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March 16, 2021
GE Healthcare has pulled back the curtain on the Vscan Air, a wireless take on the handheld ultrasound technology it first debuted more than a decade ago.
Cleared by the FDA back in November, the battery-powered device is intended for use by healthcare professionals conducting diagnostic ultrasound imaging and fluid flow analysis. It connects to a companion app downloaded to a user's personal...
Credit: InteractiveMe tablet being shown to resident at Woodstock Residential Care Centre
November 20, 2020
GE HEALTHCARE ACQUIRES SWEDISH STARTUP PRISMATIC SENSORS
GE Healthcare is acquiring Swedish medical X-ray imaging startup, Prismatic Sensors to boost its medical imaging business.
According to GE, the startups technology offers fewer doses of radiation to patients and more accurate X-ray imaging, and has the potential to be a "substantial step forward" in detecting cancer, heart disorders and...
July 18, 2018
Israel is continuing to carve out its space as a digital health hub in the Middle East. Today the Israeli government announced a $33 million grant aimed at furthering the country's foothold in digital health, specifically in biotech and medicine, according to Reuters. Medtronic, GE Healthcare, and Change Healthcare were named the three recipients of the funding; each company will get a different...
February 9, 2018
The Olympic Games are starting to prove themselves not just as a showcase for the world's elite athletes, but for leading-edge health IT initiatives.
A week ago we reported how the HIMSS Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative alongside SNOMED International, will use the games after PyeongChang – the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo, the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing and beyond – as a proving...
November 30, 2017
Modernizing Medicine, maker of specialty-specific mobile product suites, announced that it has joined Xcertia, a standards body for mobile apps that launched by the American Medical Association, HIMSS, and others at the 2016 Connected Health Conference. Within the collaboration, the company and other participants will work to develop guidelines and resources to support consumers and clinicians’...
November 28, 2017
GE Healthcare has partnered with Nvidia to fast-track artificial intelligence adoption in healthcare and with Intel to boost digital imaging.
The Nvidia partnership builds on GE Healthcare’s 10-year alliance with the company to bring the most sophisticated artificial intelligence to GE Healthcare’s 500,000 imaging devices globally and to accelerate healthcare processing.
The new CT system is two...
July 19, 2017
Oscar Health is working with Humana to offer commercial health insurance to small businesses in a nine-county Nashville, Tenn. area. Tech-saavy insurance startup Oscar is teaming up with incumbent Humana at a time when it’s just begun to expand from the individual market into working with employers through its Oscar for Business unit. Humana will provide licenses to operate in Nashville as well...
May 19, 2017
The days of claiming artificial intelligence as a feature that set one startup or company apart from the others are over. These days, one would be hard-pressed to find any technology company attracting venture funding or partnerships that doesn’t posit to use some form of machine learning. But for companies trying to innovate in healthcare using artificial intelligence, the stakes are...
May 18, 2017
Boston-based Partners HealthCare on Wednesday said it plans to integrate deep learning technology from GE Healthcare across its network.
The 10-year collaboration will involve Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital Center for Clinical Data Science.
The initiative will feature co-located, multidisciplinary teams with broad access to data, computational infrastructure and...
March 16, 2017
UK-based Monica Healthcare, one of the earliest digital health companies, has been acquired by GE Healthcare. While the terms of the deal were not disclosed, investor Catapult Ventures shared that it recieved a 3.5x return on its investment. MobiHealthNews's reporting has the company's total funding to date around $7 million.
“At GE Healthcare, we are committed to improving the health care...