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Health Management

Helping to Get Spain’s Largest COVID-19 Treatment Center Up And Running

2020 03 Aug

The severity of COVID-19 grew chillingly real for Carlos Jimenez by the third week of March, when the disease claimed the life of his closest friend’s father. He realized that he could no longer bear to watch the suffering that had enveloped seemingly every aspect of life. “I would move boxes or whatever else I needed to do,” he says. “I wanted to... Read more

Health Management

Think Inside The Box: This Parisian Hospital Has a Dedicated CT Cabin for its COVID-19 Patients

2020 23 Jun

A prefabricated cabin has sprung up just outside the entrance of the giant Henri-Mondor hospital in Créteil, a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris. The unassuming module might look like a trailer home or the temporary office for a construction project, but it’s actually a vital outpost in the hospital’s battle against COVID-19. Nestled... Read more

ICU Management

Inside Story: How Ultrasound Is Proving An Ally To A Spanish Hospital Fighting COVID-19

2020 13 Apr

Tomás Villén is on a war footing. His hospital, Universitario Ramón y Cajal in the northern corner of Madrid, has been the epicenter of Spain’s battle against COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Together with Italy, Spain has borne the brunt of the pandemic in Europe. In late March and early April, roughly 300 new patients infected... Read more

ICU Management

In China, Ultrasound Is Helping Doctors Fight COVID-19

2020 26 Mar

Before he begins a 12-hour shift working with patients suffering from COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, Professor Xiaoting Wang puts on three layers of gloves and gowns, a mask and an air-purifying respirator that looks like something out of a movie. The equipment makes it hard for him to bend down, hard for him to walk around.... Read more

ICU Management

A Ray Of Light: AI-Enhanced Ultrasound Is Helping On The Front Line Against COVID-19

2020 26 Mar

Ultrasound might not seem an obvious weapon against COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, and its ensuing complications. Best known for helping doctors and expectant parents to view babies in utero, ultrasound sees inside the body by emitting and recording the echoes of high-frequency soundwaves. It’s similar to how bats navigate at... Read more

ICU Management

GE Healthcare Takes Additional Actions to Help Clinicians Combat Coronavirus

2020 24 Mar

GE Healthcare and Ford collaborate to accelerate and scale ventilator production, supporting clinicians in the treatment of COVID-19 patients GE Healthcare provides information to clinicians who are considering the use of anesthesia systems to ventilate COVID-19 patients, following FDA guidance GE Healthcare today provided two updates on its... Read more

Executive Health Management

Editorial - Improving Efficiency While Providing the Best Care

2020 09 Mar

The growth and aging of global populations, the rising levels of chronic disease coupled with escalating costs, growing complexity and inadequate infrastructure is forcing a fundamental re-think of every aspect of healthcare. Swedish doctors spend on average one working day a week on administrative tasks. The British National Health System estimates... Read more

IMAGING Management

Affidea And GE Healthcare Sign A $100 Million Technology Partnership

2019 02 Dec

Affidea and GE Healthcare sign a $100 million technology partnership agreement for innovative imaging fleet, digital workflow solutions and contrast media GE Healthcare and Affidea , the pan-European leader in advanced diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services, have signed a multi-year agreement to deploy imaging and digital technologies... Read more

IMAGING Management

Flagging Aneurysms with AI

2019 03 Sep

Diagnosis of brain aneurysm, a life-threatening condition, presents a challenge to clinicians as this task requires a high-level of expertise. Early detection however is important in order to prevent the worst outcomes. The good news is that artificial intelligence (AI) may soon help in diagnosing brain aneurysm before symptoms develop.  An international... Read more

IMAGING Management

General Electric appoints Eric Amoussouga as GE Francophone Africa CEO

2019 02 Apr

Eric is also Sales Director for GE’s Grid Solutions Business across Sub-Saharan Africa General Electric (GE)   has announced the appointment of Eric Amoussouga as the Chief Executive Officer for Francophone Africa. In this position, Eric will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Francophone... Read more