Scaling up access to routine chest imaging
In December 2020, 204 MOBILETT Elara Max were deployed to government hospitals in a span of 6 months. While community lockdowns restricted travel, more than 1200 radiologic technologists were strategically trained through virtual hands-on training using SmartSimulator - making them fully equipped to operate and maneuver the portable system when needed the most.
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Cardiac health: In great shape but close to death
"I was extremely lucky," says Frank – and it's not a visit to the casino that he's referring to. It’s a life-saving check-up.
State-of-the-art cardiology in rural Portugal
Learn how a provincial hospital turned into one of Portugal's most renowned centers for heart disease. And why distance doesn’t matter.
Imaging in a heartbeat
At a leading hospital in Lucerne, Switzerland, radiology specialists are virtually connected with technologists and patients within a network of affiliated hospitals. Thanks to the new software for remote scanning assistance, knowledge transfer is fast, easy, and cost-effective. An additional benefit is that patients have a shorter waiting time for their scan appointments – which has turned out to be especially useful in these times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A warrior's fight: A story of inspiration & hope
Nasopharyngeal cancer – also commonly known as nose or throat cancer - is the 23rd most common cancer worldwide. It is a rare type of cancer but is common among Asians with a high incidence for both male and female. An estimated 2.2 in every 100,000 Filipinos can get nasopharyngeal cancer before the age of 75. In 2017, 47-year-old Ryan Ravanzo discovered he had cancer – the same type of cancer his father also had.
Patient experience in the times of COVID-19
In this Innovation Talk, Dr. Christina Triantafyllou looks at patient experience during the pandemic from three different angles: patient perspective, the view of medical personnel, and the role of digital technology in healthcare.
Hospital Management Asia speaks to Mr. Kon Gryllakis, Head, Diagnostics at Siemens Healthineers Asia Pacific on the role that COVID-19 serology testing - the testing for antibodies against the COVID-19 virus – plays in measuring efficacy of vaccine response, and how serology testing can drive future public health policies.
Managing stroke using minimally invasive procedure
Time is of essence when it comes to stroke management. It is the mission of SIS Hospital to save every stroke patient and it is achieving this by using the most innovative interventional suite, Artis icono.
Bringing innovation to the patient pathway
Why data integration is essential for delivering high-value care
Retired X-ray systems brought back into operation during the pandemic
Good teamwork and high system quality enabled Karolinska University Hospital and Siemens Healthineers to bring four decades-old mobile X-ray systems back into operation to provide lung imaging during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When we think of robots assisting in surgical procedures, it still sounds quite futuristic. But to what extent does this remain science fiction and what is today’s reality? Listen to a pioneer in telerobotic interventions, Tejas Patel Chairman and Chief Interventional Cardiologist at Apex Heart Institute in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
A sharper focus in radiation therapy planning