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Strategic partnership between Agfa and Montpellier for ORBIS

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AGFAAgfa HealthCare announced agreement with Montpellier CHRU for the installation of its leading Hospital/Clinical Information System (HIS/CIS) ORBIS across its seven facilities in France.

The French academic hospital Montpellier CHRU is providing critical care, teaching and research services, it is considered as the fifth largest University Hospital.

By this agreement Montpellier CHRU will become the showcase in France for Agfa HealthCare's patient information solutions and will be a key reference site.

"This new agreement and the partnership are of strategic importance to Agfa HealthCare, not only on the national level but on an international level as well," says Philippe Blanco, Managing Director of Agfa HealthCare France.

ORBIS patient information system will enable information exchanges in real time between all specialists and nursing staff involved throughout the patient care process. (ORBIS) is customized for data traceability and collection (formalization and analysis of protocols), it will also allow the Montpellier CHRU to develop medical research.

"We will increase the efficiency of the Montpellier CHRU through more rigorous management of our healthcare provision." states Mr. Manville, Managing Director of the Montpellier CHRU.

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