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1) The future of MR

Insights from Dr. Arjen Radder, general manager for MR at Philips

2) RLS acquires GE Healthcare's radiopharmacy network

Makes RLS the largest pure molecular imaging focused firm

3) Siemens and CEA-Leti partner on photon counting CT detector module

Increases spatial resolution while reducing exposure and image artifacts


People on the Move


Midmark names new president


NOUS Imaging appoints chief executive officer


Caravan Health appoints new chief medical officer


CenTrak appoints president and CEO

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GE Healthcare ramps up medical imaging production in Wisconsin
Will invest $50 million to increase product development and manufacturing in its West Milwaukee facility

Business Affairs CT X-Ray
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Oncologists face huge backlogs, mounting burnout as pandemic rolls on
Patients at greater risk due to delayed treatments
Rad Oncology
Gilead Sciences acquires Immunomedics for $21 billion
The agreement also provides Gilead with a newly approved, novel breast cancer therapy

Business Affairs
Data breach potentially compromises data of 46,000 veterans
Unauthorized user hacked online application to divert healthcare payments
Cyber Security Health IT
Cancer care with limited resources: Six lessons from low-income countries
Navigating COVID-19 with an ethical framework for establishing priorities
Rad Oncology U.S. Healthcare
New national action plan aims to reduce medical errors, improve patient safety
A new patient safety effort, developed by 27 federal agencies, safety organizations, and patient and family advocates is now underway

Business Affairs Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
RLDatix acquires preventive maintenance resource, oneSOURCE
Will provide maintenance documentation to ensure devices are safe and effective
Business Affairs HTM Parts And Service
Preplanning for pandemic response
How Northwell Health prepared for the financial challenges of COVID-19
Business Affairs Risk Management
MEDICA trade show pivots to virtual format for 2020 meeting in November
In future years, the show will follow a hybrid virtual and in-person format
Business Affairs European News
Pandemic or not, MR remote monitoring saves money
Remote monitoring is an increasingly attractive method for monitoring the health of an MR
Radiology Partners to acquire MEDNAX radiology unit for $885 million
Offers RP more access to subspecialty care and teleradiology services for patients and clients
Business Affairs Health IT Telemedicine
Radiologists indicate high levels of anxiety due to COVID-19 protections
Seen decreases in workload, questioning facility preparedness
U.S. Healthcare
MR safety evolves as hospitals grapple with COVID-19 and new regulations
Ferromagnetic detectors and better protocols are making a different in the MR suite
MRI Risk Management
Nanox to deploy 630 'cold cathode' X-ray units in Mexico for pay-per-scan exams
Signs exclusive distribution agreement with SPI Medical for minimum of $119 million over seven years
Business Affairs X-Ray
Mirion Technologies acquires Biodex Medical Systems
Deal will enhance Mirion's existing portfolio of radiation safety solutions
Business Affairs Molecular Imaging
Focused ultrasound study on prostate cancer treatment yields promising results
Provides 'adequate control' of prostate cancer, averts side effects of conventional treatments
Rad Oncology

The September Print Issue

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

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

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

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

A better MR experience

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

Maintaining the 'keep cold' components of your scanner


Healthcare M&A on the rise: Key considerations for buyers

The COVID-19 pandemic has created both challenges and opportunities in the industry

Five minutes in healthcare - featuring Dr. Erin Jospe

Video The Jacobus Report

My interviews with Dr. Joel Diamond, Joseph Chackola, Josh Weiner, Sonia Singh and Sean Callahan

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Five minutes in healthcare - featuring Dr. Joel Diamond

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Press Room

Siemens Healthineers debuts new version of cardiac SPECT system in the U.S.
September 18, 2020
Versius Surgical Robotic System launched in France
September 18, 2020
Sectra signs enterprise imaging contracts with two top-rated health systems in U.S.
September 18, 2020
Perspecta to deliver its proprietary HealthConcourse digital health platform to the Defense Health Agency
September 18, 2020
PENTAX Medical enters Into a distribution agreement with Mobile Aspects in the United States
September 18, 2020
Imaging probe to visualize Alzheimer's disease-related gamma-secretase in the brain
September 18, 2020
Stroke scans could reveal COVID-19 infection
September 18, 2020
Glassbeam launches technical user group to build a visionary group of solutioneers for healthcare industry
September 17, 2020
New report reveals only 44% of healthcare institutions meet national standards on cybersecurity
September 17, 2020
National ultrasound partners with Elesta to sell EchoLaser in United States
September 17, 2020