Siemens Healthineers and Braunschweig Municipal Hospital have agreed to enter into a technology partnership in the field of ultrasound, under which Siemens Healthineers will administer and manage all ultrasound devices for the next ten years, with an option for 15 years.
The partnership will provide a very high level of standardization, high-level capacity monitoring, and the integration of management software in the existing system, in addition to improvements in availability and patient care. As part of this technology partnership, Siemens Healthineers will ensure the fleet of devices continues to reflect the state of the art, and supply around 140 new devices. A financing plan will allow the hospital to plan its costs with confidence.
“We already have a successful technology partnership in place with Siemens Healthineers in the area of radiology,” says hospital CEO Dr. Andreas Goepfert. “We are expecting this new partnership in the field of ultrasound to improve the availability of all our devices, which will help us increase our patient throughput, as well as improving patient satisfaction.”
“The question of device availability is critically important for our operational purposes and also the performance of all our clinical services at Braunschweig Municipal Hospital,” adds Dr. Stefan Schaller, head of sales, Siemens Healthineers in Germany. “That’s why our plan focuses on availability, reliability and service quality, the customer’s needs, and