Media kit on COVID-19

Last update on April 3, 2020 |  Mar 24, 2020

“The spread of COVID-19 poses special challenges for societies around the world and puts the issue of health into sharp focus for all of us. For this reason, we are working harder than ever on what's most important to all of us.”

Bernd Montag, CEO Siemens Healthineers


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Interview: Investments in recent years are paying off | April 3, 2020

Questions to Wolfgang Heimsch, President Customer Service at Siemens Healthineers

Press release: Siemens Healthineers Releases Test Kit for Coronavirus COVID-19 | April 2, 2020

Siemens Healthineers announced today the availability of its molecular Fast Track Diagnostics (FTD) SARS-CoV-2 Assay test kit used to aid in the diagnosis of infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the COVID-19 disease.

News: From China for Germany: Siemens Healthineers donates protective material against COVID-19 | April 1, 2020

Siemens Healthineers supports in the Corona crisis a flight of relief supplies from China to Germany organized by the German Federal Government with a donation of 55,000 respiratory masks, 5,000 medical protective suits and 600 safety goggles.

Press release: Siemens Healthineers RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas Analyzer after Europe now Available in US as well, Joins Portfolio Aiding COVID-19 Efforts | March 31, 2020

Siemens Healthineers announced today that its latest critical care testing solution, the RAPIDPoint® 500e Blood Gas Analyzer, has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and is now available in the U.S., Europe and countries requiring the CE mark.

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Somatom X.cite

Computed tomography

In the context of COVID-19, computed tomography (CT) systems are used to monitor patients with acute or impending lung failure and to ensure they receive the necessary therapies – especially in the intensive care treatment of ventilated patients. The picture shows the new Somatom X.cite CT scanner.
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Somatom Force

Computed tomography

In the context of COVID-19, computed tomography (CT) systems are used to monitor patients with acute or impending lung failure and to ensure they receive the necessary therapies – especially in the intensive care treatment of ventilated patients. The picture shows the Somatom Force CT scanner.
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Mobilett Elara

X-ray

X-ray systems are part of the patient care process. The picture shows the Mobilett Elara Max, a mobile X-ray imaging.
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Acuson Freestyle ultrasound system

Ultrasound

Ultrasound devices are used in the overall care process of ill people. With bedside Ultrasound imaging, you can diagnose, monitor and follow-up patients without having to move them and risk virus transmission, which is especially relevant during the COVID-19 crisis. The picture shows the ultrasound system Acuson Freestyle Elite.
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ACUSON P500 Ultrasound System

Ultrasound

Ultrasound devices are used in the overall care process of ill people. With bedside Ultrasound imaging, you can diagnose, monitor and follow-up patients without having to move them and risk virus transmission, which is especially relevant during the COVID-19 crisis. The picture shows the Acuson P500 portable ultrasound system.
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Acuson Juniper ultrasound system

Ultrasound

Ultrasound devices are used in the overall care process of ill people. With bedside Ultrasound imaging, you can diagnose, monitor and follow-up patients without having to move them and risk virus transmission, which is especially relevant during the COVID-19 crisis. The picture shows the Acuson Juniper next-generation ultrasound system.
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Blood gas systems

Blood gas systems support the monitoring of ventilated patients. This footage shows how the systems are used in critical care. To be seen: epoc Blood Analysis System (00:01-00:03), RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas System (00:22-00:32). The footage shows the blood analyzer epoc and RAPIDpoint 500e (start image: epoc). If you are interested in the high-res files of the footage, please contact the press team: press.team@siemens-healthineers.com.
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RAPIDPoint® 500e Blood Gas System

Blood gas systems

Blood gas systems support the monitoring of ventilated patients. The picture shows the blood gas system RAPIDpoint 500e.
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Covid-19 virus

Siemens Healthineers Releases Test Kit for Coronavirus COVID-19

Siemens Healthineers announced the availability of its molecular Fast Track Diagnostics (FTD) SARS-CoV-2 Assay test kit used to aid in the diagnosis of infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the COVID-19 disease.
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syngo Virtual Cockpit

teamplay virtual cockpit

Medical staff can use Syngo virtual cockpit software solution to connect remotely to scanner workplaces to assist personnel at a different location.
Read here how remote scanning assistance can help
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Siemens Healthineers donation
Siemens Healthineers supports in the Corona crisis a flight of relief supplies from China to Germany organized by the German Federal Government with a donation of 55,000 respiratory masks, 5,000 medical protective suits and 600 safety goggles.
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COVID-19: Resources & Updates

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