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The November Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

How one jail found a mobile solution for imaging prisoners
Bringing scans to inmates instead of inmates to scans
Imaging departments stay afloat during hurricanes
Advice from the front lines of Harvey and Irma
Lighter, sturdier and wireless: What’s new in X-ray detectors
A review of the newest tools on the market

With X-ray reimbursement on the line, four health systems move toward portable DR
There is more than one road to an upgraded install base
Medical 3-D printing: Q&A with Dr. Jonathan Morris, Mayo Clinic radiologist
Imaging and 3-D printing have proven to be a perfect match


Cost Containment Corner

Strategic partnerships: A path to the three rights
Achieving the right care requires collaboration

Exclusive Q&A

Discussing top-of-mind issues facing biomedical professionals with Codi Nelson
Get to know the president of the North Carolina Biomedical Association

Exclusive Q&A

Exclusive Q&A with Dr. Richard Ehman, President of RSNA
What to expect at this year's meeting and over the next 12 months

Exclusive Q&A

Q&A with Dr. Julie Gill: How tech innovation has created gaps in the radiology student’s education
The ability to discuss procedures and pronounce medical terms correctly are vital skills that are often developed through interactions that don't take place anymore

Exclusive Q&A

How a thriving social media presence can benefit radiology departments
Q&A with Alexander J. Towbin, associate chief of clinical operations and radiology informatics, Radiology Department, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Future Of...

The future of AI in radiology
Dr. Leon Chen on the benefits machine learning promises, and the challenges that stand in the way of fulfilling them

Hospital Spotlight

Q&A with Don Mueller, CEO of Children’s Hospital at Erlanger
Making big strides toward Chattanooga's newest pediatric facility

Infection Control Corner

Assessing the indirect costs of HAIs
Internal costs from $25,000 to $45,000 per incident are only the beginning

IT Matters

IT Matters - Radiology workflow orchestration
Insights from Dr. David Hirschorn on a more efficient imaging department

New Product Showcase

RSNA Product Showcase
Some of the latest technology being showcased on the exhibit floor

Technology Advisor

Digital health intelligence finds the patient
Innovation across the globe becomes increasingly mobile, digital, personal and accessible

This Month in Medical History

The first (and only) female Medal of Honor winner
How a doctor turned Civil War spy left her mark in history

View from the Hill

Congress, repeal the medical device excise tax, now!
Medical technology job ranks fell nearly 29,000 with tax in effect
The radiologist’s role in transforming patient care
How Phoenix Children's Hospital is raising the bar in its imaging department
The continuing evolution of digital radiography
From an amenity to the industry standard
New FGI guidelines offer changes to imaging design standards
For the first time, the standards will take intended utilization into imaging design consideration
Why employers with dispersed workforces should care about physician quality
Lower quality treatment yields higher systemwide expenses
The virtual meeting: An important part of RSNA 2017
Scientific presentations, education exhibits, educational programming and so much more will be provided
The right care at the right time and in the right place
At Hartford HealthCare's new Care Logistics Center, efficiency takes center stage
Top Stories of 2017
Looking back at eight of the biggest stories of the year
RSNA 2017 speakers set to cover a wide range of topics
A quick run down on some of the biggest presentations taking place
Multifunctional and retrofitted: What’s new in radiography and fluoroscopy
High demand for multifunctional and retrofitted X-ray imaging solutions
RSNA Booth Previews
Profiles and highlights of some of the leading companies exhibiting at RSNA
Purchasing Insights - Reimbursement reductions drive radiography upgrades
Retrofits have been a booming market segment this past year
The evolution of imaging technologies
Insights from Satrajit Misra, vice president of marketing and strategic development at Toshiba America Medical Systems
Award winners of 2017
A look back at this year's most distinguished award-winning individuals across the industry