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MedCorp’s Guide to Choosing a GE Ultrasound System

MedCorp’s Guide to Choosing a GE Ultrasound System

GE is a leading ultrasound system and probe OEM that is recognized for high-performing ultrasound equipment. This article will assist you in understanding and navigating the three GE ultrasound system lines and related jargon. From here, we encourage you to contact our experienced team so we can help you find a GE ultrasound system that fits your needs!

GE Point-of-Care Ultrasound Systems

GE’s point-of-care ultrasound systems are made to be compact for easy transportation. For instance, the systems can be used in locations such as an ambulance, at a bedside in a modern hospital, or even in a rural village. GE’s attention to creating excellent image quality, while simplifying imaging steps in critical care situations allows the physician to make quicker decisions. This translates to a better healthcare experience for the patient.

Common Uses Include:

  • Anesthesia/Chronic Pain
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Breast Surgery
  • Venous
  • Interventional
  • MSK
  • OB/GYN
  • And More…

GE’s Top Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Systems Include:

GE Ultrasound System Lines

GE manufactures three lines of ultrasound systems that each include both portable and console systems: the Vivid line, the Voluson line, and the LOGIQ line. Each line is specialized in specific areas of imaging, but many of them can be used for a variety of imaging needs. Watch our video reviews on many of the GE systems mentioned below here!

GE LOGIQ

The GE LOGIQ ultrasound systems can be used for a variety of imaging applications, including radiology, urology, vascular, breast, interventional, MSK, and point-of-care. LOGIQ ultrasound systems are best for situations where cardiac and/or 4D imaging are not the primary clinical radiology needs. The versatility to provide a wide range of exams combined with GE’s high-quality imaging technology and user-friendly interface assists users in providing better patient care. The LOGIQ series includes both portable and console ultrasound systems.

Learn more about these  GE LOGIQ Ultrasound Systems:

GE Vivid

The GE Vivid ultrasound systems are used for a wide range of cardiovascular applications and include leading 4D technology. The Vivid systems can also be used for OB/GYN and general radiology for shared-service imaging, especially considering the line includes both portable and console models.

Learn more about these GE Vivid Ultrasound Systems:

GE Venue

The GE Venue ultrasound system line is designed for emergency medicine. It features simple and seamless control with core applications that are only two taps away. Time means everything, so the GE Venue line features a quick boot up time and easy portability.

Learn more about these GE Venue Ultrasounds:

GE Voluson

The GE Voluson ultrasound systems deliver high-quality images in obstetrics, gynecology, assisted reproductive medicine, labor, and delivery applications. If you need to conduct 4D OB/GYN imaging specifically, then the Voluson portable and console ultrasound systems are a great place to begin looking.

Learn more about these GE Voluson Ultrasound Systems:

GE Vscan

The GE Vscan ultrasound system is a pocket-sized device, that provides medical professionals with an image at a point-of-care site. These devices can be used by cardiologists, general practitioners, OB/GYN, primary care, emergency physicians, and intensivists. The ability to have a machine that can reach many different environments optimizes the patient experience and helps technicians to provide better care.

Learn more about the GE Vscan Systems:

GE Ultrasound Naming Logic for Consoles and Portable

The various GE Ultrasound system models are categorized by letter and number – for instance, a GE Logiq F8 R2.

Console Ultrasound Systems:

  • P – Signifies Performance and labels the low-to-mid console GE ultrasound systems
  • S – Signifies Signature and labels the mid-to-upper range console GE ultrasound systems
  • E – Signifies Expert and labels the high-end, loaded console GE ultrasound systems
  • Numbers – The number that follows indicates the features on the GE ultrasound systems. Higher numbers indicate a higher-end machine. For example, an E10 will have more features than an E6.

Portable Ultrasound Systems:

  • E – Signifies low-mid range GE ultrasound portable systems, not to be confused with the E Console Systems.
  • I – Signifies upper-range GE ultrasound portable systems
  • Q – Signifies high-end GE ultrasound portable systems
  • Numbers – The number that follows indicates the features on the GE ultrasound portable systems. Higher numbers indicate a higher-end machine. For example, an E10 will have more features than an E6.

Software Updates for all Ultrasound Systems:

  • R & BT – Signifies a revision of the ultrasound system’s technology
  • Numbers – The number that follows indicates the various technology revisions for the GE ultrasound portable systems. Higher numbers indicate newer updates. For example, an R6 will be a more recent update than an R5.

How We Can Help

The combined expertise between MedCorp and Probo Medical is ready to assist you in your ultrasound system and probe needs. We buy, repair, and sell ultrasound equipment at prices that will fit your budget, translating into a more affordable healthcare experience for your patients. Contact us about your GE ultrasound system and probe needs today!