Elekta and GE HealthCare MIM Software Collaborate on Treatment Planning Solutions

Elekta and MIM Software Inc., recently acquired by GE HealthCare, announce their collaboration to combine best-of-breed solutions for advanced treatment planning in the delivery of radiation therapy. Together, the companies aim to accelerate innovation in so ware solutions that will help improve workflows, increase throughput, and enhance user experience for clinicians, while also enabling greater precision in treatment and less time spent at the hospital for patients.

Maurits Wolleswinkel, Elekta’s President Linac and Software Solutions, said, “While this is an exciting step for both companies it’s a significant development for radiation therapy clinics and their patients. This is a natural expansion of Elekta ONE, combining the best dose planning capabilities with MIM's proven track record of physician preferred tools. Clinically, it means delivering on improved automation and adaptive therapy planning, as well as greater speed and accuracy. And our vendor-agnostic philosophy ensures that all radiation therapy providers stand to gain from this collaboration.”

GE HealthCare’s MIM Software portfolio with Elekta’s treatment planning so ware offerings will enable advanced and innovative oncology treatment planning in the delivery of radiation therapy. The collaboration is expected to drive innovation within treatment planning, harnessing MIM Software and Elekta’s respective strengths in regional markets to make solutions available globally.

The announcement complements GE HealthCare and Elekta’s existing global collaboration agreement, which enables the two companies to provide hospitals with a comprehensive offering across imaging and treatment for cancer patients requiring radiation therapy.

“GE HealthCare and MIM Software have a long history of collaborating with healthcare systems, research institutions, and our fellow medical so ware and technology providers to meet the most pressing needs of our customers and their patients,” shares Ben Newton, General Manager, Oncology, GE HealthCare. “Today’s announcement is another demonstration of how MIM Software solutions enables advanced visualization and treatment planning offerings. We expect many more examples of this to come.”

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