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27 Press releases
Erlangen, Aug 29, 2014
Siemens Healthcare introduces the new Prime edition of its Acuson SC2000 ultrasound system at the annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). This new release of the premium cardiovascular imaging system is the first to offer live full-volume color Doppler imaging of heart valve anatomy and blood-flow using a new true volume transesophageal echo (TEE) probe.
Under the motto "More cardiology, less heartache", Siemens showcases its latest news in cardiology at the congress of the European Society for Cardiology in Barcelona, Spain. These are applications designed for a more precise diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases in computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and molecular imaging as well as the universal angiography system Artis one with premium features for cardiology.
Munich, Aug 05, 2014
Siemens Healthcare plans to divest its hospital information system business (HS) for US$ 1.3 billion (around €963 million) in cash to the US-based company Cerner Corp. The HS business is focused on administrative hospital IT and electronic patient records, thus different from information technology that enhances the capabilities of imaging modalities and laboratory equipment.
Munich, Jul 16, 2014
Siemens Healthcare is selling its microbiology business to Beckman Coulter Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation. The activities of the microbiology business include systems for the identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing (ID/AST) of microorganisms.
Istanbul, Jul 10, 2014
Siemens Healthcare today unveils its latest in vitro diagnostics innovations during the IFCC WorldLab 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey, June 22-26. Visitors to the Siemens exhibit – themed "Test smarter. Run faster." – can explore Siemens' portfolio of solutions, including new central laboratory clinical analyzers designed to help customers meet growing workload demands, a next-generation drug testing platform, enhanced informatics capabilities and coagulation testing for use at the point of care.
Erlangen, May 23, 2014
The Siemens Museum for Medical Technology is holding its grand opening today in Erlangen. Occupying 400 square meters in all, the Siemens MedMuseum offers an overview of the development of medical technology, a field in which Siemens has played a key role for more than 160 years – from X-ray technology to laboratory diagnostics. Important innovations and their inventors are taken as examples, bringing home the history of medical technology to visitors in multimedia format from the field's inception, in the mid-19th century, to the present day. The historic space once occupied by a machine shop dating to 1893 showcases selected pieces such as the first X-ray, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems from Siemens while also providing background information and explaining how these technologies work.
Erlangen, May 06, 2014
How well do clinical processes work? Are there blind spots? How much time is left over for the patient? And where does one's own facility stand compared to the best in its specialist area? The "Act on Outcomes" strategy from Siemens Healthcare provides the answers to these questions.
At conhIT 2014 in Berlin, Siemens Healthcare presents products and solutions that help to network health data and provide interdisciplinary access to knowledge – to make hospital processes more efficient and improve quality of treatment.
Munich, May 06, 2014
As part of its realignment, Siemens AG is preparing to publicly list its audiology activities in order to give the business an opportunity to better leverage its potential outside the company. Step by step, Siemens' hearing aid activities have succeeded in capturing a strong market position in recent years.
Erlangen, Mar 28, 2014
Siemens' Healthcare Sector has won contracts from two Dutch university hospitals, the Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (Erasmus MC) and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), to supply, implement, and support the Soarian Clinicals hospital information system, including electronic patient record (EPR). With a combined value of more than €50 million, the contract represents one of the largest Healthcare IT contracts awarded to Siemens to date.