Malvern, PA -- Personalized medicine takes center stage as healthcare executives, radiologists, pathologists, and information technology (IT) professionals gather at the Society Hill Sheraton in Philadelphia this week (February 10-11) to learn the latest trends and techniques in delivering integrated healthcare. Siemens Healthcare (www.siemens.com/healthcare) and The Dark Report (www.darkreport.com) bring together industry experts in molecular imaging, molecular diagnostics and IT, to discuss rapidly advancing trends in the integration of imaging and clinical laboratory diagnostics as a means to enhance predictive diagnosis and tailor effective treatment to the individual.
"We are now achieving the integration of imaging and diagnostics, which is transforming how we approach the full spectrum of disease, from prediction and pre-symptomatic stages to the treatment of most serious of illnesses," said Thomas Miller, CEO, Workflow & Solutions Division, Siemens Healthcare. "Siemens is pleased to participate once again in this trailblazing event, in which leading experts exchange discoveries and cutting edge practices with the ultimate goal of optimizing patient care."
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Now in its second year, the Molecular Summit builds on the success of last year's program.
Conference attendees choose from a selection of 26 educational sessions that describe how innovators are advancing clinical care and enhancing their financial strength by incorporating the latest molecular imaging techniques in tandem with emerging molecular diagnostics. Industry pioneers will speak about evolving changes in R&D, the discovery of new medicines, effective policies to translate these discoveries into better outcomes for patients, resulting treatments that improve healthcare, and new business strategies to advance the field of personalized medicine. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are provided by the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC).
More information about the event can be found at www.molecular-summit.com.
The Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry. The company is a renowned medical solutions provider with core competence and innovative strength in diagnostic and therapeutic technologies as well as in knowledge engineering, including information technology and system integration. With its laboratory diagnostics acquisitions, Siemens Healthcare is the first integrated healthcare company, bringing together imaging and lab diagnostics, therapy, and healthcare information technology solutions, supplemented by consulting and support services. Siemens Healthcare delivers solutions across the entire continuum of care from prevention and early detection, to diagnosis, therapy and care. Additionally, Siemens Healthcare is the global market leader in innovative hearing instruments. The company employs around 49,000 people worldwide and operates in 130 countries. Further information can be found by visiting http://www.siemens.com/healthcare.