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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                       CONTACT: Amanda Naiman
                                                              Siemens Medical Solutions
                                                                        (610) 448-4531

Company to Showcase Technology, Support Symposium Addressing
‘Breakthroughs in Medical Technologies for the Assessment and Treatment of
Cardiovascular Disease’

       ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2005 – Siemens Medical Solutions will showcase its
latest integrated cardiology solutions, encompassing early detection, diagnosis, treatment
and follow-up, at the 2005 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific
Sessions in Orlando, Fla., held from March 6 to 9 (booth # 441). In addition, through an
educational grant, Siemens will support an evening symposium and dinner reception
sponsored by HMP Communications on March 6, highlighting advances in cardiology
       “With over 450,000 people dying from heart diseases each year, it is important for
the industry to continue its focus on innovations in technology, and to enhance our
understanding of customer challenges so we can assist them in optimizing their
processes,” said Robert Dewey, director of cardiology, Global Solutions, Siemens
Medical Solutions. “From advanced imaging technologies and diagnostic assessment
tools to information technology (IT), Siemens has and will continue to explore the full
potential of technology in cardiac applications. We’re dedicated to providing the most
advanced solutions across the total spectrum of cardiology care.”
       Siemens offers the most advanced imaging innovations with faster, more efficient
technologies enabling cardiologists to detect and diagnose cardiovascular disease
earlier, offering more treatment options to patients and doctors, and increasing positive
clinical outcomes during follow-up. The value of merging medical imaging technology,
information technologies (IT), management consulting, and services provides a total
cardiac solution throughout the entire healthcare continuum, helping to facilitate the
diagnostic and therapeutic process, while allowing hospitals to enhance workflow for
optimum quality and efficiency.
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       New technologies that Siemens will showcase at ACC 2005 include Soarian ®
Cardiology Diagnostic Workstation and Disease Management, and ACUSON AcuNav™
8F ultrasound catheter. These innovations are providing a quantum leap in cardiac care,
allowing cardiologists to diagnose cardiovascular disease earlier and provide new
applications for cardiovascular disease treatment.

        Sponsored by HMP Communications and supported by an educational grant from
Siemens Medical Solutions, the evening symposium and dinner reception, titled
“Breakthroughs in Medical Technologies for the Assessment and Treatment of
Cardiovascular Disease,” will be held at the Rosen Center Hotel, in Orlando, Fla., on
March 6, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This symposium will detail magnetic navigation;
facilitating examinations and improving precision; cardiac three-dimensional (3D) imaging
in invasive cardiology; IT and its role in cardiovascular disease management; 64-slice CT
and integration into a cardiology group practice; clinical applications of 3D
echocardiography; and hybrid imaging and its role in evaluating the patient with acute
chest pain.*

       Siemens Medical Solutions of Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) with headquarters in Malvern,
Pennsylvania and Erlangen, Germany, is one of the largest suppliers to the healthcare
industry in the world. The company is known for bringing together innovative medical
technologies, healthcare information systems, management consulting, and support
services, to help customers achieve tangible, sustainable, clinical and financial outcomes.
Employing approximately 31,000 people worldwide and operating in more than 120
countries, Siemens Medical Solutions reported sales of 7.07 billion EUR, orders of 8.12
billion EUR and group profit of 1.05 billion EUR for fiscal 2004. More information can be
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*This event is not part of the official ACC Annual Scientific Sessions as planned by the Annual
Scientific Sessions Program Committee.