While GE Healthcare's revenues are skyrocketing, the unit's contribution to GE's overall revenues, which CEO Jeffrey Immelt has promised to grow at 8 percent a year, is not keeping pace.

In the three quarters since it closed the $10-billion acquisition of Amersham and created GE Healthcare to house both the acquisition and the company's legacy medical systems, the unit has averaged 37 percent growth in revenues, and 34 percent growth in profits, year over year.

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