Partnerships & Alliances
Triad Hospitals Inc., Perot Systems Corp. and McKesson Corp. announced a $1.3 billion healthcare information technology initiative to support Triad's clinical excellence and business transformation programs.

GE Healthcare and PhotoCure ASA signed a licensing agreement that grants GE exclusive global rights outside of the U.S. and the Nordic region to market and distribute PhotoCure’s product Hexvix (hexaminolevulinate), an optical molecular imaging agent for bladder cancer.

NextNine and IDX (part of GE Healthcare) have announced that IDX Imagecast will include NextNine Service Automation (NSA) software to build upon its radiology information system (RIS) support.

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. (TAMS) has inked a deal with Louisiana-based Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) to create the “Cardiovascular CT Basics Program,” designed to educate cardiologists, radiologists, vascular surgeons and administrators about the latest in 64-slice CT, and ACC and peripheral artery disease guidelines.