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 Reaches out to Indian Villages
The biggest global healthcare companies are beginning to take significant steps to develop products for the Indian mass market, not just the tier 2 and 3 towns, but also villages, where healthcare problems are the most acute. GE Healthcare on Wednesday said it was developing a range of new super value products in India that would be priced 25% to 40% lower than their lowest priced...
Nov 22, 2013 2:00 PM ET
Bringing Healthcare Up to Speed in an Ancient Land
The GE Foundation boosts medical efforts in a re-emerging Cambodia Dararith Lim and his family had no other option. His father was an engineer and his mother a nurse. If the Khmer Rouge knew how well educated they were, they would have been killed; as his uncle and aunt, both doctors, had already been. In the mid-70′s, when Pol Pot’s men swept...
Jul 9, 2013 10:30 AM ET
Cracking Cancer’s Secret Code: Oncologist Searches for Breast Cancer’s Achilles’ Heel
Triple-negative breast cancer has been defined by what it is not, but Dr. Jennifer Pietenpol and her team has identified six different subtypes of the disease. Over the last decade, oncologist Jennifer Pietenpol has been trying to decode and kill a difficult-to-treat type of breast cancer. Known as triple-negative breast cancer, this form of the disease can be highly aggressive and...
Jun 27, 2013 3:15 PM ET
Developing Health™ increases access to mental health care through primary care
GE Foundation is supporting a new model that will train primary care clinicians to diagnose and treat mental illness One in four Americans is diagnosed each year with mental illness, the third most common and the third costliest disease next to heart condition and stroke, and tied with cancer Through this effort, Developing Health™...
Jun 25, 2013 11:30 AM ET
GE Mobilizes 500 Volunteers and Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Developing Health Program in Detroit
More than 500 local General Electric (NYSE: GE) employees are volunteering their time to help take on some of today’s toughest challenges − healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured, education and aiding in the makeover of the Motor City − during the 3rd Annual GE Community Day across the Detroit area. During this single day of caring, GE volunteers will: ...
Jun 19, 2013 4:15 PM ET