14 Dec New ultra sound products boost GE Healthcare revenue
Waukesha, Wis. – GE Healthcare, a $17 billion unit of General Electric Co., has announced that the company’s global compact ultrasound revenue grew to $175 million through the first three quarters of 2007, a 65 percent growth over the same period in 2006.
The company, seeking to increase it share of a worldwide compact ultrasound market that is expected to grow by 36 percent, is working to develop products in conjunction with clinicians that rely on them for emerging uses.
GE also has introduced three new compact ultrasound editions for 2008, complete with features and software streamlined for emerging care areas of ultrasound. These areas include better visualization for anesthesia delivery and better imaging of needles used in vascular access procedures – not only for use in clinical settings, but for humanitarian efforts in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
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