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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.

COVID-19

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

Timeline

February 2021
GE Healthcare raises a $7,000,000 seed round from Foxsemicon Integrated Technology and SmartBreast.
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.

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Kieran Murphy

President & CEO

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Conor Hale
September 23, 2021
FierceBiotech
As GE Healthcare looks to expand its ultrasound franchise from the exam room to the operating room, a $1.45 billion deal to acquire BK Medical and its surgical visualization tech may be just the ticket.
August 10, 2021
WebWire
· GE Healthcare to make imaging applications, healthcare workflows, and data and analytics more accessible to benefit medical professionals, AI developers, and patients , , · Helps the healthcare industry transition to a virtualized and distributed care model by offering its AI-based imaging applications and Edison Health Services platform* on AWS , , · Edison Health Services platform creates an easy way for clinicians to derive and manage insights from the 3.6 billion imaging procedure...
Andrea Park
August 9, 2021
FierceBiotech
GE Healthcare will begin moving several of its software platforms to the AWS cloud, making it easier for healthcare providers and artificial intelligence developers alike to access clinical data to improve patient care.
Andrea Park
July 7, 2021
FierceBiotech
The health tech powerhouses are joining forces to build an analytics platform that matches patients to the best possible treatment regimens for their specific genomic signature, cancer type and lifelong health record.
July 6, 2021
WebWire
GE Healthcare and SOPHiA GENETICS today announced that they have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on advancing cancer care, with the goal of better targeting and matching treatments to each patient's genomic profile and cancer type, helping to ensure the most effective and personalized treatment. The companies aim to develop new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered analytics and workflow solutions to serve both the clinical and biopharma markets. They'll be deploying GE Healthcare...
Andrea Park
June 25, 2021
FierceBiotech
New year, new GE: When 2022 rolls around, the company's healthcare business will have a new leader at its helm, replacing longtime leader Kieran Murphy.
May 28, 2021
WebWire
To help small businesses in Africa's health sector strengthen their response to COVID-19 and other pressing healthcare challenges, GE Healthcare and NSIA Banque Côte d'Ivoire have partnered with IFC's Africa Medical Equipment Facility to support healthcare providers in Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda access essential medical equipment. The participation of GE Healthcare and NSIA Banque Côte d'Ivoire further expands the reach of the IFC-led facility,...
DelveInsight Business Research, LLP
May 26, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- DelveInsight's 'Pacemakers Pipeline Insights and Competitive Landscape' report provides an in-depth assessment of the Pacemakers pipeline,...
Research and Markets
May 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "Ambulance and Emergency Equipment: Global Markets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Emergency medical services...
Conor Hale
May 6, 2021
FierceBiotech
The company said it hopes to make Cerianna available to at least three-quarters of all patients with metastatic breast cancer in the U.S. by 2023.
Conor Hale
March 30, 2021
FierceBiotech
GE Healthcare unveiled its second point-of-care ultrasound in less than a month, with a new artificial intelligence-coupled system designed to support frontline healthcare workers facing COVID-19.
Conor Hale
March 17, 2021
FierceBiotech
GE Healthcare launched a new handheld, wireless ultrasound device, capable of scanning anywhere within the body and small enough to be carried around in a clinician's pocket.
Conor Hale
February 8, 2021
FierceBiotech
GE Healthcare has offloaded its molecular breast cancer imaging assets for an undisclosed sum in a deal with newcomer SmartBreast.
A1 Medical Imaging
January 13, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Peter Solodko, CEO of A1 Imaging Centers, LLC d/b/a A1 Medical Imaging (a Consolidated Healthcare company), is excited to announce the...
Dan Goodin
December 8, 2020
Ars Technica
Fixing the critical vulnerability isn't straightforward and comes with its own risks.
Zack Whittaker
December 8, 2020
TechCrunch
Dozens of medical imaging devices built by General Electric are secured with hardcoded default passwords that can't be easily changed, but could be exploited to access sensitive patient scans, according to new findings by security firm CyberMDX. The researchers said that an attacker would only need to be on the same network to exploit a [...]
November 30, 2020
WebWire
Just over 125 years ago, on Nov. 8, 1895, the world's first X-ray image was captured. It was a breakthrough that set the stage for the modern medical imaging industry. Over the decades, an entire ecosystem of medical imaging hardware and software came to be, with AI startups now playing a key role within it. Today we're announcing the NVIDIA Inception Alliance for Healthcare, an initiative where medical AI startups have new opportunities to chart innovations and accelerate their success...
Lunit
November 25, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Lunit, une importante entreprise de logiciels d'intelligence artificielle médicale, se joindra cette année à la 106e édition du congrès de la...
Conor Hale
November 24, 2020
FierceBiotech
GE Healthcare has launched a new algorithm that can read X-rays and help assess the correct placement of ventilator tubes in patients under critical care.
November 23, 2020
WebWire
GE Healthcare today announced a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to help clinicians assess Endotracheal Tube (ETT) placements, a necessary and important step when ventilating critically ill COVID-19 patients. The AI solution is one of five included in GE Healthcare's Critical Care Suite 2.0 [2], an industry-first collection of AI algorithms embedded on a mobile x-ray device for automated measurements, case prioritization and quality control., , , , Research shows that up to 25 perce...
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