GE Healthcare to Discuss Meaningful Use and Role of Accountable Care at HIMSS11

| February 20, 2011
BARRINGTON, Ill., Feb 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) —

At HIMSS11, GE Healthcare's focus will be on helping organizations reduce the complexity of achieving Meaningful Use and going beyond certification to optimizing care delivery. With the experience of helping thousands of organizations address Stage 1, and the commitment to being prepared for future requirements for healthcare providers, GE Healthcare will be a reliable resource — at every stage.

Visitors to the GE Healthcare booth (#2401) can learn how to:

Deliver quality outcomes and meet pay-for-performance requirements with the Centricity* portfolio of EMR solutions. Enhance care coordination and connect disparate healthcare systems across facilities via a robust Health Information Exchange platform. Leverage new innovations for healthcare delivery in the areas of digital pathology and clinical knowledge platforms, resulting from GE Healthcare's strategic partnerships with leading institutions such as UPMC, Intermountain Healthcare and Mayo Clinic. Speed patient care through the integration of tools, including patient monitors, wireless devices and workflows, and IT solutions to enhance clinical decision making.

GE Healthcare's exhibition will also feature an engaging series of live presentations on provider priorities from Accountable Care Organizations to Meaningful Use, as well as solution demonstrations.

"For us, HIMSS is a chance to engage with healthcare providers on issues that really matter," said Vishal Wanchoo, President and CEO of GE Healthcare IT. "They're bringing us the demands of their patients and we're responding through technology that reduces the cost while increasing the access to quality healthcare for all. This is an exciting time to be in this field. We look forward to showing you why."

*GE, the GE monogram, Centricity are registered trademarks of General Electric Company.

ABOUT GE HEALTHCARE:

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help our customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. In addition, we partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems.

Our "healthymagination" vision for the future invites the world to join us on our journey as we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing costs, increasing access and improving quality around the world. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE | PowerRating). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employees are committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries. For more information about GE Healthcare, visit our website at www.gehealthcare.com.

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