Complementing business of Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics
ERLANGEN, Germany, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Siemens has successfully completed the acquisition of Dade Behring Holdings, Inc. The laboratory diagnostics company joins the existing business of Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics. As the market leader in the attractive and rapidly growing field of in vitro diagnostics, Siemens now can offer its customers a unique and comprehensive healthcare solutions' portfolio, which brings together the entire medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and clinical information technology (IT) value chain under one roof.
"The acquisition of Dade Behring, which holds a strong position in clinical chemistry, ideally complements our acquisitions of Diagnostic Products Corporation and Bayer Diagnostics," explained Erich R. Reinhardt, member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and President and CEO of Siemens Medical Solutions. "The implementation of integrated IT and clinical solutions from Siemens will help improve workflow efficiency throughout the healthcare enterprise, from admissions and administration, to the laboratory and the radiology department. This will enable our customers to increase the quality of patient care while simultaneously reducing costs," Reinhardt added.
As the first and only global fully integrated diagnostics company, Siemens Medical Solutions is in a unique position to leverage trendsetting solutions across the entire healthcare continuum - from prevention to diagnosis, to therapy and care.
Siemens (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electrical
engineering and electronics. The company has around 475,000 employees
(incl. discontinued operations) working to develop and manufacture
products, design and install complex systems and projects, and ta
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