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The February Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

Meaningful Use Impact: Diagnostic imaging's billion dollar question
Nuance Healthcare's Jonathon Dreyer explains what you need to know about meaningful use for diagnostic imaging.
Speech recognition software provides a lot to talk about
A DOTmed Business News report on speech recognition technology.
Practice Management: Revenue cycle and EMRs - It's not just about billing and collections anymore
John H. (Hank) Duffy discusses the evolving changes of revenue cycles.

Imaging Centered: The clock's ticking to advanced imaging accreditation
With less than a year left to get accredited, it's time to weigh the options.
Exclusive: H. Stephen Lieber on HIMSS 2011 and the society's evolving role
In a DOTmed Business News Q & A, HIMSS president talks shop about the society and this year's show.
Special report: Telemedicine's bottleneck
The rural broadband crunch eases, but work remains.

Diagnostic Directions: National Lung Screening Trial: Spiral CT vs. standard chest X-ray - is there more to the story?
Riverain Medical's Steven Worrell discusses The National Lung Screening Trial and its effects on medical technology.
PACS: Lost in translation?
A DOTmed Business News report on industry's efforts to get PACS on speaking terms.
Special report: CR in the driver's sear as DR switches gears
DOTmed Business News takes a look at the CR, DR market.

Special report: Is your facility on track to meeting meaningful use?
Health IT experts offer advice on getting up to speed in this exclusive DOTmed Business News report.

Columns

Healthcare Chronicles

Health Care Chronicles: Privacy - not just another word
Dr. Barry P. Chaiken on protecting patient privacy in the era of digitization.

Money Health

Money Health: Considering new imaging equipment? Read this first.
GE Healthcare's Paul Amberg offers advice on improving equipment utilization in a radiology department.

Point of Care

Point of Care: Social venture broadens access to imaging and telemedicine
A nonprofit acts globally and locally through health care partnerships.

This Month in Medical History

Alaska's Pony Express
Nearly a century ago, dog teams and their mushers undertook a race for the cure.
DMBN Web Exclusive: TeraRecon's Robert Taylor on life in the clouds
DMBN's exclusive Q&A with TeraRecon CEO Robert Taylor on mobile imaging in radiology and the cloud revolution.
DMBN Web Exclusive: Can you demonstrate meaningful use and pocket the stimulus check?
Find out how in a Q & A with Dr. Robert Rowley, CMO, Practice Fusion.
DOTmed's Virtual Trade Show is now live online
Designed to deliver a complete buying experience, and open 365 days a year, it's the ultimate one-stop destination for all your medical equipment, parts and services needs.
Hospital Marketing 101:
Advertise technology to promote your hospital

How to make direct-to-consumer advertising work for your hospital.
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