CEO Bernd Montag on the inflection point for “digital first” in healthcare
Sharing his thoughts on big ideas for 2021 in his second LinkedIn article, CEO Bernd Montag discusses the inflection point for consistent digitalization in healthcare. The COVID-19 pandemic has moved the healthcare sector rapidly toward a much-needed next step: the expectation of "digital first" in healthcare.
CEO Bernd Montag on acceleration in healthcare trends driven by the pandemic
If medical historians could look into the distant future at the effects of COVID-19, they would identify the clear impact of three trends in particular that we are already seeing in the healthcare industry. In this LinkedIn article, CEO Bernd Montag shares big ideas that could now gain momentum.
A very special tube
Just three days after the discovery of X-rays was announced on November 8th, 1885, Siemens Healtineers began constructing their first medical X-ray tube. During the 2020 year of X-rays, our colleagues at the X-ray factory in Rudolstadt brought it back to life. Learn more about the reconstruction of our historical X-ray tube.
Artificial intelligence as an analysis support for lung diseases
Early detection and diagnosis can be lifesavers, especially in the current COVID-19 pandemic. Sebastian Schmidt, MD, from Siemens Healthineers explains how artificial intelligence can be used for the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases and how a new research algorithm aims to improve lung cancer screening. Read the full interview here.
“Life is too short to do something which you don’t like”
In this interview with students from TU Munich in Germany, Bernd Montag, CEO of Siemens Healthineers, talks about healthcare as a critical infrastructure, how digitalization is helping to simplify and improve data exchange, and gives insights into his vision of the future. Watch the video here and also find out what basketball has to do with all of it.
Essentials in radiology
The current pandemic is challenging for many fields of medicine. Peter Schardt, CTO of Siemens Healthineers, talks about developments in radiology, how technology can support healthcare professionals during the crisis, and which requirements are essential for the future. Watch the video here.
Najma Samsodien started her new role as Application Specialist at Siemens Healthineers during the global COVID19-pandemic
Lifesaving Drones Designed with CAD Software
In remote areas such as Tanzania, medical supplies are far more difficult to obtain, which – in the worst case – can lead to the death of a patient. In times of the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining quick and reliable medical supply chains became a crucial factor. Read here about Zipline, a drone medical supply delivery system that could be a game changer.