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The mobile C-arm is on the move

Market insight from the analysts at Signify Research

Abdominal ultrasound in Florida costs 308% more than national average

Hospital Pricing Specialists reveal staggering state-by-state price disparity

Is the nursing shortage worse in rural America? In Missouri, yes

Researchers highlight regional disparity and suggest ways to address it

Humana bets on home health with One Homecare Solutions acquisition

Complements recent acquisition of Kindred at Home, an in-home healthcare provider

Cybersecurity COO charged in hospital cyberattack

Allegedly conducted attack on Georgia hospital that employed his company for security

It’s time to improve diversity in the healthcare C-suite

Bringing in a broader range of voices may ultimately improve the organization as a whole

New 'super-resolution' technique improves brain PET imaging

Using head motion to enhance visualization, rather than detract from it

Under the hood of total body PET with its developers

A lot has changed since we first spoke to Ramsey Badawi and Simon Cherry in 2017

Clinicians hesitant to use AI, even in cases where algorithms are validated and reliable

Fear deploying a treatment plan made by an inadequate algorithm

Using CT, researchers show risk of delaying lung cancer surgery

Waiting more than 12 weeks leads to inferior outcomes

Magazine Features

Under the hood of total body PET with its developers

June 15, 2021

A lot has changed since we first spoke to Ramsey Badawi and Simon Cherry in 2017

New imaging installs rally as budgets recover from pandemic punch

June 07, 2021

Assessing the toll COVID-19 has taken on capital equipment purchasing

Testing equipment gets user friendly

May 24, 2021

More and more, testing devices are resembling consumer electronics, with touch screen displays, smart automation and scalability

Patient monitors evolve during pandemic

May 17, 2021

A look around at the latest solutions entering the market, and how COVID-19 has impacted their evolution

Building new workflows with imaging informatics

May 10, 2021

As silos come down and imaging reaches across the enterprise, make sure you’ve got the right leaders at the table

Training the HTM workforce of tomorrow

May 03, 2021

As many older clinical engineers and BMETs near retirement, work is underway to prepare the next generation

C-arms move into 3D, guided by touchscreens, AI

April 26, 2021

A look around at the latest solutions entering the market

Interventional radiology: Leading the way to increased growth, reduced costs, and improved patient care

April 19, 2021

Assessing the value-based benefits of interventional care

The continuing evolution of the cath lab

April 12, 2021

Why minimally invasive procedures are leaving the hospital

Imaging heart disease in the era of COVID-19

April 05, 2021

The value of cardiac ultrasound has increased amid the pandemic

Proton therapy current events recap

March 29, 2021

A look back at some of the biggest headlines shaping the road ahead

Bringing proton therapy to pediatric patients

March 22, 2021

Access is improving for the kids who stand to benefit most, but the pandemic has magnified financial challenges

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound utilization on the rise

March 15, 2021

CEUS offers many unique advantages over other imaging modalities, particularly for pediatric patients

Tackling pediatric fears of medical imaging

March 08, 2021

How patient comfort innovations are making radiology more kid-friendly

Fixing the weak links in hospital supply chain

February 22, 2021

Industry leaders point to the mistakes that contributed to pandemic shortages

State of confusion: The imaging market in 2021

February 15, 2021

Moving away from stand-alone solutions as integrated RIS/PACS technology, or enterprise imaging solutions, takes center stage

Hospital leadership lessons from the ongoing pandemic

February 08, 2021

A discussion with executives regarding how to care for staff in uncertain and unprecedented times

Struggles and triumphs in radiology’s COVID-19 era

November 30, 2020

How can radiologists ramp up responsibly? How will imaging be different in a post-pandemic world?

Radiography market focuses on value in the COVID-19 era

November 23, 2020

Latest systems offer tube head cameras and intuitive touchscreen displays

Where imaging AI is headed, and the best way to get there

November 16, 2020

Progress... and a word of caution for weak algorithms and inadequate data sets

New technology is advancing radiation oncology

October 26, 2020

The latest treatment innovations entering the market

Important factors to consider before embarking on a radiation shielding project

October 19, 2020

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

Faster, safer, better: The latest in CT technology

October 12, 2020

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

Proton therapy providers navigating COVID-19 cautiously

October 05, 2020

The fight against cancer continues during the pandemic

These new MR features promise to help with the COVID imaging backlog

September 21, 2020

A look around the industry at some of the latest and greatest technology entering the MR marketplace

MR safety evolves as hospitals grapple with COVID-19 and new regulations

September 14, 2020

Ferromagnetic detectors and better protocols are making a different in the MR suite

A better MR experience

September 07, 2020

A patient-centric look at bringing greater efficiency and less anxiety to the MR suite

Scans are down but there’s no off-season for MR cooling

September 04, 2020

Maintaining the 'keep cold' components of your scanner

How the coronavirus has impacted OEM service

August 31, 2020

Nobody knows your equipment as well as the manufacturer, get to know the latest offers and trends shaping OEM maintenance contracts

Are you prepared for a major medical equipment moving job?

August 24, 2020

Installing and de-installing capital equipment is a collaborative operation, here's how your facility can get prepared

The advantages of third-party service in a COVID-19 world

August 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has made the cost-saving benefits of an independent service organization clearer than ever

Scanning the CT tube technology and service marketplace

August 10, 2020

Like all X-ray equipment, your CT scanner is useless without the right tube

Breast imaging products help with coronavirus backlog

July 27, 2020

With a screening bottleneck on the horizon, manufacturers are introducing new tools to make exams faster and more comfortable than ever before

Restarting non-urgent imaging in a post-pandemic world

July 20, 2020

Tips from the ACR for radiology providers trying to reopen as safely and efficiently as possible

Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic

July 13, 2020

As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work

What do women really know about breast density?

July 06, 2020

Karen Schifferdecker, and her colleagues at the Dartmouth Institute, find out what patients know (and don’t know) about the role of density in breast health

Optimizing PET and SPECT technology

June 15, 2020

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

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

June 08, 2020

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

June 01, 2020

Leaders share insights on shortages faced by healthcare providers and the lessons they hope the industry will take away

Getting ahead in HTM

May 27, 2020

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

The pediatric benefits of contrast enhanced ultrasound

April 20, 2020

Experts discuss the pros and cons of a valuable tool in the pediatric imaging tool kit

Products and preparation help lower sedation in pediatric imaging

April 13, 2020

Reducing anxiety for young patients doesn't only make them happier, it means more efficient care

Improving pediatric access to proton therapy

April 06, 2020

What's being done to make sure children are receiving the best cancer treatments possible?

C-arms continue to slim down

March 16, 2020

Both fixed and mini C-arms are becoming increasingly portable

A look around the evolving cath lab

March 09, 2020

Today's cardiologists get to the heart of the issue less invasively than ever before

Speeding up cardiac ultrasound and reducing sonographer injuries

March 02, 2020

The latest innovations in echocardiography

Medical equipment testing in the value-based era

February 24, 2020

New regulations and changes to system design can create challenges

Goldilocks and the three PACS

February 17, 2020

From basic low-functioning solutions to all the bells and whistles, how do you find the system that is just right for your facility?

From alarm management to AI, patient monitoring gets a facelift

February 10, 2020

New solutions are raising the bar on operational effectiveness

A tale of two kinds of RIS solutions

February 03, 2020

Getting the right radiology information system requires understanding your unique needs