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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

Best of the Year 2015

December 30, 2015

The health care professionals honored in their respective fields

When do OEMs use special logistics and rigging companies, and when should you?

December 30, 2015

From the December issue of HCB News magazine

How to make renting a crane an uplifting experience

December 14, 2015

10 tips on making light work of heavy lifting

Charity – Communities making a difference for local hospitals

December 08, 2015

The Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk and BRA Day Pittsburgh

Will the 'Save Rural Hospitals Act' save rural hospitals?

December 06, 2015

From the December issue of HCB News magazine

Provider Radiation Safety – Two views

November 29, 2015

Dr. Lori M. Weir and Dr. John Racadio on the topic of radiation safety for radiologists

Ultrasound Technology: Q&A with Dr. James Trotter

November 09, 2015

Advances in ultrasound have helped diagnose liver disease and related illnesses

Q&A with Joel Yuhas, President and CEO of Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center

November 06, 2015

The challenges of today and the forecast for tomorrow

There is more to proton shielding than meets the eye

October 12, 2015

Comparing the challenges of proton shielding with that of linear accelerators

MR shielding: don’t cut corners

September 16, 2015

Find out why it does not pay to cut corners with your MR environment

The rules of attraction: safety in the MR environment

September 15, 2015

From the September issue of HCB News magazine

Disaster Preparedness - What we learned from Sandy and Katrina

August 28, 2015

What we can learn from natural disasters.

Feature: Imaging center managers deal with an array of change

July 09, 2015

How imaging center management is changing and how to deal with it

Feature: Tomosynthesis: A new gold standard?

July 02, 2015

Find out if tomosynthesis will become the new standard of mamography screening

Radiopharmaceuticals: Should reimbursement rule treatment options?

June 18, 2015

The case for radiopharmaceuticals - what if all treatment options were determined by reimbursement?

Technetium-99m: Necessity is the mother of invention

June 10, 2015

The burgeoning rise of the hardest working isotope right now

Pediatric imaging solutions are delivering big benefits to small patients

June 08, 2015

Heroic efforts in child-friendly medicine

Diagnostic Directions Digital health: Consumers, outcomes lead the way

May 29, 2015

How the consumer is taking a more aggressive approach to their health outcomes

Patient Monitors: sleek, new wearables are attracting attention but traditional monitors remain standard

May 18, 2015

How traditional is still the way to go in the new wave of patient monitors

Imaging informatics accelerates change-agent role in ACA transition

April 24, 2015

How imaging informatics quickly transformed the change-agent role in ACA translation

RFID – a passive solution

April 23, 2015

How RFID is a low cost alternative to most RTLS infrastructures

Health IT Viewpoints

April 23, 2015

Industry experts share advice and discuss the challenges

Tracking down the latest RTLS technology

April 23, 2015

RTLS still answers the question, “Where’s my stuff?” but the technology has grown exponentially for tracking other information

Top 10 apps for the serious health care professional

April 21, 2015

Check out the best apps for the health care professional

Health Care: The soft underbelly of cyber security

April 20, 2015

how to protect your medical identity from cyberthreats

Top 10 Wearable Medical Devices

April 10, 2015

“The doctor will see you now"...from anywhere


April 06, 2015

Save the date: April 27-29

One year of positive outcomes at S. Lee Kling Proton Therapy Center

April 03, 2015

A patient and a physician share insight into the proton experience

An overview of contrast agents today

March 31, 2015

Changes and challenges in the contrast imaging industry

Proton CEOs discuss treatment's rapid growth

March 30, 2015

What's good for patients is good for business

DNA damage during chest CT exams linked to intravenous iodinated contrast: study

March 06, 2015

Read this before getting your next chest CT exam with intravenous iodinated contrast

Cardiology: how smaller hospitals can provide top-level care

March 02, 2015

Smaller hospitals have found new ways to provide quality care to patients

Surgical lasers and energy-based devices for surgery

February 25, 2015

A primer on what's offered

Comparing options for stereotactic radiosurgery

February 24, 2015

Comparing options for stereotactic radiosurgery

On-the-Job Injuries: Cost of doing business or avoidable liability?

February 09, 2015

Limit your exposure by following these tips

Contracts and kill switches: the business of reprocessing

February 09, 2015

Reprocessing is saving hospitals money, but OEMs are fighting back

Bugs - today, tomorrow and how we might beat them!

February 09, 2015

Infection control has some promising new technology in the works

Medical Tourism - Health care disrupter or fringe service?

January 21, 2015

Where does medical tourism fit in today's health care environment?

8 tips to eco-friendly purchasing in the health care sector

January 15, 2015

Win-win purchasing strategies for the 21st Century

Focused ultrasound: The clinical possibilities beyond ablation

January 15, 2015

The clinical possibilities beyond ablation

Q&A with Jeffrey Brown, executive director, Practice Greenhealth

January 12, 2015

Brown offers the latest news about the organization

Urban health - big cities, big challenges

December 16, 2014

In July, the Carolinas HealthCare System Anson in Wadesboro, N.C., a town of about 5,800 people, opened the doors to its new facility and embarked on a bold experiment.

ED: New Technologies and programs for the changing health care environment

December 11, 2014

Improving patient care and staff efficiency

Behind the scenes at the UPS Louisville Technology and Logistics Center

December 09, 2014

For decades the UPS has strived to turn the finer logistical points of shipping into an art form.

ICU: It's all about delivering better care to the patient

December 08, 2014

Just over ten thousand intensivists practice in the U.S. today, yet more than five million patients are admitted to the ICU every year.

Physical MR safety

November 27, 2014

Keeping staff and patients safe

RTLS: A 'nice to have' or a 'must have'

November 21, 2014

From asset tracking to increased efficiency

MR service contracts: choosing the appropriate coverage

November 20, 2014

Get an idea of what contract is right for you

Focused Ultrasound

October 23, 2014

New Technology for the new paradigm