Network Cancer Care Orders Oncology Systems Online From Siemens.Business Editors/Medical Writers
CONCORD, Calif.--(BW HealthWire)--Dec. 4, 2000
The Oncology oncology /on·col·o·gy/ (ong-kol´ah-je) the sum of knowledge regarding tumors; the study of tumors.
n. Care Systems Group of Siemens Medical Systems today announced that Network Cancer Care, Denton, Texas Denton is a city in the United States and the county seat of Denton County, Texas. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, the city population was 80,537, making it the eleventh largest city in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. became the first Siemens customer to purchase oncology equipment through an online transaction using the new SiemensMedical.com website.
Network Cancer Care is a valuable clinical collaborator with Siemens products in both Denton and Plano, Texas Plano (IPA: /ˈpleɪnoʊ/) is a wealthy suburb of Dallas, Texas, located to the north, mainly within Collin County, but also extending into Denton County. According to the 2000 U.S. , bringing state of the art radiation therapy equipment to their patients. Drs. Roger Good and Odette Campbell, managing partners of Network Cancer Care first viewed Siemens' new e.Health approach in the Siemens booth at the October American Society for Radiology radiology, branch of medicine specializing in the use of X rays, gamma rays, radioactive isotopes, and other forms of radiation in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. and Oncology (ASTRO) meeting in Boston. After answering a few questions, using the simple Configuration Tool, a complete medical equipment package was designed to meet the personal requirements of the facility. The documentation was then emailed directly to the customer for review and detailed discussions with sales representatives.
Siemens' ultimate goal is to be the preferred site with comprehensive clinical content for defined segments. The site could eventually offer all related products, services, information and knowledge, and process-oriented web consulting for professionals and patients. Siemens expects SiemensMedical.com to become a primary source for information about oncology health and disease management and new treatment developments for healthcare professionals, patients and their families. With the new roll out of SiemensMedical.com the Configuration Tool is now embedded Inserted into. See embedded system. in a fully functional e.business site with price and order choices.
Mr. Subhi Khireiwish submitted the order on behalf of Dr.'s Good and Campbell for Network Cancer Care's third site in Las Colinas Las Colinas is a developed area in the Dallas suburb of Irving, Texas. Due to its central location between Dallas and Fort Worth and its proximity to DFW Airport, Las Colinas has been a viable place in the Metroplex for corporate and business relocation. , Texas at the meeting of the Radiological Society of North America The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), founded in 1915, has the purpose to "promote and develop the highest standards of radiology and related sciences through education and research". (RSNA RSNA Radiological Society of North America, Inc.
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Dr. Campbell stated, "Siemens technology has provided Network Cancer Care with a turn-key solution for very complex treatment planning In radiotherapy, Treatment Planning is the process in which a team consisting of radiation oncologists, medical radiation physicists and dosimetrists plan the appropriate external beam radiotherapy treatment technique for a patient with cancer. Typically, medical imaging (i.e. . Our patients are receiving exceptional treatment using the Siemens PRIMUS linear accelerator." And according to according to
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3. Dr. Good, "Our positive experience with Siemens in the past has made this decision easy. We are extremely confident working with Siemens and are very supportive of Siemens' e.business initiative as it improves business relationships with the ease of using today's high-tech communication tools."
Michael Beer, E.Business Manager with Siemens Medical Systems said, "As in other areas, Siemens is leading the way in utilizing the power of the internet to offer customers the ease of electronic order processing. Aside from convenience, the new website provides a streamlined process for continuing to customize solutions for specific clinical requirements."
In addition to allowing online purchasing of Siemens products the site provides customers with much easier access to information they need as part of their purchase decision-making. Not only product information, but also information on clinical processes that are relevant to equipment and services. It is expected that the new site will help healthcare providers solve major challenges -- including cost containment cost containment,
n the features of a dental benefits program or of the administration of the program designed to reduce or eliminate certain charges to the plan. , patient information management, and quality of care issues - Siemens e.Health program makes the company a leading provider of e.solutions in the healthcare market.
Siemens Oncology Care Systems Group manufactures and develops a wide range of radiation therapy products for the worldwide oncology market. The latest innovations in Siemens cancer-fighting equipment are demonstrated in the state-of-the-art showroom at their world headquarters in Concord, Calif. The company is part of Siemens Medical Engineering Group, one of the largest suppliers of healthcare products and services in the world. The Group is renowned for its innovative products, services and complete solutions, ranging from imaging systems for diagnostics and therapy products for treatment, to electromedicine and hearing instruments to IT solutions that optimize workflow and increase efficiency in hospitals, clinics and doctors' offices. Siemens also offers data management solutions as an Application Service Provider. In fiscal 1999/2000, Siemens' Medical Engineering Group had new orders of 5.3 billion Euro, sales of 5.1 billion Euro. The company employees 27,000 worldwide, including the newly acquired companies Shared Medical Systems and Acuson.
Note to Editors: PRIMUS and LANTIS are registered trademarks of the Oncology Care Systems Group of Siemens Medical Systems, Inc.