Overview

GE Healthcare is a global leader in women’s health ultrasound imaging.

We work constantly to improve the quality of our ultrasound images and create specialized tools to help clinicians see more anatomical details so that they are able to provide their patients the best possible care.

The VolusonTM family of products offer a range of solutions tailored to help meet your budgetary and clinical needs.

 

Expert Series

Fine detail to help enhance clinical confidence
The Voluson Expert Series will amaze you with innovative imaging tools and extraordinary image quality!

Voluson E10        Voluson E8        Voluson E6



Signature Series

Meet the Signature Series
The Voluson Signature Series can open new opportunities in clinical imaging, efficiency, and productivity—and help you meet your budget.

Voluson S10       Voluson S8        Voluson S6



Performance Series 

Meet the Performance Series
The Voluson Performance Series is born from years of Voluson established innovation. Your practice, your patients, and your budget can benefit from its hard-working capabilities.

Voluson P8       Voluson P6



Compact Series 

World's first compact Volume ultrasound system.
The power of Voluson i enables you to achieve advanced console-quality performance in a portable package that can easily go with you to your patient.

Voluson i



History of Voluson

A History of Voluson

For more than four decades Voluson has dedicated itself to women’s health imaging, building on its successes by incorporating feedback from ultrasound engineers and thought leaders in women’s healthcare.

  • 1967
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    1967

    Two-dimensional ultrasonic B-mode images are now possible with the Combison compound ultrasound system (Kretz/GE technology).

  • 1977
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    1977

    World’s first real-time sector ultrasound system. New technology of probes and ultrasound system provides gray scale images with high detail ‘state-of-the-art’ resolution.

  • 1982
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    1982

    First computerized, compact ultrasound system (Combison 320) that is software controlled – helping optimize ease of use and comfort

  • 1985
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    1985

    First endovaginal probe and panoramic ultrasound system is launched. This new technology enables clinicians to see early OB and GYN pathologies like they have never been seen before!

  • 1989
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    1989

    World’s first 3D ultrasound and abdominal volume probe is launched (Combison 330). Volume acquisition takes 1-2 seconds and rendering of the image takes up to 20 minutes on an external PC.

  • 1992
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    1992

    World’s first transvaginal volume probe. A leap forward in technology with the Combison 530 - now it takes 2-3 seconds to render the 3D image.

  • 1997
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    1997

    Combison 530D is the hallmark of innovation - live 3D is now possible with an acquisition of 4 volumes per second.

  • 2000
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    2000

    Launch of the renown Voluson 730 with Real Time 4D and acquisition time of 16 volumes per second.

  • 2002
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    2002

    First time introduction of STIC (Spatio Temporal Image Correlation) technology – semi automatic views of the fetal heart with the push of one button.

  • 2004
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    2004

    Introduction of SRI (Speckle Reduction Imaging) on Voluson has an enormous impact on IQ. Micro-curved probe with Micro4D technology introduced for fetal head.

  • 2005
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    2005

    Introduction of HD-Flow™ improving sensitivity in vascular studies and reduce overwriting. Launch of matrix probes introduces major image quality improvements.

  • 2006
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    2006

    • Launch of RIC6-12 endovaginal probe enabling clinicians to see small details clearly.
    • Launch of Volume matrix probes.
    • Introduction of Voluson i and Voluson e compact systems.
    • Introduction of SonoVCAD heart automation software for fetal heart imaging.
  • 2007
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    2007

    Continuing innovations in automation technology – SonoAVC follicle (Sonography-based Automated Volume Count) for easy-to-use follicle assessment.

  • 2008
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    2008

    SonoVCAD * labor (Sonography-based Volume Computer Aided Display labor) automatically documents labor progression with objective ultrasound data.

  • 2009
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    2009

    Revolutionizing image quality (IQ) capabilities with the launch of the Dynamic Rendering Engine on the Voluson Expert Series platform.

  • 2010
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    2010

    SonoNT – (Sonography-based Nuchal Translucency) the first, semi-automated tool to provide quantifiable NT measurements as early as 11 weeks, enhancing the accuracy and reproducibility of these metrics.

  • 2011
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    2011

    HDlive – Next generation rendering tool which provides exceptional anatomical realism and helps increase depth perception. This imaging capability can help achieve a deeper understanding of relational anatomy, enrich patient communication and help enhance diagnostic confidence.

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Financing & Service

Solutions to help your practice.

Affordable financing choices help you bring the latest technology to your patients at payments that make sense for you.

With your VolusonTM system, you can count on responsive service and support from GE Healthcare, with technologies and programs that help meet your needs for equipment maintenance and service, probe protection and financing options available from GE Capital, Healthcare financial Services.

Learn more about GE Healthcare's financing & service solutions

Community & Education

Product education at your fingertips.

GE Healthcare has developed many product specific educational programs and ongoing learning opportunities to help you maximize the use of your VolusonTM. Enhance your expertise with high performance product education programs.

In-depth, hands-on training.

The VolusonTM Club offers materials which will help you use your system – these include Tips and Tricks sessions, technical and clinical lectures, and clinical white papers. GE also offers Voluson education courses at our facilities or on-site at your location. Instruction includes in-depth technology review of image optimization and customization, 3D and 4D techniques, volume manipulations and advanced 3D/4D tools and applications. Highlights include technical and clinical lectures as well as hands-on scanning under the supervision of product experts.

Join the club. Voluson Club.

Voluson Club is an online community of Voluson ultrasound users. Membership can help you experience the full diagnostic power of your Voluson ultrasound system.

Inside Voluson Club you will have access to tools and resources available only to members. These materials can help you enhance your knowledge of system operation, and teach techniques to help you improve your productivity.

Explore the benefits of membership. 

  • Information on Voluson products and upgrades 
  • Information on new products and offers 
  • Product tutorials and tips from industry experts 
  • Educational videos ranging from ergonomics to advanced technologies 
  • Applications newsletters and resources 
  • Member image gallery Member networking 
  • White papers about clinical benefits of Voluson technology 
  • Calendar listing of tradeshows and educational courses where GE will be attending

We invite you to become connected with the largest network of Voluson users in the world. Joining is easy, visit www.volusonclub.net.

Ultrasound IT

Do more with ViewPoint, GE's ultrasound IT solution.

With high risk pregnancies, obtaining, tracking and documenting critical fetal ultrasound measurements are extremely important. ViewPoint 6 provides comprehensive information about the patient, exam and images, all in one view. Adapt ViewPoint 6’s easy-to-use documentation screen exactly to your individual needs and define templates for your most common findings to speed up your workflow.

Reporting

ViewPoint includes reporting modules for early pregnancy assessment, 1st trimester, 2nd trimester, and growth scan, as well as gynecologic reporting. Some of the features and benefits of ViewPoint 6 for reporting include:

  • Fetal Biometry, Fetal Echo, Maternal and Fetal Doppler measurement transfer
  • Extended measurement transfer from GE ultrasound systems, including the Voluson E8 & E6 
  • Customizable reports for you and your referring physician 
  • Integrated risk assessment algorithms for trisomies from the Fetal Medicine Foundation, London 
  • Measurements from multiple exams displaying in trending curves from one of more than 400 predefined graphs

Image Management

In addition to digital image storage, ViewPoint’s image management includes the integrated 4D View program for post processing volumes. Use 4D View to take your volume review off-line and utilize techniques and review modes including: 

  • Sectional planes 
  • Render modes 
  • Volume contrast imaging 
  • VolusonTM’s automated programs help standardize images and measurements 
    • SonoVCADTMheart 
    • SonoAVCTMfollicle 
    • SonoNTTM

Workflow

Quickly and easily create structured reports, including exam details, images, and charts, into an easy to read report. Actionable exam states allow you to lock an exam with your electronic signature and automatically fax it to a referring physician, send a copy to an EMR or hospital information system, and save a copy for the patient or your records all in one click. Whether you’re in a private office or hospital enterprise setting, ViewPoint can integrate with your existing systems to help enhance your investment and improve your workflow and efficiency.

Volsuon + ViewPoint: A comprehensive solution to fit your needs.

Learn more about Ultrasound IT.


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Community & Education: Join the Voluson Club

Join the VolusonTM Club.
Connect to more than 10,000 Voluson users through Voluson Club, our global networking site. 

Learn, network, share - and get the most out of your ultrasound investment.

Learn more at www.VolusonClub.net


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