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GE Healthcare launches Edison developer program to boost AI adoption among providers

December 01, 2019 / JOSH BAXT

Last week GE Healthcare launched the Edison Developer Program to encourage innovation and better deploy artificial intelligence applications for providers. The program will give smaller companies more opportunities to integrate their AI into GE products. Ultimately, GE hopes to make its offerings more efficient and user-friendly. “As we looked across our portfolio of diagnostics, therapeutics and monitoring, we really felt compelled that the only way we could derive the outcome changes needed for our customers, providers and patients, at a global scale, was to drive a digital thread through the GE Healthcare product line that leverages artificial intelligence among many other digital capabilities,” said Karley Yoder, GE Healthcare’s VP and GM of AI, in a phone interview. The developer program builds on the existing Edison platform, which leverages partnerships with corporate and academic researchers to funnel AI into GE products. Early efforts are focused on imaging. ...