Ben Newton

head of oncology solutions, GE Healthcare

As Global Head of Oncology Solutions at GE Healthcare, Dr Ben Newton is focused on enabling the earlier diagnosis of cancer, leading to better care and better outcomes. GE Healthcare’s technology is used all along the patient’s journey, from screening, diagnosis and staging of the cancer, through treatment planning, monitoring and follow-up.

During a 25-year career in roles spanning R&D, commercial and general management, Dr Ben Newton has led numerous drug, diagnostic and prognostic products from conception to commercialization. He has led innovative and entrepreneurial businesses at GE Healthcare in areas such as Ultrasound, Molecular Imaging, Digital and now Oncology Solutions. Prior to his current role, Ben was Chief Digital Officer of GE Healthcare’s Life Science business. He previously held global leadership positions in Molecular Imaging, Ultrasound, Product Management and R&D.

GE Healthcare is a $17 billion business that provides a broad portfolio of products, solutions, software and services used in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients.

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