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1) COVID-19 impact on the healthcare technology market: pointers from Q1 financials

Insights on GE, Siemens, Philips and Canon from the analysts at Signify Research

2) Cancer screenings plunge more than 90% due to COVID-19

Capacity limitations may prevent bounce back even after pandemic ends

3) Southwest Florida oncology practice to pay $100 million for antitrust scheme

Allocated radiation therapy and chemotherapy with other companies to decrease competition


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Mt. Sinai immunologist elected to the National Academy of Sciences


Braid Health appoints chief medical officer


Cardiac imaging company Genetesis adds TDK Ventures as strategic investor and welcomes new board member


Involta appoints new president

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Less than half of DXA facilities surveyed adhere to quality assurance procedures
Of 121 international facilities, 25% were not accredited by professional or government organizations
Women's Health X-Ray
AdvaMed and MITA exit collaboration with non-OEM service stakeholders
Lack of progress and consensus contributed to departure from FDA-recommended group
Business Affairs HTM Parts And Service U.S. Healthcare
European Commission MDR implementation update: delayed but in process
Understanding periodic safety reports and postmarket surveillance, as well as the new database of medical devices
European News Parts And Service
Robotic PCI exposes patients to 20% less radiation, says new study
Could help create safer procedure environment and lower long-term risks
Cardiology Operating Room
More than 70% of providers surveyed report anxiety, reduced work during COVID-19
Medical staffers eager to restart elective procedures and ease stay-at-home orders
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Chest X-rays in the ER identify COVID-19 severity in adult patients
Could indicate who requires hospitalization and intubation
Emergency Medicine X-Ray
Counterfeit masks costing providers millions, putting lives at risk
More than 500 seizures and 11 arrests made under Operation Stolen Promise
U.S. Healthcare
FDA approves Philips ultrasound solutions in fight against COVID-19
Handheld and portable systems proving useful in evaluating lung and cardiac complications
Business Affairs Ultrasound U.S. Healthcare
New research provides a sobering reality check to AI optimists
Study finds that AI can alter data and lead to major errors in images that affect diagnosis
Artificial Intelligence CT Molecular Imaging MRI X-Ray
AHRA announces virtual format for 2020 annual meeting
Organization promises high-value content and educational content
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
FDA gives nod to Aspenstate's AiRTouch Portable X-ray System
Can acquire chest X-rays to help detect signs of COVID-19
HSCC Legacy Medical Device Task Group aims to mitigate cyber threats
Collaborating to ensure safe functioning of legacy equipment in wake of COVID-19
Parts And Service U.S. Healthcare
COVID-19 impact on the healthcare technology market: pointers from Q1 financials
Insights on GE, Siemens, Philips and Canon from the analysts at Signify Research
Business Affairs
Nearly 55% fewer Americans seeking hospital care during COVID-19
Attributed to concerns for safety, insurance coverage losses, and cancellation of elective procedures
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Stroke assessment down by close to 40% during COVID-19
Findings raise concerns regarding risks of death or long-term disability for patients
Cardiology CT Health IT Stroke U.S. Healthcare X-Ray

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Prominent Health Systems unite to encourage patients to put health first, access care when needed
May 22, 2020
STANLEY Healthcare and Cisco partner to bring next generation of location services to healthcare
May 22, 2020
Cancer Treatment Centers of America CEO warns of 'shadow curve' as cancer screenings and treatments plunge amid pandemic
May 22, 2020
RADLogics' AI-powered applications supporting the evaluation of COVID-19 patients are now available on the Nuance AI Marketplace
May 21, 2020
Hospital IQ partners with Cerner support health systems with robust predictive analytics to enhance patient care
May 21, 2020
Primary care physicians experience more burnout and anxiety than other health professions
May 21, 2020
New MGMA research finds physician compensation increased in 2019
May 21, 2020
COVID-19 related strokes, other neurological impact under study
May 21, 2020
Microsoft unveils its first industry-specific cloud offering, Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare
May 21, 2020
Advanced prostate cancer rates continued to rise after guideline change
May 21, 2020