Siemens White Paper Addresses Today's Challenges Facing Large Hospitals

Oct 12, 2010, 09:00 ET from Siemens Financial Services, Inc.

ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial uncertainties associated with healthcare reform is a major concern for large hospitals (more than 250 beds) and is the focus of a new white paper sponsored by Siemens Financial Services, Inc. (SFS, Inc.). The white paper is titled "Uncharted Waters: Navigating Unknowns of Reform at America's Large Hospitals" and contains interviews with select hospital administrators.

The paper has just been released by SFS, Inc. and can be viewed at and deals with the challenges of fiscal planning while these hospitals continually strive to increase efficiencies and improve patient care.

The case studies included in the white paper highlighted Mary Washington Healthcare in Fredericksburg, VA., Washington County Health System in Hagerstown, MD, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL, and St. Joseph Mercy, Oakland, in Pontiac, MI.

About Siemens Financial Services, Inc.

Siemens Financial Services, Inc. (SFS Inc.) the US unit of Siemens Financial Services is a leading provider of business-to-business financial services in the United States. SFS Inc. is a committed business ally that combines deep industry expertise with integrated financing solutions to enhance the efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness of its customers. The company, based in Iselin, NJ, enables business expansion for thousands of customers in the healthcare, energy, and industrial sectors by providing customized solutions that range from equipment financing and working capital to project and export finance, and insurance solutions. Further information on Siemens Financial Services in the United States:

About Siemens

Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, and operates in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors.  For more than 160 years, Siemens has built a reputation for leading-edge innovation and the quality of its products, services and solutions.  With 405,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $104.3 billion in fiscal 2009.  With its U.S. corporate headquarters in New York City, Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $21.3 billion and employs approximately 64,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.  For more information on Siemens in the United States, visit  

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