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Welcome to the GHE!

The German Healthcare Export Group (GHE) e.V. brings approx. 50 innovative and strongly growing companies from the area of medical technology, which are strongly export oriented, together. The GHE provides these member companies with a platform for exchanging their export business experiences.

The GHE offers customers a wide variety of products and services, from OP equipment to hospital IT, and covers almost the entire medical technology product range.

All in all the association represents around 80 percent by volume of all German exports in the medical technology sector.

TOP-News

Arab Health - Emerging Medical Technology in Dubai

Arab Health - Emerging Medical Technology in Dubai (12/02/2014)

At January, 26th, 2015 the most important healthcare exhibition of the Arab region, the Arab Health, opens its doors for the 40th time. It is regarded as a springboard and contact exchange for the entire Middle East.

Dubai is in the process of rolling out its healthcare insurance system that mandates that the population of the entire emirate must be covered by 2016. The mandatory health insurance system will be a big driver for the growth of the healthcare sector in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the next three to five years. more …

International meeting point for medical technology

International meeting point for medical technology (11/15/2014)

The GHE booth at MEDICA was this year again a centre of attraction and was visited very well. During the four days international professional visitors came from all over the world. With 130.000 visitors and more than 40 % foreign visitors from all over the world the MEDICA was very succesful for the GHE members. Collectively the strength of the German healthcare was presented. more …

Successful networking

Successful networking (11/14/2014)

The leading international market and information platform provides the GHE the ideal stage for the intensification of foreign operations of its member companies. Guests and visitors from around the world gathered at the booth. Business relations were attached to China, United Arab Emirates, South America, India and many other countries. The international visitors found out about the German medicine technology and granted at the same time insights into the medicine technology market and the need of their countries. MEDICA offers the ideal platform for the medicine-technical exchange worldwide. more …

International networking is important

International networking is important (11/13/2014)

The number of exhibitors is impressive: 4.831 exhibitors present themselves to about 40 % trade visitors all over the world. The GHE booth was also frequented by foreign visitors who were very interesed in medical technology „Made in Germany“.

Today a chinese delegation visited the GHE-booth. The chinese participants of the International Conference on Disaster and Military Medicine (DiMiMED) could immerse themselves in the fascinating world of medical technology. more …

Meeting point of export-medical technology

Meeting point of export-medical technology (11/12/2014)

The GHE-booth at the leading trade fair for the medical industry attracted lots of visitors from all over the world. „The MEDICA has an important significance for the GHE and its members. Our member companies meet many existing and potential customers here and can deepen their relationships. We are looking forward to these exhibition days“, said Markus Braun, chairman of GHE. more …

Medical Technology in Action

The member organizations of the German Healthcare Export Group e.V. (GHE) represent producers of the full spectrum of medical technology offerings, from stethoscopes to operating theater robots. As a dynamic demonstration of the practical application of their products, the GHE has produced multiple film episodes to tie their solutions to real life challenges. In each film a unique situation is presented whereby devices are shown in action.

Episode 09: Emergency Medicine: Equipment for the Seconds That Count

Brasil - Dr. Pedro Santos leads us through the life-and-death decisions that make the change between an appropriate handled medical emergency and the death of a patient. It is important that he cannot only rely on the peoble in the ER, but also on the equipment.

News

New MRI scanner combines cutting-edge technology with reduced operating costs

New MRI scanner combines cutting-edge technology with reduced operating costs (12/03/2014)

Siemens Healthcare has expanded its portfolio of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems to include the 1.5-tesla scanner Magnetom Amira(1). The new MRI scanner offers the same technologies that are available on the Siemens flagship MRI systems. Magnetom Amira also stands out against other scanners on account of its lower operating costs. One reason is the new "Eco-Power" technology that enables power savings of up to thirty percent in standby mode compared to when the feature is not activated. more …


The Scientist Top 10 Innovations Award for Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X

The Scientist Top 10 Innovations Award for Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X (12/03/2014)

The Scientist magazine has chosen the Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X as one of the Top 10 Innovations 2014 that will change the way life scientists work. An independent jury of experts from science and industry selected the latest generation of Leica Microsystems’ super-resolution microscopes. This is the second time that the Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X scores with its highly innovative concept and super-resolution technology, having also won the R&D 100 Award of R&D Magazine. more …



Exportinitiative

German Foreign Office hosts informational session on cancer treatment

German Foreign Office hosts informational session on cancer treatment (05/14/2014)

More than 40 diplomats from all around the world learned about German healthcare's efforts to diagnose and treat cancer at a breakfast held at the Foreign Office in Berlin on May 6. Called "Cancer Therapy - Challenges in a Globalized World," the event was organized by Health – Made in Germany, an initiative of the German Ministry for Economics and Energy (BMWi), and trade associations representing the medical technology, pharmaceuticals' and medical biotechnology sectors. more …


Leica Microsystems’ Ion Beam Milling System Leica EM TIC 3X Now Available With Vacuum Cryo Transfer Docking Port

Leica Microsystems’ Ion Beam Milling System Leica EM TIC 3X Now Available With Vacuum Cryo Transfer Docking Port (11/21/2014)

Leica Microsystems’ ion beam milling system Leica EM TIC 3X is now available with a docking port for vacuum cryo transfer. This docking port enables transfer at vacuum and / or cryo conditions with the Leica EM VCT100 vacuum cryo transfer system. Room-temperature or cryo sections can be taken up directly from the ion beam milling system, loaded into the vacuum cryo transfer system, and transferred to the next preparation step. more …


Leica Microsystems Presents Universal Hybrid Detector for Single Molecule Detection and Imaging at SfN and ASCB

Leica Microsystems Presents Universal Hybrid Detector for Single Molecule Detection and Imaging at SfN and ASCB (11/20/2014)

Leica Microsystems introduces the Leica HyD SMD universal hybrid photodetector with superior characteristics for single molecule detection (SMD), which allows precise measurement of concentration and observation of fast cellular processes. It was presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) 2014 in Washington, D.C., and will also be shown at the annual meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in Philadelphia, PA, USA from December 6 to 10. more …


CT lung cancer screening approved by CMS

CT lung cancer screening approved by CMS (11/11/2014)

Yesterday the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved CT lung cancer screening, stating evidence is sufficient to justify screening for high-risk individuals. This decision – long awaited after the USPSTF grade B recommendation last year and the MEDCAC panel hearing in April – will finally clear the path to implement CT based lung cancer screening in the U.S. for the general public. more …


Supporting mobility with the Vertica clinic

Supporting mobility with the Vertica clinic (11/06/2014)

As a result of the recently developed experts’ standard on maintaining and promoting mobility ("Erhaltung und Förderung der Mobilität”), the subject of mobility support during day-to-day care will become even more important in the future.

With the Vertica hospital bed, the person in need of care can be mobilised easily and without undue physical effort or additional personnel. The special design of the bed allows the patient to be raised easily into a sitting position. This means, for example, that the patient can eat meals in the customary way, seated comfortably at the provided table. Thus, the patient can start to take part in everyday life much sooner. more …


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Auswärtiges Amt
Bundesministerium für Gesundheit
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie
DAG
Messe Düsseldorf
Ghorfa
IIR Middle East
MEDICA
ZVEI
Lateinamerikaverein e.V.
Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI)
G-S-HCG
Spectaris
Afrika Verein
TRADEX-Services GmbH