New Technology Academy opened in Germany

Hitachi Medical Systems has opened its European Technology Academy in Dusseldorf

Juergen Hahn, Managing Director Hitachi Medical Systems Germany
Juergen Hahn, Managing Director Hitachi Medical Systems Germany

Hitachi Medical Systems has opened its European Technology Academy in Dusseldorf, to provide ‘360° Educational Programme’ of training courses and information services for doctors, health service employees, scientists, patients, managers and engineers. Whilst handling the regular training of the Hitachi Medical Systems Teams, the company reports that it is also making a contribution to the German research and educational landscape.

The Japanese firm Hitachi Medical Corporation develops advanced medical imaging systems that are distributed by Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Holding AG and national subsidiaries, distributors and partners. The product range includes systems using ultrasound, MRT, computer tomography and optical topography. The company points out that Germany is ranked second after the USA for innovation potential in medical technology, and that specialist training opportunities are important to secure this position for the future. ‘The Hitachi Medical Systems Technology Academy in Dusseldorf is an impetus for innovation and a contribution to better national health care,’ explained Dr Marco Dolci,  President and CEO of Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Holding AG, based in Zug, Switzerland.

With a string of highly qualified specialist lecturers and advanced infrastructure, the Academy promises to provide training in a range of medical technology disciplines to the highest standards.

The courses 
Clinical application: Aimed primarily at radiologists, specialists, technicians, nurses and carers interested in training in clinical applications.

The Health Care MBA Programme: For managers, doctors, experts and healthcare investors, this is offered jointly with the Nations Health Career School of Management in Frankfurt/Main. 
Biomedical engineering: This enables researchers, professors and students to pursue concrete technical questions and development projects.

Service support: Practical training for specialists in magnetic resonance, computer tomography and ultrasound technology.

Forums: The Technology Academy offers a number of forums for researchers, students, patients etc.
Enrolment and full details: 
www.hitachi-medical-systems.com
www.hitachi-medical-systems.de

31.08.2007

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