GE Healthcare to Enhance EP Portfolio of Offerings through Biosense Webster Agreement

Thu, 01/12/2012 - 5:08am
WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare announced today a long-term agreement with Biosense Webster, Inc., in which the companies will co-distribute their leading electrophysiology (EP) systems - including GEs CardioLab* EP Recording Systems and Biosense Websters CARTO® 3 navigation system - in the United States, and will collaborate to enhance the functional integration of their recording, imaging and 3D mapping systems.

"GE Healthcare is committed to becoming a total EP lab solution provider as we work to meet the clinical and workflow needs of electrophysiologists. The arrangement with Biosense Webster moves GE Healthcare closer to realizing that vision by enabling us to provide our U.S. customers with a more comprehensive portfolio of EP products than any single company can provide," said Jean-Michel Milles, General Manager of Interventional Electrophysiology, GE Healthcare.


GE Healthcare 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. For more information about GE Healthcare, visit our website at

Posted by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, MDT



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