GE Healthcare

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New mobile imaging system

Ultrasound might be the next stethoscope

GE Healthcare has launched a new wireless, pocket-sized ultrasound system called Vscan Air. The device runs in the tradition of GE's Vscan
Family systems, of which the company report over…


Deep Learning in Radiology

New Levels of Precision with Self-learning Imaging Software

The complex form of machine learning DLIR (Deep Learning Image Reconstruction) is based on a deep neuronal network which is similar to the human brain. The artificial neurons of this network learn…


Smart devices and more

New GE imaging tech and intelligent apps unveiled at RSNA

At RSNA 2019, GE Healthcare launches more than 30 new, imaging intelligent applications and smart devices designed to drive efficiency in radiology departments, aiming to double productivity and cost…


COCIR and EFOMP partner up

Training initiative on angiographic equipment

Earlier this July, 75 Medical Physics Experts gathered in Prague to attend the EFOMP and COCIR Summer School “State of the art & new trends of angiographic equipment: Image quality, Patient and…


Algorithms in radiology

AI in diagnostics: Smart scans are the future

AI algorithms are making their way not just into diagnostic workstations, but will also in future be found in the diagnostic methods themselves. Prof. Mathias Goyen, Chief Medical Officer Europe at…


Future healthcare

AI in radiology: beyond imaging

Today, artificial intelligence (AI) can be found everywhere: in our cars, our smartphones and even our working environments. AI has many areas of application, including in the healthcare sector. AI…


Powerful. Versatile. Productive.

World-class ultrasound designed for peace-of-mind

GE Healthcare introduces Versana Premier – an ultrasound system that can help deliver high-quality, personalized care, patient after patient, day after busy day. This innovative system is well…


Oncology and critical care treatment

GE and Roche partner up for integrated digital diagnostics platform

GE Healthcare has entered into a strategic, long-term partnership with Roche to jointly develop and co-market digital clinical decision support solutions. The partnership will initially focus on…



GE and NVIDIA join forces to accelerate AI adoption in healthcare

GE Healthcare and NVIDIA announced they will deepen their 10-year partnership to bring the most sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) to GE Healthcare’s 500,000 imaging devices globally and…


Handheld devices

Is 'Bring your own ultrasound' really such a good thing?

Pocket ultrasound accelerates diagnosis at the point-of-care reducing the role of the radiologist. You can buy a pocket ultrasound probe online, download an app to your smart phone and start making…



Setting Helium Free: Revolutionary MRI Tech

Helium, a critical component in MRI systems, has gone through two potential shortage crises, impacting hospitals and patients around the globe. But the helium supply is finite and demand has been…


Revolution CT

An outstanding system for emergency centers

The University Hospital Jena (UKJ) is the first one in Germany and one of the first in Europe to use the GE Revolution CT for faster diagnostics in an emergency center. Thanks to innovative…



SIGNA line of scanners scales up MRI capabilities

One of the most powerful brand names in MRI imaging is back. At the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) GE Healthcare re-introduced the SIGNA line of scanners, placing at center stage a…


Critical care ventilation

The new Carescape R860 is an intuitive critical care ventilator that uses advanced lung protection tools and an innovative user interface to help improve patient care.


The world’s first 4D Curved Matrix Array probe for prenatal screening

GE’s latest and most advanced Voluson system to date offers clinicians completely new ultrasound views thanks to three pioneering innovations, the company reports.


Partnership optimises uniform processes

By recognition and early intervention against the most significant risk factors, many heart diseases can be prevented.


GE to expand in fast-growing Life Sciences sectors

GE and Thermo Fisher Scientific announced yesterday that they have entered into an agreement for GE Healthcare to acquire Thermo Fisher’s HyClone cell culture media and sera, and gene modulation…


Excellent images, better workflows and optimized collaboration

That’s what the annual RSNA meeting is all about: meeting friends and learning all about new devices, explained Jeff Immelt, GE CEO, in his keynote address at the company booth.


GE unveils Blueprint for upgraded DoseWatch

To engage more fully with health systems to reduce average patient exposure to radiation, GE Healthcare has launched a full campaign called Blueprint for Low Dose that is built around DoseWatch, the…


Probe repair solutions

Unisyn, a division of GE Healthcare that provides a multi-brand ultrasound probe repair solutions to biomedical and clinical engineers, is expanding product sales and services into Europe.


GE invests in technology to tackle challenges in healthcare

Times may be tough, but GE Healthcare takes a longer term view, believing innovative technologies can transform healthcare delivery and help improve patient care.


GE unveils avance CS2 Anaesthesia Delivery System

Leveraging more than 100 years of anaesthesia expertise, GE Healthcare introduces ecoFLOW technology option to help guide clinicians in agent delivery, while providing economic and environmental…


GE introduces Giraffe Stand Alone Resuscitation System

GE Healthcare yesterday announced the availability of the Giraffe® Stand-Alone Infant Resuscitation (STAR) System, which integrates critical capabilities to enhance effective resuscitation of…


Caradigm is here

New healthcare IT products reach the market

Back in December 2011, when General Electric and Microsoft announced their joint venture, Peter Neupert, then head of Microsoft’s healthcare solutions group said: ‘This industry needs a…


The dose stops here

Low doses are a major issue among radiologists – but dose management for every single patient, every single system and across modalities is a quite different issue


GE and Microsoft aimed to launch Joint Venture

General Electric Company, through its healthcare IT business, and Microsoft Corp. announced plans to create a joint venture aimed at helping healthcare organizations and professionals use real-time,…

GE Healthcare to Invest $1 Billion in New Oncology Solutions

GE Healthcare announced today its plans to dedicate $1 billion of its total R&D budget over the next five years to expand its advanced cancer diagnostic and molecular imaging capabilities, as…


Dose discussion: How low can you go?

How low? During the GE Healthcare Lunch Symposium of GE Healthcare at this year’s ECR in Vienna, Michael Maher, Professor of Radiology at the University College, Cork, provided an answer: 1.2…


Maxi value in a mini machine

At first glance you think it’s a futuristic washing machine, or maybe an oversized designer amplifier. Actually, you are looking at GE’s Optima* MR430s. This is not only a real eye-catcher…

Lower Dose Without Compromising Image Quality

As the use of interventional procedures to diagnose and treat diseases increase worldwide, and the procedures grow in complexity and length, exposure to radiation is a growing concern for both…


Latest advancements in Radiology from GE

Increasing access. Improving quality and efficiency. Lowering costs. When GE launched its healthymagination initiative last year, these were the long-term goals and at RSNA 2010, GE Healthcare…


Pocket-size echocardiography

When a patient needs transthoracic or transoesophageal echocardiograms there are two options – transportation to an ultrasound machine in the echo lab, or wheeling a machine to the bedside. Now…

GE Healthcare cooperates with AeroScout

GE Healthcare in Europeand AeroScout announced today that they have integrated GE’s AssetPlus™ application with AeroScout’s Wi-Fi RFID solution targeted for European markets. The combined…


CT and PET - Improving radiation therapy planning

When planning radiotherapy the combination of positron emission tomography (PET) and Computed tomography (CT) can provide a better outcome than CT alone. Michael Krassnitzer asked Terri Bresenham MSc…


An improved view with 64 slices

Late in 2009, GE Healthcare’s 64 slice PET/CT Discovery 690 began its use in the University Clinic for Nuclear Medicine in Innsbruck, Austria. Apart from routine clinical examinations for treatment…


GE and Intel to Form New Healthcare Joint Venture

GE and Intel Corporation have announced the entry into a definitive agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture to create a new healthcare company focused on telehealth and independent living. The new…


New GE technology powers sick babies’ journeys within hospitals

GE Healthcare has introduced to the European market the Giraffe® Shuttle transportable power source for its Giraffe and Panda families of incubators and warmers. By transforming these healing…

GE Healthcare at Euroanaesthesia

Clinicians all over the world use GE Healthcare products and solutions to anesthetize patients. The breakthrough ideas of a small Ohio company in 1910, the predecessor to the anesthesia division of…


Launch of Optima CT660 at German Congress of Radiology

GE Healthcare has now announced the sales launch of the Optima CT660*. The new system is a modular, all-round computer tomography (CT) product for all applications that uses extremely low doses of…

New approach to reduce dose

GE Healthcare is highlighting advanced solutions that drive the efficiency of diagnostic imaging at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR), 2010. Complementing the company’s…



Physicians, over many centuries, have depended on the sense of touch as their hands on method to detect diseases in many body areas. This technique is called palpation. However, though it was known…


Low dose CT wins the confidence of cardiologists

He literally wrote the book on the subject, so when Jean-Louis Sablayrolles MD, states that low dose computed tomography angiography (CTa) represents a ‘great revolution in cardiac imaging,’ his…


GE’s Vscan takes ultrasound anywhere

Although small, Vscan is a prescription device for ultrasound imaging, measurement and analysis in the clinical applications of abdominal, cardiac (adult and paediatric), urological, foetal/OB,…


Ultrasound device in pocket size

GE Healthcare presented Vscan, a new, pocket-sized visualization tool developed to provide physicians with imaging capabilities at the point-of-care. Roughly the size of a smart phone, Vscan houses…


Device successfully combats airborne pathogens

Designed to decontaminate air and thus reduce the chance of infection by airborne pathogenic organisms in areas from hospital wards to waiting rooms or any other enclosed rooms, Medixair has been…


New opportunities with 70 cm

On show in the MR sector at this year’s RSNA was the Optima MR450w wide-bore system manufactured by GE Healthcare. Built on a fully redesigned MR platform, this offers a range of advanced new…


GE develops novel imaging technology

A novel molecular imaging technology aimed at rapid diagnosis of cell death in organs such as the brain and heart has been licensed by The Medical College of Wisconsin, USA, to GE Healthcare. The…

GE Healthcare is presenting ways to see more

At RSNA 2009 GE Healthcare is presenting a big basket filled with trends and innovations for the radiology department:


Patient monitoring as part of the HIS

This October GE Healthcare launched its new Carescape Monitor B 850 at the 22nd Congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). Resulting from the expertise optimised in recent…


A better way to take temperature

The temporal artery thermometer was developed in response to the clinical requirements for a truly non-invasive, accurate method of taking temperature. GE now offers, in Germany and Middle-East, the…


The GE Venue 40 series

GE Healthcare is presenting its new Venue ultrasound product line at Medica. The Venue 40, the first product launched, provides visualisation for needle guidance procedures and rapid diagnostics in…


GE Healthcare launched Discovery NM/CT 670

GE Healthcare announced the European launch of Discovery NM/CT 670, a hybrid imaging platform designed to improve workflow, dose management, and overall image quality.

GE Launches $250 Million Healthymagination Fund

GE announced today the formation of the GE Healthymagination Fund, a new equity fund that will make investments in highly promising healthcare technology companies. The fund will invest in companies…


GE Healthcare launches Global initiative for digital mammography

In addition to being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October is the tenth anniversary of digital mammography, a technology introduced by GE Healthcare in 1999.  Similar to digital photography,…


GE and Asklepios Hospital Group to build up “Green Hospital”

GE and Asklepios Hospital Group signed an agreement to create their first project in German healthcare to comprehensively address environmental issues. The renovation and expansion of one of the…


Coolidge Award 2009

For the 16th year in a row, the innovation prize for radiological diagnostics was awarded by GE Healthcare at this year's Radiology Congress in Berlin. The prize comes with a research budget worth…


Breast screening in Belgium

Not so long ago this country, of considerable linguistic division, was a split into three regions, referred to as Flemish (with five provinces), Walloon (with five provinces) and the Brussels…


The London tube and bus bombings

56 people were killed and over 700 injured when bombers staged four simultaneous attacks upon the London Transport system on 7 July 2005.


Womens Health in Pink

Arriving at the Austrian Congress Center in Vienna, a pink truck is striking the eyes of the visitors of ECR. The truck took the long way from Belgium to Austria to demonstrate a pretty successful…


Breast cancers vary in complexity

Dr Giorgio Rizzatto, who heads the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at ASS 2 Isontina (including the Gorizia and Monfalcone hospitals) in NE Italy, works with nine radiologists, who examine and…


GE's new Discovery PET/CT 600 scanners go global

GE Healthcare's first Discovery PET/CT 600-series scanners are being installed in a number of leading clinics around the world.

"This first set of installations is a big step…


2009 economies

At the dawn of 2009, amid economic gloom worldwide, GE Healthcare has predicted that sales of its higher-priced (imaging equipment will be down in the USA in 2009, compared with 2008, and it is…

US oncology expertise to spread globally

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and GE Healthcare plan to establish over 25 local cancer centres in various countries within the coming decade.


Non-invasive and radiation-free lung imaging system

GE Healthcare in partnership with Deep Breeze Ltd, the leader in vibration response imaging (VRI™) technology, announced that FDA granted marketing clearance for the VRIxv™, a non-invasive,…


GE Healthcare Launches Discovery PET/CT 600

GE Healthcare showcases its intelligence in PET/CT technology by introducing the latest addition to its PET/CT family, the Discovery PET/CT 600 at the 94th annual Radiological Society of North…


Finding new ways of monitoring elderly patients at home

Hungary is going to start a major new collaborative research programme to transform the care of elderly citizens was announced in Hungary. A broad consortium of private and public sector…



GE Healthcare in unveiling LOGIQ E9, a pioneering sonography system that can generate a precise image fusion from CT/MRT and sonographic volume data, the firm reports.

Molecular imaging platform planned in Alsace

Alsace BioValley Competitivity Pole is partnering GE Healthcare in a feasibility study of the creation of a technology platform in various fields of molecular imaging to focus on research and…


Beijing Olympics research finds enlarged hearts can be good hearts

Cardiologist Dr Malissa Wood, of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, has reported that a study of Olympic athletes, using GE Healthcare's Vivid I cardiac compact ultrasound technology,…


Early diagnosis

Under the banner Hear today the heartbeats of tomorrow, at this year's ESC meeting GE Healthcare will showcase its latest cardiology technology for the management of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as…


GE celebrates a decade of Vivid memories

At this year's European Society of Cardiology (ESC) meeting, GE Healthcare will celebrate a decade of achievements since it acquired Diasonics Vingmed Corporation.


Medically sound for benefit of athletes worldwide

Compact ultrasound technology provides greater diagnostic confidence within close proximity of athletes. The portable equipment from GE Healthcare is not much larger than a laptop, and delivers…


Change of leadership at GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare today announced John Dineen as the companies new CEO and president. Therewith Dineen changes from the Transportation to the Medical Technologies and Services Segment of General…


GE Healthcare diagnostic imaging award for two German physicians

For the 15th time in a row General Electric (GE) Healthcare's Innovation Award for radiological diagnostic imaging was presented. This year's two recipients - Dr Isabelle Naßenstein of the Institute…


Developing new biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease diagnosis

Latest estimates predict that the global prevalence of Alzheimer's disease will quadruple by 2050. The EU funded research project "PredictAD" aimed at developing new diagnostic tools by…

GE's portable ultrasound systems check USA's Olympic athletes

As the opening of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games nears, the US Olympic Committee (USOC) and the General Electric Company (a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Games) are running two research programmes…


GE high-definition CT technology

High definition CT (HDCT) technology developed by GE Healthcare promises to revolutionise image acquisition for CT scanning.


Volumetric X-ray provides depth information about structure of interest

A new volumetric X-ray application, showcased at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna, Austria, provides physicians with multiple high-resolution slice images of the human anatomy, including…


Frost & Sullivan honours healthcare leaders at Berlin award banquet

Berlin, Feb. 2008 - Philips Speech Recognition Systems was among the 15 healthcare companies to receive Frost & Sullivan's "Excellence in Healthcare Award" in Berlin.


GE gains CE mark for IT solutions as medical devices

GE Healthcare has received the CE mark for its Centricity Clinical Information Systems (CIS), Centricity Anaesthesia and Centricity Critical Care as a medical device according to the European Union…


GE Healthcare expands expertise in mammography

GE Healthcare recently acquired Image Diagnost International GmbH, an IT provider specialised on developing integrated software solutions for mammography workflow and image processing. With this…


Connecting multiple discrete RIS/PACS Solutions

GE Healthcare IT, unveiled Centricity OneView, a web-based clinical information and workflow management system designed to connect multiple discrete RIS and PACS solutions.


GE in Germany

GE Healthcare reports that, in recent years, it has been making it quite clear just how important the German market is for the Group. In 2006, GE Healthcare opened its new Customer Centre in Munich…


Digital networking of four municipal hospital sites in Munich

One of the biggest RIS/PACS healthcare networks in Germany - a Centricity system installed by GE - was recently launched at the Munich Municipal Hospital GmbH to link its 67 clinics and institutes,…


Premium GE ultrasound technology at 'economy class' cost

Today, ultrasound is present in most specialised medical fields, and even used in small practices. However, in terms of quality, when using ultrasonic equipment in the low price segment, users often…

Company acquisition

GE Healthcare has acquired Dynamic Imaging LLC, which specialises in Web-based image and information management.


A radiation-free system for lung function monitoring

Although modern respirators present ever increasing features to enhance and simplify ventilation therapy, methods to quantify the efficacy of ventilator changes are limited.


Digital networking

Germany - The Munich Municipal Hospital is network four hospital locations in Bogenhausen, Harlaching, Neuperlach and Schwabing, and facilitate the digital production and storage of X-ray images…


Compact portable ECG promises earlier diagnosis

A compact portable, easy-to-use ECG machine, the MAC 400, was launched in Europe by GE Healthcare at the recent European Society of Cardiology (ESC).


IT for Istanbul

Turkey - The recently opened 74-bed Florence Nightingale Kiziltoprak Hospital, which has three operating rooms and 10 ICU beds, is one of four hospitals in a Turkish healthcare network.


Ludwig-Maximillians-University Munich installs GE Healthcares' 64-multislice LightSpeed VCT

The department of Radiology at the LMU Munich optimizes the care of patients with LightSpeed VCT, a 64-multislice CT from GE Healthcare. The high-tech CT is perfectly suited for patients suffering…


What's your prediction for MR? 'Expect the unexpected'

Since April, there's been a new man at GE Healthcare´s global MRI division; its new Vice President and General Manager is James E Davis. Meike Lerner caught up with him during the International…


The 3-Tesla

A next generation MR-guided intra-operative surgical suite has been installed at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Centre following collaboration with GE Healthcare…


Image-Guided Neurosurgery Suite at Barrow Neurological Institute

GE Healthcare and Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center implementet a MR-guided intra-operative surgical suite. This new system includes one of the world's most…


Molecular imaging

GE was the first to undertake molecular imaging development on a large scale. 'You have to be a very special company to work in this discipline,' Reinaldo Garcia, President and Chief Executive…


GE/DGAI prize for research

GE Healthcare and Germany's DGAI (the country's society for anaesthesiology and intensive care) are offering their first clinical sciences research prize, worth 60,000 euros. To be funded by GE for…


Company Round-up

Siemens Medical Solutions strengthens its diagnostics devision, J&J wins stent patent appeal over Boston Scientific and Medtronic, Leica extends its product range and GE Healthcare cooperates…

Material solutions

Innovative materials and technologies for medical devices are on show by GE Plastics.


The digital cath lab imaging system with fully-integrated IVUS

GE Healthcare and Volcano Corporation have combined GE's Innova digital X-ray cath lab system with Volcano's new PC-based IVUS platform.


1st 64-slice combined PET-VCT scanners go to work

During the annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, in California this June, GE Healthcare announced the first installations of its new Discovery VCT - described as “the world's first…


A radically changing IT landscape

The mood at the International Forum for Healthcare IT (IteG 2006), held in Frankfurt, Germany, this May/June, indicated that this market is gaining momentum.


Donation to Swedish Brain Foundation gains research funds

Sweden - The Swedish Brain Foundation has received a donation of SEK 250 thousand (approximately e27,593) to support advanced research and development, from GE Healthcare, based in Uppsala.


Partnerships to personalise medicine

Peter Loescher has worked at the cutting edge of the pharmaceutical industry for 17 years. In the latter part of this period, for example, he headed Hoechst's division in Japan, where he was also…


No reimbursement for digital screening

Interviewed by Daniela Zimmermann, Executive Director of EH, Jean Hooks, General Manager, Global Mammography at GE Healthcare, examined reasons behind the slow uptake of digital technology in some…


First EU Women's Healthcare Centre opens

The Diagnostic Breast Centre Gottingen has opened the first European Women's Healthcare Centre (WHC). Professor Uwe Fischer, head of the new centre, said: "We have set ourselves the objective,…