A sharper focus in radiation therapy planning
In 2020, Diagnostikum Linz, Austria, embarked on a process of modernization – and the team isn’t letting COVID-19 push it off course.
Minimally invasive treatment of pelvic fractures is especially beneficial for older patients.
The central laboratory of the Niels-Stensen-Kliniken group in Osnabrück wasted no time in setting up its own test facilities for the molecular detection of SARS-CoV-2. We spoke with Michael Erren, MD, Head of the Institute for Laboratory Medicine about his strategy and the importance of diagnostic molecular testing in fighting the pandemic.
From plain black-and-white images of individual anatomical structures to virtual 3D renderings of the whole body in space, X-ray imaging has come a long way in the past 125 years, largely thanks to digitalization. Read more.
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.
CEO Bernd Montag reflects on a year of shadow and light
Gratitude 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.
Virtual AACC: Highlights from laboratory diagnostics that have a strong impact on the industry
This year's AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo from December 13 to 17, which took place virtually for the first time in its history, presented highly automated solutions that minimize contact and increase laboratory efficiency and safety. The congress was closely accompanied by the Siemens Healthineers Shape 21 Forum.
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.
Virtual congresses of superlatives: Meet a new generation of intelligent imaging
In this unusual year, which has seen us shaken by the effects of a global pandemic in so many ways, the RSNA congress opened its virtual doors for the first time from November 29 to December 4. Working in close cooperation with the event, Siemens Healthineers simultaneously conducted its very own Shape 21 Forum.
The Optimization Between Nursing Workload and Patient Care
The collection and management of critical data for diagnostic decision is an essential task of daily routine of nurses. This demands a lot of time what is then missing for an optimal patient satisfaction. At the Bumrungrad International Hospital an innovative technology offers nurses a relief in workload to spend more time in patient care and safety.
How Finland is leading the digital healthcare revolution
In our new episode with Managing Board member Christoph Zindel, Päivi Sillanaukee, MD, Director General at the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, explains how the healthcare model in Finland operates, what kind of infrastructure it requires, and how this actually encouraged digital innovation from its inception.