Medical Equipment Industry News

The August Print Issue

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The ever-evolving CT tube market
Whether OEM or third-party: when it comes to tubes the customer is king

A look back at the remarkable career of Ed Sloan Sr.
Celebrating the life and career of the original parts vendor

The value of ISOs in an era of personalization and consolidation
The unique value proposition of high quality third-party service

What to look for in an OEM service contract
Communication the unique needs of your facility is key to getting the right coverage



The future of service in a digital world
Insights from Rob Reilly, vice president and general manager, U.S. and Canada service at GE Healthcare


My report from NCBA
The Jacobus Report


Q&A with Jason Green, partner and chief sales officer of Health Connect Partners
Creating better supply chain relationships, one reverse expo at a time

Daily News

CT scans link progression of emphysema to air pollution
Severity roughly equal to smoking a pack a day for 29 years

ONC takes aim at data sharing and interoperability
The 21st Century Cures Act is about more than just medical research
Actively regulated EHR standards are driving demand for outsourcing critical functionality
Staying ahead of the curve as SCRIPT17 deadline approaches

NIH researchers uncover potential new indication of severe MS
Based on dark-rimmed marks on patient brains

Law to reduce unneeded Medicare CT, MR exams delayed by Trump administration
Overuse penalties stalled until 2022 or 2023: Kaiser Health News

Half of US hospital leaders surveyed are unfamiliar with premise of AI
Less than a quarter are currently seeking to implement it
RSNA and ACR to establish clinical data registry for 3D printing
Demonstrating clinical value of 3D printing and best use of the technology

Dense breast laws not boosting ultrasound screening rates: study
Researchers suggest risk of overdiagnosis may outweigh benefits in some cases
MD Anderson to expand proton therapy center with $159 million project
Increases accessibility to higher number of patients

Patient record breaches in 2019 already double the total from last year
Report finds almost 32 million patient record breaches, compared to 15 million in 2018

Cleaner data for better healthcare technology and facility management
Personalization isn't just for medicine, it also matters in equipment maintenance
Siemens to acquire Corindus Vascular Robotics in $1.1 billion deal
Royal currently has a 12.8 percent stake in Corindus

Kaiser Permanente team standardizes definition of complete imaging history
Developed prompts to help in order entry process
The value of ISOs in an era of personalization and consolidation
The unique value proposition of high quality third-party service

Most Read Stories

1) Siemens diagnostics president to step down, new board member appointed

CEO Bernd Montag will assume responsibility of the business unit

2) Three reasons growth in the mammo systems market will likely slow

Insights from the market analysts at Signify Research

3) Micro-X develops own carbon nanotube X-ray tube

Second company in world to develop CNT-based X-ray tubes


People on the Move

David Young
Physicians Endoscopy names CEO
Rachel L.H. Bartling
HDR appoints health principal
Chris Baltas
Practice EHR welcomes chief business development officer
Jeanine Spain
UnityPoint Health – Central Illinois appoints chief operating officer

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