Medical Equipment Industry News

The August Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

As in-house capabilities grow, contracts become customizable
Parts and service contracts are evolving in-step with the needs of hospitals
How is XR-29 impacting hospitals and their CT service agreements?
Many facilities face choices and there's no single right answer
Third-party medical equipment service: high stakes in the ongoing debate
Checking in with the FDA's examination of third-party stakeholders

OEMs sweeten the service deal with expanded options
An update on managed equipment service contracts and the benefit to hospitals


Cost Containment Corner

Health care’s uncertain future
A diverse set of skills are required for hospital leaders to succeed

Exclusive Q&A

Q&A with Gil Alejo, exhibition manager for FIME
For the first time, FIME will take place in Orlando instead of Miami, find out why and what to expect at this year's event

Exclusive Q&A

What does ISO certification mean for parts providers and their customers?
Q&A with Jeffrey Rindfleisch, Vice president of operations at Technical Prospects

Future Of...

The future of medical device parts and service
Chris Nowak, corporate director of Healthcare Technology Management at the UHS of Delaware, on the importance of investing in the right personnel

Hospital Spotlight

Q&A with Matthew Schreiber, chief clinical officer at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey
Getting to know the final piece in a new C-suite team, and the challenges he hopes to tackle in his new role

Infection Control Corner

Training and empowerment are the keys to providing quality care
Understanding strategies for reducing the rate of HAIs

IT Matters

Improving radiology through feedback and metrics
Imaging professionals need to be heard

Technology Advisor

Health care C-suite’s guide to artificial intelligence
Questions and costs associated with disruptive new technology

This Month in Medical History

Elizabeth Stern’s innovative cervical cancer research
Mapping 250 stages of cell development from healthy to diseased
Proactive monitoring of imaging devices has far-reaching benefits
Insights from UnityPoint Health on the value of CT and MR certainty
Connected radiology devices can maximize uptime
How the radiology suite is discovering the benefits of internet connectivity
The parts and services big three: What every health care system should be asking
Questions that will help mitigate issues down the road
The Supreme Court, the Lexmark case and implications for the health care industry
How a printer cartridge ruling ensures medical device reprocessing rights
Hospital for Special Surgery improves response times to 12 critical events
How one NY hospital rose to the occasion in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Telemedicine is taking off: Takeaways from ATA 2017
Industry veteran and telemedicine specialist Dan Watterson shares his account of the American Telemedicine Association’s Telehealth 2.0 conference
Prepare to deal with the cost of safety code violations
Having the right approach to an arriving surveyor can make a big difference in how that visit goes
Understanding the need for effective health information systems
Insights from Patty Buttner, director of HIM Practice Excellence for AHIMA
What do unconventional service models tell us about the bone densitometry market?
Checking in with the partnership between Alpha Source and GE
FIME exhibitors you won't want to miss
FIME is just a few days away, here are a few booths you'll want to visit