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GE Healthcare
Pollards Wood
Nightingales Lane
Chalfont St Giles
HP8 4SP
UK
[t] 01494 545 200
GE Healthcare has expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, performance improvement, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies.

GE Healthcare's broad range of products and services enable healthcare providers to better diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, neurological diseases and other conditions earlier.

The company is focused on earlier diagnosis, pre-symptomatic disease detection and disease prevention.
GE expands life sciences sector with acquisition
07 January, 2014
GE Healthcare will acquire cell culture media and sera, gene modulation and magnetic beads businesses from Thermo Fisher Scientific for a billion dollars
Noise attenuation technology reduces MRI scanner noise
13 September, 2013
A more comfortable experience for patients undergoing MRI scans is now possible with Silent Scan technology for making equipment silent during usage
GE Healthcare submits final module of PMA for breast tomosynthesis option
31 July, 2013
GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, submits to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the final module of the company's premarket approval application (PMA1) for GE Breast Tomosynthesis, an option of the Senographe Essential system.
GE Healthcare receives CE Mark for breast tomosynthesis solution
17 July, 2013
GE Healthcare receives CE marking for SenoClaire, GE's new generation of breast tomosynthesis solution designed with a three-dimensional imaging technology.
GE Healthcare collaborates with Konica Minolta on a DR retrofit global distribution agreement
28 June, 2013
GE Healthcare signs a global distribution agreement with Konica Minolta to collaborate on the Konica Minolta's AeroDR cassette-size digital x-ray imaging retrofit.
GE Healthcare agrees to acquire certain assets of Korean mammography company Rayence
25 June, 2013
GE Healthcare agrees to acquire certain mammography assets of Rayence, a subsidiary of Vatech, a Korean X-Ray manufacturer.
GE Healthcare plans USD2bn investment in software development over next five years
12 June, 2013
GE Healthcare plans to invest $2 billion over the next five years to accelerate the development of innovative software for healthcare systems and applications.
GE Healthcare receives 510(k) clearance of C-arm system for US market
31 May, 2013
GE Healthcare receives FDA 510(k) clearance of the company's latest Brivo Plus C-arm, now available in the USA.
GE Healthcare acquires the transactional business of Unisyn Medical Technologies
30 May, 2013
GE Healthcare, the healthcare division of General Electric, acquires Unisyn Medical Technologies' Transactional Business, a leading US provider of comprehensive ultrasound probe repair solutions to biomedical and clinical engineers, headquartered in Golden, Colorado.
GE Healthcare unveils imaging technology for joint replacements and implanted devices
17 May, 2013
GE Healthcare introduces MAVRIC SL, a novel magnetic resonance (MR) imaging technique designed to address the growing clinical need to more accurately image soft tissue and bone in patients with MR Conditional-labelled implants, such as joint replacements and other instrumentation.
GE Healthcare's entire new CT portfolio attains MITA's Smart Dose Standard
10 May, 2013
All of GE Healthcare's new CT products now meet the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) smart dose standard that raises the bar for CT dose management.
GE Healthcare collaborates with HCA to track hand hygiene compliance
15 April, 2013
GE Healthcare is collaborating with HCA's Summerville Medical Center to develop and deploy a data driven technology solution that tracks hand washing data as it relates to patient care through the use of small sensor tags.
GE Healthcare passes 500th installation landmark for mobile X-ray platform in the USA
04 April, 2013
GE Healthcare passes the milestone of installing 500 of the company's Optima XR220amx and Optima XR200amx mobile x-ray systems in the USA.
GE Healthcare receives 510(k) clearance for two 1.5T MR scanners
02 April, 2013
GE Healthcare's two new 1.5T MR scanners (the Optima MR360 Advance and Brivo MR355 Inspire) receive 510(k) clearance.
SPECT imaging study reveals impact on the diagnosis of Patients with clinically uncertain DLB
26 March, 2013
GE Healthcare reveals results of a randomized 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).
GE Healthcare signs agreement with HealthTrust to provide infant care solutions
14 March, 2013
GE Healthcare is entering into an agreement with HealthTrust, a group purchasing organization headquartered in the Nashville, Tennessee area, to provide infant care solutions including phototherapy technology, warmers and incubators, to hospitals that are members of HealthTrust.
Oklahoma State University Medical Center installs enterprise imaging solution
12 March, 2013
GE Healthcare completes the first US installation of its Centricity Cardio Enterprise solution at Oklahoma State University Medical Center.
New ambulatory EMR simplifies ICD-10 readiness
29 January, 2013
GE Healthcare is releasing Centricity Practice Solution 11, the next generation of the company's fully integrated EMR and Practice Management solution.
New PET imaging agent focuses on diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease
10 January, 2013
The regulatory bodies in the United States and Europe accept GE Healthcare's applications for review of the investigational PET amyloid imaging agent [18F]flutemetamol, a positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agent.
Voluntary Worldwide Field Corrective Action is issued for T-piece circuit used by resuscitation units
27 December, 2012
GE Healthcare initiates a voluntary worldwide field correction of the T-piece circuit used with GE Healthcare's Giraffe and Panda resuscitation units.
GE Healthcare installs interventional system for hybrid operating rooms in France for the first time
12 December, 2012
GE Healthcare makes the first global installation in France of the Discovery IGS 730 system for hybrid Operating Rooms and imaging departments.
GE Healthcare unveils Universal Viewer to enhance PACS solutions
29 November, 2012
GE Healthcare is introducing the company's Universal Viewer with the aim of putting clinical insight within reach to help radiologists and referring physicians deliver patient results efficiently.
Innovative MR patient scanning software removes noise level of MR scan for patients
28 November, 2012
GE Healthcare is introducing the 510(k) pending Silent Scan, a revolutionary technology designed to address one of the impediments to patient comfort - excessive acoustic noise generated during an MR scan.
New general imaging ultrasound system boosts image quality and enhances diagnostic confidence
26 November, 2012
GE Healthcare is introducing the new LOGIQ E9 with XDclear, a new general imaging ultrasound system.
St Luke's University Hospital becomes first in the USA to install Discovery IGS 730 hybrid operating room
22 November, 2012
St Luke's University Hospital is unveiling the Discovery IGS 730 Hybrid OR from GE Healthcare to become the first hospital in the United States to offer this exciting new technology.
GE Healthcare acquires U-Systems to extend breast cancer detection capabilities
13 November, 2012
GE Healthcare, the healthcare division of General Electric acquires U-Systems, a manufacturer of ultrasound products specifically designed for breast applications.
GE Healthcare launches online patient and caregiver resource for Parkinson disease
17 October, 2012
As part of GE Healthcare's ongoing commitment to provide resources for those living with movement disorders, the company is unveiling a new online patient and caregiver resource - www.Move2Answers.com.
GE Healthcare collaborates with CSIRO to research Alzheimer's Disease
12 June, 2012
GE Healthcare is collaborating with Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) involving its investigational PET imaging agent [18F flutemetamol].
GE Healthcare partners Affibody to develop Her2 specific PET imaging agent
08 June, 2012
GE Healthcare signs an agreement with Affibody to collaborate on the development of a Her2-targeted PET imaging agent, which is scheduled to begin clinical trials later in 2012.
GE Healthcare acquire Brazilian medical device company XPRO
06 June, 2012
GE Healthcare acquires XPRO, a Brazilian Interventional X-ray equipment manufacturer company with more than 15 years of experience and has installed more than 120 systems at private customer sites.
GE Healthcare licenses Insight Genetics genomic biomarker for lung cancer
04 June, 2012
Clarient Diagnostic Services, a GE Healthcare company, and molecular diagnostics company Insight Genetics, signs a worldwide licensing agreement for intellectual property from Insight Genetics, granting Clarient rights to develop a genetic test covering the ALK (anaplastic lymphoma kinase) biomarker, a promising target for several classes of cancer drugs.
GE Healthcare and Philips commend FCC wireless medical sensor ruling
28 May, 2012
GE Healthcare and Philips Electronics are applauding the USA's Federal Communications Commission (FCC)for its action allocating protected spectrum for wireless medical devices, called Medical Body Area Networks (MBANs), which could revolutionize the way patients are monitored and help eliminate the restrictive cables that tether patients to hospital beds.
Karolinska University Hospital partners GE Healthcare to advance cell therapy
24 May, 2012
Karolinska University Hospital Sweden and GE Healthcare Life Sciences are entering into a joint research collaboration to drive advances in technologies and workflows for use in the rapidly emerging field of cell therapy.
GE Healthcare strengthens EP deal with Biosense Webster
11 May, 2012
GE Healthcare is extending the company's current co-distribution agreement with Biosense Webster. with a three-year roadmap development collaboration that aims to deliver tighter integration between their CardioLab recording system and CARTO 3 navigation system.
Cardiovascular ultrasound system enhances cath lab workflows
27 April, 2012
GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company receives FDA clearance and is making availale the latest version of the company's Vivid E9 cardiovascular ultrasound system.
GE Healthcare partners NXT2B to develop compact cyclotron and PET tracer
24 April, 2012
GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric, and NXT2B, a privately owned venture capital company, are entering into a joint financing agreement with the goal of developing a micro-scale radiotracer infrastructure including cyclotron and PET tracer production.
Partners develop blood-based test for mild cognitive impairment
27 March, 2012
DiaGenic signs a research agreement to collaborate with GE Healthcare to develop a blood-based test using DiaGenic's peripheral gene expression profiling in patients with mild cognitive impairment, a disorder associated with risk for Alzheimer's Disease.
GE Healthcare unveils new cardiovascular IT solution
26 March, 2012
GE Healthcare is introducing Centricity Cardio Enterprise, a new and comprehensive IT solution that offers cardiologists a single point of access to patient data, images and reports across the continuum of care while enhancing physician productivity and improving charge capture accuracy.
Global Patient Safety Network offers evaluation scheme
07 March, 2012
GE Healthcare Performance Solutions, a unit of GE Healthcare, is launching a 90-day evaluation for its Global Patient Safety Network (GPSN), an online community for hospitals to collaborate with peers around the world with the goal of improving patient safety.
GE Healthcare aims to reduce clinical variation in hospitals
23 February, 2012
GE Healthcare Performance Solutions, a unit of GE Healthcare, is introducing its Clinical Transformation Solutions practice, aimed at reducing unwarranted clinical variation in healthcare delivery.
GE Selects Bionime launches innovative diabetes solutions
18 January, 2012
GE is entering into a new worldwide licensing agreement with Bionime, a global leader in biotechnology medical testing, to provide new GE-branded solutions for the diabetes market.
GE Healthcare signs EP portfolio deal with Biosense Webster
12 January, 2012
GE Healthcare signs a long-term agreement with Biosense Webster, in which the companies will co-distribute their leading electrophysiology (EP) systems - including GE's CardioLab EP Recording Systems and Biosense Webster's CARTO 3 navigation system - in the USA, and will collaborate to enhance the functional integration of their recording, imaging and 3D mapping systems.
Joint venture aims at global healthcare system transformation
12 December, 2011
General Electric, through its healthcare IT business, and Microsoft are planning to create a joint venture aimed at helping healthcare organizations and professionals use real-time, system-wide intelligence to improve healthcare quality and the patient experience.
Advanced visualisation tools deliver on one PACS desktop
05 December, 2011
GE Healthcare is claiming a leap forward in radiology department workflow with the unveiling of an interoperable suite of advanced visualisation and image management applications.
GE Healthcare enhances patient comfort for radiology exams
02 December, 2011
GE Healthcare introduces the innovative Magnetic Resonance (MR) Patient Experience Suite, part of its healthymagination strategy to improve the quality of patient care.
Lombardia MoH selects GE Healthcare's Vscan ultrasound solution
31 October, 2011
Lombardia Ministry of Health (MoH) is purchasing 135 units of GE Healthcare's pocket-sized, ultrasound medical imaging device Vscan for use by general practitioners in the region.
GE Healthcare launches patient embracing coil in the USA
11 October, 2011
GE Healthcare is launching the GEM Suite (Geometry Embracing Method) of surface coils in the USA for use with the Optima MR450w 1.5T wide bore magnetic resonance imaging system, at Syracuse Orthopedic Solutions, which is the first US site to install the technology.
New wide bore 3.0T MR system receives FDA approval
10 October, 2011
GE Healthcare receives FDA clearance of the Discovery MR750w wide bore 3.0T system with GEM (Geometry Embracing Method) Suite of Coils.
Ultra-low dose CT technology claims profound image clarity
22 September, 2011
GE Healthcare receives 510(k) clearance of its revolutionary Computed Tomography (CT) technology, called Veo, which may help physicians deliver accurate diagnoses by enabling profound CT image clarity at lower dose.
GE and partners plans new initiative to speed fight against cancer
19 September, 2011
GE together with leading healthcare and financial partners is launching a new healthymagination initiative aimed at accelerating cancer innovation and improving care for 10 million cancer patients around the world by 2020.
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