The inauguration of the first Siemens SOMATOM Definition Flash Dual Source Computed Tomography scanner in Vietnam took place at Bach mai Hospital in Hanoi on Feb 23rd, 2012 with active participation of around 200 delegates who were doctors of Bach Mai Hospital and other hospitals in the Northern provinces, as well as of more than 40 journalists from key local newspapers.
In his opening speech, Dr. Nguyen Quoc Anh, Director of Bach Mai hospital, expressed the excitement of the,management and employees of the hospital for being the first facility in Vietnam to install Siemens’ most advanced CT scanner in the industry. “This system would help doctors make faster scaning, especially the images of coronary arteries regardless of the heart rate and, at the same time, provide images with better quality compared to conventional CT systems”.
“Siemens is committed to the development of Vietnam’s healthcare continuum with an aim to provide the highest possible quality healthcare products & solutions. Besides, Siemens is also committed to ensuring that each of our customers in Vietnam receives the highest possible level of training so that they can take full advantage of this high-tech equipment in their routine applications” said Mr. Erdal Elver, President and CEO of Siemens Vietnam.
The attendees were also very impressed by the presentation of Ms. Rami Kusama, CT Product Specialist from ASP Cluster about Siemens CT technology advances as well as the clinical highlights of the system.