Jordan, Saudi Arabia sign 5 agreements worth $176m

Amman, Feb. 3 (Petra) — The Jordanian government, on Tuesday, signed five financing agreements (grants), with the Saudi Fund for Development ( SFD ), worth $176 million, as part of the Saudi $1.25 billion-commitment within the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) $5 billion grant to finance development projects in Jordan. The agreements were signed by the […]
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New Technology in Breast Cancer Imaging Can Detect cancer earlier

PARIS, Jun 01, 2010 GE Healthcare, a pioneer in digital mammography, today announced the introduction of an innovative technology to aid in breast cancer diagnosis. GE Healthcare’s new SenoBright(1) Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography (CESM) technology reduces ambiguity in mammography results, enabling physicians to detect and diagnose cancer with more confidence – even in the densest […]
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GE Healthcare Advised to Restrict Omniscan in 2006

GE Healthcare’s own experts recommended in May 2006 that it proactively restrict the use of Omniscan, a gadolinium contrast dye, after it was linked to nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF). According to a ProPublica investigation, rather than take that advice, GE spent the next year arguing that approach wasn’t necessary. According to ProPublica, the recommendation came […]
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GE Healthcare introduces resting Edge a new picture of global health

Around the world, improving health starts with improving access to healthcare technology. To meet this need, we must create both equipment and data that travels easily—connecting the hearts of patients to the minds of physicians seamlessly. The MAC 600 enables physicians to bring advanced ECG analysis to patients they could never reach before. With leading […]
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GE Introduces Vscan pocket sized visualization tool to Middle East

GE Healthcare will introduce its Vscan pocket-sized, ultraportable, easy-to-use visualization tool to the Middle East region at Arab Health 2010 on January 25, 2010. Developed to help make point-of-care imaging a reality, Vscan has the potential to redefine the way doctors examine patients and ultimately help improve patient care by enhancing the physical exam and […]
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ONI Medical Completes Sale to GE

25th November 2009 : ONI Medical Systems announced last week it had completed the sale of its line of low-cost dedicated MRI scanners to GE Healthcare on Nov 6. The terms of the deal, first announced at the end of October, were not disclosed. The purchase is primarily about MSK Extreme 1T and MSK Extreme […]
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GE, Philips India focus on managed healthcare services

25th November 2009 : Bangalore- The healthcare system in India is going the tech sector way by adopting models akin to managed IT services with pay-per-use customer engagements. Under managed healthcare services, hospitals and diagnostic centres do not have to invest in hardware and costly equipment or service the equipment they already own. The adoption […]
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The Ensign Group Secures $40 Million Loan From GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., 16th November 2009 The Ensign Group, Inc., the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, hospice care and assisted living companies, announced that a group of its real estate holding subsidiaries has placed mortgages on six of the Company’s 27 unencumbered properties to secure a $40 million […]
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