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 Healthcare Products

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GE Developing Health

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HP, Intel and GE Start Fund to Boost Conflict-Free Minerals
It's the blood-diamond issue of the electronics industry: Many of the minerals used in electronics -- including tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold -- come from areas awash in corruption, child labor and slavery, where mines are controlled by armed groups. A U.S. law requiring companies to disclose if they...
May 15, 2012 3:00 PM ET
Five Cancer Diagnostics Innovators Win Funding from GE’s $100 Million Healthymagination Challenge
Let the disruption begin! In September, at an event launching GE’s billion dollar global campaign against cancer, a panel of health care innovators, venture capitalists and Silicon Valley luminaries discussed how to disrupt the way cancer...
Apr 4, 2012 6:00 PM ET
Technology For Good: GE Curing and Innovation From X-rays to Women’s Health
“A 50,000,000-volt biased betatron producing high-energy x-rays is expected to have value in cancer research. It weighs eight tons and is a compact version of the 135-ton betatron operated at 100,000,000 volts in the laboratory for several years in atomic research.” - ...
Apr 4, 2012 2:00 PM ET
The Giraffe Dad of GE Builds the Panda Warmer and Giraffe OmniBed Incubator That Helped Save His Son
Mike and Jennifer Mills were looking to celebrate their wedding anniversary one Sunday last August. Jennifer was seven months pregnant with their third child. This could be their last chance to go out for some time. The couple lined up a babysitter, made dinner plans and even thought about catching a movie. The plan didn’t work out. Instead, the couple spent the next five weeks caring...
Mar 21, 2012 2:00 PM ET
GE Awards International Medical Corps $2.3 Million for Humanitarian Relief Programs in Africa, Middle East
The International Medical Corps will scale up health care and nutrition programs for vulnerable communities across the Middle East and Northern and Eastern Africa with a $2.3 million gift from GE.  “GE’s tremendously generous support will enable us to reach more communities in Libya, Lebanon, Yemen, as well as East Africa with lifesaving health services, nutrition, and training programs...
Mar 20, 2012 3:00 PM ET