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.
Connecting experts to remote sites
Today, having adequate expert staffing at the right site at the right time poses a challengeJustus Roos, MD, Head of Radiology at the Lucerne Cantonal Hospital
An unforeseen benefit
The content in this material was created just prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the depictions may not reflect the situation following the implementation of strict protective measures.
- 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.