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1) Top 10 HealthCare Business News stories of 2019

These are the current events that shaped the year for our readers

2) What does the new MDS2 form mean for your medical devices?

Latest version emphasizes cybersecurity and interoperability risks

3) 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.


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Verily appoints chief financial officer


HealthMyne names CEO


Guerbet appoints vice president for North America


Clarify Medical appoints senior vice president of corporate development

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Cardinal Health recalls 9.1 million Level 3 hospital gowns
Due to issue relating to environmental conditions at manufacturing facility
Business Affairs Operating Room Risk Management
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.

Cybersecurity risks uncovered in GE monitors
Global install base for impacted systems estimated in the hundreds of thousands
Cyber Security Health IT Patient Monitors
Brainlab acquires VisionTree Software
Developer of cloud-based solutions for data collecting and health management
Business Affairs Health IT Rad Oncology
Over 40 percent of U.S. physicians feel burned out, says survey
Almost 50 percent willing to take a pay cut for better hours
U.S. Healthcare
American College of Physicians endorses 'Medicare for All', public option
'We can and must imagine what a better health care system looks like, and be committed to attaining it'
Insurance U.S. Healthcare
Medical image security 'gets worse every day': report
Number of scans accessible on vulnerable servers now exceeds 1 billion: report
Cyber Security Health IT
Former radiology director sues Mercy Medical for more than $75k
Gender discrimination and harassment, unequal pay
U.S. Healthcare
MR procedure volumes in the US reached all-time high in 2019
IMV survey finds that usage jumped 8 percent over previous year to 42 million
MRI U.S. Healthcare
Google feels heat over medical record market quest: WSJ
Report highlights missteps in effort to become a health data leader
Business Affairs Health IT U.S. Healthcare
MGH performs five heart transplants using post-circulatory death donors, most in US
Addressing unmet demand for heart donors with the Transmedics Organ Care System
Cardiology Operating Room U.S. Healthcare
Virtual Incision raises $20 million to test surgical mini robot
MIRA system is designed for minimally-invasive colon resection surgeries
Endoscopy Operating Room

The Nov/Dec Print Issue

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

CT trends from four angles

AI applications to legislative challenges, to calls for standardization and problematic trends

Radiologists find their voice in a patient-centric era

As new technology changes imaging, strong communication is key

What's new in radiography and detectors?

A look around the industry at the latest radiology tools entering the market

New diagnostic frontiers for MR imaging

Promising results for imaging new indications, and the new capabilities of 7-Tesla systems


The Coronavirus

The Jacobus Report

Viewing patient data as a commercial asset hinders health IT interoperability

Insights from Sally Buta, chief technology officer and co-founder of PatientKeeper, Inc.

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

Press Room

Both simple and advanced imaging can predict best stroke patients for thrombectomy
January 24, 2020
DrFirst survey reveals that consumers still struggle to obtain medical records electronically
January 24, 2020
ICUs receive higher satisfaction scores for end-of-life care than other hospital units
January 24, 2020
Technique reveals whether models of patient risk are accurate
January 24, 2020
MITA applauds Representative Chrissy Houlahan for leading effort to repeal medical device excise tax
January 24, 2020
FDA approves Medtronic Micra AV, the world’s smallest pacemaker which can now treat AV block
January 24, 2020
Hg invests in Intelerad Medical Systems
January 24, 2020
Huntington Hospital first in Los Angeles to adopt Viz LVO platform for artificial intelligence powered stroke care
January 24, 2020
Compound lights up Brain receptors in PET scans
January 24, 2020
Three medical AI enterprises to watch in 2020: GlobalData
January 23, 2020