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1) Urgent cares, retail health clinics lack sufficient regulation: report

Limited access for people from low-income and medically underserved communities

2) Philips loses ventilator contract with the US Department of Health

The contract charged five times as much per ventilator as a previous agreement

3) Four reasons Tampa General added portable MR

Provides unique advantages for treating COVID-19 patients

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Siemens Healthineers completes acquisition of Varian
April 15, 2021
Lung cancer screening predicts risk of death from heart disease
April 15, 2021
Swedish healthcare region replaces IT solution to improve medical image management with Sectra cloud service
April 15, 2021
Perimeter Medical Imaging AI receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for OCT Imaging System with ImgAssist AI
April 15, 2021
American Hospital Association selects Cylera as preferred cybersecurity provider for its MedCommand Healthcare IoT Platform
April 15, 2021
Vicarious Surgical Inc. and D8 Holdings Corp. announce definitive business combination agreement
April 15, 2021
Outcome predictive performance of admission chest radiographs in COVID-19 patients
April 15, 2021
Kyruus joins athenahealth’s marketplace program to enable joint customers to offer seamless online appointment scheduling
April 14, 2021
AMRA Medical generates largest imaging dataset on body composition profiling
April 14, 2021
ERT enhances Business Intelligence suite with clinical imaging reporting capabilities
April 14, 2021

Emergency Medicine

Urgent cares, retail health clinics lack sufficient regulation: report
Limited access for people from low-income and medically underserved communities
Successful installations of Dunlee liquid metal bearing CT replacement tubes in USA

Tubes available in USA and Europe for Revolution™ Evo and Optima™ CT 660

Sponsored
Trinity Health to expand urgent care access with majority stake in Premier Health
The number of urgent care clinics will more than double under Premier and be connected to Trinity in the next few years
When is the right time for nasal high flow therapy?
Insights from Chris Hutchinson, director of clinical affairs at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Four reasons Tampa General added portable MR
Provides unique advantages for treating COVID-19 patients
COVID-19 overwhelming hospital capacity in US, says HHS
Close to 700 hospitals are at over 90% capacity
British patient in overcrowded ED dies due to wrong CT scan being read
Error was due to slow computer system and overcrowded emergency department
Dual-energy CT adds value to routine interpretations of imaging studies
Reduces downstream imaging and associated costs
CMS proposes new rule for faster Medicare coverage of FDA-approved breakthrough devices
Allows beneficiaries access to more devices for life-threatening conditions
Philips loses ventilator contract with the US Department of Health
The contract charged five times as much per ventilator as a previous agreement
New method may enable splitting ventilators between two patients
Could be used beyond COVID-19 for acute disaster surge capacity or on a battlefield
Early makeshift hospitals for COVID-19 patients didn’t go as planned
As new ones open up across the country, states hope to do better this time
ED visits dropped as much as over 60% in March: study
May be due to people avoiding hospitals out of fear of contracting COVID-19
Emergency visits still down but slowly moving to pre-COVID levels
With utilization down, efficiency improves, as the ED focuses on high-acuity cases
CDC study records drop in ER visits for heart attack, chest pain during pandemic
Suggests greater fear of catching COVID-19 than having a heart attack
Kaiser Permanente data sheds light on COVID-19 hospitalizations
More than 40% of patients admitted to ICU
Chest X-rays in the ER identify COVID-19 severity in adult patients
Could indicate who requires hospitalization and intubation
Remote patient monitoring in the era of COVID-19
Repurposing stroke monitoring tools to fight the coronavirus
New Nightingale Hospital in London gets first patients
Will house up to 4,000 beds with ventilators and oxygen in 80 wards, with as many as 25,000 medical staffers

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Going mobile: A new wave of transport logistics management

Providers search for a balance between improving efficiency and not compromising patient care

Best of 2016: thought leaders honored by health care associations

A few of the individuals who earned high praise this year

ICU – Clinical decision support and telemedicine may save money

Patients generate 100 data points per hour

Research charities thoroughly before making your donations

Even in the spirit of giving, there is no substitute for due diligence

Deinstallation: It always looks easier on paper!

A checklist never hurts when planning and executing a major project

The mobile medical imaging market is expanding amid hospital budget pressures

A growth period for flexible imaging options