Strong Bones. It’s vital.
Screening and early detection of osteoporosis is key to preventing future fractures and disability. More importantly, prevention of osteoporosis can help promote patient independence and avoid unnecessary hospitals stays.
As a bone health specialist, you want to offer your patient the best care possible: exceptional diagnosis and follow-up. GE Healthcare is dedicated to osteoporosis management: Our family of products in Bone Densitometry and X-Ray provides you a complete range of solutions, from detection to treatment and monitoring. High clinical standard, personalized offerings and automated / remote reporting capabilities make us a leading bone health partner.
A woman’s risk of an osteoporotic fracture is much higher than that of breast cancer, stroke and heart attack combined.1,2,3,4 Loss of function and independence among patients suffering hip fractures is profound, with only 4% walking independently on hospital discharge5 and 64% in a nursing home at one year6. 25% will be in long-term domiciliary care at 6 months.7