPilot® system to secure confident real time target tracking and motion recording in Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT). The system works as an add-on to any linac.
There are around 40 scientific publications/presentations on the RayPilot® system. The system is in clinical use in several European countries in hypofractionated radiotherapy of prostate cancer. The intention is also to include an in-situ dosimeter and broaden the treatments in other tumour regions (work in progress).
Midland Lead is a specialist manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of lead products for use in providing radiation protection. Based in Derbyshire for more than 30 years, the company has the expertise and technical knowledge required to supply the health sector with the safest lead products needed for radiation protection. From the construction of new radiotherapy suites to the supply of personal protective clothing, Midland Lead’s healthcare division provides a one-stop-shop radiation protection solution suitable for any healthcare environment from veterinary practices to large hospitals. Through working closely with a network of organisations and specialists within radiation protection we offer the most comprehensive and reliable radiation protection solution in the UK.
Philips Healthcare is a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging systems and related services. Following
the recent programme of acquisitions the company offers a comprehensive porfolio of healthcare products including conventional X-ray systems, dedicated systems for cardiovascular and interventional procedures; CT and MRI scanners, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy planning, echocardiography, digital ultrasound, patient cardiac monitoring equipment and PACS.
The Piramal Enterprise group was founded in 1871 as a textile business which has now diversified with successful companies working in the fields of health care, life sciences, financial services , real estate and glass packaging. These all make the Piramal Group one of India’s most successful business conglomerates.
The companies are led by the Piramal family and each business supports the family values of Knowledge, Action and Care.
Piramal Imaging was formed in 2012 with the acquisition of the molecular imaging research and development portfolio of Bayer Pharma AG. Their vision, with a rich product pipeline in development, is to provide innovative molecular imaging radiopharmaceuticals to improve diagnosis in patients with serious diseases.
Piramal Imaging is a rapidly growing part of the Piramal family group, with offices in Boston USA, Berlin, Germany and Cambridge, UK, with the Enterprise Headquarters based in Mumbai, India.
Rothband is a leading supplier of x-ray protection and imaging accessories.
Established since 1860, Rothband has been at the forefront of medical imaging following their introduction of a lead based, x-ray proof cloth in 1911. Since then the company has continued to grow and develop their portfolio to make them one of the most respected brands in radiation protection, globally.
In addition, the company has developed its product range over the years to include a wide range of tools and accessories, designed to help radiographers acquire better images and improve the patient experience. All these products have been compiled in a user friendly catalogue and intuitive website, making us a comprehensive resources for imaging department managers.
Sectra successfully conduct development and sales of cutting edge solutions in expanding niche
segments. Current operations include medical systems and secure communication systems. The company's products are used by customers in some 50countries and sales are conducted directly by Sectra as well as through regional and local partners.
Sectra has around 600 employees and offices in twelve countries. Sectra is headquartered in Linköping, Sweden, and has its roots in research operations at Linköping University. The Sectra share is listed on the exchange NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm.
Sectra is one of today's major diagnostic imaging providers. More than 1,000hospitals worldwide use Sectra's system, performing over 50 million radiology examinations per year. The company's systems are installed in most major countries in Europe, the Far East and North America.
Sectra's core business is delivering top-of-the-line, high-availability, robust enterprise diagnostic imaging for 24/7 operation. The product offering includes for example systems for film-free radiology, mammography and orthopedics.
Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers around the world to meet their current challenges and to excel in their respective environments. A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers is constantly innovating its portfolio of products and services in both its core areas in imaging for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes as well as in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine. Siemens Healthineers is also continuously developing its digital health services and hospital management offerings, working closely with operators to develop common fields of business and to help them to not only minimise their risks, but also to exploit new opportunities. For further information visit:
Varian Medical Systems
Varian Medical Systems’ mission is to focus energy on saving lives. To meet this challenge, we equip the world with new tools for fighting cancer, taking X-ray images, and protecting ports and borders.
Since the 1950s we have been producing tools that harness the power of X-ray energy to benefit humankind. In recent decades, we have pioneered developments in the fields of radiotherapy, radiosurgery, X-ray tube technology, digital image detectors, cargo screening, and non-destructive testing. We have a robust product portfolio, and long-standing relationships with many of the world’s leading clinicians and manufacturers of industrial and medical imaging systems. As Varian continues to grow, our staff of over 6,900 people in 70 sales and support offices around the globe is developing innovative, cost-effective solutions that help make the world a healthier, more secure place.
Veritek has always been, and remains, a service business. With no equipment sales distractions or affiliations, Veritek is always focused on delivering the best technical service outcomes to our customers.
Initially Veritek was a family-run, UK-focused provider of photo equipment servicing. Over the 31 years since it was founded, the business has transformed into a leading provider of whole-life maintenance services for complex equipment in multiple sectors across Europe.
Veritek acts for multiple manufacturers and end users in all of the markets in which we operate. Almost all of the tens of thousands of pieces of equipment that we look after are imaging or print related.
Wardray Premise is a long established company specialising in the manufacture of all types of radiation shielding for medical and industrial applications
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