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ED visits dropped by up more than 60% in March: study

May be due to people avoiding hospitals out of fear of contracting COVID-19

Medicaid Transformation Project releases phase one report

Gulf War Illness and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome distinct illnesses, Georgetown study suggests

An Rx for laughter

The easily-overlooked importance of humor in healthcare

Easing reimbursement policies could sustain telemedicine expansion

Embracing remote exams makes more sense than ever as the US grapples with COVID-19

3D mammo outperforms digital mammo... except in patients with 'extremely' dense breasts

Could indicate the need for supplemental screening in women with extremely dense breasts

Scanning the CT tube technology and service marketplace

Like all X-ray equipment, your CT scanner is useless without the right tube

Carestream unveils new X-ray system to support transition to digital imaging

Components can be added over time on a need-by-need basis

HTM chem tales: Cleaning and disinfecting

Is your in-house service team properly disinfecting equipment?

First federal 'right to repair' legislation filed in US to help hospitals through pandemic

Get to know the Critical Medical Infrastructure Right-To-Repair Act of 2020

The Jacobus Report

My name is Philip F. Jacobus, and I'm the CEO and founder of DOTmed.com, Inc., and the publisher of HealthCare Business News.

Generally, I spend between 5 to 6 hours a day visiting with people on the telephone, in person, or over video chat. These are their stories and the lessons that I have learned from them.

Philip Jacobus launched DOTmed.com in 1998. He has been involved in health care since 1977, when he visited China to sell equipment. He has done business in over 35 countries and still travels extensively. Phil is active in charity, helps rural clinics and always tries to help DOTmed users when he can.

Phil is a founding member of IAMERS and a member of AHRA, AAMI, HFMA and the Cryogenic Society of America. He has contributed to a number of magazines and journals and has addressed trade groups.

Phil's proudest achievement is that he has been happily married to his wife Barbara since 1989, who helped him found DOTmed in 1998.

Voices

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Tackling the PPE challenge for better healthcare safety, provider satisfaction

Insights from Deepak Prakash, senior director of global marketing at Avery Dennison Medical

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Return to procedures should be virtual for medtech reps

Insights from Randy Clark, president of the Medical Systems Group at Olympus Corporation of the Americas

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Consumer tech has helped drive the adoption of telehealth, but can they last?

Insights from Alexi Alizadeh, CEO of Adviise

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How the current health crisis is changing the future of healthcare

Insights from Terry Rowinski, president and CEO of Health Payments Systems, Inc.