Updated on 27 November 2013
China firms, GE setup medical imaging center
Singapore: Concord Medical Services, a leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on strategic cooperation with Shanghai New Hongqiao International Medical Center and GE Healthcare China to establish an independent, high-end Medical Imaging Diagnosis Center.
Under the Strategic Cooperation MOU, CCM will collaborate with GE Healthcare China and Shanghai based on the Public-private-partnership structure, in developing and managing the medical imaging diagnosis center.
The Center will p rovide shared imaging diagnosis services to the medical institutions located in Shanghai, introducing world-class diagnosis technology and management services concepts. Covering the Yangtze River Delta region, the most economic developed area in China and the entire country through remote tele-diagnosis platform, the Center will become the first independent, fully-licensed medical imaging diagnosis center in China not affiliated with a hospital.
Dr. Jianyu Yang, Chairman and CEO of Concord Medical, said, "Concord Medical has accumulated rich experience and a strong professional team in the investment and management of medical imaging diagnosis centers in China. We are very excited to participate in the NHQ International Medical Center project, partnering with GE Healthcare China, a leader in the medical imaging technology. The Shanghai NHQ project will become the first fully-licensed, independent medical imaging diagnostic center in China, providing high-quality services to the local and expatriate population. The stand-alone center model is highly expandable and replicable. We plan to introduce such centers to other markets in China as independent diagnosis and treatment centers are a critical component of CCM's future strategic initiatives."