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The July Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

Medicall 2011: Meet the "supermarket" where India's hospitals shop
If you're looking to break into one of the world's fastest-growing health care markets, consider exhibiting at Medicall 2011, India's premier medical equipment tradeshow.
For one critical access hospital, process makes perfect
Advice from a 25-bed critical access hospital that made the transition from film to digital.
For biomeds, the latest test equipment lightens the load
In an increasingly complex health care environment, CE departments look for lighter, faster and multifunctional solutions.

Defibrillators & the public
In line with the latest guidelines, AEDs look to deliver more than a shock.
Addressing the challenges of motion management in radiation
A comparison of conventional radiation therapy and next-generation radiosurgery.
Health information exchange leads to improvements in rural disease control initiatives
One rural health information exchange shares tips on how an HIE should be run.

Catching the Tiger's tail: Medical device companies hope to ride India's health care boom
Analysts say India presents challenges to U.S. companies.
Critical Access Hospitals
Facilities are under increased pressure coping with funding cuts and regulatory requirements.
Patient monitors: Health care is waking up to the hazards of alarm fatigue
Hospitals have more technology than ever before and alarm fatigue is one unfortunate drawback that has arrived with it.

Special report: Problems at the pump
Experts get proactive to address issues with infusion pumps

Columns

Real Time Locating Systems on Track in Hospitals
Real Time Locating Systems have evolved dramatically since their inception as merely equipment tracking systems.
This month in medical history: shame of a nation
Nearly 40 years ago this month, a story broke that shocked the nation.