Biosense Collaborates With GE, Siemens for Better Integration

Agreements with GE, Siemens allow close integration with angiography systems


May 14, 2012


Biosense Webster Inc. announced in May 2012 it created strategic collaboration agreements with GE Healthcare and Siemens Healthcare. The agreements will make it easier for the vendors to work jointly to create advanced electrophysiology (EP) labs

Biosense Webster, Inc. has developed an image integration solution for electrophysiology (EP) labs around the world. This solution integrates real-time X-ray images, from Siemens Healthcare and GE Healthcare angiography systems, into the company’s Carto 3 3-D electro-anatomical mapping and ablation system. Under the terms of the two agreements, Biosense Webster plans to offer an integrated solution, compatible with both manufacturers’ fluoroscopy systems in 2012.

These latest agreements mark a significant step towards providing a comprehensive, integrated lab solution to electrophysiologists and hospitals around the world. GE Healthcare and Siemens Healthcare collectively, represent more than 50 percent of the installed base of X-ray systems across the globe.

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