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1) X-rays at Yale New Haven Health are now apron-free

Does little to protect patients from overexposure, can lead to increased exposure in some cases

2) Siemens enters 10-year partnership with North Carolina health system

Will bring robotics and advanced imaging to WakeMed Health & Hospitals

3) FDA adverse event reporting form to include question as to third-party service

No guidance accompanied the change to Form 3500A

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Mercury Medical appoints executive vice president of sales & marketing

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SyntheticMR's Medical Advisory Board appoints new member from NYU Langone Health

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Accuray appoints vice president and general manager of Americas Region

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NOUS Imaging co-founder awarded MacArthur Fellowship

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Delaying start date gives providers more time to transition to the new model
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RaySearch will present further advances in machine learning and support for brachytherapy at ASTRO 2020
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Arkansas Otolaryngology Center provides notice of data privacy event
October 23, 2020
USC leads massive new artificial intelligence study of Alzheimer's
October 23, 2020
Global MR data offers hope for improving treatment of brain injuries
October 23, 2020
Supplyframe study of medical devices supply chain indicates U.S. will distribute COVID-19 vaccine at scale within a year
October 23, 2020
Cohere Health partners with Humana to modernize prior authorization process
October 23, 2020
Canon Medical provides the latest in simulation capabilities for radiation oncology with new Aquilion exceed LB CT system
October 23, 2020
IBA highlights the future of proton therapy at ASTRO
October 23, 2020
Sell your medical equipment to Xway and give it a second chance
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Philips showcases integrated radiation oncology solutions to streamline diagnosis and treatment at ASTRO 2020
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