When we think of robots assisting in surgical procedures, it still sounds quite futuristic. But to what extent does this remain science fiction and what is today’s reality? Listen to a pioneer in telerobotic interventions, Tejas Patel Chairman and Chief Interventional Cardiologist at Apex Heart Institute in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
A sharper focus in radiation therapy planning
CEO Bernd Montag reflects on a year of shadow and light
Gratitude for the rays of hope given the darkness of the pandemic and all its effects – this is important to Bernd Montag, CEO of Siemens Healthineers. After all, it goes hand in hand with an awareness of the immense efforts made collectively to meet this challenge. Read the full LinkedIn article.
Virtual AACC: Highlights from laboratory diagnostics that have a strong impact on the industry
This year's AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo from December 13 to 17, which took place virtually for the first time in its history, presented highly automated solutions that minimize contact and increase laboratory efficiency and safety. The congress was closely accompanied by the Siemens Healthineers Shape 21 Forum.
Liver fibrosis: Patients can be at risk of death even without exhibiting symptoms
A well-functioning liver is of vital importance. Yet diseases of the liver are among the top five causes of death among the middle-aged in many industrialized countries today. Learn more about the development of liver fibrosis, diagnostic procedures, and how not to get it.
Virtual congresses of superlatives: Meet a new generation of intelligent imaging
In this unusual year, which has seen us shaken by the effects of a global pandemic in so many ways, the RSNA congress opened its virtual doors for the first time from November 29 to December 4. Working in close cooperation with the event, Siemens Healthineers simultaneously conducted its very own Shape 21 Forum.
The Optimization Between Nursing Workload and Patient Care
The collection and management of critical data for diagnostic decision is an essential task of daily routine of nurses. This demands a lot of time what is then missing for an optimal patient satisfaction. At the Bumrungrad International Hospital an innovative technology offers nurses a relief in workload to spend more time in patient care and safety.
How Finland is leading the digital healthcare revolution
In our new episode with Managing Board member Christoph Zindel, Päivi Sillanaukee, MD, Director General at the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, explains how the healthcare model in Finland operates, what kind of infrastructure it requires, and how this actually encouraged digital innovation from its inception.
Philipp Grätzel von Grätz
The MRI at 50 – what lies ahead?
imaging (MRI) is the gold standard of imaging diagnostics in many medical
fields. But it is still far from always being readily available – even where it
would be the best option. Technological progress is rapid. The next generation
MRI could look very different.
By Peter Jaret
The power of connection
century ago, the British novelist E.M. Forster distilled his vision of a moral
life into two simple words he used as the epigraph for his masterful novel Howards
End: “Only connect.”
Philipp Grätzel von Grätz
What’s that knocking?
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been part of routine medical practice for years. The big tubes produce fascinating images. No wonder that MRI is seen as the crowning glory of diagnostics. But how exactly does it work? What’s so special about it? We answer twelve questions to give a better idea.
CEO Bernd Montag on the inflection point for “digital first” in healthcare
Sharing his thoughts on big ideas for 2021 in his second LinkedIn article, CEO Bernd Montag discusses the inflection point for consistent digitalization in healthcare. The COVID-19 pandemic has moved the healthcare sector rapidly toward a much-needed next step: the expectation of "digital first" in healthcare.