GE Healthcare launches 'Tejas XR 6000'

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Bangalore, Jan 16 (UNI) GE Healthcare, the USD 17 billion healthcare business of General Electric Company, today announced the launch of 'Tejas XR 6000', a new convertible Xray system to increase its market share.

Claiming that the new system would create a new revolution, GE Healthcare President and CEO (South Asia) V Raja told newsmen here that the present Xray market was to the extent of 30 Million U.S dollars and growing at 10 per cent.

Mr Raja while stating that the potential of the Xray market was not tapped properly he said that 'Tejas XR 6000' not only produce good quality pictures but also more economy.

"Another advantage of the new system is it can be upgraded to digital in due course according to need of a hospital", he added.

GE Healthcare at present has 25 per cent share in the Xray market and with this new system its share was likely to increase considerably, he added.

Company General Manager of 'In India, for India' Shireesh Sahai, who was also present said that for another two years the company would release series of Xray machines manufactured in its Bangalore Centre. "The company will endeavor to continue to lead the industry with its commitment to technology, innovation and its ability to incorporate important input from leading medical professionals around the world", he added.

He said that 'Tejas XR 6000' would be on display at the 52nd annual meeting of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, being held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre from January 17 to 20 here.


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