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Fallout from hospital cybersecurity attack leads to patient death in Germany
With IT systems down, patient data unavailable for providing care for life-threatening condition
Establishing better workflow with an MR dashboard
How Johns Hopkins implemented an MR dashboard, and what it's meant for them
Radiation Business Solutions acquires radiation oncology billing company, RADMAX
Representing more than 200 new, quality-driven radiation oncology networks
Stolen briefcase contained personal information of over 4,000 cancer patients
Unencrypted USB drives stolen from Moffitt Cancer Center doctor's car
Data breach potentially compromises data of 46,000 veterans
Unauthorized user hacked online application to divert healthcare payments
Elekta to distribute C-RAD’s surface image-guided radiation therapy (SIGRT) solutions in China
Expanding the Catalyst HD partnership to a major, fast-growing market
Radiology Partners to acquire MEDNAX radiology unit for $885 million
Offers RP more access to subspecialty care and teleradiology services for patients and clients
Enterprise staffing analytics align supply & demand for optimal benefits
Insights from Rich Miller, chief strategy officer at QGenda
Cloud underpins acquisitions by Intelerad and Change Healthcare
Insights from the market experts at Signify Research
AI technique helps medical devices avoid abiding by cyberattack commands
Could protect against over-radiation, manipulation of device components, functional manipulation of images
Google Cloud invests $100 million in Amwell to scale up telehealth
Expanding access to virtual care, developing new AI and machine learning technologies
Change Healthcare acquires Nucleus.io
Will enable clinicians to read, diagnose and collaborate from anywhere
Over 11% of second-opinion radiology reports go unread: study
Sonography had the highest rate of unread second-opinion reports at 62.5%
VA resumes EHR modernization efforts following COVID-19 delays
First deployments of new Cerner system slated for this month
Easing reimbursement policies could sustain telemedicine expansion
Embracing remote exams makes more sense than ever as the US grapples with COVID-19
Intelerad Medical Systems acquires private cloud business, Radius
Can offer hybrid cloud solutions, long-term storage and cloud-based PACS
HIMSS pushes back 2021 conference to August due to coronavirus uncertainty
All paid registrations for HIMSS20 will be transferred to HIMSS21
Lifelike simulations show that augmented reality could save lives in war zones
Enabling complex procedures to be performed on the battlefield with remote, expert guidance

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