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The September Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

Rethinking CT in the value-based era
How premium systems may save your facility money
Radiation shielding in the era of patient satisfaction
Making shielded environments less intimidating and more conducive to workflow
Radiation therapy gets more targeted and personalized
An overview of new software and equipment innovations

Get your bearings in a rapidly changing X-ray tube industry
A market segment that has recently seen a number of shake-ups
What factors impact the success of a proton therapy facility?
Treatment is gaining ground all over the world, but not every new facility is a success


Exclusive Q&A

Q&A with Brian Kavanagh ASTRO president
Find out what to expect at this year's meeting and what plans are in place for the coming year

Exclusive Q&A

An exclusive Q&A with Dr. Arnold Pompos, associate professor of radiation oncology at UT Southwestern
Discussing the high potential for heavy ion therapy and what steps need to be taken to further evaluate and understand the potential benefits of the cutting-edge cancer treatment

Future Of...

The future of radiation therapy: Integrated MR guidance
Insights from Joel Goldwein, senior vice president of medical affairs at Elekta

Infection Control Corner

Gene-editing technology may cure deadly diseases
Assessing the game-changing potential of CRISPR

Technology Advisor

Technology Advisor - Health advocate avatar
A 'knowledge interface' to mediate between individuals and the world of medical information

This Month in Medical History

The birth of assisted euthanasia
The first legally assisted suicide took place in Australia
The growth of virtual reality in pediatric medicine
Using VR to reduce pain, discomfort and anxiety
Four-step test can assess resistance of medical plastics to disinfectants
Don't let the fight against HAIs compromise your capital equipment
Mastering data in a value-driven health care environment
Adopting the right analytics to make your data meaningful
Making the business case for compliance
Multimillion-dollar noncompliance fines have become almost routine in American health care
Health care is driving climate action, for community health and the bottom line
Gary Cohen, co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth describes a killer more deadly than war, murder and traffic accidents combined
AHIMA, Information governance: An asset in the value-based care model
Insights from Ann Meehan, RHIA, director of information governance at AHIMA IGAdvisors
Cone beam CT technology brings 3-D imaging to physicians’ offices
A desirable technology for meeting the needs of orthopaedic specialists
Purchasing Insights: Service contracts for a CT scanner
Insights on one of a hospital's biggest service decisions
ASTRO Exhibitors
A few of the companies you'll want to visit with in the ASTRO exhibit hall
Three ways automation will improve your health care facility
Eliminating human error yields cost-saving benefits
ASTRO Product Showcase
Some of the products and services on display at ASTRO 2017
Efficiency in the brachytherapy unit leads to patient satisfaction
How Willis-Knighton utilizes the 'ultimate of conformal therapy'
Embarking on a proton therapy construction job
An experienced builder mitigates owner risks
Access to proton therapy must improve for head and neck cancer patients
Insights from Dr. Curtis Bryant, assistant professor of radiation oncology at the University of Florida