MAC 5 Resting ECG

Simple. Precise. Secure.

Simple to use

85% of users agree that they need minimal training1

Precise care

ECG in up to 31% fewer steps2


We take a holistic approach to safeguarding data

Marquette™ 12SL

Validated extensively against clinically-correlated databases for accuracy3

Everything about the MAC™ 5 experience is designed to keep you moving forward and keep the focus on patient care.

MAC 5, the latest addition to GE HealthCare’s touchscreen ECG family, is designed to help streamline workflow and facilitate effective care in today’s healthcare environments.

Cardiac care is action packed. Let’s make it flow more easily.

With input from thousands of users like you, we’ve built a system that makes your whole team more productive. Complete a high-quality exam in just a few clicks. Then send the results anywhere, quickly and securely. All with minimal training or support.

The MAC 5 was designed so you can focus on patient care.

Even when confronting high patient volumes and complex cases, your team now has the power to care for more patients, more efficiently and effectively than ever.

  • Enhanced Hookup Advisor™: Even the newest user can be guided to a clean, high-quality waveform in seconds.
  • 8.9-inch touchscreen: We’ve refined this intuitive platform for ease of use based on thousands of hours of customer testing.
  • Built-in PDF/XML export support4: In just a few clicks, send data in your preferred format to a shared folder or SFTP destination of your choice.
  • Bidirectional HL7 and DICOM communication: Connect to your systems with confidence via our MUSETM cardiology information system on your EMR/DICOM gateway.

Quickly acquire accurate ECGs to help enable exceptional clinically validated decision support.

ECG professionals of any skill level can acquire accurate, detailed clinical data to support effective patient care, thanks to MAC 5’s proven acquisition architecture and tools.

  • Auto-ECG5 algorithm: Immediately capture and display the first clean, high-quality ECG.
  • Smart Lead technology: Automatically detect when a lead has become disconnected.
  • Full disclosure: Accelerate reading and review with a condensed full-disclosure rhythm report capable of reducing 30 pages to three.6

Since its introduction in 1980, the Marquette™ 12SL™ ECG analysis program has been consistently refined.

It has been improved to offer our customers clinically validated decision support to help achieve faster accurate diagnosis.

  • Over 200 scientific references: Marquette 12SL has been validated extensively against clinically-correlated databases for accuracy.7
  • Improved left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH): Recognition using conventional LVH criteria and identifying which was positive.5, 9
  • Gender- and pediatric-specific interpretations: Marquette 12SL has been shown to provide a 25% relative improvement in detection of Acute Inferior MI in women under 60 years of age.8
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome Analysis: Marquette 12SL ACS tool increases sensitivity for ST-elevated MI and Acute Ischemia in patients suspected of having an acute cardiac event.9

Gain peace of mind about patient privacy and data protection with GE HealthCare’s ECG security architecture.

A holistic approach to data security is at the heart of every solution we develop.

  • Minimize vulnerabilities: Providing only the hardware and software needed for optimal ECG workflow, MAC 5 reduces risks by eliminating pathways for breaches or attacks.
  • Control access: Role-based LDAP user authentication, patient data encryption and secure network connections help ensure MAC 5 interacts only with trusted people and systems.
  • Address the unique challenges of medical devices: We employ a team of experts specialized in medical device cybersecurity.
  • Stay on top of emerging threats: The GE HealthCare cybersecurity team is constantly monitoring for threats and developing security enhancements for our customers.

MAC 5’s smart design enables you to quickly handle your essential ECG tasks with ease—helping to drive productivity and accommodate your workflow.

With a compact design to fit in crowded spaces, MAC 5 fits users of all heights helping to improve user experience and reduce workplace injuries.

  • Easy-clean design: Wipe down the smooth surfaced screen in seconds to meet your infection control standards and reduce the risk of cross-contamination.
  • Optimal mobility: MAC 5’s convenient carry handle and compact, lightweight design make it easy to move around your facility and between locations.
  • Choice of configurations with or without a printer: The MAC 5 works the way you work.
  • Accessible and customizable storage: The MAC 5 includes one storage bin, with a second bin available. The system also includes arms to hold the acquisition cable and optional barcode reader.

Designed for you

MAC 5 A4 works the way you work

MAC 5 has all the same features of the MAC Lite, plus a printer, so that you can work the way you want to.

MAC 5 Lite offers optimal mobility

With a convenient carry handle and a compact lightweight design, MAC 5 Lite makes it easy to move around your facility and between locations.

MAC 5 A5 when space matters

MAC 5 A5 has all the same features of the MAC Lite, plus a smaller A5 printer, so that you can work the way you want in confined spaces.

Maximum device availability

Minimizing disruption of patient care while maintaining medical devices is a constant challenge. Quite simply, downtime is not an option, and we offer services, education, and training to help ensure your devices are available and your investment is protected.

Simple connection. Accurate Measurement.

Easily connecting with your diagnostic cardiology equipment, GE HealthCare's high-quality reusable ECG cables, leadwires, and accessories help you get the accurate measurements needed to properly assess patient heart function.

Easy serviceability to keep your device operating at peak performance

MAC 5 takes a proactive approach by integrating key features that make service easy while maximizing availability, utilization, and reliability.

Protect investment with trained staff and achieve operational goals

We offer a wide variety of training and education programs to help you maximize your investment and help you gain the knowledge and skills to simplify your workflow and improve patient care.


Stay ahead with the latest insights in diagnostic cardiology

Tailored to provide relevant, interesting, and informative articles allowing you to unlock the full power of the ECG to help you treat patients.

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  1. Double-blind study by an independent third party research firm, Healthcare Research & Analytics (HRA)& at Smith Research Facility, Chicago.
  2. In an observational study comparing the usability of various ECG systems, when participants used GE’s new resting ECG interface, they were able to complete the same set of ECG tasks in 31% less steps.
  3. Optional feature, not available in all regions.
  4. May require a gateway.
  5. Marquette 12SL ECG Analysis Program Physician’s Guide, 2056246-002 Revision B. 2015, GE HealthCare: Milwaukee, WI.
  6. Optional feature, not available in all regions.
  7. For more details please refer to the GE 12SL statement of validation and accuracy.
  8. Xue, J. et al. “A New Method to Incorporate Age and Gender into the Criteria for the Detection of Acute Inferior Myocardial Infarction.” J Electrocardiol. 34(4) (Part 2) (Oct 2001):229-234.
  9. The 12SL ACS algorithm is not available in all GE HealthCare ECG devices.

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