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GE HealthCare’s New Tie-Up to Boost CVD Workflow


GE HealthCare Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: GEHC), along with Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center (HHNM), announced HHNM as the first location in the United States to install GE HealthCare’s latest Allia Image Guided System Pulse. The Allia IGS Pulse system is expected to provide excellent image quality and improve workflow for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs).

HHNM expects to use the Allia IGS Pulse system in its cardiac electrophysiology lab to plan, guide and monitor the outcomes of electrophysiological procedures, such as cardiac ablations and cardiac catherizations, among others.

The latest installation is expected to strengthen GE HealthCare’s foothold in the CVD treatment space.

Significance of the Installation

According to a report by the American Heart Association, heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the United States for decades. Per the report, nearly half (48.6%) of all people over the age of 20 years have some type of CVD, including coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke and, most notably, high blood pressure.

Per GE HealthCare’s management, the collaboration with HHNM for the first U.S. installation of the Allia IGS Pulse System will likely address current healthcare challenges and …

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