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1) Siemens contemplates sale of ultrasound business

While no final decisions have been made, the company has received interest from buyers

2) FDA says goodbye PACS, hello MIMPS

Regulatory classification now refers to 'medical image management and processing systems'

3) Fujifilm to continue investing heavily in healthcare through 2023

$11 billion 'Vision 2023' plan follows acquisition of Hitachi's imaging business

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Tampa General Hospital welcomes world-renowned oncologist to lead new TGH Cancer Institute

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Saint Francis Health System appoints new CEO

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Caption Health announces new president and CEO

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East Coast Medical Systems appoints national director of sales

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Infusion pumps — a challenging technology or a technology challenge?
Learning about past problems and becoming familiar with common usage errors are essential
Infusion Pumps
Successful installations of Dunlee liquid metal bearing CT replacement tubes in USA

Tubes available in USA and Europe for Revolution™ Evo and Optima™ CT 660

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GE Healthcare acquires Zionexa
Will scale distribution of its tracer, Cerianna, to at least 75% of relevant patients by 2023
Business Affairs Molecular Imaging
US health system M&A activity shows no signs of slowing: Moody report
Large health systems look to scale up and expand geographic footprint, smaller hospitals look to stay financially stable during pandemic
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
7 Tesla MR reveals potential biomarker for early Alzheimer's detection
Shows deficiencies in consumption and reserve of energy metabolism in the brain
Alzheimers/Neurology MRI
Weekend cyberattack continues to keep Scripps Health offline
Not specified which systems were affected or how the attack occurred
Cyber Security Health IT U.S. Healthcare
Achieving patient-centered care in imaging
A three-phase approach throughout — before the exam, at the exam, and after the exam
Michigan Medicine invests $100,000 in 'recharge rooms' where healthcare workers can unwind
"On any given day, countless clinicians look for an oasis to pause, reflect and ready themselves for the next challenge"
U.S. Healthcare
Seeking clarity on medical device instructions for use
Could standardizing the way IFUs are written be the key to getting servicers and manufacturers on the same page?
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Nearly 10 million US cancer screenings missed in 2020
Likely to see more advanced cancers and higher rate of cancer-related deaths
Endoscopy Women's Health
CMS to boost Medicare inpatient provider payments by $2.5 billion
Will set payment rates based on 2019 data instead of pandemic-impacted 2020 data
Insurance U.S. Healthcare
Training the HTM workforce of tomorrow
As many older clinical engineers and BMETs near retirement, work is underway to prepare the next generation
HTM
Kansas hospital to shut down ED and inpatient hospital care
Closures due to financial and staffing challenges associated with rural health
Business Affairs Emergency Medicine U.S. Healthcare
St. Jude to invest $11.5 billion in worldwide pediatric care
Will develop new treatments and create new research areas for cancer and other pediatric catastrophic diseases
Business Affairs Rad Oncology Pediatrics Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
Three steps for stabilizing advanced imaging pricing and utilization
Addressing the dysfunction of the current Medicare payment system for advanced imaging
Business Affairs Insurance U.S. Healthcare
How Regenstrief Institute created an emergency EMR in one week
Designed to help Indianapolis providers should COVID-19 numbers become overwhelming
Emergency Medicine Health IT U.S. Healthcare
Shortage of nearly 2,000 radiologists hinders care in UK
A shortage of 3,613 radiology consultants is predicted in 2025
European News X-Ray
Kaiser Permanente to pay $20.5 million over workplace discrimination claims
Over 2,000 African American employees, or former employees, alleged a pattern of racial discrimination
U.S. Healthcare
New AI model identifies 'likely abnormal' findings on brain MR scans
Can help radiologists to triage cases and speed up care for those most in need
Alzheimers/Neurology Artificial Intelligence MRI Stroke
NorthStar installs $5 million particle accelerators at Beloit factory for Mo-99 production
A 'milestone' toward creating a sustainable, domestic supply of the workhorse SPECT agent
Molecular Imaging U.S. Healthcare
UVA Health to drop tens of thousands of lawsuits for unpaid bills
Will spare families from paying off liens dating back to the 1990s
U.S. Healthcare
Evernorth acquires MDLIVE
Will add virtual visits from home to Evernorth's healthcare portfolio, lower cost of care
Business Affairs Health IT Telemedicine

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Abbott seeks better treatment options for patients with both atrial fibrillation and heart failure with new trial
May 06, 2021
Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin brings AI to Germany - Aidoc expands presence in Europe
May 06, 2021
Akumin closes acquisitions for seven clinics in Florida
May 06, 2021
RSIP Vision launches an advanced AI-based tool for prostate MR and ultrasound registration
May 06, 2021
Konica Minolta Healthcare partners with nVoq to advance cloud-based, integrated speech recognition in the Exa Platform
May 06, 2021
RapidAI unveils expansion of first comprehensive stroke analytics solution
May 06, 2021
Cardiovascular disease could be diagnosed earlier with new glowing probe
May 06, 2021
ITM establishes subsidiary in Shanghai to accelerate introduction of its precision oncology portfolio in China
May 06, 2021
Omega Medical Imaging spins-off medical equipment service company OMI MedTech
May 06, 2021
Proven radiology capabilities grant Sectra order from Mary Washington Healthcare
May 05, 2021