Medical Equipment Industry News

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1) Whistleblower reveals secret Google-Ascension healthcare data deal

Revelation prompted statements from both companies, asserting no HIPAA violations

2) What does the new MDS2 form mean for your medical devices?

Latest version emphasizes cybersecurity and interoperability risks

3) Fujifilm to launch business division dedicated to systems integration

In U.S. alone, integration market valued at $1 billion


Health IT Press Room

Scan4Safety (GS1 & PEPPOL) demonstrator University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust selects RFiD Discovery asset tracking system
NucleusHealth receives CE mark approval for the medical image management platform
Vizient Inc. partners with IBM Watson Health to help support healthcare providers’ performance improvement needs
Microsoft unveils its first industry-specific cloud offering, Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare
Vayyar partners with Meditemi to detect early stage COVID-19 symptoms in under 10 seconds
Home PACS workstations enable social distancing during COVID-19 pandemic: ARRS
Montefiore Medical Center to partner with Siris Medical to implement AI decision support platform to Inform patient outcomes
Eko launches first AI-powered telehealth platform for virtual pulmonary and cardiac exams
Life Image launches Patient Connect Portal to give patients control of longitudinal imaging records and medical data to share
UnitedHealth Group and Microsoft collaborate to launch ProtectWell protocol and app to support return-to-workplace planning and

Health IT

Keeping your organization connected while working remotely
Insights from Ryan Bullock, chief operating officer of Aeroflow Healthcare
New animation highlights TechGate Automated Caution Barrier for MR safety

The TechGate Auto - MRI Caution Barrier solution from Aegys provides superior MR room access warning that doesn't require manual deployment by staff.

Three tips for provider offices to improve their financial health during the COVID-19 downturn
Insights from Nicki Hemminger, senior manager of provider services operations for Availity
Stroke assessment down by close to 40% during COVID-19
Findings raise concerns regarding risks of death or long-term disability for patients
How healthcare executives can balance access and protection for critical patient data management
Insights from Erin Benson, senior director of market planning for LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Health Care
Why backend IT is crucial in the fight against COVID-19
Insights from Roger Sands, co-founder and CEO of Wyebot
Using cancer imaging software to identify COVID-19 in medical images
Zero footprint program can be run on any web browser
US providers anticipate pay cuts due to pandemic, lack mental health resources
Fifty-six percent concerned for own health and safety
Information for about 112,000 exposed in data breach at Beaumont Health
Some included back account info, SSNs, driver's license numbers, diagnoses
How will the healthcare industry be different in a post-pandemic world?
Expert analysts point to virtual care and telemedicine, supply chain optimization, and more
Staying vigilant on device cybersecurity during times of crisis and planning for the future
Insights from Axel Wirth, chief security strategist with MedCrypt
GE deploys software solution for monitoring COVID-19 patients
Identifies patients at risk of deterioration or who require intervention
COVID-19 increases vulnerability of hospitals to ransomware, says Microsoft
Brought on by employees working remotely during pandemic
Five facts about mobile diagnostic reading in radiology
Insights from William Pan, CEO of EBM Technologies
What an EHR troubleshooter knows
Insights from Ann Crow, a senior client support executive with IT solutions consultancy CTG
Over 80% of medical imaging devices lack supported operating systems
Puts them at heightened risk of cyberattacks
HHS computer hack leads to false information in response to coronavirus pandemic
No attacker identified and no information appears to have been stolen
Telemedicine becomes coronavirus frontline
Hospitals are ramping up their telemedicine strategies
More than 30% of hospitals tell survey they would opt for different EMR vendor
Seeking new digital solutions that do not compromise safety, quality and ROI

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Goldilocks and the three PACS

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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