Barco, a world leader in visualization and display solutions, conducted a workshop/training for its health care business partners. The programme was conducted in New Delhi and Bangalore on 25 and 28 September respectively.
Aditya Seth (Sr. Product Specialist) based in Barco US and Rahul Sethi, Business Sales Manager, India, Barco took the participants through the processes and technological innovation as well as the advantages of Barco health care display systems. As part of the programme they also explained the advantages of Medical displays in healthcare over the commercial off the shelf displays also
focussing on new markets like Point of Care with smart bed side patient terminals and IP based Operating Room integration solutions Nexxis.
The information and details of the customer support department was also shared during the one day workshop in both the cities. The event was attended by some of the prominent names from the Radiology fraternity of India. Dr.Subash Ramani, Professor & Radiologist, Member Breast Cancer Working Group, Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, Dr. Arun Kumar Gupta, Head of Departmnet from NIMHANS, Dr. Arvind, Senior Radiology Consultant, Dr.Anjali Prakash, Senior Radiologist, Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi and Dr. Anoop Pandey, Radiologist, Fortis Medicity, Gurgaon were present for the event.
The one day workshop was also attended by the sales and technical teams of Barcos business partners like GE, Philips, Agfa, Fuji, Siemens, Religare who made the sessions interactive by the question & answer session, also helping Barco to set the standards in use of Medical Grade Displays in India which still needs attention in Indian market. Digitization of the Images requires certain DICOM standard to be met there by ensuring consistent image quality and diagonstic confidence. The common voice was that we need to set the standards for the use of Displays for PACS, softcopy reporting and other imaging applications.
Radiologist also raised concerns about reporting on substandard displays, which in turn results in eye fatigue and chances of making wrong diagnosis. The hands on session gave everyone a chance to experience Barco patented Iguard technology and also show the practical advantages of the ULT (Uniform Luminance Technology) and the unique features of the Coronis Fusion Displays.