Smart solutions for remote radiology
Radiology team uses remote scanning to uphold patient care.
The University Hospital Essen established an innovative approach known as remote scanning whereby CT or MRI scans are carried out via remote control.
Joint development of a remote scanning approach
Remote scanning allows us to examine an average of five more patients per week, because we’ve shortened the channels of communication.Anton S. Quinsten is Chief Radiology Technologist & IT Administrator at the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology at University Hospital Essen, Germany. He completed his training in Bochum in 2004 and has been Vice Chairman of the German Society of Radiology Technologists (DGMTR) since 2012.
We’re receiving more applications. In fact, specialists from Hamburg and Munich are keen to work for us.Beate Bontke is a specialist nurse for anesthesia and intensive care. She works as a systemic consultant and staff and organization developer at the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology at University Hospital Essen, Germany.
Flexible staff scheduling
Creative ideas are always in demand
More time for patients
1 syngo Virtual Cockpit is not commercially available in all countries. Due to regulatory reasons, its future availability cannot be guaranteed. Precondition: Expert-i enabled modality from Siemens Healthineers and appropriately trained personnel operating under applicable federal, state, and local laws applicable to the specific imaging modality, including radiation and contrast.
Prerequisites include: Internet connection to clinical network, DICOM compliance, meeting of minimum hardware requirements, and adherence to local data privacy regulations. Customers need to follow their local and state laws while remote scanning.
The outcomes achieved by customers of Siemens Healthineers described herein 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 others will achieve the same results.