GE Medical Systems and EMC deliver integrated healthcare solutions to the Middle East
GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, medical information and technology firm, and EMC Corporation, information storage company, have announced a joint agreement which enables GE to offer EMC networked storage systems and software to healthcare professionals in the Middle East. The new healthcare solutions, which will soon be utilized by medical centers across the region, integrate technologies from both companies.
Under the global reseller agreement, EMC becomes a primary provider of automated networked storage systems and software for GE, designed to increase productivity, asset utilization and efficiency. GE Medical Systems Information Technologies will offer EMC’s Symmetrix, CLARiiON and Celerra networked storage systems and software, including EMC ControlCenter and PowerPath, as part of its Enterprise Image Management Solution.
This technology includes GE’s Centricity Radiology and Centricity Cardiology systems, which provide advanced workflow solutions for various care areas with a common infrastructure for data storage and image distribution.
Wael Khalil, Sales Manager, Information Systems for GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, Middle East and Africa commented on GE’s latest healthcare solutions offering: “Our relationship with EMC is groundbreaking as it allows new, innovative information solutions to change the healthcare industry. Healthcare providers will be able to better manage, share and protect their rapidly growing digital image archives, ultimately translating into improved patient care.”
“GE’s healthcare information technology is changing the way medicine is practiced and will be complemented by the addition of EMC’s unique portfolio of storage and solutions, allowing unprecedented integration among devices and clinical systems in hospitals and clinics,” continued Khalil.
GE has been active in the Gulf since 1933. GE Medical Systems Information Technologies provides hospitals and healthcare systems with advanced solutions to improve their clinical performance. The Company’s expertise spans the areas of cardiology, patient monitoring, image management, clinical communications, clinical information systems and Six Sigma-based management tools to enable a real-time, integrated electronic medical record. GE Medical Systems Information Technologies is a business of GE Medical Systems, a nine billion dollar provider of medical imaging and technology. — (menareport.com)
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