Virtual control of diagnostic imaging

How a remote scanning concept could both improve imaging workflow and expand access to specialist medical care.

Helen Baer
Published on October 21, 2020

In the future, the growing need for radiological specialists could lead to more frequent bottlenecks. Now, thanks to the introduction of software to support remote scanning, radiology technologists at Essen University Hospital can operate up to three scanners at the same time regardless of their location.

The changing job description of radiology technologists

Professor Michael Forsting, Director of the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology at Essen University Hospital

Radiology technologists as supervisors in the Virtual Scanning Cockpit

Supporting colleagues and rural areas via remote access

Ready for a digital future in radiology

By Helen Baer
Helen Baer is an editor at Siemens Healthineers.