Siemens Healthineers, Bupa Chile team up to bring latest medical technology and services to Chile
Bupa Chile has entered into a cooperation agreement worth EUR 8 millions with Siemens Healthineers in order to make advances in diagnostics in its business units, specifically in IntegraMédica medical centers, Clínica Bupa Santiago and its regional clinics. Over a contractual period of three years, Siemens Healthineers will provide advanced imaging systems and extensive services to IntegraMédica, Clínica Bupa Antofagasta, Clínica San Jose de Arica and Clínica Bupa Santiago, who will become the biggest Bupa Clinic worldwide for the group. In its capacity as a healthcare group, Bupa Chile provides integrated healthcare services to over 2 million people in Chile and Perú. Bupa Chile belongs to Bupa (British United Provident Association), a globally operating British healthcare company with 32 million customers in 190 countries. Under the terms of the agreement, Siemens Healthineers will supply six 1.5 Tesla MRI, three CT scanners, one angiography system, 12 ultrasound units and several X-ray systems. Furthermore, experts from Siemens Healthineers will train Bupa’s medical personnel to use the imaging systems in the best way and to reduce doses as much as possible whenever radiation is used. Siemens Healthineers has also developed customized training plans for this purpose.
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