Ford to Produce 50,000 Ventilators in Michigan in Next 100 Days; Partnering with GE Healthcare Will Help Coronavirus Patients
Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, announced today it will begin producing in Michigan a third-party ventilator with the goal to produce 50,000 of the vitally needed units within 100 days.
New Draft Guide to Help Healthcare Delivery Organizations Improve Wireless Infusion Pump...
As the world rapidly embraces the Internet of Things, properly securing medical devices has grown challenging for most healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs). That’s because medical devices, such as infusion pumps, have evolved from standalone instruments that interacted only with the patient and a medical provider into devices that now connect wirelessly to a variety of systems, networks, and other platforms to enhance patient care, as part…
Partners, GE Healthcare launch 10-year AI-focused partnership
Boston-based Partners HealthCare and GE Healthcare have entered into a decade-long collaboration to develop and integrate artificial intelligence and deep learning technology across the healthcare continuum.
GE Healthcare to Analyze ICD-10 Payments for Clients
Health IT vendor GE Healthcare has built pattern recognition software to analyze for its clients how insurers are reimbursing providers for medical services under the new ICD-10 codes.
How GE Healthcare Is Turning to Deep-Learning Algorithms
The algorithms will be deployed via GE's Health Cloud and smart imaging machines to improve diagnoses and treatment recommendations.
5 Tips for Patients
"The threat of untreatable infections is real," says Dr. Arjun Srinivasan. As head of CDC's Get Smart for Healthcare program, Srinivasan aims to keep patient...
Communication Tips for the Tracheotomy or Ventilator Patient
Trach and ventilator patients may be unable to verbally communicate without special adapters. It’s very possible for patients to regain the ability to speak after a tracheotomy, however they may not be able to speak in the same manner as they did before. This is due to the fact that air flows differently and no longer passes the vocal cords. In ventilator patients, tubes flow down the throat in order to support the patient’s breathing. Since tubes are blocking the entire throat, no…
How intimate partner violence affects women Veterans
Dr. Katherine Iverson is a clinical psychologist and researcher in the Women's Health Division of the National Center for PTSD, located at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Her research focuses on women's health and trauma—in particular, intimate partner violence in women Veterans
Mission Health, GE Healthcare Form 10 Year Innovation Collaboration
Mission Health and GE Healthcare has announced a 10-year innovation collaboration to co-develop, pilot and deploy transformational healthcare solutions.
GE Healthcare CEO: Here's what the hospital of the future will look like
The company will bring digital health tools for connectivity and applied intelligence to HIMSS18.
How GE Healthcare is using magnets to cut down on liquid helium
Now, this is cool. The health care arm of manufacturing giant GE has come up with a potential solution to the helium shortage (note: some describe the fear about the shortage as “overblown“). With many fearing that we’re running out of the noble gas, which is essential for the functioning of medical equipment like MRIs, … Continue reading “How GE Healthcare is using magnets to cut down on liquid helium “
GE Explains how they Help Improve U.S. Veteran Healthcare
With over 1.3 million men and women on active duty and more than 450,000 of them stationed overseas, some of them deployed to conflict zones like Afghanistan, Iraq or Syria, and 20 million U.S. veterans, it's no wonder the U.S.
How GE's Employer Brand Becomes the Consumer Brand
GE was founded 125 years ago by Thomas Edison and currently has over 300,000 employees, hiring roughly 80,000 people every year. The company has reinvented itself many times and is currently on a journey to become the first digital industrial corporation. Trouble is, people still think GE makes toasters. Therein lies
GE and Partners HealthCare forge 10-year AI collaboration
Paving the way for a more intelligent care continuum
NIH study shows how MERS coronavirus evolves to infect different species
Evidence suggests that MERS and SARS originated in bats.
Ford and GE Healthcare Teaming to Produce 50,000 Ventilators in 100 Days
Ford Motor Co. and GE Healthcare have announced they will produce 50,000 ventilators in the next 100 days to help in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19). “Starting in April at our Rawsonville Components Plant in Michigan, we’re producing a new FDA-cleared ventilator with GE Healthcare and Airon Corporation, targeting production of 50,000 units in the …
Former GE Engineer and Chinese Businessman Charged with Economic Espionage and Theft of GE’s...
An indictment unsealed today charges Xiaoqing Zheng, 56, of Niskayuna, New York, and Zhaoxi Zhang, 47, of Liaoning Province, China, with economic espionage and conspiring to steal General Electric’s (GE’s) trade secrets surrounding turbine technologies, knowing and intending that those stolen trade secrets would be used to benefit the People’s Republic of China. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney Grant C…
How Does a Ventilator Work?
Over the years, the costs of heating and cooling a home have steadily risen, well surpassing the amount of inflation each year. Due to these high energy costs, consumer demand for more efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment soared. As a result, the HVAC industry developed heat recovery ventilation equipment that boosts system performance while delivering the indoor environmental comfort and indoor air quality that…
How a Government Shutdown Impacts Tribal Healthcare
What Tribes Can Expect The federal government may be undergoing a shutdown if a Continuing Resolution (CR) is not passed by Congress and signed into law by 11:59PM today, January 19, 2018. Though the U.S. House of Representatives passed a 1-month CR to keep the federal government funded through February 16, 2018 on January 18, this bill does not have votes to pass in the U.S. Senate. The current potential shutdown is a result of disagreements within Congress over the Deferred Action for…
ICD-10 conversion: Partners help healthcare clients prep
With the ICD-10 conversion deadline only two months away, technology and service providers are helping their healthcare customers complete preparations for the transition.
Ford, GE Plan to Produce 50,000 Ventilators in 100 Days
Ford Motor and GE Healthcare plan to produce 50,000 ventilators within the next 100 days at a facility in Michigan to assist with the coronavirus pandemic.