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In the Know: Healthcare News for October 25, 2021

HistoSonics Receives FDA “Breakthrough Device Designation” for Novel Sonic Beam Therapy Abilitech Medical Raises $2.9M to Expand Exoskeleton Technology SPR Therapeutics Scores $37M for Pain Relief Tool and Other Digital Health Fundings Washington’s Proliance Surgeons and Minnesota’s Revo Health Strike Blockbuster Partnership Nuwellis Selected as a Recipient of the Governor’s International Trade Award Women in […]

Ultrasight and GE System Headed to Space

September 30, 2021 — Does an astronaut’s heart beat differently in space? A collaboration between artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Ultrasight and GE Healthcare will help answer the question in a study during an upcoming mission to the International Space Station. Ultrasight’s AI cardiac imaging software has been installed on GE’s handheld GE Vscan Air scanner, a wireless […]

GE Healthcare Debuts MyoSPECT, A Next-Generation Nuclear Medicine Cardiology System That Gets to the Heart of Challenging Cardiovascular Cases

Accommodates a greater variety of patients and provides a more complete look at every patient’s heart with enhanced scanning capabilities, including a 76 percent increase in field-of-view volume[i] Leverages GE Healthcare’s exclusive Alcyone technology, which can view cardiac anatomy and pathology with great clarity and speed Introduces several new automated features to help simplify workflows […]

GE Healthcare Unveils Next-Gen Fixed X-ray System Definium Tempo to Reduce Burnout and Improve Workflow and Productivity for Overburdened Radiology Departments

A “personal assistant” that provides automation and support to technologists – reducing physical workload and improving operational efficiency, while maximizing a technologist’s time at patient’s bedside to help deliver the best patient care possible. Drives efficiency, reduces errors and decreases variability between imaging sessions and patients through Auto Positioning, Intelligent Workflow Suite, high resolution FlashPad HD […]

Think Globally, Act Locally: GE Announces Rollout Of $100M Next Engineers Program In 4 Cities Worldwide

Jordan Finlay has big plans for the shipping container he recently purchased. The principal of Hughes Academy for Science and Technology, a middle school in Greenville, South Carolina, and his students want to transform the empty vessel into a zero-waste concession stand. With the support of local businesses, the repurposed shipping container will be open […]

FDA signs off on change to contraindications for GE’s Optison agent

October 5, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the removal of hypersensitivity to blood and blood products from the listed contraindications for GE Healthcare‘s Optison echocardiography contrast agent. As a result, Optison’s prescribing information now only includes a contraindication in patients with known or suspected hypersensitivity to perflutren or albumin. GE said […]

GE launches new Revolution Ascend CT scanner

September 21, 2021 — GE Healthcare is launching a new CT scanner called Revolution Ascend that’s designed to deliver better workflow through artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Ascend sports a 75-cm gantry with 40 mm of detector coverage per gantry rotation. The system also features a lower table position to better accommodate trauma patients and individuals with high body […]

Sound Deal: GE Healthcare To Acquire Ultrasound Innovator BK Medical, Boost Its Precision Health Presence

Imagine a world where doctors tailor treatments to patients based on their medical histories, genetic makeup and other factors. It’s called precision health, and it’s the latest step in healthcare’s evolution. The precision health movement, which is valued at tens of billions of dollars, is already afoot, and hospitals and healthcare companies are investing in […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 27, 2021

Minnetronix Medical Celebrates Expansion, 25th Anniversary Cryosa Closes $21.5 Million Series B Funding Round to Advance Minimally Invasive Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Boston Scientific Announces Agreement to Acquire Devoro Medical, Inc. GE Healthcare to buy BK Medical for $1.45B Miromatrix Welcomes Dr. John Barry as Vice President of Research and Development ANI Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch […]

Glimpse Of The Future: COVID Sped Up Telehealth’s Revolution. GE, With AWS’ Support, Seeks To Add Momentum

A new collaboration is the latest sign that healthcare centers may no longer be constrained by their physical walls.  One of the fastest transitions in healthcare history occurred with little fanfare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Radiologists who interpret images of the human body started working from home in droves when patients began getting scanned away […]

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