Siemens Healthineers and Geisinger Announce Value Partnership to Drive Digital Healthcare
by Siemens Healthineers and Geisinger | Jun 08, 2020
- Builds on long-standing relationship and lays groundwork for next decade in patient care
- Partnership will make better health easier throughout Pennsylvania and in all communities that Geisinger serves
- Drive digital health collaborations, including artificial intelligence-enabled applications
Siemens Healthineers and Geisinger have established a 10-year Value Partnership to advance and support elements of Geisinger’s strategic priorities related to continually improving care for their patients, communities, and the region.
Geisinger is a nationally recognized regional healthcare system that provides highly effective care delivery. As a leader in transforming delivery of healthcare, Geisinger has pioneered a high-performance digital care environment. A global pioneer in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers will provide Geisinger access to its latest digital health innovations, diagnostic imaging equipment, and on-site staff to support improvements during the life of the agreement. Education and workflow resources will also be available, which will provide Geisinger staff with the ability to efficiently make decisions and continually optimize workflows.
Building on a successful history of mutual research collaboration and technology enablement, Siemens Healthineers is dedicated to this long-term alliance producing impactful benefits for the patients who trust Geisinger for their care and the community.
“By expanding our relationship with Geisinger, this becomes one of the largest Value Partnership relationships in North America and will allow us to work together to improve the patient experience for residents of Pennsylvania and the region,” said David Pacitti, President and Head of the Americas, Siemens Healthineers. “As the recognized leader in digitalizing healthcare, we are excited about this next step in our relationship to transform care delivery.”
“Making better health easier by bringing world-class care close to home is central to everything we do at Geisinger,” said Matthew Walsh, chief operating officer, Geisinger. “This partnership will allow us to continue to equip our facilities with the most advanced diagnostic imaging technology in the market to care for our patients.”
“Healthcare is changing rapidly, even more so now. This strategic partnership between Geisinger and Siemens Healthineers strengthens our ability to identify and respond to health concerns more quickly, resulting in exceptional patient care for the communities we serve in central and northeastern Pennsylvania,” said Michael Haynes, associate vice president of operations, Geisinger Radiology.
Siemens Healthineers AG (listed in Frankfurt, Germany: SHL) is shaping the future of Healthcare. As a leading medical technology company headquartered in Erlangen, Germany, Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers worldwide through its regional companies to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving the patient experience, and digitalizing healthcare. Siemens Healthineers is continuously developing its product and service portfolio, with AI-supported applications and digital offerings that play an increasingly important role in the next generation of medical technology. These new applications will enhance the company’s foundation in in-vitro diagnostic, image-guided therapy, and in-vivo diagnostics. Siemens Healthineers also provides a range of services and solutions to enhance healthcare providers ability to provide high-quality, efficient care to patients. In fiscal 2019, which ended on September 30, 2019, Siemens Healthineers, which has approximately 52,000 employees worldwide, generated revenue of €14.5 billion and adjusted profit of €2.5 billion. Further information is available at www.siemens-healthineers.com.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1.5 million consumers it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 13 hospital campuses, a 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With 32,000 employees and 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.