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Michigan woman who contracted COVID-19 from lung transplant dies

The case has led to calls for testing samples from deep in the respiratory tract, as well as nose and throat

Rx for burnout: value based care, smartphones and EMRs?

How breakthroughs in recent history reveal the way forward in healthcare

New proton technique enables more specific targeting of resistant cancer cells

Malignancies with repair pathway defects are more sensitive to concentrated proton therapy

SpinTech acquires MR Innovations

Gains protocol development for MR scans, image processing services and clinical research organization consulting

Caption AI allows inexperienced sonographers to obtain quality images: study

Could help reduce the shortage of capable ultrasound users, support timely diagnoses

IBM contemplating sale of Watson Health: report

Disappointing results attributed in part to physician hesitancy around AI

Clarity and transparency — a clear need in the capital process

Insights from the market experts at TractManager

European Commission gives nod for Siemens to acquire Varian

The deal marks Siemens' direct reentry into the radiotherapy market after 10 years

Swiss researchers 3D-print high-res X-ray detectors

The components may improve performance and lower radiation exposure in medical scans

Predictions for medical billing in 2021

The customer revolution in healthcare marches onward

Magazine Features

Fixing the weak links in hospital supply chain

February 22, 2021

Industry leaders point to the mistakes that contributed to pandemic shortages

State of confusion: The imaging market in 2021

February 15, 2021

Moving away from stand-alone solutions as integrated RIS/PACS technology, or enterprise imaging solutions, takes center stage

Hospital leadership lessons from the ongoing pandemic

February 08, 2021

A discussion with executives regarding how to care for staff in uncertain and unprecedented times

Struggles and triumphs in radiology’s COVID-19 era

November 30, 2020

How can radiologists ramp up responsibly? How will imaging be different in a post-pandemic world?

Radiography market focuses on value in the COVID-19 era

November 23, 2020

Latest systems offer tube head cameras and intuitive touchscreen displays

Where imaging AI is headed, and the best way to get there

November 16, 2020

Progress... and a word of caution for weak algorithms and inadequate data sets

New technology is advancing radiation oncology

October 26, 2020

The latest treatment innovations entering the market

Important factors to consider before embarking on a radiation shielding project

October 19, 2020

Good shielding may be out of sight, but it shouldn't be out of mind

Faster, safer, better: The latest in CT technology

October 12, 2020

A look around the industry at what's entering the market

Proton therapy providers navigating COVID-19 cautiously

October 05, 2020

The fight against cancer continues during the pandemic

These new MR features promise to help with the COVID imaging backlog

September 21, 2020

A look around the industry at some of the latest and greatest technology entering the MR marketplace

MR safety evolves as hospitals grapple with COVID-19 and new regulations

September 14, 2020

Ferromagnetic detectors and better protocols are making a different in the MR suite

A better MR experience

September 07, 2020

A patient-centric look at bringing greater efficiency and less anxiety to the MR suite

Scans are down but there’s no off-season for MR cooling

September 04, 2020

Maintaining the 'keep cold' components of your scanner

How the coronavirus has impacted OEM service

August 31, 2020

Nobody knows your equipment as well as the manufacturer, get to know the latest offers and trends shaping OEM maintenance contracts

Are you prepared for a major medical equipment moving job?

August 24, 2020

Installing and de-installing capital equipment is a collaborative operation, here's how your facility can get prepared

The advantages of third-party service in a COVID-19 world

August 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has made the cost-saving benefits of an independent service organization clearer than ever

Scanning the CT tube technology and service marketplace

August 10, 2020

Like all X-ray equipment, your CT scanner is useless without the right tube

Breast imaging products help with coronavirus backlog

July 27, 2020

With a screening bottleneck on the horizon, manufacturers are introducing new tools to make exams faster and more comfortable than ever before

Restarting non-urgent imaging in a post-pandemic world

July 20, 2020

Tips from the ACR for radiology providers trying to reopen as safely and efficiently as possible

Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic

July 13, 2020

As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work

What do women really know about breast density?

July 06, 2020

Karen Schifferdecker, and her colleagues at the Dartmouth Institute, find out what patients know (and don’t know) about the role of density in breast health

Optimizing PET and SPECT technology

June 15, 2020

A look around at some of the newest technology entering the market

Good planning — especially during a pandemic — is key in mobile imaging projects

June 08, 2020

A look at the trends impacting mobile and modular imaging utilization in the U.S.

What could we have done differently? PPE supply chain lessons from COVID-19

June 01, 2020

Leaders share insights on shortages faced by healthcare providers and the lessons they hope the industry will take away

Getting ahead in HTM

May 27, 2020

Discover the skills, advice, and personality traits that leaders in the industry say make all the difference for becoming a successful team leader

The pediatric benefits of contrast enhanced ultrasound

April 20, 2020

Experts discuss the pros and cons of a valuable tool in the pediatric imaging tool kit

Products and preparation help lower sedation in pediatric imaging

April 13, 2020

Reducing anxiety for young patients doesn't only make them happier, it means more efficient care

Improving pediatric access to proton therapy

April 06, 2020

What's being done to make sure children are receiving the best cancer treatments possible?

C-arms continue to slim down

March 16, 2020

Both fixed and mini C-arms are becoming increasingly portable

A look around the evolving cath lab

March 09, 2020

Today's cardiologists get to the heart of the issue less invasively than ever before

Speeding up cardiac ultrasound and reducing sonographer injuries

March 02, 2020

The latest innovations in echocardiography

Medical equipment testing in the value-based era

February 24, 2020

New regulations and changes to system design can create challenges

Goldilocks and the three PACS

February 17, 2020

From basic low-functioning solutions to all the bells and whistles, how do you find the system that is just right for your facility?

From alarm management to AI, patient monitoring gets a facelift

February 10, 2020

New solutions are raising the bar on operational effectiveness

A tale of two kinds of RIS solutions

February 03, 2020

Getting the right radiology information system requires understanding your unique needs

CT trends from four angles

November 26, 2019

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

Radiologists find their voice in a patient-centric era

November 25, 2019

As new technology changes imaging, strong communication is key

What's new in radiography and detectors?

November 18, 2019

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

New diagnostic frontiers for MR imaging

November 11, 2019

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

Safety first in the MR environment

October 28, 2019

Ferromagnetic detectors are a vital tool but there are no substitutes for a culture of safety

Eying MR downtime and efficiency with remote monitoring

October 21, 2019

Automated data insights for ensuring the MR suite keeps humming along

From projectors to better system design, comfort comes to the MR suite

October 14, 2019

Creating a more pleasant patient experience benefits everybody

Neglect and indifference are often the root cause of MR cooling failures

October 07, 2019

Insights on coldheads, compressors and chillers

Tips for extending the life of your coils

October 04, 2019

Best practices to ensure the long life of costly components

AI comes to the CT market

September 30, 2019

Surveying the latest hardware and software enhancing the capabilities of CT providers

What's new in radiation and proton therapy

September 16, 2019

A look around the industry at the latest technology entering the market

Looking toward a future with flash therapy

September 09, 2019

Researchers discuss what the cutting edge technique could mean for the future of cancer care

The ever-evolving CT tube market

August 26, 2019

Whether OEM or third-party: when it comes to tubes the customer is king

A look back at the remarkable career of Ed Sloan Sr.

August 19, 2019

Celebrating the life and career of the original parts vendor