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Cardinal Health completes $1 billion Cordis sale to Hellman & Friedman

Will focus on strategic growth areas moving forward

Supply chain security low across 76% of healthcare systems: survey

Investing in security lags, despite being cost-effectiveness for avoiding ransoms

Digital health companies rack up record $15 billion in first half of 2021

Funding activity rose by $138% in 1H 2021

Helen Fahringer in memoriam

DOTmed.com CEO Philip Jacobus reflects on his mother-in-law's 103 years

FDA remanufacturing guidance comment period extended

'Encourages' dissemination of specific instructions for device maintenance and repair

Using virtual reality to gamify (and reward) stillness for MR patients

As the patient remains steady, black and white worlds fill with vibrant colors

Physicians are still ditching independent practice for corporate opportunities

Hospitals and corporate entities own half of the nation's medical practices

US hospitals face $17 billion deficit from lack of investments in community health

Nonprofits aren't investing their fair share in communities from the big tax breaks they get

Illinois imaging center may jeopardize public health with faulty mammo exams

ACR reviewed a sample of 30 mammography images, finding 16 of them did not comport with imaging criteria

The multimodality technologist

The case for building a team with multiple areas of expertise

This Month in Medical History

We all bleed the same color – the legacy of Dr. Charles Richard Drew

April 20, 2018

Get to know the 'Father of the Blood Bank'

This month in medical history: Handing epidemics

March 10, 2018

Dr. John Snow and the origins of epidemiology

Louis Braille - The world’s knowledge at his fingertips

February 10, 2018

The life of a man who brought reading to the blind

The first (and only) female Medal of Honor winner

November 18, 2017

How a doctor turned Civil War spy left her mark in history

Jonas Salk’s gift to the world

October 18, 2017

Polio was a scourge, his education matched well with what was needed to find a cure

The birth of assisted euthanasia

September 17, 2017

The first legally assisted suicide took place in Australia

Elizabeth Stern’s innovative cervical cancer research

August 05, 2017

Mapping 250 stages of cell development from healthy to diseased

Taking the bite out of rabies

July 21, 2017

In 1885 Louis Pasteur successfully tested his rabies vaccine

This Month in Medical History: Remembering Alois Alzheimers

June 21, 2017

How the son of a notary discovered one of mankind's most troubling neurological diseases

This Month in Medical History – Ryan White’s legacy

April 28, 2017

An unlikley case becomes a pioneer in AIDS awareness

This month in medical history: Executive orders from the past

March 11, 2017

Taken as a whole, Trump's directives are nothing new

This Month in Medical History – Thomas Edison and X-rays

February 18, 2017

Discovering the consequences of radiation overexposure

This Month in Medical History: heart of the matter

December 24, 2016

How Dr. William DeVries and Dr. Barney Clark made history

This Month in Medical History – Margaret Sanger and the first birth control clinic

October 24, 2016

Breaking the law and changing attitudes

This Month in Medical History – Who was Walter Reed?

September 18, 2016

The namesake of a hospital had a long and storied history

This Month in Medical History – WHO declares H1N1 pandemic stopped

August 24, 2016

August 2010 we closed the book on the outbreak of the so-called 'swine flu'

This Month in Medical History – the father of thoracic surgery

March 23, 2015

How Evarts Ambrose Graham became the father of thoracic surgery

The nation's first black female physician

February 06, 2015

This Month in Medical History - February 8, 1831

A female physician of many firsts

November 09, 2014

This month in medical history November 9, 1871

The making of the flu vaccine

October 01, 2014

This Month in Medical History - October 1, 1969

The father of classic dermatology

August 17, 2014

This month we feature Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra

The unfortunate pioneer of antiseptic procedures

July 01, 2014

This month in medical history - July 1, 1818

The surprising discovery of the malaria parasite

June 23, 2014

Charles Laveran's medical contributions

The founder of America's first medical school

June 01, 2014

This month in medical history June 10, 1735

A pioneer of obstetrics, shrouded in controversy

March 01, 2014

This Month in Medical History for March

Setting the gold standard for Lymphedema treatment

February 01, 2014

January's "This month in medical history" celebrates Emil Vodder.

Condoms break into television

January 14, 2014

This month in medical history, January 20, 1987.

At your cervix: the first successful ovarian surgery

December 25, 2013

This month in medical history: December, 1809.

Let me pick your brain: the history of prefrontal lobotomy

November 28, 2013

This month in medical history.

The mother of dose safety

October 01, 2013

This month in medical history, October 11, 1982.

The kids are all right: A history of pediatric medicine

September 01, 2013

September: This month in medical history

Henrietta Lacks' contribution to medicine

August 09, 2013

August: This month in medical history.

Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, the first black heart surgeon

July 10, 2013

This day in medical history, July, 1893.

Harold Gillies, father of plastic surgery

June 01, 2013

This month in medical history, June 17, 1882.

Where there's smoke, there's cancer

May 31, 2013

This month in medical history: May 27, 1950.

Dr. Allbutt and the incredible shrinking thermometer

February 01, 2013

This month in medical history: February

The story of the New England Journal of Medicine

January 01, 2013

This Month in Medical History talks about 201 years of medical breakthroughs.

John "Jack" Hopps: The father of biomedical engineering in Canada

November 16, 2012

Advances in pacemakers.

James Francis Pantridge: The Father of Emergency Medicine

October 22, 2012

This month in medical history - October 2012

Dr. Gibbon's heart-lung machine thrives against the odds

September 12, 2012

This month in medical history - September

A man of all cures: the legacy of Paul Ehrlich

August 10, 2012

Ending the "Great Pox."

Selman Waksman's tarnished legacy

July 13, 2012

This Month in Medical History - July

Learning the A,B,Cs of blood types

June 19, 2012

This Month in Medical History celebrates Karl Landsteiner

To a certain degree: Fahrenheit defines temperature

May 15, 2012

This Month in Medical History: May

This month in medical history, April: Gerhard Domagk

April 19, 2012

Founder of the first commercially available antibiotic

Dr. Willem Kolff: The 'Father of Artificial Organs'

February 25, 2012

Prolific Dutch medical inventer Kolff pioneered hemodialysis.

Dr. Emil Grubbe: The first X-ray martyr

January 11, 2012

This Month in Medical History looks at the sacrifices of an early X-ray pioneer.

Dr. Beaumont and "the man with the lid on his stomach"

November 11, 2011

A hunting accident brings gruesome insights into gastric digestion in This Month in Medical History.