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Danish regions launch ultrasound scanner tender

A tender has been initiated by the Danish regions to acquire ultrasound scanners for six different medical disciplines. The tender could reach a value of nearly DKK 1bn (USD 156.5m).

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DKK 820m (USD 128.4m) before taxes has been allocated to purchase ultrasound scanners for the Danish regions through a new tender, which has just been made public.

The Capital Region of Denmark is in charge of the tender, which is a four-year framework agreement spanning the five Danish regions, and concerns ultrasound scanners for six different disciplines: Radiology, urology, cardiology, intensive care, gynecology and obstetrics. The tender also includes point-of-care ultrasound equipment, which are smaller devices that can be moved to a patient instead of the patient being moved to the device.

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