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signa PET MR from GE Healthcare

The SIGNA PET MR from GE
Healthcare is one of the many
systems that will be updated
to HELiOS in the coming
2 years. Image: GE Healthcare

Computing takes on full slate of improvements for 2017

From Fermilab at Work, Feb. 20, 2017

What does running large particle accelerators have in common with hospital imaging scanners? The operating system for both requires high performance and stability.

Fermilab first developed Scientific Linux as an open-source operating system in 2004 to

fulfill exactly these demands, and it continues to release new versions.

GE Healthcare, a company that builds medical imaging equipment, found that it had the same needs when it came to operating systems. It now employs Scientific Linux as a foundation for its own, customized HELiOS, which stands for Healthcare Enterprise Linux Operating System.

Read the full article in Fermilab Today

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