GE, Mobile P.E.T. forge alliance

September 1, 1999

GE Medical Systems has signed an agreement to supply its PET scanners to Mobile P.E.T. Systems. The deal gives GE access to Mobile P.E.T.’s network of clients, while Mobile P.E.T. can employ GE’s service program and clinical and technical

GE Medical Systems has signed an agreement to supply its PET scanners to Mobile P.E.T. Systems. The deal gives GE access to Mobile P.E.T.’s network of clients, while Mobile P.E.T. can employ GE’s service program and clinical and technical training for physicians.

San Diego-based Mobile P.E.T. plans to install its first GE unit in the fourth quarter of 1999 at its new PET center in London, while the first mobile units will be installed in early 2000. The company has placed an initial order for seven mobile PET units from Milwaukee-based GE for the coming year, according to Paul Crowe, Mobile P.E.T. CEO.