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1) Siemens aims to avoid hospital peak hours with new equipment service plan

Reducing workflow disruptions for non-urgent service requests

2) Hyperfine gets FDA nod for world's first portable bedside MR system

20 times cheaper, 10 times lighter than fixed MR systems

3) How advances in handheld ultrasound will impact the doctor’s office

Insights from Jyoti Gera, general manager for primary & affordable care at GE Healthcare


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Henry Ford Medical Group names new chair of board of governors


Concord Technologies appoints new member to board of directors


AMPS appoints healthcare legal veteran as general counsel


Biodex appoints new head of global physical medicine sales

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Mammograms may not benefit women age 75 and up
Did not affect eight-year breast cancer mortality in study
Women's Health
TOP 3 Reasons to Check VIVIX at ECR 2020

Vieworks, a leading digital x-ray imaging solution provider, highlights its complete lineup of DR detectors and software at ECR 2020 (Expo X3, #305).

NHS begins using its first Versius surgical robotic system
Designed to reduce surgical infections, save on costs and open up bed availability
European News Operating Room
MXR Imaging acquires Oxford Instruments Healthcare for $15 million
Adding mobile fleet rentals, coil repair, and refrigeration services to portfolio
Business Affairs CT MRI Parts And Service X-Ray
The Intermed Group acquires Sigma Imaging Technologies
Expands geographic reach and expertise in MR, CT and PET imaging for InterMed
Business Affairs CT Molecular Imaging MRI Parts And Service U.S. Healthcare X-Ray
Medical equipment testing in the value-based era
New regulations and changes to system design can create challenges
US Patent Office hands victory to Jubilant, invalidates Bracco patents
Ends two year legal battle over use of Jubilant generators for PET myocardial imaging
Molecular Imaging U.S. Healthcare
Are drone-delivered AEDs the future of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival?
Research suggests substantial benefits for improving emergency response
Emergency Medicine
Private equity firms have been ramping up physician medical group acquisitions
Research shows 59 such deals in 2013 increased to 136 in 2016, for a total of 355 across that time frame
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Healthcare data breaches in US tripled in 2019 over previous year
More than 40 million patient records breached in 2019, according to report
Cyber Security Health IT U.S. Healthcare
FDA says yes to new filling lines for Mo-99 production at NorthStar
Increases capacity of domestic, non-uranium-based Mo-99 for U.S. providers
Molecular Imaging U.S. Healthcare
For HTM, the potential of AI is still ahead
What will smart technology mean for tomorrow's clinical engineers?
Siemens aims to avoid hospital peak hours with new equipment service plan
Reducing workflow disruptions for non-urgent service requests
Parts And Service
Trump budget calls for $3 billion cut to NIH funding, imaging advocates seek $3 billion increase
Cuts would mark 7% decline from previous year, says Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research
U.S. Healthcare
Radiology’s reimbursement rub
Positioning radiology for success in an evolving reimbursement landscape

The Jan/Feb Print Issue

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Goldilocks and the three PACS

From basic low-functioning solutions to all the bells and whistles, how do you find the system that is just right for your facility?

From alarm management to AI, patient monitoring gets a facelift

New solutions are raising the bar on operational effectiveness

A tale of two kinds of RIS solutions

Getting the right radiology information system requires understanding your unique needs

Medical equipment testing in the value-based era

New regulations and changes to system design can create challenges


POLL: Will the coronavirus curtail your trade show attendance?

The Jacobus Report

Teleradiology practiced by vast majority of radiologists

Q&A with Dr. Eric Brian Friedberg

AR/VR is the future of clinical device service

Insights from Art Larson, general manager of Global Services Education with GE Healthcare

Press Room

West Side United announces $6 million investment to close health gaps on Chicago's west side
February 26, 2020
Mount Sinai physicians the first in U.S. analyzing lung disease in coronavirus patients from China
February 26, 2020
Study shows surprisingly low number of patients seek trials to treat cancer
February 26, 2020
Johnson & Johnson launches Heartline, virtual study to explore if an iPhone app and Apple Watch can reduce risk of stroke
February 26, 2020
Cardiac Dimensions' Carillon System shows favorable long-term survival rate in patients with functional mitral regurgitation
February 26, 2020
Capsulomics establishes $3.7 million NIH-funded research collaboration with Johns Hopkins University
February 26, 2020
Stretchable, wearable coils may make MR, other medical tests easier on patients
February 26, 2020
LucidHealth partners with Aidoc to bring advanced radiology AI to care sites in the Midwest
February 26, 2020
Strategic Radiology adds first Oregon practice, Diagnostic Imaging Northwest
February 26, 2020
Julius Wolf Institute at the Charité installs MILabs microCT for in-vivo studies of musculoskeletal regeneration
February 25, 2020