Imaging

The moment when magnetism changed healthcare for good

Celebrating fifty years of magnetic resonance imaging technology, Siemens Healthineers not only reflects on the past, but also provides insights into future fields of application.

3 min
Published on 21. September 2021

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has played a major role in shaping the healthcare industry’s approach to the detection, monitoring, and tracking of medical conditions. Since its invention in the 1970s, numerous improvements have been made to increase performance and accessibility. As the industry continues to digitalize, we can expect more changes that will make MRI systems more powerful and efficient.

Arthur Kaindl, Head of Magnetic Resonance at Siemens Healthineers.

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