"How many billion? To invest in the grassroots level it?" November 26, GE Healthcare in Wuxi B30-type monitor on a new release of the news conference, GE Healthcare Clinical Systems vice president and Greater China general manager Zheng Ping was know that the central government has arranged a special fund for the improvement of primary health care sector software and hardware conditions, to present a reporter asked. Primary market for GE Healthcare s importance is evident.
GE released the same day B30-type monitor is below the county for the primary market, the GE China R & D team developed an economical monitor. The first half of this year, GE another primary market for the design and development of new Brivo 315/325 CT has also been put on the market. Penetration of foreign markets for grass-roots are stepping up the pace.
So excited about the news Zheng Ping, November 18, the Ministry of Finance said the central government has arranged 8.8 billion yuan comprehensive primary health care institutions to enhance service capacity. Which arrangements 54 million to support the difficult areas in eastern and western regions as well as county-level hospitals to improve equipment conditions, the backbone of physician training, to improve primary care level; arranged 2.1 billion yuan to support village health information management, integrated management and other primary care clinics and health institutions information platform; arrangements 11 billion to support mental health system institutions to improve equipment conditions.
In addition, the National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Health jointly launched a sound system of rural health services plan, arranged in three years will invest 36 billion yuan to support the national focus on the construction of 2176 county-level hospitals so each county has at least one county level hospitals to standardize the basic level, has arranged 31.4 billion yuan of special funds to support the construction of 1877 county-level hospitals, in addition to financial support arrangements for township hospitals and village clinics in the construction and renovation and expansion work.
According to the China Medical Device Industry Association data show that in this sub-field monitors, medical monitors in China in 2009 only 20% penetration rate, the U.S. has reached 80%. According to the current industry high ratio of 4:6 with the economy, China s economic growth in the space of medical monitors will be very great. From the Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine Cui Wei, director of the ICU that monitors from the past, mainly for the care of critically ill patients, to the current for the general ward care, and into the primary health care units, its market expansion effect is obvious.
Targeted R & D
According to Zheng Ping introduced, which monitors the use of measurement technology, including GE s patented D-fend Water CO2 gas separation technology, dual-line non-invasive blood pressure measurement technology, low perfusion campaign against interference SPO2 measurement technology, while the market for grass-roots characteristics, but also on the plug-in design, user interface and menu design has been simplified and flexible.
It is reported that, GE s sales this year will be 800 million to 10 million, and its goal is to turn three times in five years, which is clearly the primary market will contribute to a very important piece. According to GE Medical Systems (China) Co., Ltd. Wu Tao, in B30, for example, GE s goal is the county People s Hospital of hospitals, hospitals and some MCH, China now has more than 2,000 counties in the target range within. And which products have been listed for one year, except for China, has listed a total of 7-8 countries on quarterly sales of more than 800, the market feedback is very good.
However, the primary market requires not only equipment, but also technical personnel, services, and primary market of more than tests of products and companies.
In this regard, Wu Tao said, GE has a special market for the primary mode of service, such as B30 monitors will be given to the user backup machine, pathogenesis Depot Repair, factory technical force and quality of service than the service sector over the good, which It is precisely because the product R & D and manufacturing in China can be achieved.
In addition, the reporter also learned that, GE will invest $ 500 million over three years to strengthen R & D activities in China and the establishment of six innovation centers, in areas including health care, renewable energy, the first phase of the candidate cities, including Chengdu, Shenyang and Xi an, these innovative centers service the southwest, northwest, northeast and central markets, and GE in Shanghai, Beijing and Wuxi R & D institutions create synergy. Will also invest more than $ 1.5 billion and domestic industry leaders to create a new joint venture, target areas, including aviation, energy, transportation, health care and financial services.