News | February 13, 2008

Siemens Partners to Advance Biomedical Imaging

February 14, 2008 – As part of the initiative, National Jewish Medical and Research Center will integrate Siemens technology throughout the institution to help diagnose respiratory, cardiac and rheumatologic diseases, working together to improve and develop imaging and diagnostic technologies using genomics, proteomics, and integrated research and clinical care.

Majority of the research will be conducted at the Institute for Advanced Biomedical Imaging, schedule to open spring 2008, and will house two Siemens computed tomography (CT) systems and one positron emission tomography-CT (PET-CT) system. An integrated radiology information system (RIS) and picture archive communication system (PACS) solution that uses the same syngo architecture as the imaging modalities leading to data reconciliation and consistency will be an important part of the project.

For more information: www.nationaljewish.org, www.usa.siemens.com/medical

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