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Executive Health Management

A Sharper Focus In Radiation Therapy Planning

2021 18 Jan

Internal movement caused by a patient's breathing presents a major challenge in tumor imaging. Motion artifacts in clinical images can cause difficulties when planning radiotherapy. René Werner from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) has long been concerned with precisely this problem. Together with Christian Hofmann, physicist... Read more

Decision Support

COVID-19 Antigen Test Achieved CE Mark For Easier Specimen Collection From The Frontal Part Of Nose

2021 12 Jan

The CLINITEST Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test, distributed by Siemens Healthineers , can now be used with swabs from the frontal (anterior) part of the nose, in addition to the nasopharyngeal swab method. The new anterior method offers 97.3% sensitivity and 100% specificity. This new sampling method can be used with existing test kits in the field,... Read more

Decision Support

Online Rehabilitation At Home Established In Record Time

2020 06 Nov

In March, when the whole country locked down, almost 150 patients were undergoing their rehabilitation stay at the LHL Hospital in Gardermoen, Norway. Within one day, everyone was sent home to prevent COVID-19 from spreading. “It was a bit chaotic that day,” recalls Anne Edvardsen, head of the rehabilitation department... Read more

Executive Health Management

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

2020 23 Oct

Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Large 106 cm axial PET field of view enables simultaneous whole-body imaging from top of head to thigh Industry’s most sensitive extended field of view scanner¹ designed for clinical and research use During the virtual 33rd Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear... Read more

Decision Support

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

2020 23 Oct

Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Large 106 cm axial PET field of view enables simultaneous whole-body imaging from top of head to thigh Industry’s most sensitive extended field of view scanner¹ designed for clinical and research use During the virtual 33rd Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear... Read more

Executive Health Management

Varian Stockholders Approve Combination with Siemens Healthineers

2020 16 Oct

Varian has announced that its stockholders have voted to approve the previously announced pending combination with Siemens Healthineers AG (Frankfurt: SHL) at a special meeting. Varian stockholders voted overwhelmingly in favour of the transaction. "The overwhelming support our stockholders have expressed for this combination reflects... Read more

Executive Health Management

Siemens Healthineers Launches Rapid Antigen Test for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2

2020 14 Oct

Not for publication in the USA The CLINITEST Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test helps identify infected individuals in 15 minutes so they can isolate sooner and avoid spreading COVID-19 Easy-to-use test, which doesn't require specialized laboratory personnel or instruments, offers flexibility to test in locations that benefit from immediate... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Fluoroscopy System From Siemens Healthineers Combines Industry-Leading Fluoroscopy & Radiography

2020 02 Oct

Journées Francophones de Radiologie Diagnostique & Interventionnelle 2020 (JFR), Paris Not for publication in the USA LUMINOS Lotus Max1 offers a high level of clinical versatility and automation Automatically reduces radiation dose without compromising results Highest cyber security standards protect patient data, for example... Read more

IMAGING Management

New Fluoroscopy System From Siemens Healthineers Combines Industry-Leading Fluoroscopy & Radiography

2020 02 Oct

Journées Francophones de Radiologie Diagnostique & Interventionnelle 2020 (JFR), Paris Not for publication in the USA LUMINOS Lotus Max1 offers a high level of clinical versatility and automation Automatically reduces radiation dose without compromising results Highest cyber security standards protect patient data, for example... Read more

Executive Health Management

Siemens Healthineers Announces Collaboration Agreement with Novartis

2020 21 Sep

Siemens Healthineers and Novartis collaboration to develop assays supporting Novartis’s therapeutic pipeline. Initial program to focus on development of serum neurofilament light chain (sNFL) immunoassay for people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other neurological diseases. Global distribution on Siemens Healthineers immunoassay platforms.... Read more