GE celebrates 17,000th ultrasound system

Freeman Staff

Oct. 8, 2016


The 17,000th LOGIQ E9 is presented to UW-Health System. Pictured left to right: Dr. Tom Grist, chair of radiology at UW-Health; Steve Frisch, Plexus COO; Anders Wold, CEO of GE Healthcare’s Clinical Care Solutions business; Gov. Scott Walker; Brian McEathron, general manager of General Imaging Ultrasound for GE Healthcare.
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WAUWATOSA — GE Healthcare commemorated on Friday the production and delivery of its 17,000th LOGIQ E9, a general imaging ultrasound system that has become the most installed general imaging ultrasound system in history.

“We’ve proclaimed October as Manufacturing Month throughout the state, and today’s celebration of the 17,000th LOGIQ E9 ultrasound system is a perfect example of the quality products our state engineers,” Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said. “This quality system has an enormous impact on health care professionals and patients around the world, and we’re proud to say it was developed and continues to be powered by Wisconsin engineers.”

Hundreds of GE employees joined family members, clinical experts and community leaders to celebrate the 17,000th unit, presented to local health care leader University of Wisconsin Health System.