University of Wisconsin to License their Clinically Developed, Dose-Optimized CT Scan Protocols to GE Healthcare
11/28/2012 9:53:37 AM
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) continued to lead the way in dose-reduction offerings with the announcement of a first-of-its-kind agreement with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health with the purpose of providing physicians with more tools to optimize radiation dose, take clinically-useful images, and potentially reduce the frequency of repeat Computed Tomography (CT) scans. Clinical professionals at the School of Medicine and Public Health, a recognized leader in lower-dose CT imaging, will develop a suite of protocols, which will be regularly updated and improved, and GE Healthcare will make them available, along with GE Healthcare reference protocols, to better serve its customers. GE Healthcare and the University of Wisconsin also plan to make these protocols available to users of many of GE Healthcare’s current CT systems.