GE to refocus on healthcare, other select divisions

GE  (NYSE:GE) said this week it aims to narrow its business focus to healthcare, power and aviation, according to a Reuters report. The move comes as part of a maneuver the company hopes will center it behind the businesses with the most growth potential. GE will also focus on sectors where it has innovative technology, appropriate […]

Here’s how GE wants to make anesthesia machines smarter

GE officials think their Mini Field Agent – a plug-and-play connectivity device used in many industries – could enable smarter use of anesthesia machines and other medical devices. The Boston-based conglomerate (NYSE: GE) is in the process of rolling out an implementation of the Field Agent to health providers as part of GE Healthcare’s Carestation

3D printer Carbon raises $81m

Silicon Valley-based 3D printing company Carbon said today that it raised $81 million in a new funding round it plans to use for its medical device and auto part printing business. The round was led by BMW Group and joined by new investors GE Ventures, Nikon, JSR and existing backers, bringing the total raised by the company