Siemens Offers RaySafe i2 Personal Dosimetry System with Artis zee
Mar 23, 2012
Dosimeter provides medical staff with real-time insight regarding individual radiation exposure
Further strengthening its longstanding commitment to dose reduction, Siemens Healthcare recently expanded its solutions portfolio by offering the RaySafe i2 personal dosimetry system as an accessory for all Siemens Artis zee angiography systems. By using RaySafe i2 during imaging procedures, medical personnel obtain real-time information regarding their levels of radiation exposure, enabling them to take immediate steps to minimize exposure and establish a high-functioning radiation safety culture within their hospital.
Manufactured by the Swedish-based Unfors RaySafe, the RaySafe i2 personal dosimetry system is a scalable concept consisting of a real-time display, personal dosimeters and advanced dose management software.
The 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. In fiscal year 2011 (to September 30), the Sector posted revenue of 12.5 billion euros and profit of around 1.3 billion euros. For further information please visit: http://www.siemens.com/healthcare.