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India's Medanta promises step-change in hi-tech access with Siemens contract

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Under what is being billed as one of India's largest private healthcare industry contracts, Siemens is introducing to the country a range of its scanning and cathlab systems for the first time. The imaging and IT systems partnership with Medanta-The Medicity, in Gurgaon (Haryana state), a satellite city of New Delhi, will see the launch of the Somatom Definition Flash CT scanner, the Artis Zeego cathlab, Acuson SC2000 ultrasound system and the PET/CT scanner Biograph mCT. The Medanta complex, which features 300 critical beds, 45 operating theatres and a research centre, is promising to offer the "range of first-of-its-kind technology while providing care at an affordable cost". Siemens in India has reported an annual business volume of Rs11,800 crore (US$2.44bn), at September 2008.

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