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1) Rural hospital closings lifting mortality rates: study

Over 100 have shuttered since 2010 and another 430 are in jeopardy of doing the same

2) The top five takeaways from ASTRO 2019

Artificial intelligence is finally making itself seen in radiation oncology

3) ViewRay hit with class action lawsuit over alleged false claims

Accused of lying about operational issues and backlog to investors


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Indiana University School of Medicine names IU pediatric research center interim director


Tenet appoints CFO for Massachusetts market


Unilabs appoints director of communications


RSNA names RadioGraphics editor

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Why EMRs will not replace imaging IT
Insights from Signify Research
Health IT
AI center launched at UCSF
The Center for Intelligent Imaging will be a hub for AI innovation
Artificial Intelligence Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Philips MR magnet manufacturing expansion in Latham, NY nears town approval vote
New distribution facility is slated to bring over 90 jobs to the area.
Business Affairs MRI
Portable point-of-care MR system under evaluation in neuro ICU at Yale Hospital
Yale and Hyperfine aim to bring MR to patients who cannot be moved for scans
Alzheimers/Neurology MRI
MITA publishes new standard for medical device security
Calls for sharing standardized information on security control features within devices
Cyber Security Health IT
Data deluge presents opportunities, challenges
Looking ahead at new technology and drawing the line between hype and hope
Health IT
From projectors to better system design, comfort comes to the MR suite
Creating a more pleasant patient experience benefits everybody
Tariffs hurting Philips profits
CEO announces it will not hit profit margin goals for the year
Business Affairs
Point-of-care ultrasound among top tech hazard for 2020, says ECRI
Adoption outpacing policies for preventing misuse
The latest MR innovations entering the market
We go around the industry to find out about the latest technology coming from the MR manufacturers
GE Healthcare and Theragnostics partner on PSMA PET/CT tracer
Provides 'heatmap-style' images to show precise location and intensity of PSMA
Molecular Imaging
CMS to implement final rule to reduce 'burdensome' regulations
Will save a projected $8 billion over the next decade
Insurance U.S. Healthcare
About 25 percent of U.S. healthcare spending is wasted
Between $760 billion and $935 billion is lost annually, says study
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
FDA clears Epica's multi-modality mobile CT scanner, SeeFactorCT3
Made for CT, fluroscopy and digital radiography
CT X-Ray
Small healthcare groups slammed by ransomware, too
New examples prove that it is no longer just the major health systems being targeted
Cyber Security
Overlooked but essential – RF shielding in the MR suite
Without a well-built and adequately cared for shield, the scanner itself becomes less useful

The October Print Issue

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

Safety first in the MR environment

Ferromagnetic detectors are a vital tool but there are no substitutes for a culture of safety

Eying MR downtime and efficiency with remote monitoring

Automated data insights for ensuring the MR suite keeps humming along

From projectors to better system design, comfort comes to the MR suite

Creating a more pleasant patient experience benefits everybody

Neglect and indifference are often the root cause of MR cooling failures

Insights on coldheads, compressors and chillers

Tips for extending the life of your coils

Best practices to ensure the long life of costly components


Failing to plan is planning to fail

The Jacobus Report

The elephant in the strategic management room: Medical malpractice liability

Insights from Larry L. Smith, vice president of risk management for MedStar Health

Are you ready for MEDICA 2019?

Q&A with Wolfram Diener, managing director of Messe Dusseldorf

Press Room

Intelligent Ultrasound Group and Fujifilm SonoSite partner to develop clinician training
October 17, 2019
MedInformatix sponsors blue-chip imaging summit
October 17, 2019
Philips extends AI capabilities for high acuity virtual care venues with launch of Sentry Score
October 17, 2019
Philips partners with VA to improve veteran healthcare access via telehealth
October 17, 2019
Breast tomosynthesis increases cancer detection over digital mammography
October 17, 2019
Geneia survey: Physicians still burned out, share ideas on effective workplace programs
October 17, 2019
Nuance and Microsoft partner to transform the doctor-patient experience
October 17, 2019
Recovering 'lost dimensions' of images and video
October 17, 2019
NeuroQuant receives clearance in Brazil for clinical use
October 17, 2019
HeartBeam's breakthrough technology to bring mobile cardiovascular diagnostic services to patients
October 17, 2019