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Nationwide cyberattack brings down Irish hospital IT and radiology systems

The attack has led the country to shut down its five radiology centers

Congress introduces federal nurse-to-patient staffing ratio bill

Aims at helping RNs successfully care for a safe number of patients at a time

Acquisitions driving up Medicare spending on hospital-based imaging: study

Sent spending up $40 million over a four-year period

Hospital-employed physicians more likely to prescribe inappropriate MR scans

Study points to pressure by healthcare systems to make more revenue

With AI, researchers teach robots to stay out of the way in busy ERs

Allows them to support emergency workflow without causing disruptions

GE gets FDA nod for AIR Recon DL on 7T MR scanner

Enabling faster scans with sharper, less noisy images

Patient monitors evolve during pandemic

A look around at the latest solutions entering the market, and how COVID-19 has impacted their evolution

CMS warns hospitals they must disclose prices of care to consumers

Around two-thirds of the largest U.S. providers have not complied with the hospital price transparency final rule

Walmart to acquire telehealth provider MeMD

Will offer customers nationwide access to virtual urgent, behavioral and primary care

Three unrecommended preventive services cost Medicare $325 million annually

Researchers examine seven patient-specific services graded D by USPSTF

Leadership Matters

In good times and bad: Five keys to great leadership

March 10, 2021

What it means to be an effective healthcare leader in times of adversity

Preplanning for pandemic response

September 16, 2020

How Northwell Health prepared for the financial challenges of COVID-19

What does it mean to create a culture of change in healthcare?

August 25, 2020

Q&A with Tracy Means, director of regional operations, north market, for Henry Ford Health System

Addressing social determinants of health to improve community care

July 08, 2020

Insights from UPMC on a key consideration for truly value-based care

Safely working via remote access

June 05, 2020

As more healthcare employees find themselves working from home, remote access security concerns take center stage

Care and accountability

March 24, 2020

Delivering honesty and transparency in the wake of a medical error

Physician training beyond the clinical

February 11, 2020

The importance of a strong physician leadership training program