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Waukesha, WI, United States, 2011/04/18 - Industry leaders combine specialties to offer customers expanded capability, improved workflow in interventional suites. NYSE: GE
GE Healthcare has renewed its collaborative relationship with STERIS Corporation, a recognized leader in surgical technologies, to continue offering interventional suites optimized with products from both companies. Combining the companies’ leading-edge technologies provides physicians with a unified system for imaging and surgical procedures in integrated and hybrid operating rooms.
The relationship brings together GE Healthcare’s best-in-class Innova* imaging systems for single plane with custom‐designed HD 360° Suites from STERIS featuring LED surgical grade lighting, video‐switching and visualization systems, and equipment management solutions. The two companies will collaborate to facilitate room planning and installation for seamlessly integrated interventional suites tailored to the precise needs of each facility.
“STERIS and GE Healthcare are committed to helping healthcare providers optimize their capital investment and room utilization while also prioritizing quality and the safety of patients and staff,” said William O’Riordan, Vice President and General Manager, STERIS Corporation.
“By taking the specific needs of each facility into consideration during the planning and installation, we will be able to enhance workflow and increase productivity,” said Chantal Le Chat, General Manager-Interventional Radiology, GE Healthcare.
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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 around the world. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employees are committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries.
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STERIS Corporation (steris.com) is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical products and services, focused primarily on critical healthcare, pharmaceutical and research markets. The Company's approximately 5,000 dedicated employees around the world work together to supply a combination of equipment, consumable and service solutions that enhance Customer productivity and quality and help make the world a safer place. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol STE.
*Innova is a trademark of General Electric Company.