GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare

Global medical technology and life sciences company, providing a broad portfolio of products, solutions, and services used in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients, and the development and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals.

GE Healthcare is the healthcare business of General Electric, providing medical imaging, monitoring, biomanufacturing, and cell and gene therapy technologies. The company enables precise healthcare in diagnostics, therapeutics, and monitoring through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications, and services. In addition, they partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems.

GE Healthcare has over 100 years of experience in the healthcare industry and more than 50,000 employees globally. The company headquarters are based in Chicago, Illinois.


On March 19th, 2020, GE Healthcare President & CEO Kieran Murphy issued a statement detailing the company's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company increased the manufacturing capacity and output of equipment important in the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 patients, including CTs, ultrasound devices, mobile X-ray systems, patient monitors, and ventilators.

Direct action taken by GE Healthcare includes:

  • Adding manufacturing lines to ventilator production and increasing the number of shifts to produce around the clock.
  • Hiring additional manufacturing employees and shifting current employees to support increased demand immediately.
  • Managing their supply chain by working with suppliers to mitigate shortages and minimize the impact on our customers globally.
  • Partnering with global regulators and using clinical and technical expertise to urgently address questions from customers on how to meet patient needs.
  • Monitoring the health of their field service engineers and providing personal protective equipment for them when servicing devices – as well as increasing remote diagnostic and repair capabilities.

Ventilator products

GE Healthcare is a manufacturer and distributor of ventilators and related products including the:

  • CARESCAPE R860 Ventilator
  • pNeuton Model A-E Ventilator


March 30, 2020

Ford, GE Healthcare to produce 50,000 ventilators by July using this tiny company's design

Monday's announcement highlights the latest effort by automakers and medical device manufacturers to help ease a shortage of ventilators, a medical device that is used in the treatment of COVID-19, a disease caused by coronavirus.



Kieran Murphy

President & CEO

Further reading


Documentaries, videos and podcasts





July 30, 2020
GE Healthcare and Osprey Medical Inc. (ASX:OSP) ( Osprey) today announced a strategic alliance under which GE Healthcare will exclusively distribute Osprey's product portfolio in Europe, Russia, Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Turkey. Osprey's DyeVertTM contrast minimization devices, complemented by GE Healthcare's range of iodinated x-ray contrast media, offer healthcare professionals a technology platform to address the rising problem of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) following inter...
Conor Hale
June 18, 2020
GE Healthcare has tapped the South Korean startup Lunit to supply artificial-intelligence powered analysis for its new chest X-ray imaging suite.
June 15, 2020
GE Healthcare, Orange Healthcare and TheraPanacea plan a collaboration with Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris to create a database around chest imaging in patients suspected of being infected with SARS-Cov-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19. This collaboration supports the STOIC project (ThOracian Scanner for the dIagnosis of Coronavirus19 pneumonia - COVID-19) led by Professor Marie Pierre Revel, head of the cardiothoracic imaging unit at Cochin Hospital, in Paris This major stud...
Alex Keown
June 5, 2020
Biopharma and life sciences companies bolster their leadership teams and board with these Movers & Shakers.
Scott Elston
May 12, 2020
The pandemic has now made a compelling and urgent case for change, both by highlighting the unpreparedness of many hospitals and through the increasing financial pressures on the industry. Here are four big ways hospitals and healthcare systems are set to evolve in the post-COVID-19 world.
Jonathan Shieber
April 15, 2020
GE Healthcare is extending its longtime collaboration with Microsoft to launch a cloud-based COVID-19 patient monitoring software for health systems. GE Healthcare had originally intended to debut its Mural Virtual Care Solution at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society meeting earlier this year. When the COVID-19 epidemic scuttled those plans the company went redesigned [...]
Kirsten Korosec
March 30, 2020
Ford and GE Healthcare have licensed a ventilator design from Airon Corp and plan to produce as many as 50,000 of them at a Michigan factory by July as part of a broader effort to provide a critical medical device used to treat people with COVID-19. Ford will initially send a team of engineers to help [...]
Timothy B. Lee
March 24, 2020
Ars Technica
It's not easy to build a ventilator assembly line from scratch.
March 24, 2020
GE Healthcare today provided two updates on its continued efforts to support clinicians, governments and the broader healthcare community in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19). GE Healthcare and Ford Motor Company will work together to scale the production of ventilators, arming clinicians with medical equipment important in the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Through this collaboration, Ford will provide its technical and production expertise with the goal of manufacturing a s...
Vinay Umarji
January 28, 2020
The number of offers, made by 131 recruiters, too rose by 22.4 per cent over last year, even as IIM Kozhikode placed all 413 students who participated in the process
November 4, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ClariscanTM, a macrocyclic, ionic, gadolinium-based, MRI contrast agent, expanding the GE Healthcare portfolio for U.S. patients and radiologists. Clariscan is a gadolinium-based contrast agent indicated for intravenous use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in brain (intracranial), spine and associated tissues in adult and pediatric patients to detect and visualize areas with disruption of the blood brain barrier (BBB) and/or abn...
September 25, 2019
GE Healthcare is partnering with multiple companies and academic institutions to develop a portfolio of targeted Positron Emission Tomography (PET) tracers to better predict and monitor patient response to immunotherapies. Currently an average of only 20-40 percent of patients respond to immunotherapies, and patient suitability for an immunotherapy is determined by taking limited tissue samples of a tumor. It is hoped that these PET tracers, which would accurately screen immune mechanisms...
June 10, 2019
GE Healthcare and Nyansa today announced a strategic alliance under which GE Healthcare will distribute and support the Nyansa Voyance AIOps platform for health care customers. The arrangement, for the first time, provides an advanced analytics solution for biomed and IT professionals to address the increasingly complex mission-critical networks and network-connected patient care devices. Under the agreement, the companies are integrating the GE CARESCAPETM Network, the trusted near-real-t...
May 14, 2019
GE Healthcare and Indi Molecular, Inc, a California-based biotechnology company, have announced plans to develop immune cell-targeted Positron-Emission Tomography (PET) tracer candidates, based on Indi Molecular's proprietary Protein Catalyzed Capture (PCC) technology. These tracer candidates, if successful, could help identify molecular markers of cytotoxic T-cells, and potentially help in the selection and monitoring of immunotherapy patients. Today, despite there being over 2,400 immu...
May 9, 2019
Bayer's new global manufacturing site in California will rely on GE Healthcare's FlexFactory TM platform. At a groundbreaking event at the Berkeley, California site, Bayer announced its intention to manufacture biologic therapies for multiple patient populations. Fluor, an engineering and construction company, is providing a single point of responsibility for engineering, procurement, construction management and commissioning, qualification and validation of the facility, while GE Healthc...
April 15, 2019
, , , , • Edison AI platform will integrate with ACR AI-LABTM, providing ACR members and other radiology professionals with connectivity to valuable Edison AI services. , , • Among the 100+ GE Healthcare AI developer services on Edison is a tool that tracks the source and usage of data in AI development, simplifying radiologists' ability to create, validate and deploy compliant algorithms with partner institutions , , • Edison is the most holistic and integrated digital platform in healthcare,...
Brad Perriello
February 26, 2019
The Medical Device Business Journal -- Medical Device News & Articles | MassDevice
February 12, 2019
GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) is working with Preventice Solutions to give clinician tools to follow patients with known or suspected Atrial fibrillation virtually from hospital to home. Atrial fibrillation, or AF, is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications, and, as the population ages globally, AF is predicted to affect 6 to 12 million people in the United States alone by 2050. The collaboration offers a sing...


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