Lessons from China: Controlling COVID-19 and the role of radiology
May 08, 2020
China was the first country to confront the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and the steps taken by the Chinese people and authorities offer valuable insight on how to combat and contain COVID-19. In this webcast, Prof. Zhengyu Jin, MD, the President of the Chinese Society of Radiology, shares first-hand insights from his work at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) on how to improve clinical care of COVID-19 patients. Watch here.
What is the role of radiology in fighting COVID-19?
Prof. Zhengyu Jin discusses how to improve clinical care of COVID-19 patients including screening, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and follow-up, as well as how other health systems can prepare their medical staff for such a situation. His observations from the front lines of the battle against COVID-19 provide unique and valuable insights on techniques and strategies that worked in China: Professor Jin talks about the “8 approaches” China took to fight the crisis, the treatment of treating COVID-19 patients and how CT scans are a valuable resource. To learn more, watch the video.
About the speaker
Prof. Zhengyu Jin, MD
Zhengyu Jin is a professor of radiology and the Director of Radiology Department of Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH), the leading radiology department in China with the best specialist reputation ranking list. Zhengyu Jin also serves as President of the Chinese Society of Radiology, and as an honorary member of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the German Society of Radiology (DRK), the Japanese Congress of Radiology (JCR), and the French Society of Radiology (FSR). He has been engaged in diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology for more than 30 years. Zhengyu Jin is a renowned educator who has published more than 120 articles and 8 professional books. One of his most recent articles addressed the progress and prospects of imaging diagnosis of COVID-19.
About Siemens Healthineers Talks - COVID-19 Edition
The coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic is confronting healthcare institutions around the world with unprecedented clinical and operational challenges. This is an extraordinary situation as they struggle to care for increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients but also continue to care for other patients.
With the Siemens Healthineers Talks - COVID-19 Edition webcast, we want to provide a platform to share lessons learned and actionable insights on how to tackle the COVID-19 challenge. This webcast is created with healthcare providers for healthcare providers, including executives and decision-makers in health systems and hospitals as well as everyone who is playing a role in preparing for or managing this crisis.
The statements by Siemens Healthineers' customers described herein are based on results that were achieved in the customer's unique setting. Since there is no "typical" hospital and many variables exist (e.g., hospital size, case mix, level of IT adoption) there can be no guarantee that other customers will achieve the same results.