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Executive Health Management

GE To Sell Healthcare Financial Services U.S. Lending Business To Capital One

2015 13 Aug

GE has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell $8.5 billion of healthcare-related loans and its Healthcare Financial Services (HFS) U.S. lending business to Capital One for approximately $9 billion. Separately, GE has signed an agreement with another buyer to sell approximately $600 million of HFS real estate equity investments.   “This transaction... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA 2013: GE Healthcare Premieres Revolutionary One Heartbeat CT

2013 03 Dec

Revolution CT to give clinicians a test that gives them outstanding image quality and reduced dose exposure for patients. GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company announced at this year’s Radiological Society of North America's Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois that its 510(k)-pending Revolution CT^ has... Read more

IMAGING Management

GE Healthcare’s somo•vTM Automated Breast Ultrasound Receives Best in KLAS Award

2013 31 Oct

GE Healthcare has issued a statement to announced that the somo•vTM INSIGHT System has been named category leader and awarded the first place in Women’s Imaging (Specialty) in the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure Report. This report publishes healthcare providers’ ranking of imaging, infrastructure vendors and pharmacy... Read more

IMAGING Management

GE Healthcare Breast Tomosynthesis Solution Gains CE Marking

2013 02 Aug

GE Healthcare has announced CE marking for SenoClaire, GE’s new generation of breast tomosynthesis solution designed with a three-dimensional imaging technology. SenoClaire technology uses a low-dose short X-ray sweep around the positioned breast with nine exposures acquired with a “step-and-shoot” method, removing the potential motion from images.... Read more

IMAGING Management

GE Healthcare Brivo Plus C-arm Cleared for USA

2013 05 Jun

GE Healthcare has announced FDA 510(k) clearance of its latest Brivo Plus C-arm, now available in the U.S. With legacy OEC image quality and ease-of-use, the affordability and reliability of this new Brivo C-arm will offer a high quality option for basic surgical imaging.  The Brivo Plus uses enhancements and extras — such as Advanced Clear Intelligence... Read more

IMAGING Management

MR Challenges in Imaging Joint Replacements and Devices

2013 22 May

The clinical need to more accurately image soft tissue and bone in patients with joint replacements and other implanted devices is expected to grow. Each year 2.9 million joint replacements take place worldwide with 1 million Americans receiving a hip or knee replacement. In the U.S., by 2030, the annual demand for primary total hip arthroplasties... Read more

Cardiology Management

GE Healthcare Supports Canadian Heart Patients at Home

2013 07 May

Albertans living with heart failure will have their conditions monitore from home as part of a new home health care pilot project in Alberta, Canada,  a collaboration between the Government of Alberta, Alberta Health Services, GE Healthcare and GE Canada. Canadian provinces are exploring new models of care to address issues around capacity for... Read more

IMAGING Management

GE Healthcare Passes 500th Installation of Mobile X-ray Platform in the U.S.

2013 18 Apr

GE Healthcare has announced over 500 installations in the United States of its Optima XR220amx and Optima XR200amx mobile x-ray systems. Globally the company has installed over 800 units.  Mobile x-ray is designed to use when it may not be safe or practical to move a patient from his or her bed to the radiology department. GE Healthcare’s Optima... Read more

IMAGING Management

GE Healthcare Unveils New 1.5T MR Technology

2013 10 Apr

Two new 1.5T MR scanners from GE Healthcare, the Optima MR360 Advance and Brivo MR355 Inspire, have recently received 510(k) clearance in the U.S. Both systems are engineered to address the demand for increased performance, and reduced total cost of ownership for the facility while providing a comfortable experience for the patient. “Overall, I... Read more

IMAGING Management

DaTSCAN™ SPECT Imaging Shows Impact on the Diagnosis of Patients with Dementia

2013 26 Mar

GE Healthcare has presented the results of a randomised study analysing the effect of DaTSCAN™ (Ioflupane I 123 Injection) SPECT imaging in a group of adult patients with a diagnosis of possible dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). The findings, presented at the 2013 American Academy of Neurology Meeting, reported use of DaTSCAN imaging significantly contributed... Read more