New LOGIQ E9 with XDclear from GE Healthcare Boosts Image Quality and Enhances Diagnostic Confidence

  New LOGIQ E9 with XDclear from GE Healthcare Boosts Image Quality and
  Enhances Diagnostic Confidence

New General Imaging ultrasound system is well suited for a variety of clinical

RSNA 2012

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- November 25, 2012

Today at RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) is introducing the new LOGIQ* E9
with XDclear, a new general imaging ultrasound system. Built from the
acclaimed LOGIQ E9 platform, new features on the company’s premium product
allow for increased penetration on large patients, improved clarity and
diagnostic confidence.^1

“Because ultrasound imaging is one of the pillars for disease assessment and
determining treatment options - image quality, clinical capability and
procedure accuracy are paramount. Advancements in the new LOGIQ E9 with
XDclear platform build upon what customers have come to expect from GE
Ultrasound. We’ve added innovative capabilities to help address the ultrasound
exam volume and imaging challenges that clinicians face every day,” said Brian
McEathron, General Manager of General Imaging Ultrasound for GE Healthcare.

Enhanced Image Quality

Because of advances in acoustic engineering used in new XDclear transducer
technology, users of the new C1-6 and C2-9 transducers experience increased
penetration of 2-4 cm^1 while simultaneously experiencing high definition
resolution throughout the image.

On the new LOGIQ E9 with XDclear, the company has also added its innovative
B-Flow* imaging capability.

This GE imaging mode uses non-Doppler technology to display true hemodynamics
and enables direct visualization of blood flow without the limitations of

Enhanced workflow

In addition to a larger, adjustable monitor,^1 a faster computer^1 and
enhanced ergonomics, GE Healthcare has added features including Compare
Assistant plus Breast and Thyroid Productivity Packages to help improve
overall workflow.^1 Compare Assistant helps streamline comparison exams while
the Productivity Packages help ease the burden of measurement-heavy studies.

Volume Navigation

The LOGIQ E9 with XDclear includes an expansion of Volume Navigation
capabilities with new tools and accessories such as automatic CT registration.

* Trademark of General Electric Company.

GE Healthcare at RSNA 2012

Each year in Chicago, the conference of the Radiological Association of North
America (RSNA) provides a forum for showcasing the latest innovations in
medical imaging. If you are attending the conference, please visit GE
Healthcare at booth number 5433 in McCormick Place south hall. Throughout the
week of the event, GE Healthcare will distribute news and information using
these digital platforms:

  *Digital press kit:
  *Twitter:@GEHealthcare and hashtag #GEWorks


About 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 increasing
access and improving quality and affordability 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 For our latest news, please visit

^1 As compared to GE’s LOGIQ E9 BT11


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