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International PACS leader, but lacks sense of accomplishment

Medical Imaging Software Developer (Current Employee) Waterloo, ON (Canada)

ProsI joined because Agfa seems to have a good international foothold with their PACS software. They let you delve right into the code, and although there are code reviews, there seems to be an inherent trust in the code quality of each other. I haven't seen the interior, but they have a new flashy R&D building in Waterloo Tech Park.

ConsTheir core technology was very outdated and often seemed like "spaghetti code", making it hard to incorporate new features quickly. Their build system needs some serious fixing for improved efficiency. Unfortunately, I never felt I could make a big contribution to the improvement of healthcare mainly because of these setbacks. Also, and take this with a grain of salt since I was just a coop, but there didn't seem to be much emphasis on employee engagement. The focus usually felt like it was on the shareholders first, and employees only after they were satisfied.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Started good, then got to know more

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Agfa Healthcare full-time for more than a year


    Pros: great people, market they are in is important Cons: comp plans are not at market, old school business mentality, say… Advice to Senior Management: look more regionally than globally when determining policies No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Agfa Healthcare

    PACS Engineer (Current Employee) San Antonio, TX (US)

    I have been working at Agfa Healthcare full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Family friendly...Excellent Benefits with descent salary. Cons: Some Government customers are tough to deal with. Advice to Senior Management: Hang on to employees...lots of jobs out there. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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