Media Advisory - GE to Launch Global Healthcare Initiative

    TORONTO, May 6 /CNW/ - GE will unveil a global healthcare initiative,
which is being launched in fives cities around the world, including Toronto.

    Event Overview:
    What:  GE to Announce Global Healthcare Initiative
    When:  Thursday, May 7, 2009
           Event start: 12:15 p.m. / Registration: 11:30 a.m.
    Where: MaRS Centre, 101 College Street, South Tower, Auditorium,
           Toronto, ON
    Who:   Elyse Allan, President & CEO, GE Canada & Peter Robertson, General
           Manager, GE Healthcare Canada

    (*) For media located outside the Toronto area, you are invited to
participate via conference call and/or WebEx presentation. To access the event
remotely, please see below.

    Elyse Allan and Peter Robertson will host the event, followed by a panel
of Canadian healthcare leaders. The panel, moderated by Dr. Marla Shapiro,
will include:

    -  Dr. Jean-Francois Marquis, Cardiologist, University of Ottawa Heart
    -  Dr. Jeff Lozon, CEO of St. Michael's Hospital and Chair, Canadian
       Partnership Against Cancer
    -  Dr. Myrna Francis, VP of Global Marketing, Healthcare Industry for
       CGI, an independent information technology and business process
       services firm

    Interview opportunities are available onsite with Elyse Allan, Peter
Robertson and panelists.

    Remote Access Information
    Conference Call:
    Participant Code: 273852

    Topic: GE Health Initiative Launch - Canada
    Date and Time: May 7, 2009 12:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
    (GMT -04:00, New York)
    Event number: 820 519 307 Event password: healthcare


For further information:

For further information: To RSVP for the event, arrange an interview, or
for further information, please contact: Megan Hooper, Edelman, (416) 979-1120
ext 297,; Julia Alter, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 ext
340,; Corey Miller, GE Healthcare, (414) 469-5499,; Kim Warburton, GE Canada, (416) 561-8316,

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