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.
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.
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.
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.
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
CEO Bernd Montag reflects on a year of shadow and light
for the rays of hope given the darkness of the pandemic and all its effects –
this is important to Bernd Montag, CEO of Siemens Healthineers. After all, it goes
hand in hand with an awareness of the immense efforts made collectively to meet
this challenge. Read the full LinkedIn article.
Liver fibrosis: Patients can be at risk of death even without exhibiting symptoms
A well-functioning liver is of vital importance.
Yet diseases of the liver are among the top five causes of death among the
middle-aged in many industrialized countries today. Learn more about the
development of liver fibrosis, diagnostic procedures, and how not to get it.