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Risk Management

Breathing-aid machine designed, built in UK in under a week
Such machines have already been used to good effect in China and Italy
New animation highlights TechGate Automated Caution Barrier for MR safety

The TechGate Auto - MRI Caution Barrier solution from Aegys provides superior MR room access warning that doesn't require manual deployment by staff.

GE and 3M separately partner with Ford to meet equipment demands for COVID-19
GE and Ford will produce ventilators, 3M and Ford will produce respirators
Henry Ford staff craft homemade face masks and eye shield PPE
Short-term fixes to supply chain shortages
As industry steps up ventilator production, US military releases stockpiled gear
As many as 5 million single-use respirator masks, 2,000 deployable ventilators, and at least 14 testing labs
Telemedicine becomes coronavirus frontline
Hospitals are ramping up their telemedicine strategies
SIR and AHRA call off meetings in wake of coronavirus
Will refund registrants and exhibitors
HIMSS conference canceled three days before starting
First time the event has been canceled in its 58 years
Coronavirus stokes supply shortage concerns in over 85% of US providers
Demand for N95 face masks went up 585% in February
ECR meeting postponed due to coronavirus epidemic
The European Society of Radiology will move its annual meeting to mid-July
Potential supply chain shortages from coronavirus being 'closely monitored' by FDA
Has reached out to over 180 manufacturers regarding possible supply disruptions
GE Healthcare beefs up cybersecurity protection for providers with Skeye
Combines AI and remote security operations center monitoring
Cardinal Health recalls 9.1 million Level 3 hospital gowns
Due to issue relating to environmental conditions at manufacturing facility
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) oversight and safety
Fujifilm's Diku Mandavia discusses how providers can partner with accountable vendors to address concerns voiced by the ECRI Institute
What does the new MDS2 form mean for your medical devices?
Latest version emphasizes cybersecurity and interoperability risks
RSNA speaker urges greater support for physicians in distress
Can lead to burnout, job dissatisfaction, questioning trust
Burnout is real: Addressing quality of life in radiology
Sharing tips at RSNA for raising morale and job satisfaction in the imaging suite
Radiologists encouraged to move away from shielding patients at RSNA
In today's imaging department, patient shielding may actually do more harm than good