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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

Reprocessing: From FDA regulation to best practices

April 10, 2017

Done correctly, reusing single-use devices is a boon for hospitals

Can smart hospital beds replace patient monitors?

April 04, 2017

Checking in with the latest and greatest in bed technology

Cardiologists sharpen their focus on preventing heart disease

March 20, 2017

Checking in with the rapid evolution of stent technology

Three essential questions when considering a new proton therapy center

March 13, 2017

There is an unmet need for facilities, opening one requires careful planning

Echocardiography's expanding role in cardiovascular diagnosis and management

March 07, 2017

It's safe, it's cheap, it's noninvasive

Proton therapy clinical training: Three steps to developing an expert team

March 03, 2017

Educational resources are evolving fast

How manufacturers and hospitals can prevent cyber attacks

February 14, 2017

The benefits of interoperability come at a cost

An enterprise imaging program optimizes your EHR strategy

February 07, 2017

Insights on correlating all patient images with the medical record

Big data: The next chapter for RTLS

February 01, 2017

Analytics insights can be as bold as the people asking the questions

Going mobile: A new wave of transport logistics management

December 27, 2016

Providers search for a balance between improving efficiency and not compromising patient care

Best of 2016: thought leaders honored by health care associations

December 27, 2016

A few of the individuals who earned high praise this year

ICU – Clinical decision support and telemedicine may save money

December 19, 2016

Patients generate 100 data points per hour

Research charities thoroughly before making your donations

December 16, 2016

Even in the spirit of giving, there is no substitute for due diligence

Deinstallation: It always looks easier on paper!

December 13, 2016

A checklist never hurts when planning and executing a major project

The mobile medical imaging market is expanding amid hospital budget pressures

December 09, 2016

A growth period for flexible imaging options

The top 10 trends and takeaways from RSNA 2016

December 07, 2016

We went 'beyond imaging' and this is what we found...

The state of X-ray in the age of the ‘value-based’ compensation model

November 28, 2016

Top doctors, leading radiologists offer insights

Radiographic and fluoroscopic: what's new?

November 22, 2016

New releases have lined up with key trends in health care

CR/DR – Reimbursement cuts moving hospitals to digital radiography?

November 17, 2016

What are the economics and what are your options?

Radiographic/fluoroscopic equipment: pricing analysis

November 14, 2016

Interest in flat panel detector-⁠based systems

The medical chiller owner’s survival guide

October 21, 2016

...Or, how not to lose your cool

With the latest cutting-edge capabilities, MR enters new diagnostic frontiers

October 17, 2016

Checking in with one of the best tools for imaging soft tissue

MR coils: the pursuit of a better signal-to-noise ratio

October 10, 2016

Researchers develop a high-⁠temperature superconducting coil

Health care’s reliance on helium deflates amid price increase

October 07, 2016

Some say they're paying 30 percent more per liter now than five years ago

How to take the best care of your MR coils

October 05, 2016

Why do coils break and what can you do to extend their life?

Faster technology, stricter regulations are taking CT to the next level

September 23, 2016

A run down on the trends and breakthroughs shaping CT

Opening a proton therapy center

September 19, 2016

Most new proton therapy centers must overcome daunting challenges to succeed

Radiation oncology: MR and CT taking on bigger roles

September 16, 2016

An in-depth look at evolving treatments and the imaging behind them

A moving target: changes coming to the X-ray tube market

September 07, 2016

Are lower prices on their way for replacement tubes?

An in-depth look at the FDA’s refurb docket

August 01, 2016

The pursuit of service oversight standards that won't limit hospital options

Changes come faster than ever for imaging professionals

July 27, 2016

Staff used to working normal schedules must now cut hours

From breast exams to childbirth, ultrasound is gaining momentum

July 13, 2016

More than two dozen states now have dense breast notification laws

Bone Densitometry – A fractured system

July 12, 2016

Why detecting and preventing bone loss needs additional reimbursement

Patients have more choices than ever for breast imaging

July 10, 2016

Considering alternative techniques in addition to mammography

Will breast tomosynthesis completely replace 2-D mammo?

July 04, 2016

Questions to consider regarding the future of breast cancer screening

What’s driving the popularity of certain radiopharmaceuticals?

June 17, 2016

An up-close look at a booming industry

Molecular imaging market expands amid challenges

June 15, 2016

PET and SPECT: the good, the bad and the future

Imaging Informatics – The only constant is change in the PACS marketplace

June 13, 2016

It is more like a metamorphosis than a radical transformation

Data management – Top 10 apps set to change health care

June 07, 2016

Welcome apps in an industry historically reluctant to embrace change

Building and designing the infusion device of the future

May 30, 2016

A look at where these devices have been and the direction they're moving in

CMS regulations, IT integration, competition impacting HTMs

May 22, 2016

The tall task faced by clinical engineers

Viewpoints - Clinical engineers speak out on training, new equipment, OEMs

May 18, 2016

Staying afloat as lines blur between IT and medical equipment

Focused Ultrasound – A technology that has reached the tipping point

May 02, 2016

Checking in with the rapid growth of one of health care's most exciting new technologies

Special Procedures: What's New?

March 18, 2016

From the March issue of HCB News magazine

Cardiology: Special Report

March 16, 2016

A spotlight on innovations taking place in cardiology

Mobile C-arms: Is the era of flat panel detectors and 3-D technology upon us?

March 10, 2016

From the March issue of HCB News magazine

Cybersecurity: effective strategies must protect medical devices

February 25, 2016

From the Jan/Feb issue of HCB News magazine

EHRs: is it easier to pay the penalty than meet the requirements?

February 09, 2016

From the Jan/Feb issue of HCB News magazine

Where do vendors believe PACS is heading?

February 08, 2016

From the Jan/Feb issue of HCB News magazine

RTLS/RFID points to life-saving potential that may surprise

February 04, 2016

From the Jan/Feb issue of HCB News magazine