News & Topics from Magazine "Medical Solutions Online"
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.
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.
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The future of robotics in healthcare
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