Medical Equipment Industry News

The July Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

Patient care: "Believe in the Lactate"
Fighting sepsis with HIT.
Special report: New infection control standards call for high-tech approaches
Can technology help hospitals prepare for more stringent infection control protocols?
Exclusive: Phantom manufacturers talk trends
"I think the future is in custom phantoms because of these combined modalities like PET/MR and SPECT/CT."

Special report: Integration key to ending "communication chaos"
For patient monitors, technology convergence may be key.
Special report: Joining forces against the CMS maintenance rule
The Joint Committee, biomeds and hospitals form a strong front to challenge CMS' enforcement of long-ignored guidelines.
Special report: Defibrillator data proving critical
Small improvements make a big difference in new defibrillators

Special report: Infusion pumps enter the age of integration
Benefits of EMR-infusion pump integration more widely understood

Columns

5 tips for keeping your infusion pumps pumping
Experts infuse some knowledge.
Only you can stop the solution pollution
A toxin is destroying health care.
It's hard out there for a private practice
Tough times for medical offices.
Advice from the experts: defibrillators
Tips to take charge of your defibrillators care
Medical Museum: July 2012 - Sputum cup
This month's selection dates from the early 1900s.