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Barrington, IL, United States, 2010/05/19 - GE Healthcare Centricity® Imaging User Summit promises best-practice-sharing opportunities, roundtable discussions with GE leadership and product teams, and educational sessions. NYSE: GE
At a time when many in the industry are cutting costs by eliminating or scaling back user groups and associated meetings, GE Healthcare is announcing its intention to further its commitment by hosting another customer-focused, imaging user summit connected to the sector’s most well-attended annual conference.
Scheduled for Tuesday, June 1, at the Minneapolis Hilton, the GE Healthcare Centricity® Imaging User Summit promises best-practice-sharing opportunities, roundtable discussions with GE leadership and product teams, and educational sessions all aimed at helping attendees make an immediate impact on improving workflow and productivity within their organizations. Aligned with the 2010 annual meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), the one-day event is complimentary and all Centricity customers are welcome to attend.
“Our loyal customers have, by extension, built our products through their invaluable input,” said Don Woodlock, vice president and general manager of GE Healthcare IT. “In many ways, hosting our imaging user summit is among the most crucial parts of our business plan. While we’re giving our users the tools to help them succeed, they’re giving us a constant stream of feedback that is equally vital.”
Following the GE Healthcare Centricity Imaging User Summit, the three SIIM-affiliated Centricity user groups will be meeting in full-day sessions to further explore their specific areas of interest. The product-specific sessions, all held on Wednesday, June 2, include meetings of:
• CRISS (Centricity RIS-IC user group)
• DIAMOND (Centricity PACS-IW user group)
• EXCITE (Centricity PACS user group)
Registration and information for the Centricity Imaging User Summit and all user group meetings is available by visiting gehealthcare.com/.
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 (NYSE: GE). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employs more than 46,000 people committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries.
 Due to restrictions imposed by certain state laws, GE is unable to provide Massachusetts and Vermont-licensed healthcare professionals and employees of providers in those states with the complimentary meal that accompanies this event. GE is also unable to provide government employees with meals. However, the meal will be available for purchase for affected attendees willing to be invoiced post-event. Please note that this invitation is extended to healthcare professionals only. No personal guests of the healthcare professionals may attend.