GE gets go-ahead for NT workstations

September 1, 1998

GE gets go-ahead for NT workstationsThe Integrated Imaging Solutions division of GE Medical Systems has received Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its Platinum line of Windows NT-based diagnostic and clinical review workstations

GE gets go-ahead for NT workstations

The Integrated Imaging Solutions division of GE Medical Systems has received Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its Platinum line of Windows NT-based diagnostic and clinical review workstations (

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4/98). The news is an important milestone for GE as the vendor seeks dominance in a PACS market where NT-based solutions are increasingly in demand. Shipments are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of this year.

In other GE news, the Milwaukee-based company has received a $1.3 million contract from Precedent Health Center in Denver that covers equipment and service agreements and includes three high-resolution workstations for diagnostic reading. Four clinical review workstations will be placed in multiple departments. Ultrasound, CT, MRI, fluoroscopy, CR, and nuclear medicine will be hooked to the PACS, and two film digitizers will be installed.