General Electric Co expects the global market for digitising healthcare systems to grow by double digit percentages in the coming years thanks to billions of dollars of government support, a senior executive said.
GE has been shifting from centre-focused global management to a national or regional model to grow in lower-income but faster-growing emerging markets.
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This article was in the 27 December, 2009 PHM Emerging Markets Healthcare News Feed
“GE has been shifting from centre-focused global management to a national or regional model to grow in lower-income but faster-growing emerging markets.”
Just in the nick of time…..
Well, time is relative. GE has proven to be fairly sclerotic, or unresponsively rigid, for some time now. The PHM Emerging Markets Healthcare Monitor, since its inception, has taken GE and GE Healthcarel to task numerous times for its consistently tin ear.
Though we have been trying to give them a break of late, when we look to the other big players in the filed (e.g. Philips, Toshiba, and on and on) one does have to ask “Where is GE’s strategic planning?”
Digitalizing healthcare systems is low hanging fruit. There is lots of fruit however.
Let’s see if GE is more than its healthymagination PR campaign……..HK