Siemens Healthcare offers customers a comprehensive portfolio of medical solutions across the value-added chain – ranging from medical imaging to in-vitro diagnostics to interventional systems and clinical information technology systems – all from a single source. For more than 130 years, Siemens Healthcare has been a recognized leader in medical innovation. Siemens innovative technologies help improve the quality of life for people around the world:
More than 215 million Healthcare information transactions are performed by Siemens every business day. More than 800 million imaging procedures are estimated to be performed yearly with Siemens imaging equipment. Our Global Health Information Network is one of the largest in the world, providing customers with excellent system availability, scalability, security, and performance. One-fifth of the hearing aids sold in the U.S. come from Siemens.
In 2010, Siemens Healthcare invested approximately 5.1% of its global revenue in research and development, producing an average of five patents every single day. We partner with medical researchers worldwide in the pursuit of the next breakthrough to predict, diagnose and treat disease.
Siemens Healthcare currently has 49,000 employees, and in fiscal 2010 reported external revenues of €12.280 billion. By far, the largest single national market for Healthcare is the United States, with 36% of external revenue for Siemens Healthcare during fiscal 2010.