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Deep learning models superior to machine learning at brain imaging analysis

Continuing to learn how to identify brain biomarkers from the data they process

Over 80% drop in SPECT-MPI had no impact on rate of abnormal findings

University of Alabama researchers say restrictions may have reduced unnecessary scans

Quality improvement program for Medicare could save $433 million in imaging costs

R-SCAN supports collaboration across referrers, radiologists and patients

Inpatient mammograms may boost screening among low-income patients

Researchers take aim at disparities by coordinating care for hospitalized patients

CMS final rule speeds up Medicare coverage of 'breakthrough' devices

The rule enables eligible devices to be covered by Medicare at the same time they are approved by the FDA

Parexel separates Informatics and Medical Imaging business

Parexel Informatics will now be known as Calyx

RadNET's DeepHealth AI facilitates breast cancer detection a year sooner than radiologists

New study indicates the algorithms outperformed full-time, breast-fellowship-trained experts

FDA unveils plan for assessing safety, efficiency of AI solutions

The plan includes five actions the FDA will perform

COVID-19 driving M&A activity and changing healthcare business model

The pandemic is acting as a catalyst rather than a deterrent for M&A deals

Verily and Broad Institute bring Terra research platform to Microsoft

Partnership seeks to add new capabilities to Terra platform

Infection Control Corner

Changing hospital work practices — alert for construction workers

August 19, 2020

Infection control practices in the COVID-19 era

Legionella exposure is real and can happen anywhere

May 29, 2019

Understanding the uptick in cases, and how to stay safe

Flu vaccines for staffers are part of patient safety

August 29, 2018

An often overlooked part of infection control

Rural hospital patient safety benefits and survival prescription

June 20, 2018

In the rural setting, hospital infections are fewer

HAIs shrink as trend for outpatient facilities grows

April 06, 2018

An unanticipated benefit of spreading out the patient population

Reducing infections in young patients

March 20, 2018

There are special considerations to make when ensuring sanitary care for children

Assessing the indirect costs of HAIs

November 08, 2017

Internal costs from $25,000 to $45,000 per incident are only the beginning

The unique challenges of keeping the MR environment clean

October 06, 2017

Eliminating bacteria in the magnetically charged MR suite

Gene-editing technology may cure deadly diseases

September 13, 2017

Assessing the game-changing potential of CRISPR

Training and empowerment are the keys to providing quality care

August 11, 2017

Understanding strategies for reducing the rate of HAIs

CMS considers making hospital inspection outcomes public

July 14, 2017

Agencies are not uncovering as many violations as government inspectors are finding

Infection Control Corner: Bacteria hits the floor

June 09, 2017

Floors are an under-appreciated source of pathogen dissemination

Five new products and innovations to reduce the danger of infections

May 19, 2017

The focus on HAIs is having a clear impact on the medical marketplace

The HAI tipping point has been reached

February 08, 2017

Change is required immediately