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Caption AI allows inexperienced sonographers to obtain quality images: study

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

IBM contemplating the sale of Watson Health: report

Disappointing results attributed in part to physicians 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

New X-ray scanner 2.5x better at detecting cancer in breast-conserving surgery: study

UK researchers combine X-ray phase contrast imaging with CT 3D mapping

Intelerad acquires LUMEDX

Providers will be able to access greater cardiovascular expertise on a single enterprise imaging platform

Fixing the weak links in hospital supply chain

Industry leaders point to the mistakes that contributed to pandemic shortages

Fujifilm to complete Hitachi imaging acquisition by end of March

The deal will transfer a range of CTs, X-rays, ultrasound and MR systems

Money Health

10 tips for buying cosmetic lasers

January 08, 2015

Balancing savings versus service

5 ways a GPO can help you save

June 27, 2014

The evolving value of group purchasing to health care leaders

Finding a balance between service costs and calculated risk

May 01, 2014

Q&A with William Lauver.

ACA and ICD-10 spell trouble for claims paying operations

November 25, 2013

A recent survey finds problems.

Complying with the Physician Payments Sunshine Act

September 12, 2013

Companies impacted should know.

Reducing expenses at Ochsner Health System

January 25, 2013

Leveraging technology for managed print services makes everyone a winner.

What health care supply chain can learn from other industries

December 11, 2012

What are the best practices to help reduce costs associated with delivery of care?

Looking to buy a new linear accelerator system?

October 10, 2012

Look at resale value before you buy.

How to choose the right partner for SUD reprocessing

August 27, 2012

Questions to ask to get you on track

The organization of an operations team for efficiency

April 19, 2012

Your structure may need restructuring...

Top 6 most desirable qualities of equipment service providers

January 16, 2012

Google "MRI" and you will pull up a plethora of service providers, all claiming to be the best. What qualities should you insist on as a consumer?

Medical practice marketing vital in the "new normal"

December 14, 2011

The economic climate has put a new premium on medical practice marketing.

Payer mix doesn't blend with hospital revenue models

November 02, 2011

This Money Health column tackles payer mix problems.

Making your next purchase a profitable one

June 20, 2011

Thomas Vorpahl looks at how to make wise purchasing decisions.

Assessing the ACO Model: Policy Meets Reality

May 18, 2011

What have we learned from the CMS Physician Group Practice Demonstration?

Money Health: Considering new imaging equipment? Read this first.

February 06, 2011

GE Healthcare's Paul Amberg offers advice on improving equipment utilization in a radiology department.

Traveling nurses provide burnout prevention at a savings

December 28, 2010

The traveling nurse industry can help alleviate the burnout occurring among an overextended workforce.

Cutting costs in cancer therapy: evidence-based practices

November 10, 2010

Can evidence-based programs decrease the costs of cancer care?

When bills are making hospital accountants sick

October 11, 2010

DSOs might help ease billing hassles.

Transcription services enable hospitals to dictate the savings

September 30, 2010

This report originally appeared in the September 2010 issue of DOTmed Business News

Staying high and dry during the perfect storm

September 09, 2010

In a bad economy, smart equipment management can help hospitals save big. A DOTmed Business News exclusive Money Health report.

Responsible medical device strategies can help curb rising cost of health care

August 25, 2010

A columnist weighs in from DOTmed Business News.

The human and financial cost of providing health care in the United States

July 08, 2010

A columnist weighs in from DOTmed Business News.

Smarten invoicing to optimize payments

June 24, 2010

A DOTmed Business News contributor provides some business improvement strategies.

Managing risk: safe patients, secure budget

May 26, 2010

Patient risk management is responsible practice ethically and financially.

A Hint of Things to Come?

April 22, 2010

A trend toward greater regulatory oversight may chill industry.

Go East, Young Man?

March 08, 2010

Is China's mega 850-billion-yuan health care stimulus plan, coupled with a massive population beginning to succumb to Western diseases, a miracle for U.S. medical device makers, or a mirage?

Strategies for the New Economic Season

December 23, 2009

A news analysis from the pages of DOTmed Business News.

Does support for legacy donations prepare the world market?

December 14, 2009

Hospitals may find it advantageous to write-off such legacy equipment as a donation rather than try to sell it. A DOTmed Business News columnist explains.

How Will Medicare Reform Impact Providers?

November 18, 2009

A DOTmed Business News columnist comments on CMS and reform issues.

Could a Foreign Currency Replace the U.S. Dollar as the World Reserve?

October 05, 2009

An eye-opening column from DOTmed Business News.

Impact of the stimulus package upon the medical supply resale market

September 23, 2009

A look at the stimulus status from a DOTmed Business News columnist.