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Managing anger and forgiveness in the imaging suite

Emotions can run high in radiology, here are some tips to sooth them

Radiology costing and consumerism

As the healthcare landscape moves closer to a retail-like model, the focus on pricing is likely to intensify

Florida radiology practice to pay $1.4 million over False Claims allegations

Alleged to have submitted claims for radiological images it knew were ineligible for reimbursement

CMS issues final rule on Stark Law

Rule enhances value-based care, lessens regulatory burdens and protects patients from low-quality, expensive care

Butterfly Network to merge with Longview Acquisition in $1.5 billion deal

Deal is expected to increase adoption of Butterfly handheld ultrasounds

Using data analytics to guide purchasing decisions

Reading between the lines for a smarter supply chain

Fujifilm makes entry into surgical and fluoroscopy markets

Fujifilm has new mobile C-arm and R&F fluoroscopy systems

Siemens takes former manager to court for allegedly stealing trade secrets

Claims executive took confidential catheter intelligence to NuVera Medical to develop rival solution

Radiography market focuses on value in the COVID-19 era

Latest systems offer tube head cameras and intuitive touchscreen displays

GE acquires Prismatic Sensors

GE will use Deep Silicon detector technology for photon counting CT

Magazine Features

Urban facilities on the cutting edge of nuclear imaging

June 05, 2018

A peek at some of the top capabilities at the top institutions

Lessons from the frontlines of install/deinstall projects

June 04, 2018

Moving imaging equipment in and out of the facility is a massive job

Testing equipment gets modern upgrades, connectivity

May 28, 2018

Touch screens and other enhancements make critical devices more user-friendly

Patient monitors get smarter and more portable

May 21, 2018

Reducing adverse events while minimizing alarms and integrating with EMR

The role of imaging informatics in real world radiology departments

May 14, 2018

Tips for raising in the bar in your own imaging facility

HTMs and the evolving dynamic between hospital IT and equipment OEMs

May 07, 2018

Biomedical viewpoints from a range of industry veterans

The next evolution in C-arm technology is here

April 30, 2018

Advanced dosage options, robotics and increased fields of view are changing fixed and mobile systems

Imaging innovation yields new insights into cardiac health

April 16, 2018

As ultrasound analytics increase, other cardiac imaging tools become more accurate and affordable

How augmented reality gives one doctor surgical 'superpowers'

April 09, 2018

Behind the scenes with Mt. Sinai's head of neurosurgery, Dr. Joshua Bederson

From the ambulance to Africa, imaging gets portable

April 02, 2018

From mobile stroke units to portable ultrasound and beyond... Imaging has left the hospital

Addressing the looming shortage of pediatric radiologists

March 26, 2018

Many factors have contributed to a decline in pediatric radiology fellows in the U.S.

Pediatric pneumonia: will lung ultrasound replace X-ray?

March 19, 2018

For children across the globe, ultrasound may be a desirable alternative

Is proton therapy out of reach for pediatric patients?

March 12, 2018

Initiatives and challenges on the road to improving access to life saving treatment

Overcoming the force of fear in pediatric imaging

March 05, 2018

What's good for the comfort of young patients is good for the hospital

Making blockchain work for health care

February 26, 2018

The technology's potential impact on the industry is only beginning to be felt

The value of a radiology information system in a clinical setting

February 19, 2018

Why the RIS market can thrive while imaging IT budgets feel the crunch

The triumphs and pitfalls of integrating diagnostic imaging and the EHR

February 12, 2018

When (software) worlds collide

Investing today to meet your imaging IT needs of tomorrow

February 05, 2018

Purchasing choices are driven by the need for new and evolving features

How one jail found a mobile solution for imaging prisoners

November 27, 2017

Bringing scans to inmates instead of inmates to scans

With X-ray reimbursement on the line, four health systems move toward portable DR

November 20, 2017

There is more than one road to an upgraded install base

Lighter, sturdier and wireless: What’s new in X-ray detectors

November 13, 2017

A review of the newest tools on the market

Imaging departments stay afloat during hurricanes

November 06, 2017

Advice from the front lines of Harvey and Irma

Medical 3-D printing: Q&A with Dr. Jonathan Morris, Mayo Clinic radiologist

November 03, 2017

Imaging and 3-D printing have proven to be a perfect match

Getting the most from your MR coils

October 30, 2017

As these systems get more complicated, so does repairing them

Experts indicate need for a shift in MR safety focus

October 23, 2017

Detectors, guidelines and certifications are all good, but patient safety requires more

What’s new in MR scanners and coils?

October 16, 2017

A review of new innovations arriving on market

MR shielding: out of sight, but hopefully not out of mind

October 09, 2017

Insights from the experts on installation and RF shield maintenance

MR providers seek faster scans and simplified workflow

October 02, 2017

More efficient technology comes with myriad benefits

Radiation shielding in the era of patient satisfaction

September 25, 2017

Making shielded environments less intimidating and more conducive to workflow

Radiation therapy gets more targeted and personalized

September 18, 2017

An overview of new software and equipment innovations

What factors impact the success of a proton therapy facility?

September 12, 2017

Treatment is gaining ground all over the world, but not every new facility is a success

Rethinking CT in the value-based era

September 11, 2017

How premium systems may save your facility money

Get your bearings in a rapidly changing X-ray tube industry

September 05, 2017

A market segment that has recently seen a number of shake-ups

Third-party medical equipment service: high stakes in the ongoing debate

August 21, 2017

Checking in with the FDA's examination of third-party stakeholders

As in-house capabilities grow, contracts become customizable

August 14, 2017

Parts and service contracts are evolving in-step with the needs of hospitals

OEMs sweeten the service deal with expanded options

August 08, 2017

An update on managed equipment service contracts and the benefit to hospitals

How is XR-29 impacting hospitals and their CT service agreements?

August 04, 2017

Many facilities face choices and there's no single right answer

Experts see shift to tomo-only breast imaging

July 24, 2017

Using tomo to produce synthetic 2-D mammo composite images

Ultrasound for interventional radiology can help cut costs

July 01, 2017

Increasing patient comfort and decreasing expenses by avoiding more-invasive procedures

Purchasing insights: Molecular imaging modalities will grow in the coming years

June 26, 2017

What to look for when your facility is investing in new systems

A new type of clinical brain imaging: nuclear neurology

June 19, 2017

How PET and SPECT are reinventing the way we evaluate and image the brain

Molecular theranostics: prostate cancer and neuroendocrine tumor treatment gets personal

June 12, 2017

Combining therapy and diagnosis with radiopharmaceuticals

PET grows while SPECT adapts

June 05, 2017

Checking in with the latest offerings from the leading OEMs in molecular imaging

Infusion pump market evolves to keep up with hospital platform technology trends

May 29, 2017

New standards in performance are significant

Patient Monitors – Fighting alarm fatigue, EMR integration and going wireless

May 22, 2017

A look at what's new from a range of manufacturers

Technology update: Ten notable health care apps

May 09, 2017

Sometimes better health care starts with pulling out your phone

Collaboration is fueling a changing focused ultrasound landscape

April 24, 2017

Researchers, clinicians, industry, government and patients all forging partnerships

Minimizing infections when reprocessing endoscopy equipment

April 17, 2017

Health care facilities must maintain patient safety