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...And the Grand Prize Goes to... Lockport Memorial Hospital, Winner of Siemens National 'Win an MRI' Contest
Date:1/25/2008

First-Ever Online Video Contest Celebrates America's Smaller Hospitals;

Communities Come Out in Droves to Support Their Hometown Facilities

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Drum roll, please... The winner of the Siemens "Win an MRI" contest is Lockport Memorial Hospital in Lockport, N.Y. The hospital is the recipient of a brand new MAGNETOM(R) ESSENZA -- one of Siemens' latest developments in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology, brought to market in October 2007. Lockport Memorial Hospital won the MRI -- worth approximately $800,000 -- through a first-of-its-kind online video competition hosted on http://www.WinAnMRI.com.

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Lockport Memorial Hospital, a 134-bed facility in upstate New York, made its case for why it needs a fixed MRI in a staff-produced video that demonstrates the complications and inconveniences posed to patients and physicians when a hospital lacks an in-house MRI. Currently, when a Lockport physician prescribes an MRI to a patient, the patient must travel to an off- site facility, such as a private diagnostic imaging center or another hospital, to get an MRI. Every second counts in healthcare, and this process could delay diagnosis and treatment time. Once installed, however, the MAGNETOM ESSENZA will be available for diagnostic imaging 24-hours a day, greatly increasing patient access to MRI and improving overall quality of patient care.

"We are a small hospital that, much like most community hospitals in this country, struggled with how to afford a state-of-the-art MRI machine," said Clare Haar, Chief Executive Officer of Lockport Memorial Hospital. "We are thrilled to have won the competition for the Siemens MAGNETOM ESSENZA, as it will allow us to expand the diagnostic care that we provide to ou
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