Primary care and other challenges face health care staffing in the near future.
Online materials and checklists are available to help interventional radiology providers use the lowest dose necessary to perform procedures on children.
The company is subtly re-designing its web presence to emphasize the use of medical technology in reducing health care costs; Lunar BMD site goes live.
CMS demonstrations provide strong evidence that offering financial incentives for improving or delivering high quality care increases quality and can reduce the growth in Medicare expenditures.
The Medicare rate proposed as the basis of reimbursement calculation is way off, according to a new survey.
You'll want to curl up with the ECRI Institute white paper that outlines how to maintain quality of care while effectively managing costs.
Finding in pediatric patients propels the science and clinical applications for CTA.
Breast MRI allows physicians to evaluate suspicious lesions using many variables.
Death rates reach new low, CDC report shows.
Geneticist to lead National Institutes of Health.
AllParts Medical, LLC and CT Resources, LLC have announced the merger of the two companies with capital support from One Eighty Capital, LLC of Chicago. Read new details.
Radiology and Imaging Sciences at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center has taken a significant step to further safeguard clinical research patients.
A California group practice model of eschewing insurance may take seed nationwide. Read a DOTmed News interview with Kent Holtorf, MD, the Holtorf Medical Group, Torrance, CA.
The (*glucose dehydrogenase pyrroloquinoline quinine) test strips have a potential to read falsely elevated results for patients taking medication containing certain non-glucose sugars.
Debut of 3D training video for manual, small-incision cataract surgery.
Competitive bidding benefits insurance companies and forces many seniors to use out-of-state providers says the American Association for Homecare.
A study by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists reveals shortfalls.
An aspirin a day...the new health mantra.
The funds were made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), signed Feb. 17, 2009, by President Obama.
As a companion to DOTmed Business News' September 2009 workforce report, get links to the latest data about health care staffing and jobs trends.
Interventional radiology procedures are on the rise in developing countries and there is a significant need for optimization of these procedures to ensure patient safety.
The effort is aimed at ultrasound-mediated gene therapy.
New insight into a mysterious connection.
The Medicare Competitive Bidding Program for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) to begin roll out. Get the details on affected equipment and regions.
Industry veterans Gary Casey and Joe Vitrano team on new venture.
Hopkins invents sanitizer to disinfect hard-to-clean hospital instruments, reduce infections, cut back on expensive "disposables."
Revenue grew 21 percent in FY '09; new PACS features and DigiNet Pro contracts also announced.
While elemental mercury has been associated with adverse health effects at high exposures, the levels released by dental amalgam fillings are not high enough to cause harm in patients.
Risk of heat-related problems increases with age.
Medicare Strike Force in Los Angeles notches trial conviction.
New community recommendations show ways to reduce burden.
Combining calcium scoring with single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) can help to identify patients with CAD who are at highest risk.
New study tells harsh reality.
An important option in cancer treatment comes to Oklahoma City.
Congress introduces bill to ensure continuous domestic supplies.
Doctors' group shares vision to fix broken system.
The medical parts supplier has a new management team and is rebranding itself.
Company allocates $68 million to finance medical, dental, and veterinary equipment; DOTmed has the details.
Positive market prospects for angio systems reported by IMV.
Jackson Surgical Assistants Provide Surgical Assistants to Operating Rooms.
Standard-dose contrast is usually given but low-dose is just as effective.
DOTmed caught up with an executive from the company for a timely update.
We need reform by the year's end, he said.
Seeing is Believing: Surgical Microscopes Gain Features and Utility
Demographic and socio-economic trends examined in new NIH report.
Secretary Sebelius releases new nationwide Emergency Department sample data.
In addition to the cable contract, the DOTmed 100 company also recently celebrated its half-century anniversary at a gala in the English countryside.
Port St. Lucie, FL ISO grows the business.
The new Regional Medical Center of Acadiana System is formed.
Few surprises among the list of elite health care organizations.