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The August Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

Beyond silver, gold and platinum: How OEM service is getting more customized
Manufacturers aim to give providers everything they want, nothing more
Comparing the value propositions of multi-vendor and ISO service
Similar benefits, but not quite the same
New brands, proven experts lead a new era in the CT tube market
The CT market has changed a lot over the last couple years

Understanding the cost impact of healthcare consolidation
What distinguishes a 'good' merger from a 'bad' one?

Columns

Exclusive Q&A

Q&A with Dennis Durmis, senior vice president, Head of Americas Region, Bayer Radiology
Why basic third-party regulations are not about business - but patient safety

Exclusive Q&A

Biomedical perspectives: Q&A with Paul Frisch
Insights on equipment maintenance and purchasing, and the evolution of HTM

Future Of...

The future of equipment upgrades
Satrajit Misra, vice president of Marketing and Strategic Development, Canon Medical Systems Inc., on what lengthening replacement cycles mean for providers

Hospital Spotlight

Q&A with David Entwistle, president and CEO, Stanford Health Care
What does a location in Silicon Valley mean for a leading academic medical center?

IT Matters

The promise of AI (part one)
Big picture insights from Dr. Luciano Prevedello
Is a CT tube crisis on the horizon?
As more scanners enter the market, will tubes be sufficiently available?
Bringing a higher standard to standardization at AAMI
Saved Care New England over $650,000, continuing standardization there
Beyond service: Life cycle management
MD Buyline insights from the recent AAMI meeting
Elevating HTM out of the basement
Seven tips to demonstrate the value of your team to the organization
Medical Museum August Gibson Spoon
Another visit to Dr. Blaufox’s Museum of Historical Medical Artifacts
Costs, revenue, risks: The evolving service market
Service has become a key target for lowering equipment costs
Bright ideas from an HTM peer-learning session
Lessons learned in Long Beach at AAMI
Understanding total cost of ownership
Making sense of costs less tangible than a sticker price
Let’s stop the dangerous waiting game
Patrick Hope discusses the need for stricter third-party regulations