Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Elkhart General Hospital One of Only Four Hospitals in the Nation to be Designated as a Low-Dose Center of Excellence
. – Recently Elkhart General Hospital was designated as a Low-Dose Center of Excellence for computed tomography (CT) by Siemens Healthcare. One of only four hospitals in the nation, Elkhart General will collaborate with Siemens in the development of best-in-class clinical processes and protocols that reduce patient CT radiation dosage, improve patient outcomes and strengthen clinical operations.
Low-Dose Centers of Excellence represent leading health care facilities that are pioneering radiation dose reduction in CT.
About Siemens Healthcare
Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a trendsetter in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, medical information technology and hearing aids. Siemens offers its customers products and solutions for the entire range of patient care from a single source-from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, and on to treatment and aftercare. By optimizing clinical workflows for the most common diseases, Siemens also makes healthcare faster, better and more cost-effective. Siemens Healthcare employs some 51,000 employees worldwide and operates around the world. For further information please visit www.siemens.com/healthcare.
About Elkhart General Hospital
Elkhart General Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital located in Elkhart, Indiana. The full-service, 325-bed main hospital is comprised of 330 physicians representing more than 30 medical specialties, and over 2,000 employees serving in nursing, technical, administrative, and support capacities. Elkhart General Hospital is a Beacon Health System Care Partner. The Elkhart General Hospital website is www.egh.org. The Beacon Health System website is www.beaconhealthsystem.org.
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