Search Tag: GE Healthcare

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

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General Electric appoints Brenda Mbathi as East Africa CEO

2019 02 Apr

Based in Nairobi, Brenda will lead the development of diverse programs with public and private sector projects and partnerships across East Africa General Electric  has announced the appointment of Brenda Mbathi as the Chief Executive Officer for East Africa. In her role, Brenda will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase... Read more

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This intelligent CT equals less time in front of the screen, more time with patients

2019 08 Mar

Centre Cardiologique du Nord in France uses a new deep learning algorithm to reconstruct cardiac images. The digital revolution has changed every aspect of our lives – from the way we communicate to the way we live and interact. We are slowly moving towards this transformation in healthcare, where big data, predictive analytics and artificial... Read more

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AI algorithm to compete in junior radiologist image quiz

2019 02 Mar

An AI algorithm could help radiologists prioritize the review of critical cases   It’s a cold and frosty day in Vienna as junior radiologists sit down for the annual junior image interpretation quiz. It’s one of the main attractions at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) and this year is no exception. Six experts in the field each... Read more

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AI gets a backbone: Deep learning makes it easier for doctors to read spine scans

2019 01 Mar

Radiologists in Norway are using a CT app to facilitate image reading of the most common areas of the body for bone metastasis   The spinal cord is the vital link between the brain and body, a superhighway of life-critical information protected by the bony vertebra of the spinal column.   The spinal column is the most common site for bone... Read more

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Fight against cancer: GE Healthcare collaborates with Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)

2019 28 Feb

  GE Healthcare has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to supply latest technology in computed tomography (CT), Discovery RT, to Lagos University Teaching Hospital   Partnership will ensure provision of latest technology to enable early diagnostics and better treatment... Read more

Executive Health Management

Can machines behave morally enough for healthcare?

2019 22 Feb

Machine ethics: A case for human-centric Artificial Intelligence With the development of AI comes the question of ethics, especially in the human-centric healthcare setting. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most transformative forces of our time and presents a great opportunity to increase prosperity and growth. Over the last decade,... Read more

Executive Health Management

How do you serve more patients without adding staff or beds? Here’s one hospital’s answer

2019 22 Feb

UK hospital announces first-of-its-kind hospital Command Center in Europe to improve efficiency and patient care   Every day, up to 400 people come through the Emergency Department (ED) doors at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) in Northern England. The hospital serves 500,000 people who live in Bradford and communities across Yorkshire, one... Read more

Executive Health Management

The immunotherapy hurdle & why doctors could soon predict how each patient will respond

2019 22 Feb

A partnership between Vanderbilt University Medical Center and GE Healthcare will create AI-powered apps to enable safer and more precise immunotherapies.   When two doctors oceans apart were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work in immunotherapy – the breakthrough treatment that turns the body’s own... Read more