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GE Healthcare Introduces New Edge Technology Designed to Give Clinicians Rapid Access to Critical Data

  GE Healthcare Introduces New Edge Technology Designed to Give Clinicians
  Rapid Access to Critical Data

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- October 14, 2020

GE Healthcare today introduced Edison HealthLink, new edge computing
technology designed specifically for the needs of healthcare providers, that
allows clinicians to collect, analyze and act upon critical data closer to its
source. With 10 applications already available through Edison HealthLink –
including TrueFidelity image reconstruction, Mural Virtual Care and CT Smart
Subscription – the solution gives healthcare providers another entry point
into the Edison ecosystem.

While COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of cloud technology, analyzing
data from a distance can pose various risks to operational efficiency and
patient care. Concerns around bandwidth, network and latency challenges remain
when a matter of seconds could determine the outcome for a patient. For
example, time is critical when diagnosing and treating stroke—around 2 million
brain cells die every minute^1 until 
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KFM harnesses new technology to help clinicians spend more time with patients

Clinicians at one of London’s largest and busiest hospitals are now spending more time with patients after KFM started using Microsoft technology to ensure staff have the right supplies and equipment.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the capital’s leading major trauma centres, with over 1,447 beds across five sites in south east London. King’s treats over 1.3m patients a year and performs around 1,250 operations a week in 45 operating theatres.

King’s created a wholly owned subsidiary, KFM, to run its support services including the purchase and delivery of vital medical supplies and equipment.

KFM staff now use Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations running on Azure to order, track and trace, and pay for medical supplies and equipment across the Trust. This was previously done by clinicians using multiple systems. Not only was the process time-consuming and inefficient but it also meant that clinicians had to

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