Medical Equipment Industry News

The June Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

Sudden deaths of young athletes fuel the heart screening debate
Should all young athletes be screened for rare but potentially fatal heart conditions?
AAMI advances its message to the health care world
An exclusive interview with the association's president and CEO.
Nanomedicine: Big news on a microscopic scale
Nanomedicine may be the next frontier in health care.

Ultrasound at the point of care: who's in charge?
Ultrasound becomes a flashpoint in the long-simmering turf war between radiologists and non-radiologists.
Kinecting with the dead
Microsoft's motion-sensing game controller helps doctors perform virtual autopsies.
SNM: This year, the society has cause for celebration
Dr. Dominique Delbeke, the 2010-2011 president, shared some information about the latest from SNM.

Special report: Is the SPECT supply chain at the breaking point?
Shortages in radioisotopes have increased the strain on the nuclear medicine community.
Stress test industry update: Insurer that denied stress tests violated state law
An update on an investigation of BCBS of Delaware's denials of cardiac stress tests.

Nuclear medicine - the latest from the field
A yearly round-up of the top topics in nuclear medicine imaging.

Columns

Healthcare Chronicles

Provider Credentialing: Learn now or pay later
Real-time credentialing is the first line of defense in protecting your hospital's reputation.

Money Health

Making your next purchase a profitable one
Thomas Vorpahl looks at how to make wise purchasing decisions.