Christoph Zindel

The climate crisis and its effect on global healthcare with Dame Jackie Daniel | Christoph Zindel
33 min
Climate change cannot be just wished away without stakeholders taking significant steps to reverse it. To mount an efficient offense against carbon emission, it is important that all industries understand how they contribute to it as well as the steps they can take to get measurable results. The healthcare industry has already seen some stakeholders taking steps to reduce its footprint.

Integrated Diagnostics and the Collaborative Future of Medicine with Prof. Dr. Stefan Schönberg | Christoph Zindel
30 min
Integrated diagnostics is an important step towards providing integrated and holistic healthcare – away from departments operating in silos. Interdisciplinary collaborations and AI-based support systems that integrate data from various sources allow for a more holistic view when making diagnoses. From a patient perspective it will result in faster, higher-quality diagnoses and lead to more personalized medicine and patient care.

The Importance of Radiology in Developing Nations with Dr. Suresh de Silva | Christoph Zindel
25 min
The non-for-profit organization Radiology Across Borders provides education and programs transforming the way that radiology is done in many developing nations, improving health service coverage and health outcomes. This helps to transfer medical knowledge to underserved regions. In addition, Dr. de Silva advocates for a universal right to education.

Successful teams need a psychological sense of safety with Prof. Dr. Ulrike Attenberger | Christoph Zindel
25 min
Diversity and inclusion are big topics in business today. While it’s something many organizations are striving for, it’s not always understood on a statistical or emotional level. But why is this so important?

The Future of Robotics in Healthcare with Dr. Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FESC, FSCAI, FCSI | Christoph Zindel
31 min
When we think of robots being used in surgical procedures, the concept may seem futuristic. But in reality, this type of technology has been in place for a number of years, especially in operating rooms occupied by doctors who have been personally interested in exploring the possibilities and benefits of robotic assistance.

How Finland is Leading the Digital Healthcare Revolution with Päivi Sillanaukee, MD, PhD, eMBA | Christoph Zindel
41 min
Every country is unique in its healthcare operations. Large parts of Europe have a long history of socialized medicine based on the Bismarck Model, a German system dating back to 1883 which guarantees healthcare to citizens. Programs in Europe and Asia are mostly adaptations of this model.

A Visionary for Change: Ophthalmology and Accessibility with Aravind Srinivasan MS, MBA | Christoph Zindel
30 min
Over half of the world's population lacks access to basic healthcare. Beginning to tackle this problem requires more than structural change in the way we provide care. A true sense of purpose to create and direct those changes is vital for the structural DNA of a healthcare system to be rewired.

Pandemics, Globalization, and How To Improve Healthcare through Innovation and Digitalization with Noel Yeo, MD | Christoph Zindel
47 min
In an increasingly globalized world, viral spread has been difficult to avoid. Large numbers of people are moving constantly from place to place for business and leisure, and as economic prosperity grows, movement follows suit.

Leadership in Times of Crisis with Zahi A Fayad, PhD | Christoph Zinde‪l‬‬‬‬‬
39 min
When COVID-19 hit the United States back in January of 2020, New York was one of the first cities to really feel the pressure. Hospitals had to quickly adapt to a new set of working conditions as the virus spread rapidly. It was truly a race against time in an environment where the rules kept changing as we learned more and more about how COVID-19 was transmitted.

COVID-19: How Decentralization Can Improve Healthcare with Dieter R. Enzmann, MD | Christoph Zinde‪l‬‬‬‬‬
31 min
As the COVID-19 pandemic has made its way across the globe, it has brought with it lessons the medical community continues to learn daily. The shared experience in hospitals across the globe has opened lines of communication and collaboration that have been strengthened. The early arrival of COVID-19 on the East Coast of the United States allowed the West Coast to be more prepared through an effective information network. It has reminded us of how connected we truly are.

What COVID-19 is Teaching us about Technology with Howard B. Chrisman, MD, MBA, FSIR | Christoph Zinde‪l‬‬‬‬‬‬
31 min
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to teach us lessons, and there’s no doubt more are on the way. One thing we have learned already is that technology can be pandemic-proof. It’s helped to keep workplaces active and communication flowing despite physical offices being closed.

How to be Prepared for a Crisis with Prof. Frederik Wenz, MD | Christoph Zinde‪l‬‬‬‬‬‬
26 min
In times of crisis, one of the best advantages an organization can have is to be prepared. Readiness doesn’t just mean knowing what to expect. It’s really about having efficient processes, transparency, and open communication already in place, so that when a crisis strikes, you’re used to performing your job in a way that seamlessly adapts in an emergency.

Impact of COVID-19 in Hospitals with Alexander Norbash, MD | Christoph Zindel
37 min
The current pandemic has made hospitals ground zero across the globe. If we haven’t personally been admitted into hospital by the virus, we can easily imagine scenes of medical staff rushing through crowded corridors, shuffling past one another, concealed head to toe in blue PPE anonymity. At some point over the past three months, this has been the daily reality in every hospital.

German Future Prize 2021
16.11.2021, 6:00 PM
Berlin, Germany
Every two years, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier awards the German Future Prize for Technology and Innovation to outstanding scientists. This year, Siemens Healthineers is nominated for Photon Counting - the third nomination in the last four years. On November 17, the jury will decide on this year's winner. MBM Dr. Christoph Zindel will attend the event on-site in Berlin.

Annual Shareholders’ Meeting for fiscal year 2021
14. Februar 2022
Erlangen, Germany