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GE Healthcare Unveils Historic Russian First Domestically Assembled Computed Tomography Scanner At 6th Baikal International Economic Forum - 1st Russian-assembled CT scanner opens a new age in domestic high-technology healthcare development, improving access and aimed at reducing costs of health technology (NYSE: GE)
GE Healthcare Unveils Historic Russian First Domestically Assembled Computed Tomography Scanner At 6th Baikal International Economic Forum

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Irkutsk, Russia, 2010/09/08 - 1st Russian-assembled CT scanner opens a new age in domestic high-technology healthcare development, improving access and aimed at reducing costs of health technology (NYSE: GE). NYSE: GE

   
 
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Jointly unveiled by GE Healthcare and Russian partner Meditsinskie technologii Ltd (MTL) at 6th Baikal Economic Forum, Irkutsk.

GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) and its manufacturing partner Meditsinskie technologii Ltd (MTL) marked a first in Russia’s domestic computed tomography (CT) industry by unveiling the country’s first domestically assembled CT scanner at the 6th Baikal Economic Forum on 7 September. It marks the beginning of domestically produced high-technology healthcare devices to serve patients across Russia.

This breakthrough in Russian healthcare has been made possible by GE Healthcare’s CT technology in partnership with MTL’s manufacturing capabilities. Domestic CT production is consistent with the country’s cornerstone objective of economic modernization and domestic high-tech healthcare development as stated in policy announcements by the Russian government.

The first Russian-assembled and validated CT presents strong business prospects for both GE Healthcare and MTL, as according to estimates, the annual domestic Russian CT market could exceed 1.5 billion rubles (USD 49 million).

Also supporting the GE Healthcare and MTL joint venture is GE Healthcare’s state-of-the-art training center which has been operational in Moscow since 2009. The training center helps to educate Russian medical professionals and improve their skills and experience with high-tech medical equipment. It is a further demonstration of GE Healthcare’s commitment to localization in Russia.

Vyacheslav Grischenko, Region General Manager, Russia & CIS, GE Healthcare says: “Domestic production allows us to price high-tech equipment more affordably for Russian customers. This should increase access to health technology and reduce costs for the healthcare system, fully in line with our global healthymagination strategy to drive improvements in access, quality and cost in healthcare.”

“Our joint-venture with MTL will be able to produce 100 CT scanners per year for the Russian market and meet the Russian healthcare system’s demand for CT,” Grischenko says.

“The CT assembled at MTL’s facility in Moscow is the company’s flagship product,” says Anatoly Dabagov, President, MTL. “MTL currently carries out 25% of the manufacturing, given that we currently use imported parts. Further localization of manufacturing will evolve as local parts that comply with GE quality standards become available.”

About GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare (gehealthcare.com) 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 and efficiency around the world. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a $16 billion unit of General Electric Company. Worldwide, GE Healthcare employs more than 46,000 people committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries.

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