GE Healthcare showcases tech

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GE Healthcare showcases tech

GE Healthcare, the $17 billion unit of General Electric Company (GE), is showcasing its healthcare technologies products, services and solutions at Arab Health 2008, reports AME Info.

The health sector exhibition is to be held from 28 to 31 January at the Dubai International Convention Centre.

On display at GE Healthcare's booth is a wide range of advanced technological innovations that complement the region's focus on improving the standard of healthcare, as well as reducing healthcare costs through timely intervention.

EHR releases report

A new market research report: "Healthcare Technology Opportunities in the Electronic Health Record Market (Review Report)" has been released, says Reuters.

Electronic health records (EHRs) will be the cornerstone of healthcare technology. The design, selection and implementation of EHRs, therefore, will be extremely important for healthcare institutions, according to the report.

The report identifies the key forces driving the adoption of EHRs, analyses opportunities in the global EHR market and draws comparisons between EHRs and technologies in other industries.

Quantum Group expands

The Quantum Group announced today that the number of healthcare providers contracted with Renaissance Health System of Florida, a subsidiary of Quantum, has expanded to 1 800, says CNN Money.

The company builds and manages healthcare systems and offers consulting and outsourcing services that will be leveraged by leading-edge technology to the healthcare industry.

Renaissance providers serve over 1 500 patients, a number that continues to grow daily, as the Medicare Advantage open enrolment period runs from 1 January 2008 through to 31 March 2008. In addition, Renaissance has established community health systems in 26 Florida counties.

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