Siemens Launches Global Distribution of Molecular Summit Information

February 24, 2009 Are you curious about how molecular imaging and molecular diagnostics are being integrated into a single clinical service? If so, you may want to go to the Siemens Corporation Web site. On the home page, it prominently features video of events at the Molecular Summit on the Integration of In Vivo and In Vitro Diagnostics, conducted in Philadelphia earlier this month! Throughout the two-day Molecular Summit event, Siemens conducted video interviews with selected speakers....

Why Radiology Giants Siemens and General Electric Want to Integrate Imaging and In Vitro Diagnostics

During the past 12 months, Siemens and General Electric each invested several billion dollars to acquire in vitro diagnostic (IVD) companies. Snatched up by Siemens were Diagnostic Products Corp. and Bayer Diagnostics. General Electric has signed an agreement to purchase Abbott Laboratories Diagnostics in a deal expected to close within the next month. By acquiring major IVD companies, both Siemens and General Electric have sent an unmistakable message. It is their expectation that the future...
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