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1) Siemens Healthineers to acquire Varian for $16.4 billion

Deal makes Siemens a market leader in the radiotherapy and cancer treatment market

2) US imaging volumes plummet 55% amid COVID-19 pandemic

New study confirms imaging volume losses of 50% – 70% at healthcare facilities

3) Trump administration accused of overpaying Philips by $500 million for ventilators

Purchased 42,900 Trilogy ventilators for $15,000 each, whereas Obama admin bought 10,000 'nearly identical' units for $3,280 each


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American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elects future chair


Simon Hegele Healthcare Solutions names new CEO


AHA board names chair-elect designate


MarinHealth names veteran healthcare leader as Chief Executive Officer

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GE Healthcare launches SIGNA 7.0T MR system at virtual ISMRM meeting
Holds approximately five times more power than conventional clinical systems
Alzheimers/Neurology MRI
Why practices with RamSoft's cloud-based RIS/PACS don't have to worry about changing times

COVID 19 or not, RamSoft's cloud-based RIS/PACS can help future-proof your healthcare practice. Here's how.

Study reveals gaps in radiologist, technologist breast cancer care knowledge
Erroneous views on breast density, risk assessment and screening
MRI Women's Health
Advanced imaging increases in pediatric ED, ultrasound and MR drive the trend
Move away from CT illustrates growing awareness of long-term radiation risks
CT MRI Pediatrics Ultrasound X-Ray
ED visits dropped by up more than 60% in March: study
May be due to people avoiding hospitals out of fear of contracting COVID-19
Emergency Medicine U.S. Healthcare
An Rx for laughter
The easily-overlooked importance of humor in healthcare
Easing reimbursement policies could sustain telemedicine expansion
Embracing remote exams makes more sense than ever as the US grapples with COVID-19
Health IT Insurance Telemedicine
3D mammo outperforms digital mammo... except in patients with 'extremely' dense breasts
Could indicate the need for supplemental screening in women with extremely dense breasts
Women's Health
Scanning the CT tube technology and service marketplace
Like all X-ray equipment, your CT scanner is useless without the right tube
CT Parts And Service X-Ray
Carestream unveils new X-ray system to support transition to digital imaging
Components can be added over time on a need-by-need basis
HTM chem tales: Cleaning and disinfecting
Is your in-house service team properly disinfecting equipment?
Imricor to collab with Philips on sale of its Advantage-MR System
Expected to help drive interventional cardiovascular MR (iCMR) lab adoption
Business Affairs MRI Operating Room
Intelerad Medical Systems acquires private cloud business, Radius
Can offer hybrid cloud solutions, long-term storage and cloud-based PACS
Business Affairs Health IT
PPE is no silver bullet for keeping frontline staff safe
Healthcare workers remain more likely to test positive for COVID-19
Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
Rural hospitals are buckling under the weight of increasing COVID-19 cases
Preparedness plans and telehealth implementation may be critical to patient care
Risk Management Telemedicine U.S. Healthcare
FDA approves Siemens' new SOMATOM mobile head CT
Bringing CT to the ICU may help reduce the spread of COVID-19 through hospitals
CT Mobile Imaging Risk Management X-Ray
The case for CMGs as opposed to employing physicians directly
Understanding the benefits of contract management groups in healthcare settings
CT X-ray cutting technique retains image quality at reduced dose
Method utilizes a mask with tiny slits that is placed over an X-ray beam
CT X-Ray
It is time for a revolution in healthcare supply chain management
COVID-19 exposed supply chain weaknesses and the enormous amount of medical waste that's created
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
HIMSS pushes back 2021 conference to August due to coronavirus uncertainty
All paid registrations for HIMSS20 will be transferred to HIMSS21
Business Affairs Health IT

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New research shows dose can be lowered on NICU patients without impacting image quality by using Samsung mobile X-ray system
August 11, 2020
McKee CTE staging scheme accurate in diagnosing severity, location of disease
August 11, 2020
Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. partners with Zebra Medical Vision to further expand AI offerings
August 11, 2020
Peer-reviewed research shows Babylon's latest artificial intelligence could help doctors improve diagnosis
August 11, 2020
Strontium89 will be available as of September 2020 through named patient program for bone metastases pain palliation drug
August 11, 2020
New study reveals health systems lack visibility into exam room utilization, impacting capacity and revenue
August 11, 2020
Using models, 3D printing to study common heart defect
August 11, 2020
RadNet reports second quarter financial results
August 11, 2020
ARRT trustees take on new roles
August 11, 2020
Philips makes access to care and personalized telehealth for local communities real with Virtual Care Station
August 11, 2020