Siemens Healthineers' new MR scanner MAGNETOM Altea broadens the reach of new technology in Vietnam

Can Tho, Vietnam

  • 70-cm Open Bore system with BioMatrix technology expands clinical applications, delivering consistent quality and rapid return on investment.
  • Turbo Suite enables up to 50 percent faster routine clinical exams

Siemens Healthineers has officially introduced the MAGNETOM Altea 1.5T in Vietnam at Ho Chi Minh Diagnostic Imaging Scientific Congress, which was held on the 29th October 2022 in Can Tho City

Mr Fabian Martin Singer, Head of Imaging Business, Siemens Healthineers Vietnam said at the event “At Siemens Healthineers we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare for everyone everywhere. In Vietnam, the healthcare industry is shifting from volume to value, putting pressure on care providers in operation. Today, it is proud to introduce the MAGNETOM Altea in such demanding environment as Vietnam. MAGNETOM Altea is the new 1.5T Open Bore system that gives you full confidence to deliver the productivity, reproducibility, and patient satisfaction.” 

70-cm Open Bore system with BioMatrix technology

The MAGNETOM Altea has a wide, 70-cm bore and BioMatrix technology that includes the Select&GO Interface, which is powered by artificial intelligence to enhance workflow productivity. Select&GO removes the need for anatomical landmarking, enabling faster patient positioning. Additionally, the MAGNETOM Altea is equipped with Tim 4G and Dot (Day Optimizing Throughput) automation that supports standardized, highly reproducible scan procedures. To further facilitate workflow and help ensure patient safety, the system features an optional dockable table.

Higher productivity with the Turbo Suite

The MAGNETOM Altea showcases the new Turbo Suite acceleration packages, a series of customized speed applications for routine examinations of various areas of the body. Turbo Suite can reduce scan time by up to 50 percent without compromising image quality.

With a clear focus on financial sustainability, MAGNETOM Altea gives full confidence that MR asset will deliver the expected returns on investment. 

About Siemens Healthineers

Siemens Healthineers AG (listed Frankfurt, Germany0: SHL) is pioneering breakthroughs in Healthcare. For Everyone. Everywhere. As a leading medtech company, headquartered in Erlangen, Siemens Healthineers, through its regional companies, enable healthcare providers around the world to increase value by supporting them in their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving patient experience, and digitalizing healthcare. Siemens Healthineers continuously improves its products and services portfolios, and its applications that combine artificial intelligence and digitalization that play a key role in the next step of medical technology. These new applications help strengthen the company's foundation in the areas of imaging, interventional and laboratory therapy, and cancer treatment. Siemens Healthineers also offers a range of services and solutions to help healthcare providers improve their capacity to deliver better quality and efficient healthcare to patients. By the end of Fiscal year 2021 (30 September 2021), the company generated 18 billion EUR revenues. Following the acquisition with Varian Health Systems, the company now has approximately 66,000 employees globally. For more information, please visit:

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