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Fujifilm acquisition of Hitachi diagnostic imaging business delayed by COVID-19
$1.63 billion deal will boost Fujifilm against other imaging OEMs
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What could we have done differently? PPE supply chain lessons from COVID-19
Leaders share insights on shortages faced by healthcare providers and the lessons they hope the industry will take away
Another healthcare partnership ends amid coronavirus
Beaumont Health and Summa Health are calling it off
626 Holdings acquires the assets of Innovatus Imaging's CR and DR business
Aligns with existing Walsh Imaging portfolio and follows ISS buy in late 2019
Hospital EBITDA falls 174% in April as CFO leadership expectations rise
Insights from Kaufman Hall on the path forward for hospital finance leaders
Four-way $1.1 billion hospital merger cancelled due to lack of funding
Would have included construction of a new hospital
US hospital operating margins plummet 282%, says new study
Surgery volumes declined the most, due to delays of non-urgent procedures
RSNA announces 2020 meeting will be held 'virtually'
Physical meeting being cancelled for first time since 1945
Imaging volumes across patient settings and imaging modalities on steep decline
Scans decreased by 28% at Northwell Health in New York over 7-week period
Healthcare leaders predict lower hospital revenues by end of 2020
One in five anticipate decline to exceed 30%
Premier Inc. turns to American suppliers for PPE and other critical supplies
Aims to lesson reliance on foreign manufacturers
AdvaMed and MITA exit collaboration with non-OEM service stakeholders
Lack of progress and consensus contributed to departure from FDA-recommended group
More than 70% of providers surveyed report anxiety, reduced work during COVID-19
Medical staffers eager to restart elective procedures and ease stay-at-home orders
FDA approves Philips ultrasound solutions in fight against COVID-19
Handheld and portable systems proving useful in evaluating lung and cardiac complications
AHRA announces virtual format for 2020 annual meeting
Organization promises high-value content and educational content
COVID-19 impact on the healthcare technology market: pointers from Q1 financials
Insights on GE, Siemens, Philips and Canon from the analysts at Signify Research
Facilities must expand testing capacity over 200% before resuming elective procedures
Premier survey highlights lack of swabs and chemical reagents needed for testing
Nearly 55% fewer Americans seeking hospital care during COVID-19
Attributed to concerns for safety, insurance coverage losses, and cancellation of elective procedures

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