Health at GE

Health at GE

GE impacts the healthcare landscape through GE Healthcare and numerous business initiatives such as our healthymagination commitment, various employee programs, and philanthropic and capacity-building initiatives. Focus areas include developing healthcare technologies to improve treatment programs; funding research to develop innovative products; commissioning studies on doctor/patient interaction; seeking innovative ways to increase access for underserved communities; supporting health centers with grants and skills-based volunteerism; and funding health center upgrades in Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa.

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GE Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Two Community Health Centers in Dallas
(3BL Media) September 28, 2012 - In an effort to increase Americans’ access to quality healthcare, the GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of GE, has awarded $500,000 in grants to two Dallas community health care centers: Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Clinic. The donations are being made under the umbrella of the GE Foundation’s...
Sep 28, 2012 2:00 PM ET
GE Healthcare Launches Social Media Driven Cancer Awareness and Prevention Campaign
(3BL Media) September 17, 2012 - Today GE Healthcare launched a global competition on multiple social media platforms - Twitter, Facebook and Sina Weibo - to raise public awareness about cancer prevention. Over the next six weeks, GE Healthcare’s “#GetFit” campaign will encourage people from all over the world to share their own health and fitness activities and what they are doing to help...
Sep 17, 2012 2:00 PM ET
GE Foundation Announces $2.3 Million Grant to National Medical Fellowships to Cultivate Pipeline of Primary Care Practitioners
(3BL Media) Fairfield, CT– June 7, 2012 -- The GE Foundation announced today a $2.3 million grant to National Medical Fellowships (NMF) for the creation of the GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP), providing future healthcare professionals the opportunity to experience primary care practice in community health centers across the US. NMF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to...
Jun 7, 2012 2:00 PM ET
Big Data to the Rescue: GE Medical Event Reporting System Helps Doctors Weed Out Medical Errors
When New York Police Department cracked on crime in the 1990s, it deployed CompStat, a process that crunched police data and spotted bad blocks and street corners. Cops then swooped in and cleaned them up. Now GE’s Medical Event Reporting System, or...
May 16, 2012 6:00 PM ET
Technology for Good: GE Progresses on Cancer Research and Treatment
“Nuclepore – another ’64 polymer advance – is now in production at Pleasanton, Calif., supplying medical and other customers with a filter whose extremely fine pores can be used in such ways as isolating cancer cells for medical research.” For almost half a century GE has been on the front lines of cancer research. The company’s scientists and researchers have been central to the...
May 16, 2012 3:00 PM ET