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Siemens Healthcare Testifies on Healthcare Reform and Building a Healthier America

Siemens Healthcare (www.siemens.com/healthcare) today announced that Thomas Miller, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Workflow & Solutions Division, Siemens Healthcare, testified before the Health Subcommittee, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives on the need for healthcare reform.
During the hearing, “Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft, Day 2,” Mr. Miller testified on ways to improve the quality of healthcare delivery while reducing its overall costs. He noted that there is undeniable evidence that medical imaging finds disease earlier, renders some invasive procedures obsolete, and saves lives. The medical imaging industry has worked hard to generate savings and efficiencies by developing physician-driven appropriateness guidelines that will ensure appropriate and effective use of diagnostic technologies, while …

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European Society of Radiology: Innovation award for Siemens

At the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2009, this year’s “Exhibit Europe Award” went to Siemens Healthcare. Each year the European Society of Radiology (ESR) honors one of the companies exhibiting at the Congress with this award in recognition of its special innovative strengths in science and technology as well as its high commitment to patient care and research. Furthermore, the ESR thus also recognizes the award recipient’s exceptional commitment to the goals and advancement of the ECR.
The Congress President, Professor Borut Marincek, presented the award to Dr. Bernd Montag, Chief Executive Officer Imaging & IT Division, Siemens Healthcare Sector. “This award from the European Society of Radiology fills us with great pride. Since we …

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