GMI Broadens Ultrasound Portfolio with Point of Care

Charlotte, NC (February 29, 2016) – GMI announces a new strategic relationship with Siemens Healthcare to distribute their ground-breaking and user-friendly ultrasound systems and related services to hospitals within defined geographies across the United States. Siemens, one of the world’s largest suppliers of imaging equipment to the healthcare industry, offers pioneering ultrasound technologies that will broaden and enhance GMI’s ultrasound portfolio.

The agreement, which began February 1st, gives GMI distribution rights to Siemens’ comprehensive line of diagnostic ultrasound equipment in hospitals’ “point-of-care” environments. Siemens ultrasound systems will help providers address clinical and business needs in specialty areas such as Pain, Anesthesia, E-MED, and MSK. The Siemens portfolio is designed to meet a broad set of imaging needs, ranging from compact, portable systems such as the innovative and wireless ACUSON Freestyle™ ultrasound system to fully-featured, multi-disciplinary systems.

Tom Siffringer, POC Sales Manager at GMI, is excited about the new strategic agreement with Siemens and what it will mean for both companies and their customers. “Since our founding, GMI has been an advocate for facilities purchasing ultrasound equipment. Our agreement with Siemens Healthcare allows us to expand that advocacy to the fastest growing segment of the ultrasound market, point-of-care imaging.”

For more information about Siemens’ ultrasound equipment available through GMI, please visit www.GMI3.com.

For more information, please contact:

Tom Siffringer, Point of Care Sales Manager

GMI, LLC

222 Rampart Street

Charlotte, NC

Phone: 800-958-9986

E-mail: Tsiffringer@gmi3.com

About GMI

GMI, LLC is a Charlotte, NC (USA) based medical device sales and service organization. GMI has provided flexible and affordable diagnostic imaging solutions to the private practice and hospital markets since 2002. Specializing in ultrasound and nuclear medicine modalities, GMI sells and supports a wide variety of systems from many of the market leading manufacturers. GMI’s field service presence has increased dramatically in response to a growing customer need for quality service at reasonable rates. In addition to equipment sales and service, GMI also provides equipment sales, financing, training, replacement parts and probes, and probe repair. Learn more at www.gmi3.com.

About Siemens

The Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a trendsetter in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, medical information technology and hearing aids. Siemens offers its customers products and solutions for the entire range of patient care from a single source – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, and on to treatment and aftercare. By optimizing clinical workflows for the most common diseases, Siemens also makes healthcare faster, better and more cost-effective. Siemens Healthcare employs some 52,000 employees worldwide and operates around the world. In fiscal year 2013 (to September 30), the Sector posted revenue of 13.6 billion euros and profit of 2.0 billion euros. For further information please visit: http://www.siemens.com/healthcare

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