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1) Siemens contemplates sale of ultrasound business

While no final decisions have been made, the company has received interest from buyers

2) FDA says goodbye PACS, hello MIMPS

Regulatory classification now refers to 'medical image management and processing systems'

3) Fujifilm to continue investing heavily in healthcare through 2023

$11 billion 'Vision 2023' plan follows acquisition of Hitachi's imaging business

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia appoints new executive vice president and chief financial officer

American Roentgen Ray Society appoints 121st president

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Tampa General Hospital welcomes world-renowned oncologist to lead new TGH Cancer Institute

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Saint Francis Health System appoints new CEO

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HTM and the changing face of technology
The department continues to expand beyond equipment maintenance and into other areas
HTM
Q Bio launches digital twin platform, raises funds for scanner development
Shows anatomical and biochemical changes in a patient's health in real time, in a scalable virtual model
Primary Care
ACR, SPR ask Anthem to cover hospital-based imaging for children, 10 and above
Anthem is trying to steer older pediatric patients to freestanding imaging options
Insurance Pediatrics U.S. Healthcare
Building new workflows with imaging informatics
As silos come down and imaging reaches across the enterprise, make sure you’ve got the right leaders at the table
Health IT X-Ray
Walgreens unveils mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Chicago
Will launch additional ones across the country over the next two months
U.S. Healthcare
Imaging bone fragments suggests higher cancer rate in medieval England than commonly thought
Researchers estimate 9% to 14% of adults in medieval England had cancer at the time of death
CT X-Ray
Infusion pumps — a challenging technology or a technology challenge?
Learning about past problems and becoming familiar with common usage errors are essential
Infusion Pumps
GE Healthcare acquires Zionexa
Will scale distribution of its tracer, Cerianna, to at least 75% of relevant patients by 2023
Business Affairs Molecular Imaging
US health system M&A activity shows no signs of slowing: Moody report
Large health systems look to scale up and expand geographic footprint, smaller hospitals look to stay financially stable during pandemic
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
7 Tesla MR reveals potential biomarker for early Alzheimer's detection
Shows deficiencies in consumption and reserve of energy metabolism in the brain
Alzheimers/Neurology MRI
Weekend cyberattack continues to keep Scripps Health offline
Not specified which systems were affected or how the attack occurred
Cyber Security Health IT U.S. Healthcare
Achieving patient-centered care in imaging
A three-phase approach throughout — before the exam, at the exam, and after the exam
Michigan Medicine invests $100,000 in 'recharge rooms' where healthcare workers can unwind
"On any given day, countless clinicians look for an oasis to pause, reflect and ready themselves for the next challenge"
U.S. Healthcare
Seeking clarity on medical device instructions for use
Could standardizing the way IFUs are written be the key to getting servicers and manufacturers on the same page?
HTM
Nearly 10 million US cancer screenings missed in 2020
Likely to see more advanced cancers and higher rate of cancer-related deaths
Endoscopy Women's Health
CMS to boost Medicare inpatient provider payments by $2.5 billion
Will set payment rates based on 2019 data instead of pandemic-impacted 2020 data
Insurance U.S. Healthcare
Training the HTM workforce of tomorrow
As many older clinical engineers and BMETs near retirement, work is underway to prepare the next generation
HTM
Kansas hospital to shut down ED and inpatient hospital care
Closures due to financial and staffing challenges associated with rural health
Business Affairs Emergency Medicine U.S. Healthcare
St. Jude to invest $11.5 billion in worldwide pediatric care
Will develop new treatments and create new research areas for cancer and other pediatric catastrophic diseases
Business Affairs Rad Oncology Pediatrics Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
Three steps for stabilizing advanced imaging pricing and utilization
Addressing the dysfunction of the current Medicare payment system for advanced imaging
Business Affairs Insurance U.S. Healthcare
How Regenstrief Institute created an emergency EMR in one week
Designed to help Indianapolis providers should COVID-19 numbers become overwhelming
Emergency Medicine Health IT U.S. Healthcare
Shortage of nearly 2,000 radiologists hinders care in UK
A shortage of 3,613 radiology consultants is predicted in 2025
European News X-Ray

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Training the HTM workforce of tomorrow

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Press Room

AAI says UnitedHealth Group’s acquisition of Change Healthcare could harm competition
May 10, 2021
Philips’ Future Health Index 2021 report reveals transformative post-pandemic agenda of healthcare leaders worldwide
May 10, 2021
Olympus launches line of Airway Mobilescopes
May 10, 2021
Multi-center study makes the case for heart catheterization technique pioneered at Akron Children's Hospital
May 10, 2021
Letter of intent signed by Capital Health and St. Francis Medical Center
May 10, 2021
Medicus IT acquires managed services provider HITCare
May 10, 2021
Almost three-quarters of medical device companies ready to meet the European Union’s MDR and IVDR regulations
May 10, 2021
Dutch hospital expands its use of Sectra’s solution from radiology to enterprise imaging
May 10, 2021
Konica Minolta, Medovate and Mercury Medical collaborate on ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia education
May 10, 2021
Shimadzu Medical Systems USA releases the RADspeed Pro style edition featuring POWER GLIDE
May 10, 2021