Search Tag: health care quality

Executive Health Management

2022 05 May

Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person appointment with a primary care physician, but being seen often takes days or weeks. As a consequence of the evolution of information technology infrastructure, the ability to deliver digital access to healthcare services has developed. The advantages are many, including eliminating... Read more

How PET/CT Scans Aid in Early Detection of Diseases

2022 13 Apr

PET/CT is a hybrid imaging procedure that visualizes metabolic processes. Since tumor cells have a different metabolism from normal cells, PET/CT is primarily used to aid in cancer diagnosis. PET/CT scans can also be used to evaluate Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease.  This short film shows how this hybrid procedure works and how metabolic... Read more

Clinical Decision Support Improve Pneumonia Outcomes

2022 21 Mar

A study published in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  found that using a clinical decision support (CDS) tool can improve patient care and lower the mortality risk for pneumonia patients receiving emergency department (ED) care.   Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, pneumonia was a leading cause of death from infectious... Read more

Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Install of SOMATOM X.ceed Premium Single-Source CT Scanner

2022 31 Jan

Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Fla., installs high-speed, low-dose scanner, which enables consistent, high-quality imaging in cardiac and trauma settings Lee Health’s Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Fla., recently became the first U.S. healthcare institution to install the SOMATOM X.ceed, a premium single-source computed tomography... Read more

Lung Cancer Care Empowered by AI - Meet the Team behind

2022 27 Jan

Facilitating decisions using vast amounts of comparative data – AI can do this, but creating the algorithms is a complex and lengthy process. Yet it can make a difference, especially in lung cancer care. The lack of early symptoms and the aggressive progression of lung cancer make it one of the deadliest types of cancer.[1]  Individually adapted... Read more

European Physicians Don’t Trust CDSS for Elderly Fall Risk Management

2022 25 Jan

It is important to minimise fall risks for the elderly since these can result in severe injury. Since many cardiovascular and psychotropic medications commonly used by the elderly carry fall risks, a full review of prescribed medications should be conducted for elderly patients to assess fall risk. A Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) integrated... Read more

Siemens Healthineers Sessions at RSNA 2021

2021 19 Nov

From 28th November until 1st December unlock the access to dozens of free curated sessions by Siemens Healthineers. Nov 28, 18:30 GMT+2 Unveiling of the world’s first photon-counting CT A quantum leap in clinical decision making. Learn more about how it works, the answers it provides and how it changes clinical decision making.... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 10 Sep

Connecting care teams to patients can drive patient engagement and improve treatment processes that can assist cooperative care. HealthManagement.org interviewed Xavier Battle, head of Marketing and Sales for the Digital Health Business Line for Siemens Healthineers, about the importance and benefits of connected care, application of real-time data,... Read more

On the way to the Moon

2021 31 Aug

From the first digital X-ray images to the digital assistant If you took all of the digital data generated in the healthcare industry up to 2020 and loaded it onto tablets, would the stack of tablets be shorter or taller than the Empire State Building? The tablets would certainly have to store an almost unimaginable quantity of data. While... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more