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Siemens Healthineers - Transitioning to value-based healthcare Inefficiencies in expensive high-end medical imaging equipment are costing millions


Executive summary
As healthcare systems all over the world are struggling with rising costs andinconsistent quality, new and long-term strategies with a focus on sustainability arerequired urgently: maximizing value for patients, while achieving the best outcomesat the lowest cost. Ultimately, this enables the transformation to real, value-basedhealthcare. Unfortunately, inefficiencies prevalent in costly high-end medicalimaging equipment are stumbling blocks to achieving this goal. Today, healthcareproviders are desperately calling for offerings that expose system downtime andnon-standardization.

Siemens Healthineers - AI-Rad Companion


Seamless integration, optimized interpretation.
AI-Rad Companion, a family of AI-powered, cloud-basedaugmented workflow automation solutions, helpsclinicians to reduce the burden of basic repetitive tasksto increase diagnostic precision for interpreting medicalimages. The automation of simple or repetitive tasksassists clinicians in their daily workflow and allowsthem to focus on more complex tasks and decisions.

Siemens Healthineers - eHealth Solutions


Connecting care teams, providers, and patients.
Our eHealth Solutions helps to create healthcare networks and connects healthcareproviders to facilitate successful cooperation.

Siemens Healthineers - Avoiding Medical Errors and Adverse Events


How to expand precision medicine by improving patient safety.
Whenever people act and make decisions, mistakes happen – in healthcare as elsewhere.According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 43 million adverseevents happen worldwide each year in the healthcare sector. Statistically, roughlytwo-thirds of these are due to human error and would therefore tend to be avoidable.

Patient safety is an important indicator of healthcare quality. Enhancing and guaranteeingpatient safety should be a high priority for healthcare providers. Adverse events,or injuries as a result of medical care, lead to direct harm and waste, and have spillovereffects on patient confidence in the healthcare system. Moreover, money spent on havingto repeat diagnostic tests or counteract adverse events is unavailable for other purposes.

Siemens Healthineers - Attracting and Retaining Medical Staff


How to transform care delivery by enhancing job satisfactionand developing the skills of healthcare professionals.
No other industry worldwide will have a greater shortage of skilled employees in thefuture than the healthcare industry. Analysts have projected that it will be the fastestgrowingsegment of the economy over the next ten years.1 Scientific studies predict thatglobal demand for skilled healthcare workers will be 80 million in 2030. However, thesupply of healthcare professionals is expected to reach just 65 million, leaving a shortageof 15 million worldwide.2 In the U.S. alone, which is the largest healthcare market in theworld, employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 18 percent from 2016to 2026, adding about 2.4 million new jobs.