MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Attainia, the world standard for capital equipment planning and budgeting solutions, announces enhanced listings of GE Healthcare medical imaging equipment in their equipment planning catalog. All GE Healthcare imaging modalities have been added to Attainia's catalog, including Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR), Mammography, Molecular Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Radiography and Ultrasound. These listings now provide information on individual pieces of equipment including list pricing, descriptions, optional configurations, supporting documents, GPO contracts, and direct connections to GE Healthcare.
"It makes complete sense for GE Healthcare and Attainia to be working closely together," says Mike Rush, Director, Materials Resource Management, Carolinas HealthCare System. "These companies are leaders in their respective fields. CHS uses GE Healthcare equipment in our hospitals, and uses Attainia's web applications to plan GE imaging equipment in the most cost effective and efficient way possible. The result is getting the best equipment into our leading hospitals both faster and at a lower cost. GE Healthcare and Attainia working together helps us revolutionize medical equipment planning."
"GE Healthcare imaging solutions are leaders in their respective categories. Attainia users appreciate having accurate and up to date information available at their fingertips and early in the project planning lifecycle," notes Anil Singhal, MD, Vice President of Supply Chain Services. "Providing this level of information through Attainia demonstrates GE's dedication to customer accessibility and facilitates accurate planning and budgeting, helping reduce costs from change orders, as well as simplify the steps toward ordering needed equipment."
"Collaborating with Attainia allows GE to provide both new and existing customers the information necessary to properly plan imaging areas in early stages of hospital construction and renovations," says Rob Reilly, Chief Marketing Officer for GE Healthcare in the US and Canada. "There are substantive benefits to making the facility planning process more intuitive and user-focused, and we're excited to work alongside Attainia to become an even more robust resource for equipment planners, architects and healthcare administrators."
Attainia provides innovative solutions to managing the complex capital equipment lifecycle. Its systems are the world's most widely used healthcare planning and budgeting applications. Customers include some of the largest healthcare architectural and planning firms, as well as healthcare integrated delivery networks and individual hospitals. Subscribers engage in all phases of cloud-based project planning and budgeting with access to Attainia's comprehensive catalog of manufacturers, products and solutions at www.attainia.com. For our latest news, please visit https://www.attainia.com/public/news_room.cfm
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