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CGI announces $50 million contract with University Health Network representing the GTA West Consortium for a shared diagnostic imaging repository solution

CGI Group, Inc. (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced it has a seven-year, $50 million contract with University Health Network (UHN), Toronto, Ontario.

This announcement follows yesterday’s eHealth Ontario and Canada Health Infoway’s announcement of this transformational project that will see CGI design, build and manage a shared diagnostic imaging repository (DI-r) solution while providing support services to the system’s users. CGI’s solution will provide a secure, shared repository for storage, retrieval and viewing of diagnostic images such as X-rays and MRIs, and associated documents across multiple hospital sites in greater Toronto and central Ontario (GTA West).


GE Healthcare Announces U.S. Launch of New Mobile X-ray Platform

New x-ray systems address critical medical needs, use FlashPad wireless digital detector to help enhance clinical outcomes

GE Healthcare announced FDA clearance of Optima* XR220amx, Optima XR200amx and Brivo* XR285amx – a new platform of user-friendly, mobile x-ray systems offering improvements from its predecessors in reliability, accessibility and flexibility to help address the increasingly specialized radiographic needs of patients. Building upon GE’s innovative medical imaging legacy and long-standing AMX mobile x-ray portfolio, these systems are designed to provide healthcare professionals with fast, low-dose, high quality images that can aid in accurate diagnoses as early as possible in challenging clinical settings.


GE Healthcare Wins Design Excellence Awards for Magnetic Resonance Imaging


Chosen from over 2000 entries from 39 countries, GE Healthcare Discovery MR750w combines caring design, insightful technology

GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company GE +1.31% , today announced it received several Silver Awards from the 2011 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA(R)) for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). Considered by many as the "Oscars" of design competitions because the judging process is rigorous and judged by experts in their field, GE Healthcare won three IDEA Silver Awards-- for the Discovery** MR750w 3.0T wide bore magnetic resonance imaging scanner, featuring the company's unique caring design and insightful technology, a pediatric magnetic resonance imaging scanner concept called Nino*** and an extremity*** MRI concept.


GE Ultrasound is ‘Best in KLAS’

Healthcare IT News July 22 2011.

According to the 2011 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure report, GE Healthcare’s LOGIQ E9 has been recognized as the top general imaging ultrasound system in the market. In the same report, GE’s Vivid E9 was awarded a share of the top spot for cardiovascular ultrasound systems.



GE Healthcare Unveils Breakthrough Low-Dose Imaging Technology in Canada

July 25 2011 Healthcare IT and Technology News.

GE’s latest CT image reconstruction technology, Veo, helps physicians accurately diagnose through high quality images at significantly lower dose First wave of Canadian clinical and academic installations underway.


Philips radiography/fluoroscopy wins at southeast Florida sister hospitals spurred by reliability, speed and innovation

WHAT: Philips installs MultiDiagnost Eleva X-ray system at Delray Medical Center, a 493-bed acute care hospital serving southeast Florida and MultiDiagnost Eleva with 3D-RX reconstruction technology at West Boca Medical Center, an award-winning facility serving Boca Raton and Palm Beach county regions. The hospitals are part of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, one of the largest investor-owned health care delivery systems in the nation.


GE Healthcare Strengthens Strategic Alliance with Veran Image-Guided Medical Device Company

Sept. 14, 2011 — GE Healthcare, the $17 billion healthcare unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), and Veran Medical Technologies, Inc., a privately-held medical device company, announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic alliance to advance and co-develop navigation technologies for interventional procedures to improve the care and management of cancer patients.


Agreement in Kiel: UKSH to receive top-quality conventional radiotherapy at advantageous rates

Healthcare IT and Technology News October 19, 2011. In connection with implementing the North European Center for Radio-Oncology in Kiel (NRoCK), the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) and Siemens AG have signed a declaration of intent to dissolve their existing contracts. Negotiated under the auspices of the Minister of Economy and Science of Schleswig-Holstein, Jost de Jager, the declaration foresees favorable terms for equipping the UKSH with one of Germany's most advanced and efficient centers for the conventional radiotherapy treatment of cancer patients. Work by Siemens to set up a particle therapy facility on the basis of proton and carbon-ion radiation is to be discontinued.


Healthcare IT and Technology News: U.S. Soldiers and Veterans at Home and Abroad Touched by Lifesaving Products From Philips Healthcare

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Healthcare IT and Technology News November 10, 2011.

As soldiers are being treated for more advanced medical conditions on the battlefield, more advanced medical devices are required to respond to this need. Royal Philips Electronics PHG +2.47% (aex:PHI) has a long-standing relationship with the U.S. military and Department of Veterans Affairs, and provides cutting-edge health care equipment to the battlefield and U.S. military hospitals. Multiple Philips ultrasound machines and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are deployed right now.


Healthcare IT and Technology News: Philips’ Sparq ultrasound system brings clarity and intuitive ease-of-use to point-of-care clinicians

Healthcare IT and Technology News November 15, 2011. Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) is showcasing its Sparq point-of-care ultrasound system at this year’s MEDICA World Forum for Medicine November 16-19 in Dusseldorf, Germany and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) November 17-20 in New Orleans.

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