Histórias mais lidas

1) Man files wrongful death suit against Intuitive, says da Vinci robot burned hole in wife's intestine

Suit says defects in device led to woman's injury during colon cancer surgery

2) US health systems call for universal recall communication platform

As technology advances, recall notifications methods are stuck in the past

3) Irish hospital audits hundreds of scans performed by locum radiologist after errors are found

Over one-third contained errors

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Riverside Health in Viginia implements Elekta Esprit technology in Leksell Gamma Knife
July 18, 2024
Quantek Systems and Varian announce strategic collaboration to enhance clinical interoperability
July 17, 2024
Subtle Medical receives FDA-clearance for AI-powered synthetic imaging software
July 17, 2024
Hyperfine gets FDA nod for software update enabling faster acquisition for ultra-low-field brain MR images
July 17, 2024
Radiation Shield Technologies expands global reach with Demron products
July 17, 2024
Nordic Capital to acquire a majority stake in Sensio, a leading provider of care technology
July 16, 2024
AI speeds up heart scans and could lead to better treatment for heart conditions
July 16, 2024
NeuroLF receives FDA clearance in the US
July 16, 2024
Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in India signs long term collaboration agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System
July 15, 2024
Koning Health brings advanced breast imaging technology to Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills
July 15, 2024

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Microscopic stainless steel debris discovered within the needles
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US health systems call for universal recall communication platform
As technology advances, recall notifications methods are stuck in the past
Man files wrongful death suit against Intuitive, says da Vinci robot burned hole in wife's intestine
Suit says defects in device led to woman's injury during colon cancer surgery
Getinge buys Healthmark Industries for $320 million
Acquisition bolsters presence in sterile reprocessing and infection control consumables
Violence has no place in our hospitals
To protect patients and employees, healthcare providers need to get serious about security
Inadequate PPE puts female radiology workers at greater risk of developing breast cancer
Axillary shields, capped sleeves decrease exposure by 99%
Falls top Joint Commission's annual adverse event report again
Quantifying the patient safety events logged in 2022
Brazilian lawyer dies after gun goes off in MR suite
Detectors and staff training are key to preventing MR adverse events
The server has been infected with ransomware — now what?
Provider best practices for mitigating the threat of ransomware
Recalled at-home devices top ECRI's annual hazards list
Manufacturers, providers do not proactively notify patients of recalls
FDA warns Olympus to fix endoscopy production issues at Japanese facilities
Did not meet requirements for ensuring quality and performance
GE HealthCare to add Ordr equipment monitoring to its CARESCAPE network
Enables providers to locate devices and monitor utilization
Almost 6% of patients misdiagnosed in the emergency department
U.S. EDs see an estimated 7.4 million misdiagnoses annually
House of Representatives introduces bill to create patient safety agency
Pre-pandemic medical errors cost over $17 billion, made worse by COVID