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Siemens New Clinical Education Training Facility Opens Doors and Expands Offerings for Imaging Professionals

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 General News J E 4
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MALVERN, Pa., April 14 Siemens Healthcare(www.siemens.com/healthcare) announces the expansion of clinical educationofferings with the opening of the Siemens Healthcare Training Center at theUniversity of Utah in Salt Lake City. Through an educational partnership withthe University of Utah's Department of Radiology, under the direction of Dr.Steve Stevens, Siemens can now offer its customers even more opportunities toexpand their clinical experience and develop their technical skills withSiemens latest imaging technologies.

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This state-of-the-art learning environment at the University of Utah willallow customers to focus their energy on learning, away from the day-to-daydistractions of the work environment. Classes began immediately after thefacility opening on April 2, 2008.

Siemens Clinical Education blends traditional and alternative learningmethods to serve various learning styles and preferences. With significantenhancements to its education portfolio, Siemens helps imaging professionalsmeet their continuing education requirements, improve their knowledge,increase their productivity, and, thus, enhance the patient experience.

"Our teams of educators are technologists themselves, so we understand thechallenges healthcare professionals are facing today with new technologies andthe requirements for continuing education," said Nanci Wozniak, BS, RT(N),CNMT, senior director of clinical education services, Siemens MedicalSolutions USA, Inc. "With the construction of the new facility, we are furtherstrengthening our training programs and increasing the hands-on learningexperience for our customers in a modern, bright and dynamic environment."

Siemens Clinical Education is dedicated to providing comprehensiveeducational solutions. Imaging professionals can choose from virtualeducation, onsite and classroom training, workshops, fellowships, and printedself-study programs. In addition to the University of Utah training facility,classroom training is also offered at Siemens training sites in HoffmanEstates, Ill, Malvern, Pa., and Cary, N.C.

Siemens current portfolio of educational services and offerings can beviewed on the Siemens Clinical Training and Continuing Education Web site at(www.medical.siemens.com/education).

About Siemens Healthcare

Siemens Healthcare is one of the world's largest suppliers to thehealthcare industry. The company is a renowned medical solutions provider withcore competence and innovative strength in diagnostic and therapeutictechnologies as well as in knowledge engineering, including informationtechnology and system integration. With its laboratory diagnosticsacquisitions, Siemens Healthcare is the first fully integrated diagnosticscompany, bringing together imaging and lab diagnostics, therapy, andhealthcare information technology solutions, supplemented by consulting andsupport services. Siemens Healthcare delivers solutions across the entirecontinuum of care -- from prevention and early detection, to diagnosis,therapy and care. The company employs more than 48,000 people worldwide andoperates in 130 countries. In the fiscal year 2007 (Sept. 30), SiemensHealthcare reported sales of euro 9.85 billion, orders of euro 10.27 billion,and group profit of euro 1.32 billion. Further information can be found byvisiting http://www.siemens.com/healthcare

SOURCE Siemens Healthcare
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