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1) X-rays at Yale New Haven Health are now apron-free

Does little to protect patients from overexposure, can lead to increased exposure in some cases

2) Siemens enters 10-year partnership with North Carolina health system

Will bring robotics and advanced imaging to WakeMed Health & Hospitals

3) FDA adverse event reporting form to include question as to third-party service

No guidance accompanied the change to Form 3500A


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SyntheticMR's Medical Advisory Board appoints new member from NYU Langone Health


Accuray appoints vice president and general manager of Americas Region


NOUS Imaging co-founder awarded MacArthur Fellowship


Intelerad Medical Systems names new CEO

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CMS delays start date for radiation oncology payment model
Delaying start date gives providers more time to transition to the new model
Rad Oncology U.S. Healthcare
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Almost three-quarters of hospital leaders worried for organization's financial viability
Operating margins dropped in excess of 100% in second quarter for one-third of hospitals
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Philips inks deal with SimonMed Imaging for 3T MR scanners
The first six systems will be deployed in California, Arizona, Illinois and Colorado
Business Affairs MRI U.S. Healthcare
Harvard radiologists see unscheduled imaging orders drop by nearly 50%
Credits improvement to System for Coordinating Orders for Radiology Exams (SCORE)
Health IT U.S. Healthcare
Researchers critique Google Health mammo AI findings for lack of transparency
Concerns over data privacy lead to fewer details for validating algorithms
Artificial Intelligence Women's Health
Stryker introduces the first wireless hospital bed
Intelligent bed, ProCuity, expected to be able to reduce in-hospital patient falls by 50%
Patient Monitors
Teladoc files suit against Amwell for patent infringement
Involves digital scope, stethoscope and telemedicine carts developed by Amwell
Health IT Telemedicine U.S. Healthcare
Xilinx, Spline.AI unveil X-ray classification deep learning model
Can help in developing artificial intelligence applications for radiology
Artificial Intelligence X-Ray
Important factors to consider before embarking on a radiation shielding project
Good shielding may be out of sight, but it shouldn't be out of mind
First-ever dual heart-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient performed at Vanderbilt
The virus damaged the patient’s lung and may have contributed further damage to his heart
Operating Room U.S. Healthcare
Henry Ford Allegiance Health opens advanced hybrid operating room
Eliminates need to transport patients for open-heart surgery
Cardiology Operating Room
Radiation Oncology Product Showcase
Some of the latest technology entering the cancer treatment market
Rad Oncology Proton Therapy
Lunit AI algorithm detects lung cancer on chest X-rays better than radiologists
Showed higher sensitivity than radiologists in finding malignant pulmonary nodules
Artificial Intelligence X-Ray
MR approach shows fetal heart for the first time in 4D
Could help in diagnosing wide array of congenital heart disease pathologies
Cardiology MRI Pediatrics Ultrasound
Bipartisan bill aims to stop CMS from slashing imaging reimbursement
Some radiologists could face an 11% decrease in payments on January 1

U.S. Healthcare X-Ray
Smarter spending in the HTM department
Crunching the numbers for cost efficiency in clinical engineering
New study challenges notion that COVID-19 is not deadly to younger people
Among hospitalized young adults, the virus is twice as deadly as heart attacks

Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
Remnants of COVID-19 virus found in internal CT components
RNA from SARS-CoV-2 turning up in the scanner's inward airflow filter could be a good thing
CT Parts And Service Risk Management X-Ray
Culture, management and the impact on safety
Best practices for overseeing a radiation oncology department
Rad Oncology Risk Management

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New technology is advancing radiation oncology

The latest treatment innovations entering the market

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Good shielding may be out of sight, but it shouldn't be out of mind

Faster, safer, better: The latest in CT technology

A look around the industry at what's entering the market

Proton therapy providers navigating COVID-19 cautiously

The fight against cancer continues during the pandemic


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Philips showcases integrated radiation oncology solutions to streamline diagnosis and treatment at ASTRO 2020
October 22, 2020
New survey reveals physicians support a hybrid healthcare system
October 22, 2020
New study finds COVID-19 substantially reduced cancer screenings, diagnosis, and treatments in 2020
October 22, 2020
CMMS suppliers unite to standardize medical device failure codes
October 22, 2020
QYNAPSE acquires TRUE POSITIVE MEDICAL DEVICES to provide the most advanced AI platform for brain diseases
October 22, 2020
Vizient highlights radiology cost savings and PAMA extension in ‘Diagnostic Imaging Tech Watch'
October 22, 2020
Mevion to highlight FLASH therapy momentum at ASTRO 2020
October 22, 2020
Aidoc granted AI industry-first FDA clearance for triage of incidental pulmonary embolism
October 21, 2020
New risk model estimates likelihood of death or hospitalization from COVID-19
October 21, 2020
Umeå University finds mammography screening to be efficient for women over 70
October 21, 2020