TopicsX-ray Siemens Healthineers
- Improves patient experience with welcoming design and innovative technology
- Eases technologist workflow with intuitive user experience and ergonomic design
- Delivers accurate, consistent results with positioning guide and camera along with preconfigured programs
At the 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 25-30 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, Siemens Healthineers introduces the Multix Impact¹, an affordably priced, floor-mounted digital radiography (DR) system that provides access to high-quality imaging technology. The intuitive operating system and versatile wireless detectors are designed to optimize clinical processes in radiography by improving productivity and enhancing the patient experience.
The Multix Impact is designed to be welcoming and inviting to patients. The system’s elevating, floating flat table can help the patient access the system more easily. The in-room touch user interface on the tube allows the technologist to remain at the patient’s side. And when unable to be at the patient’s side, the technologist is able to monitor and optimize positioning from the control room via the system’s patient positioning camera, potentially reducing repeat imaging and unnecessary patient dose.
The Multix Impact offers an intuitive user interface and graphical organ program selection, which can help technologists work faster and more confidently. The positioning guide display on both the in-room touch user interface and the workstation supports precise, consistent patient positioning. Advanced motorization and tracking reduce the physical exertion of technologists and help prevent repetitive stress injuries.
With the preconfigured programs of the Multix Impact, the technical factors and post-processing parameters adjust automatically for each image, each patient, and each examination, reducing the potential for errors that can lead to unnecessary patient dose and workflow interruptions. Image flavor settings allow fast customization of images, enabling the technologist to determine the optimal image impression to meet individual needs.
“With the Multix Impact, we’re offering radiologists an X-ray system that will support them with many innovative hardware and software technologies at a very reasonable cost,” says Carsten Bertram, head of X-ray Products at Siemens Healthineers. “That means they can provide more patients with access to state-of-the-art imaging and make their X-ray examinations a much more comfortable experience. And by delivering high-quality exam results on time, the radiologist confirms his standing as a reliable partner for referring physicians.”¹ The Multix Impact is pending 510(k) clearance and not yet commercially available in the United States.
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Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers worldwide to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving patient experience and digitalizing healthcare. A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers is constantly innovating its portfolio of products and services in its core areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine. Siemens Healthineers is also actively developing its digital health services and enterprise services.
In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens Healthineers generated revenue of €13.4 billion and adjusted profit of €2.3 billion and has about 50,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available at www.siemens-healthineers.com.
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