Solid performance makes Prodigy* chosen worldwide

Your practice demands dependable dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) assessment, and Prodigy delivers with industry-leading precision and low-dose radiation. You can depend on Prodigy to provide precise data on soft tissue and bone composition, including bone mineral density (BMD), lean- and fat-tissue mass, and percentage of fat.  At the same time, Prodigy streamlines your patient care and practice workflow.



Prodigy DXA systems help enhance your patient care and practice workflow with the following benefits:


One of the most proven DXA systems

When it comes to DXA technology, you can’t go wrong with Prodigy. With third generation DXA technology refined over 30 years, and nearly 11,000 units installed in 93 countries, plus hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, you can be assured of Prodigy’s ability to help you care for your patients.  


Optimal patient and practice management

Prodigy efficiently provides you with accurate bone mineral density (BMD) and other body composition analyses. Prodigy’s advanced features not only help your DXA scanning process flow with ease, but they also help enable you to manage your patient data and business more effectively.

Doctor with patient with Prodigy


Prodigy’s benefits are backed by a range of features:  


Advanced technology to help strengthen clinical confidence 

  • Published in hundreds of peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Installed base of nearly 11,000 units in 93 countries 
  • Third generation DXA technology—with over 30 years of innovations since the first bone densitometry FDA clearance in 1980, including: 
    • Narrow-angle fan-beam with MVIR—that eliminates magnification error1 
    • Direct-to-digital detector—that improves image quality and lowers dose  compared to competitive systems2,3 
    • Exceptional precision


    Streamlined DXA workflow with a full suite of automated tools and connectivity options

    • Automated scan and analysis features, including:
      • Supine Forearm: Performs supine-forearm scans without patient repositioning
      • OneScan: Performs AP Spine and DualFemur exams without requiring patient repositioning between scans
      • Previous Scan Image: Displays the image from an earlier assessment as the new image is acquired
    • Full suite of efficient data-management tools, including:
      • Composer: Customizable, automated reporting to help manage patient care
      • Multi-User Database: Allows multiple workstations to access DXA scan files simultaneously; allows multiple
        GE bone densitometers to acquire and save scan files to a common database; and allows remote analysis
        and reporting via network.
      • Batch Output: Expands reporting capability by outputting multiple exams, whether printed or sent to DICOM
      • Database Export: Expands data exporting options to include tab-delimited files (i.e. Excel)
    • Business tools to manage your DXA offering, including:
      • Connectivity tools:  Transmit data where you need it with DICOM (IHE compliant), HL7, SQL Server and TeleDensitometry
      • Practice management tools: Help increase patient awareness and drive physician referrals
      • Remote service support

    See additional features in the latest enCORE software. 

1. Boudousq V. (2004) Image Resolution and Magnification Using a Cone Beam Densitometer: Optimizing Data Acquisition for Hip Morphometric Analysis; 
Osteoporos Int. 2005 Jul;16(7):813-22. Epub 2004 Oct 16.
2. S.M. Hunt et al, “Changing Bone Densitometers in Clinical Practice: Effect on Precision Error”, Presented at the American Society for Bone and Mineral 
Research Annual Meeting, September 23-27, 2005, Nashville, TN, USA.
3. Dose comparison based on information collected from Hologic’s DiscoveryTM Series and Explorer TM  Technical Specifications Manual, December 2003 
and GE Lunar’s Safety Information and Technical Specifications, October 2008


View scanner dimensions, software features, minimum room dimensions, and other detailed specifications in the following Prodigy models, available in both full- and compact-sizes:   


  • Prodigy Advance offers a full spectrum of skeletal and metabolic health applications.
    Download the Prodigy Advance Spec Sheet (PDF).    
  • Prodigy Pro provides an expanded skeletal feature set, with additional applications available as options.
    Download the Prodigy Pro Spec Sheet (PDF). 
  • Prodigy Primo offers core skeletal applications, along with workflow and efficiency features to help meet physician office needs.
    Download the Prodigy Primo Spec Sheet (PDF). 

GoldSeal Advantage

GoldSeal Advantage  

GoldSeal pre-owned, refurbished systems offer you a smart use of resources, as well as:

  • Quality:  Refurbishing done by OEM factory-trained technicians who ensure all OEM specifications are met

  • Peace of mind:  Same one-year warranty as on new systems; service contracts available

  • Service/support:  Online assistance with questions, local service

  • Up-to-date technology:  Refurbishing includes installation of latest available software platforms

  • Training:  Operation and application training, with optional CE Tech training credits available