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1) 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

2) Cancer screenings plunge more than 90% due to COVID-19

Capacity limitations may prevent bounce back even after pandemic ends

3) AdvaMed and MITA exit collaboration with non-OEM service stakeholders

Lack of progress and consensus contributed to departure from FDA-recommended group


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Cleveland Clinic appoints chief safety and quality officer


ASGE appoints president


Mt. Sinai immunologist elected to the National Academy of Sciences


Braid Health appoints chief medical officer

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US government, private sector in talks to establish pandemic supply base
Creating a 'transparent organizing mechanism' for manufacturing and distributing supplies in future crises
U.S. Healthcare
New animation highlights TechGate Automated Caution Barrier for MR safety

The TechGate Auto - MRI Caution Barrier solution from Aegys provides superior MR room access warning that doesn't require manual deployment by staff.

RSNA announces 2020 meeting will be held 'virtually'
Physical meeting being cancelled for first time since 1945
Business Affairs
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
Business Affairs CT MRI U.S. Healthcare X-Ray
Less than half of DXA facilities surveyed adhere to quality assurance procedures
Of 121 international facilities, 25% were not accredited by professional or government organizations
Women's Health X-Ray
AdvaMed and MITA exit collaboration with non-OEM service stakeholders
Lack of progress and consensus contributed to departure from FDA-recommended group
Business Affairs HTM Parts And Service U.S. Healthcare
European Commission MDR implementation update: delayed but in process
Understanding periodic safety reports and postmarket surveillance, as well as the new database of medical devices
European News Parts And Service
Robotic PCI exposes patients to 20% less radiation, says new study
Could help create safer procedure environment and lower long-term risks
Cardiology Operating Room
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
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Chest X-rays in the ER identify COVID-19 severity in adult patients
Could indicate who requires hospitalization and intubation
Emergency Medicine X-Ray
Counterfeit masks costing providers millions, putting lives at risk
More than 500 seizures and 11 arrests made under Operation Stolen Promise
U.S. Healthcare
FDA approves Philips ultrasound solutions in fight against COVID-19
Handheld and portable systems proving useful in evaluating lung and cardiac complications
Business Affairs Ultrasound U.S. Healthcare
New research provides a sobering reality check to AI optimists
Study finds that AI can alter data and lead to major errors in images that affect diagnosis
Artificial Intelligence CT Molecular Imaging MRI X-Ray
AHRA announces virtual format for 2020 annual meeting
Organization promises high-value content and educational content
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
FDA gives nod to Aspenstate's AiRTouch Portable X-ray System
Can acquire chest X-rays to help detect signs of COVID-19
HSCC Legacy Medical Device Task Group aims to mitigate cyber threats
Collaborating to ensure safe functioning of legacy equipment in wake of COVID-19
Parts And Service U.S. Healthcare

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Optimizing PET and SPECT technology

A look around at some of the newest technology entering the market

Good planning — especially during a pandemic — is key in mobile imaging projects

A look at the trends impacting mobile and modular imaging utilization in the U.S.

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

Getting ahead in HTM

Discover the skills, advice, and personality traits that leaders in the industry say make all the difference for becoming a successful team leader


Keeping your organization connected while working remotely

Insights from Ryan Bullock, chief operating officer of Aeroflow Healthcare

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Press Room

Philips launches next generation wearable biosensor for early patient deterioration detection, including for COVID-19
May 26, 2020
Scan4Safety (GS1 & PEPPOL) demonstrator University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust selects RFiD Discovery asset tracking system
May 26, 2020
Premier Inc. and 15 leading health systems invest to expand domestic PPE production through Prestige Ameritech
May 26, 2020
Rigshospital in Copenhagen equips new COVID-19 department with three !M1 mobile X-ray units
May 26, 2020
3M settles two lawsuits in Florida
May 26, 2020
Vizient report offers insight into patient, family advisor opinions on post-COVID elective procedures
May 26, 2020
Rutherford Health plc sets up agreement with NHS SBS
May 26, 2020
NucleusHealth receives CE mark approval for the medical image management platform
May 26, 2020
New double-contrast technique picks up small tumors on MR
May 26, 2020
4DMedical's lung imaging technology receives FDA clearance as COVID-19 intensifies global focus on respiratory health
May 26, 2020