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Siemens aporta su inteligencia y conectividad para producir miles de respiradores

La multinacional alemana colabora con GPAInnova e Industria para salvar cientos de vidas El ventilador de emergencia ya está plenamente homologado por Sanidad El departamento de Reyes Maroto actúa de impulsor de proyectos publico-privados   Cada gran proyecto industrial que estos días recibe las homologaciones de las autoridades sanitarias para combatir el coronavirus ha contado […]...

AI COVID-19 An algorithm developed in a collaborative approach

The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, causing unprecedented system disruption and confronting healthcare professionals around the world with clinical and operational challenges. We believe the COVID-19 pandemic will significantly change healthcare systems. Specifically, it will serve as a catalyst for the development of more effective, efficient and, above all, more humane medicine. Coronaviruses (CoV) are […]...

DISS presenta la más avanzada tecnología en Tomografía Computarizada y Resonancia Magnética

Con disertaciones de importantes especialistas internacionales, la empresa dio a conocer la tecnología de punta que la marca SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS ofrece a nivel mundial.  SANTO DOMINGO.- Con la presencia de los más importantes representantes del sector de la medicina radiológica, miembros de la Sociedad Dominicana de Radiología, de la Sociedad Dominicana de Sonografía, propietarios de […]...

How Artificial Intelligence Might Personalize Healthcare

You won’t find many doctors who went to medical school to become data clerks. But that’s what many have become. Sometimes with their backs to patients, they sit in front of a computer screen, typing and clicking. Some may try to carry on conversations with their patients as they input data. But it’s tough. Technology […]...

Siemens Healthineers brings head CT scanner to the patient bedside

Not for publication in the USA Staff can stay in the ICU with the patient because the patient no longer has to be transferred to the radiology department Lower risk of complications: Patient stays connected to fixed devices on the ward Somatom On.site delivers the same image quality as permanently installed scanners At RSNA 2019, […]...

DISS participa en la Convención de Hospitales de Puerto Rico 2019

San Juan – 11 Noviembre 2019 – Del 29 octubre al 2 de noviembre 2019 fue celebrada la Convención de la Asociación de Hospitales de Puerto Rico, en el Hotel Sheraton, San Juan. Con la asistencia de mas de 150 profesionales de servicios de salud . Este magno evento contó con una importante agenda educativa, […]...

Hospital Episcopal San Lucas invierte $4 millones en avanzadas maquinarias

“Lo mejor para nuestros pacientes siempre”. Con estas palabras el Obispo Rafael Morales Maldonado y Presidente de la Junta de Directores del Sistema de Salud Episcopal y del Hospital Episcopal San Lucas describió el importante momento en que firmó un millonario contrato con la empresa DISS para la adquisición de nuevos y avanzados equipos para […]...

Solutions for Individual Patients

In order to tailor cardiological treatment much more closely to the individual patient, scientists at the Clinic for Cardiology at Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany, are working to develop a digital twin of the heart. Professor Benjamin Meder, Deputy Medical Director of the Department and Head of the Institute for Cardiomyopathies in Heidelberg, reveals how far […]...

Why I Stopped Worrying And Love The Intelligent Machine

Greg Freiherr The future will always be just that…until it becomes the present. That is especially true when the future involves science. What if science fiction has a way of turning – suddenly – into science fact. Like flying machines and spacecraft. One day they were theoretical. The next they were happening. At the annual […]...

Seven facts about Precision Matrix on SOMATOM Force

Fast visualization of the finest anatomical structures is one of the strengths of computed tomography (CT). And there are many clinical applications in diagnostic imaging that demand a strong level of high-contrast spatial resolution. But today’s scanners also meet other demanding challenges, such as implementing the lowest possible radiation dose, providing high flexibility, offering high […]...

Siemens Healthineers to acquire forerunner in robotic-assisted vascular interventions

Acquisition of Corindus is a strategically significant extension of Siemens Healthineers’ Advanced Therapies business Siemens Healthineers combines its cardiovascular and neuro-interventional therapy systems with Corindus’ innovative technology, driving procedure optimization for image-based minimally invasive therapies Under the terms of the agreement, Siemens Healthineers will acquire all fully diluted shares of Corindus for $1.1 billion “Together […]...

Siemens Healthineers introduces Digital Therapy Suite for interventional cardiology

Artis icono cardiovascular edition is the center piece of the digitalized catheter laboratory for cardiovascular interventional therapies. Digital Therapy Suite helps streamline procedural workflows enabling shorter procedures with better outcomes and improved patient experience. At EuroPCR2019, the official annual meeting of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), Siemens Healthineers is introducing its Digital […]...

RD dispone de tecnología PET para los diagnósticos de cáncer y tumores

La República Dominicana tiene disponible la herramienta de más alto nivel basada en energía nuclear para diagnosticar con precisión los más diversos tipos de cáncer y tumores. Se trata de la Tomografía por Emisión de Positrones (PET) por sus siglas en inglés, la cual permite al médico la detección de enfermedades diversas, dijo la doctora […]...

FDA Clears MAGNETOM Lumina 3T MRI System from Siemens Healthineers

70-cm Open Bore system with BioMatrix technology expands clinical application by delivering productivity gains and reproducible results Innovision™ in-bore infotainment system designed to allow patients to enjoy various forms of media¹   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the MAGNETOM Lumina 3 Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner from Siemens Healthineers.   […]...

FDA Clears Mobilett Elara Max from Siemens Healthineers for Enhancements in Mobile X-ray Imaging

System’s virtual workstation enhances workflow  Advanced security features ensure patient data safety The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Mobilett Elara Max mobile X-ray system from Siemens Healthineers, with features that enable comprehensive IT security as well as secure system integration into the hospital’s IT environment for anytime access to patient data. […]...

Nueva tecnología permite hacer diagnósticos más rápidos y precisos

Tecnodiagnosis pone a la disposición de los guatemaltecos el primer PET-CT con el objetivo de ofrecer diagnósticos en cáncer y otras enfermedades neurológicas y cardíacas.  En muchas ocasiones, los casos de cáncer, demencia senil y otros padecimientos se detectan y diagnostican de forma tardía. Esto se debe a varios factores, entre ellos, la ausencia de […]...

New MRI portfolio from Siemens Healthineers expands the reach of BioMatrix Technology

70-cm open-bore systems, Magnetom Lumina (3 Tesla) and Magnetom Altea (1.5 Tesla), added to portfolio New Magnetom Amira with BioMatrix expands clinical applications, delivering both consistent quality and financial certainty All-new in-bore infotainment system Innovision revolutionizes patient experience Turbo Suite for up to 50 percent faster routine clinical exams At the Annual Meeting of the […]...

DISS realiza Curso Teórico-Práctico Doppler en Nefro- Urología

Santo Domingo – 28 de abril de 2019 – Los días 27 y 28 de abril en las instalaciones del DISS en Puerto Rico, fue realizado el Curso Teórico-Práctico Doppler en Nefro-Urología, al que asistieron profesionales de la salud de todo el país. El evento que contó con una agenda del más alto nivel científico […]...

DISS realiza Curso Teórico-Práctico Doppler en Nefro- Urología

Santo Domingo – 7 de abril de 2019 – Los días 6 y 7 de abril en las instalaciones del hotel Holiday Inn, fue realizado el Curso Teórico-Práctico Doppler en Nefro-Urología, al que asistieron profesionales de la salud de Santo Domingo, San Francisco de Macoris y la Romana. El evento que contó con una agenda […]...

DISS realiza lanzamiento de nueva tecnología de ultrasonido Acuson Sequoia

San Juan, P.R. – 14 de marzo 2019 – La empresa DISS, representantes exclusivos de Siemens Healthineers para ventas y servicios en Puerto Rico, Republica Dominicana y Guatemala llevo a cabo el Lanzamiento Oficial del Siemens Acuson Sequoia, nueva tecnologia en el area de ultrasonido, en el Hotel Hyatt Place, San Juan. A este evento […]...

FDA Clears MAGNETOM Lumina 3T MRI System from Siemens Healthineers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the MAGNETOM Lumina 3 Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner from Siemens Healthineers. The MAGNETOM Lumina features BioMatrix patient personalization technology, which significantly improves productivity while ensuring consistent quality. The system has a wide, 70-cm bore and GO technologies powered by artificial intelligence (AI), which accelerate […]...

Cardiovascular MRI scanner from Siemens Healthineers redefines treatment pathways in cardiovascular medicine

Magnetom Sola Cardiovascular Edition: 1.5 Tesla MRI scanner specially designed for cardiovascular examinations Improved diagnostic certainty, individual treatment strategies Making cardiovascular MRI diagnostics accessible to new patient groups Faster examinations due to automation and standardization At the ESC Congress 2018, hosted by the European Society of Cardiology, Siemens Healthineers is set to launch the Magnetom […]...

Siemens Healthineers launches Acuson Sequoia to address industry challenges in ultrasound imaging

Entirely new system enables high-resolution imaging at greater depths without impacting real-time performance New era in elastography and contrast-enhanced ultrasound empowers clinicians to personalize their approach to their patients Innovative features and transducers enhance workflow and user experience  Siemens Healthineers has announced the launch of its new ultrasound system, the Acuson Sequoia. The new Acuson […]...

FDA Clears Biograph Vision PET/CT System From Siemens Healthineers

New 3.2 mm LSO crystals and industry’s fastest Time of Flight¹ help visualize small lesions more clearly and maximize efficiency  New motion management features help improve delineation and quantification of small lesions, increasing confidence The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Biograph Vision, a new positron emission tomography/computed tomography system from Siemens Healthineers […]...

Driving quality with imaging CDS: The right exam for the right reason

When it comes to ramping up on imaging clinical decision support, now is the time to assess your choices, set expectations, map out a plan and get the wheels of implementation turning. Imaging leaders need to play a key role in implementing CDS, educating ordering physicians and ensuring program success. The leadership team at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill […]...

Minimizing Time and Chances of Errors

With more information comes more complexity. That is why radiologist Daniele Marin, MD, at Duke University Medical Center welcomes any support that can make CT scanning easier, faster, and more reliable. “Sapienza” is Italian for wisdom. It is also the name of the world-famous university in Rome where Daniele Marin, MD, took the first steps […]...

DISS participa de la XXIX Convención de Administradores de Servicios de Salud

San Juan, PUR – 20 de Julio de 2018 – Del 20 al 23 de junio de 2018 fue celebrado el XXIX en la Convención del Colegio de Administradores de Servicios de Salud de Puerto Rico Este evento al que asistieron mas de 250 profesionales de la salud, administradores, compradores y personal administrativo de los […]...

Tomosynthesis and Contrast-Enhanced Mammography Improve Cancer Detection

Although tomosynthesis – or 3D mammography – has only recently emerged as a promising tool in breast cancer detection, image acquisition and interpretation strategies are now being optimized through technological and reading workflow improvements, according to expert discussions at the European Congress of Radiology. Coupled with contrast enhancement, mammographic techniques now even enable functional imaging […]...

Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Installation of MAGNETOM Vida 3T MRI Scanner

Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine acquires new MRI scanner that supports more precise, personalized care Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, recently became the first healthcare institution in the United States to install the MAGNETOM® Vida, a 3 Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) […]...

An Environment for Children’s Care

An entertaining cartoon is projected onto the SOMATOM Force. Distraction from the images helps the little patients stay calm. Together with the latest in scanning technology, this helps to get good images in pediatric cases. At Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, the child always comes first. In 2016, they opened a new scanning […]...

Speed up Your Daily Routine with Multi-modality Reading and Reporting

Pressure and workload in radiology are constantly rising: more cases per day, more cost pressure, higher expectations. As an intelligent, integrated imaging software, syngo.via helps you to address and overcome these issues. It offers multi-modality reading and fast 3D results to speed up daily routine. It includes the latest innovations and AI-enabled features to take your […]...

MAGNETOM Sola Embrace human nature at 1.5T

MAGNETOM Sola1 – the first 1.5T MRI system with BioMatrix Technology – automatically adjusts to patient biovariability to overcome unwarranted variations in MRI examinations. The outcome: fewer rescans, predictable scheduling and consistent, high-quality personalized exams with increased productivity. MAGNETOM Sola with BioMatrix technology embraces human nature – expanding precision medicine. Embrace consistency at 1.5T with BioMatrix […]...

SOMATOM® go. Awarded “Best New Radiology Device of 2017” by AuntMinnie.com

Chosen from 20 semi-finalists across different modalities and vendors, the annual Minnies awards recognize the best the medical imaging industry has to offer We are pleased to announce the SOMATOM® go. has been named AuntMinnie’s “Best New Radiology Device of 2017”. Distinguished ahead of 20 semi-finalists across different modalities and vendors, the SOMATOM go. represents […]...

Siemens Healthineers redefines the biopsy workflow in mammography with the new Mammomat Revelation

At the Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, USA, Siemens Healthineers will present its new premium mammography system for the first time. Mammomat Revelation enables providers to expand precision medicine, improve clinical operations and increase patient satisfaction. The unique 50 degree 3D HD Breast Tomosynthesis provides the highest depth […]...

Siemens Healthineers strengthens its CT portfolio by improving patient experience and expanding precision medicine

Innovative technologies help improve patient experience, standardize examinations, and thus deliver more precise diagnostics at lower costAt the Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, USA, Siemens Healthineers will present its new scanner portfolio, which covers all requirements and customer needs regarding CT imaging. With their innovative workflow technologies, the […]...

DISS participa en el XXVI Congreso de la Sociedad Dominicana de Gastroenterología

La Altagracia, RD – 3 de noviembre de 2017 – Del 27 al 30 de octubre de 2017, fue celebrado el XXVI Congreso de la Sociedad Dominicana de Gastroenterología en las instalaciones del Hotel Paradisus, Punta Cana, con la asistencia de mas de 300 profesionales de gastroenterología. Este evento conto con una importante agenda científica […]...

DISS participa en el 2da Reunión MD Anderson- INCART

Santo Domingo, RD – 1 de noviembre de 2017 – Del 25 al 27 de octubre de 2017, fue celebrada la 2da Reunión MD Anderson – INCART en las instalaciones del Hotel Catatonia de la ciudad de Santo Domingo, con las asistencia de mas de 80 profesionales de servicios de salud de diversas disciplinas en […]...

Profesionales se capacitan en Sonografía Musculuoesqueletal en Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO. – Unos 17 profesionales de la salud de Puerto Rico y de República Dominicana participaron en el Curso Teórico-Práctico de Sonografía Musculuoesqueletal de Miembros Superiores, que se desarrolló los días 24 y 25 de marzo en las instalaciones de Diagnostic Imaging Supplies and Services (DISS) en Puerto Rico. El curso fue […]...

Tratan la elastografía cuantificada acústica de hígado

  Con el objetivo de aportar al fomento de la educación continua de los profesionales relacionados con el sector salud,  se abordó el tema de la mano del especialista mexicano Carlos Enrique Lona Márquez. La conferencia “Elastografía cuantificada acústica de hígado” fue organizada por DISS (Diagnostic Imaging Supplies and Services) y se realizó en el hotel […]...

Casas comerciales que apoyaron congreso Unión Médica
Casas comerciales que apoyaron congreso Unión Médica

Santiago.- En el XVII Congreso 2017, bajo el lema, “Servicios de Calidad al Alcance de Todos”, se abordaron tema como Nutrición en Enfermedades Hepáticas, Antiagregantes Plaquetarios en el Síndrome Coronario Agudo, Nuevos Tratamientos en el manejo de la Estenosis de la Uretra, entre otros. Se realizó el pasado fin de semana.   El Congreso Internacional Unión Médica contó con el apoyo […]...

DISS participa en el IX Congreso de la Sociedad Dominicana de Sonografía de RD

SANTO DOMINGO. – El fin de semana pasado, durante los días del 19 al 21 de mayo, se desarrolló el IX Congreso de la Sociedad Dominicana de Sonografía, en las instalaciones del Hotel Crowne Plaza. Al mismo asistieron más de 125 sonografistas de todo el país. Este año el Congreso estuvo dedicado a la Federación […]...